Mission Statement

  • To enhance the performance and interaction of Marching Show Bands at a worldwide level
  • To encourage the development of world-class band dvents held in conjunction with
    internationally recognized events throughout the world
  • To sanction world-class events which will allow Marching Show Bands from anywhere in the world to be performance rated on their individual form and style
  • To establish the required standards for the judgment and performance rating of Marching Show Bands at such sanctioned events
  • To approve standards of operations used at sanctioned events
  • To consult with, and be a resource for, such sanctioned events
  • To convene meetings, conventions and other projects to assist in the development of these projects
  • The Association aims to encourage active participation in marching show bands universally, to strengthen the movement internationally, and to stimulate the staging of world-class band events.