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We welcome high school bands to participate in the 24th annual Heart of America Marching Festival sponsored by the University of Kansas Bands and the Northeast District of the Kansas Music Educators Association. The contest date is Saturday, October 3, 2015 and the deadline for entries is Friday, September 4, 2015.

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24th Annual Heart of America Marching Festival
Sponsored by the University of Kansas Bands and the Northeast District of the Kansas Music Educators Association
Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas
Saturday, October 3, 2015
$10 general admission
$5 seniors and students
free for children 5 years old and younger
2:00 PM Blue Valley Northwest
2:15 PM Belton
2:30 PM Lincoln North Star
2:45 PM Shawnee Mission South
3:00 PM Lawrence Free State
3:15 PM Topeka West
3:45 PM Holton
4:00 PM Blue Valley North
4:15 PM Shawnee Mission Northwest
4:30 PM Derby
4:45 PM Olathe South
5:00 PM Lawrence
5:15 PM Olathe East
5:45 PM Marching Jayhawks (exhibition)
6:00 PM Awards Ceremony
Danny Gaylen, University of Northern Iowa
Debra Traficante, Kennesaw State University
Kerri Baker, Chicago, Illinois - Central States Judges Association
Scott Szurek, Iowa State University (drumline)
Katie Buelow, Spring Hill, Florida (auxiliary); Central States Judges Association

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