Jupiter Festival of Bands

Jupiter High School is proud to host the Fourth Annual Jupiter Festival of Bands on November 3, 2018!
Our competition is uniquely positioned to positioned to help YOU prepare for FMBC Semi-Finals as the only October/November competition in the FMBC SE region with an artificial turf field.  This competition is a rare opportunity for your marching band to get a feel for the artificial turf before Finals in the Dome!
A judges’ critique will occur immediately following the Jupiter High School Band’s exhibition performance.  Each band will receive time will all of the judges to further discuss their performance.  This is a GREAT way to get ready for Tampa!
To register your band for the festival, complete this online form: Band Registration Form (for Directors)
Current Entries
– To be listed
Our Judging Panel is nationally recognized.  Click on names for bios:
     Ron Ryles, Individual Visual
     Cory Meals, Individual Music
     Ralph Venezia, Ensemble Music
     Todd James, Ensemble Visual
     Jeff Mitchell, General Effect Music
     Keith “Ping” Dawson, General Effect Coordination
     Daniel Montoya, Percussion
     Judy Ulchinsky, Color Guard
Judges comments provided via Competition Suite.
Schedule
Start Time: TBD
Awards Ceremony: 9:00 pm (tentatively)
Format: Finals Only
A FINAL Competition Schedule will be posted here when available
Classifications (as defined by FMBC):
Class 1A – 1 to 30 Winds and Percussion
Class 2A – 31 to 50 Winds and Percussion
Class 3A – 51 to 75 Winds and Percussion
Class 4A – 76 to 100 Winds and Percussion
Class 5A – 101 or more Winds and Percussion
General Information about our Festival will be posted here when available
For updates about the Festival, subscribe to our Remind handle by texting the following to 81010:
@jupiterfob
Awards:
Participation Awards
Best in Class Caption Awards
Best in Class Placement Awards
Overall Caption Awards
2nd Place Overall
Grand Champion/1st Place Overall
Scariest Band Director
Drum Line Battle Winner
REVISED Festival/Campus Map for INDOOR PERFORMANCE
Our Festival/Campus Map will be posted here when available
Spectator Parking: $5 Parking Donation
  • Military Trail entrance – south lot
  • Daniel’s Way parking lot off of Indiantown Road on west side of stadium
Directions to JHS Spectator Parking 
To Military Trail lot from I-95 or the Florida Turnpike:
  • Exit at Indiantown Road East / SR 706 (I-95 exit 87-A or Florida Turnpike exit 116)
  • Travel EAST on Indiantown Road approximately 2.7 miles to Daniel’s Way, located just past the light at Pennock Lane
  • Turn RIGHT/SOUTH at the next light onto Military Trail
  • Turn RIGHT/WEST into Jupiter High School at the first traffic light (if you hit Toney Penna Drive you’ve gone too far)
  • Turn LEFT into the spectator parking lot
To Daniel’s Way lot from I-95 or the Florida Turnpike:
  • Exit at Indiantown Road East / SR 706 (I-95 exit 87-A or Florida Turnpike exit 116)
  • Travel EAST on Indiantown Road approximately 2.7 miles to Daniel’s Way, located just past the light at Pennock Lane
  • Turn RIGHT/SOUTH onto Daniel’s Way (just past the Park Plaza building) and continue to the parking lot behind the JHS Stadium
  • If you reach the Wendy’s restaurant on Indiantown Rd. on your right, you’ve gone too far
  • Spectator parking is the parking in front of you on the west side of the stadium
Buses and Equipment Trucks will park at the main Jupiter High School entrance at 500 N. Military Trail
PLEASE OBSERVE ALL PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
Admission (CASH ONLY)
Adults: $15
Children 12 and under: $12
Children 5 and under: FREE
Our Concessions Menu will be posted here when available
Our Festival/Campus Map will be posted here when available
Happy Grams: Purchase a note of encouragement for your favorite band to be read immediately before their performance!  $3 each or 2 / $5
Click here for Nearby ATM locations – the Festival of Bands is a CASH ONLY event
Photos from the 2015 and 2016 events are available at on our Flickr page.

How Can You Help?

VOLUNTEER SIGN UPS

A SignUpGenius link will be posted here when available.

Business Supporters

YOUR business can be listed here with a donation to support the Festival!  Trophy sponsorships are also available.  For more information, email JupiterBands@gmail.com.

  • Business Supporters listed here