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WAMSB Parade Competition

If you elect to participate in the 2012 WAMSB Parade Competition,
here are the documents you will require.

  1. WAMSB Parade Competition Rules
  2. WAMSB Parade Competition Circuit

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Basic rules overview:



  1. The band marches without playing from the entry gate directly to the START LINE
  2. The Start Line will be clearly marked in the end zone
  3. Come to a full stop and wait at attention to be called to perform
  4. The band will be told when the judges are ready
  5. Drum major acknowledges the performance call and immediately gives the order for the band to simultaneously begin playing music and marching into the performance circuit while executing a right turn into the first street
  6. The street begins at the zero yard line


  1. Adjudication begins at the first sound heard from the band as they enter the first street of the circuit.
  2. During their performance the band is to maintain forward direction and continue in the line of direction of the circuit.
  3. While in the circuit the number of band files or ranks may stay the same or vary in number at the discretion of the band.
  4. During the performance music is to be continuous.
  5. Only right and left turns are required in the circuit.
  6. A band may utilize any type of turns performed in any form and style of their choice.
  7. When the first member of the band reaches the circuit exit line the band begins their turn which is towards the exit gate. When the last member of the band crosses the exit line all adjudication ceases and the march off begins.
  8. The exit line is at the zero yard line


  1. The band continues to play and march in formation until the first member of the band reaches the exit gate
  2. The band stops playing and comes to a full halt
  3. Without delay after halting the band walks in a disciplined order through the exit gate

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