2022 South Australian State Band Championships
The 2022 South Australian Band Chanmpionships will be held on Sunday 28 August 2022 in Tanunda, South Australia
Our State Championships provide a wonderful opportunity for member bands and players to perform music that will test them in a friendly competition format. It also provides a unique opportunity for audiences to hear our bands at their very best, and to see what SA banding has to offer.
Date: Sunday 28 August 2022
Time: 9:00am (Doors Open)
Venue: Tanunda Show Hall, Tanunda, South Australia
Band Entry Fee: $150
Admission Fee (General Public): $10
Contest Guidelines are contained in this PDF.
Form 1 & Form 3 are now available via online fillable forms.
Form 4 - Stage Plan is available for download here
Player permit form is available here
Brass Band Adjudicator - Ian Denbigh
Concert Band Adjudicator - Dr Richard Mason
Read their full biographies here
* There will be no marching component.
* Entertainment Program will be adjudicated separately on entertainment and overall performance and will not form part of the Championship scoring.
* Full details for individual bands will be sent to band secretaries
09:00 - Doors Open
09:30 - Open C-Grade Brass (x5)
12:30 - Lunch
12:45 - Concert Bands
- Open-D Grade Concert (x1)
- Open-C Grade Concert (x1)
- Open-B Grade Concert (x1)
- Open-A Grade Concert (x1)
-- Concert Band Championship Results
-- Concert Band Entertainment Award
16:20 - Open B & A-Grade Brass
- Open-B Grade Brass (x2)
- Open-A Grade Concert (x2)
19:30 - Brass Results & Awards
-- Brass Band Championship Results
-- Brass Band Entertainment Award
20:00 - Close
Important Key Dates for Forms & Entries:
Friday 15th July (COB)
All Band & Player Renewal, Registrations & Clearances received
Form 1 – Entry & Music Advice form completed
Friday 7th Aug (COB)
Form 3 –Declaration & Player details
All Permits received
Copies of music scores and Stage Plan posted to SABA
Sunday 21st August
Sunday 21st August
All Entry, Band & Player Registrations finalised & Payments received and confirmed.
** SABA expects all forms and payments to be submitted on time.