The 27th Annual Quad State Marching Competition will take place on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, in the DakotaDome on the campus of the University of South Dakota. There will be 24 bands from South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota, competing with field shows in classes 1A – 4A. The competition runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the Class 1A/2A awards at 12:30 p.m. and Class 3A/4A awards at 4:45 p.m.
The USD Marching Coyotes will perform for everyone at 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. General admission is $8. To view the competition live on webcast, go to sdpb.org and there will be a link on the front page. Questions and/or comments may be steered to Dr. Rolf Olson in the Department of Music at USD. Rolf.Olson@usd.edu or 605-677-5726.