State Band Championships Sat 17th Aug

The Victoria State Band Championships will be held on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August in Ballarat. This years the event returns to the home of the South Street Society with the championships being held at:

Her Majesty’s Theatre
17 Lydiard Street
BALLARAT CENTRAL
VIC, 3350

The Hyde Street Youth and Junior Bands will be competing in the Open D grade and Junior C Grade respectively. Both bands will be playing on the morning of Saturday 17th. Meeting and performance times will be advised once the event schedule has been finalised.

In preparation for the event, now is the time to check performers have uniforms which fit and are not in need of repairs. For the Youth Band, the uniform will be the band blazer, black trousers, white business type shirt, band tie, black socks and black business type shoes. Black leggings, sneakers or shoes with white soles are not acceptable. For the Junior band, band polo shirts replace the blazer and white shirt/tie with all other uniform the same as the youth band.

Tickets for band members will be organised by the band with other family to purchase tickets at the venue.