Quad State

The University of South Dakota and USBands will hold the 2018 Quad State Marching Band Competition Saturday, October 20 in the USD Dakota Dome. Register at USBands.

Dozens of marching bands from South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota will compete in four different classes – 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A – at this annual Quad State Marching Band Competition. USBands works to provide the best possible competitive marching band activities for all high school students.

Past band participants include:

  • Aberdeen Central High School - Aberdeen, SD
  • Akron Westfield High School - Akron, IA
  • Brookings High School - Brookings, SD
  • Chambers Public School - Chambers, NE
  • Crofton High School - Crofton, NE
  • Harrisburg High School - Harrisburg, SD
  • Huron High School - Huron, SD
  • Logan View High School - Hooper, NE
  • Madison High School - Madison, SD
  • McCook Central High School - Salem, SD
  • Mitchell High School - Mitchell, SD
  • O'Gorman High School - Sioux Falls, SD
  • O'Neill High School - O'Neill, NE
  • Pierce High School - Pierce, NE
  • Pipestone High School - Pipestone, MN
  • Rapid City Central High School - Rapid City, SD
  • Roosevelt High School - Sioux Falls, SD
  • Sibley-Ocheyedan High School - Sibley, IA
  • Sioux City East High School - Sioux City, IA
  • Vermillion High School - Vermillion, SD
  • Wayne High School - Wayne, NE
  • Yankton High School - Yankton, SD

For questions about registration, contact USBands at marching@yea.org. Other questions may be directed to Todd Cranson.

Name Department & Office Contact
Todd Cranson
  • Assistant Professor of Low Brass, Director of Athletic Bands
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