The 40th New Mexico Pageant of Bands Marching Competition will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Wilson Stadium in Albuquerque.
Band Students – We look forward to seeing you at the next NM Pageant of Bands Competition! We also thank you for your dedication to early morning, after-school, and weekend rehearsals, sectionals, band camps, parades, football games, and additional marching competitions throughout the Fall.
Your Health – Remember to keep yourself hydrated during the competition. Water stations are located throughout the stadium and Albuquerque afternoons can be very warm. So be sure to eat, drink, and not lock your knees during the awards ceremony, but have a good time! If something does happen, emergency medical personnel will be on site for participants and audience members.
POB Merchandise at the Pageant – Various items are available to purchase when you go to the Pageant of the Bands competition, including the POB Program Guide. This booklet contains information about the Pageant and about the programs performed by the various bands as well as their pictures from last year. Drum Majors and soloists are also identified. The POB Program makes a wonderful memento of your experience at the POB. The Programs booklets will be sold in the stands and at the Merchandise Tent for $5. Other merchandise available include POB Pins & Patches ($5 each), POB T-Shirts ($15), POB Hats ($20), POB Sweatshirts ($40-$45) and previous years Pins, Patches and T-shirts ($5). Merchandise not sold at the Pageant will be made available to order from the POB Store following the competition.