The QBA is excited to announce that whilst our State Band Championships cannot go ahead due to limited entries, we will be hosting our Virtual Bands Festival instead!

The goal is about participation and encouraging bands to become active in their community.

Key Points:

  • All entries will be via uploaded video.
  • Bands may enter all or any combination of four events (Sacred Item, Own Choice Major Work, On Stage March, Own Choice Entertainment Item).
  • All entries will be streamed online over a weekend session, followed by results and adjudicator feedback.  We encourage bands to organise a social event to facilitate viewing and celebration of achievements.
  • Bands are advised to maintain appropriate social distancing for their rehearsals and performance videos.

Important Dates:

  • Entry forms due 26 September 2020
  • New player registrations due 26 September 2020
  • Player declaration list and music scores due 4 October 2020
  • Video recordings due 4 October 2020
  • Online 'live' stream 24/25 October 2020



Queensland Band Association

ABN: 60 795 850 027

Patron: The Honourable Paul de Jersey, AC
His Excellency the Governor of Queensland


   PO Box 8262 Sunnybank QLD 4109

Queensland Banding


The QBA is affiliated with the National Band Council of Australia (NBCA).