The QBA are excited to announce the 2022 Queensland State Band Championships will be proudly hosted by Toowoomba Municipal Band, to coincide with their Centenary year and the annual Carnival of Flowers.

 We look forward to seeing as many of our QLD bands entering as possible.  It’ll be great to see our bands back on stage in Toowoomba in September!

Competition Details

Contest Dates: 24th and 25th September 2022

Venue: Empire Theatre, Toowoomba

Key Dates

Test Pieces Announced   1st May 2022
Entries Open   1st May 2022
Entries Close   30th July 2022
Player Registrations Due (online)   13th August 2022
Own Choice Music Due   27th August 2022
Late Entries Close   31st August 2022
Permit Player Applications Due   3rd September 2022
2022 QLD State Band Championships   23rd, 24th, 25th September 2022

Key Documents

Conditions Of Entry

Music Summary Form (docx)

Music Summary Form (pdf)

Copyright Declaration Form (each competitor/band must submit this form to the organising committee)

Permit Player Application Form (Word, PDF)

Parade of Bands Information Sheet (pdf)

Schedule - Saturday (24th Sept) PDF

Schedule - Sunday (25th Sept) PDF

Test Pieces


Section Title Composer Publisher
A Grade Brass Kensington Concerto Eric Ball Studio Music 
B Grade Brass Rhapsody on St Francis  Andrew Wainwright Salvation Army
C Grade Brass Facets of Glass  Gordon Langford Just Music
D Grade Brass The Prizewinners  Philip Sparke Just Music
Junior Grade Brass Own Choice     


Section Title Composer Publisher
A Grade Concert Centennium Brian Balmages  FJH Music 
B Grade Concert Nostalgie  Matt Klohs 
C Grade Concert Encanto  Robert Smith  Hal Leonard 
D Grade Concert Appalachian Morning  Robert Sheldon  Alfred 
Junior Grade Concert Troy  Michael Sweeney  Hal Leonard 

Entry Fees

Category   On Time Entry   Late Entry
Open Brass/Concert   $350   $525
Junior Brass/Concert   $250   $375


Queensland Band Association

ABN: 60 795 850 027

Patron: Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM


   PO Box 8262 Sunnybank QLD 4109

Queensland Banding


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