MARCHING MUSIC BATTLE

Band & Performers Regulations

Battle Open Class

  • No restriction of education requirements.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • No age requirements for performing members entry.
  • Number of participants NOT below than 10 people.
  • A performer can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, also not allow to join in Battle Junior Class.


Battle Junior Class

  • No restriction of education requirements.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • Age requirements for performing members must NOT be over than 13 years old, born since 2007 (Count by year only).
  • Number of participants NOT below than 8 people.
  • A performer can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, also not allow to join in Battle Open Class.

 

Individual & Dual Battle

  • No restriction of education requirements.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • No performing member age requirements for unit entry.
  • A performer can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, (Allow to participant in Battle Open Class and Junior Class)

 

How to Change Class

  • After completed registration please send requirement letter to TWMC and allow to change class 30 days before competition date, after that not allow to change class in any case.

 

Event Performance

  • Each Battle group will need to prepare 2 different routines that consists drumline cadences of their own choices, to be executed together with some drill and display.
  • Performance timing in Preliminary Round shall NOT be longer than 2 minutes/round.
  • Performance timing in Finals Round shall NOT be longer than 3 minutes/round.
  • All participant team if not over 6 teams will NO ranking round, will arrange ranking by lucky draw.
  • The competition floor size 15 x 15 Yards.
  • Props and Electronic Effect allow to use but must be careful and suitable with show. Only participants can stay in the competition area.
  • Not allow to use Fire, live animal all the time when performance.

 

**** IMPORTANT NOTICE *****

Incase team register more than 4 teams each class or 24 teams overall must send VDO for qualified pass to prelims round at Sisaket.

  • Send VDO (MP4) record your performance not over 3 minutes for preliminary round and send file via Google Drive to E-Mail: info@twmc.or.th.
  • Take VDO in landscape and must can see the face clearly.

 

Special Rules for DrumLine Battle

  • Main instruments allow to use is Marching Percussion instruments complete with carrier or any traditional drums with holder (unpitched percussion), not allow to put drums on the floor and play.
  • Allow to use Electric Keyboard, auxiliary percussion, allow only two (2) person to play those instruments and can set up anywhere in battle area.
  • NOT allow to use Drum-Set and concert percussion or pitch percussion (Marimba, Vibraphone, Etc.) are not allowed.

 

Special Rules for BrassLine Battle

  • Main instruments allow to use is brass instruments only.
  • Allow to use Drum Set, Electric Drum, Electric Keyboard, Electric Bass Guitar etc. and auxiliary percussion. Allow only two (2) person to play those instruments and can set up anywhere in battle area.
  • NOT allow to use Concert percussion, Woodwinds, Marching Percussion.

 

Special Rules for WoodWinds Battle

  • Main instruments allow to use is woodwind instruments only.
  • Allow to use Drum Set, Electric Drum, Electric Keyboard, Electric Bass Guitar etc. and auxiliary percussion. Allow only two (2) person to play those instruments and can set up anywhere in battle area.
  • Allow to use wireless microphone with all woodwind instruments and connect to amplifier (Band need to prepare).
  • NOT allow to use Concert percussion, Brasswind, Marching Percussion.

 

Special Rules for Individual & Dual Battle

  • Is allow for Snare, Tenor Drum and Bass Drum only.
  • Send VDO (mp4) record your performance not over 3 minutes for preliminary round and send file via Google Drive to E-Mail: info@twmc.or.th.
  • Take VDO in landscape and must can see the face clearly.
  • Only top 2 score ranking will pass to finals round at Sisaket province.

 

PENALTY

  • For time requirements: 0.1 points per 3 seconds or fraction thereof.
  • Any participants over age limit or over quantity of participants rules will not allow to join competition.

 

Performance Area Diagram

 

 

Judge System

Judging System sanction by Asia Marching Band Confederation (AMBC).

* Learn more AMBC judging system at www.ambc.asia

 

 

Awards

BATTLE OPEN CLASS

DrumLine Battle / BrassLine Battle / WoodWinds Battle
Receive the Royal Trophy Given By
Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Krom Phra Srisavangavadhana

 

BATTLE JUNIOR CLASS

DrumLine Battle / BrassLine Battle / WoodWinds Battle
Receive the Trophy By
Asian Marching Band Confederation

 

All participants will receive certificate in PDF file. 

 

Registration

  • Fill in the application form at. CLICK HERE
  • Register Fee.
    • Battle Open Class. THB2,000 / Team
    • Battle Junior Class. THB1,500 / Team
    • Individual Battle. THB200 / Person
    • Dual Battle. THB500 / Team
  • Bank account for transfer registration fee.

BANGKOK BANK

Account No.        008-7004-008  /  Saving Account
Account Name:   Thailand World Music Championships
SWIFT Code:      BKKBTHBK

Announced on 20/02/2020