MARCHING SHOW BAND

Band & Performers Regulations

World Class & Open Class

  • No restriction of education requirements.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • No age requirements for performing members entry.
  • Number of participants NOT below than 30 people, except Drum Major.
  • A performer can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, also not allow to join in another class of Marching Show Band.

Student Class

  • Performers must be student and studied at the same school or institute only.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • Age requirements for performing members must NOT be over than 18 years old, born since 2002 (Count by year only) except Drum Major.
  • Performing members between 30-50 person, except Drum Major.
  • Pit percussion are not allow to use.
  • A performer can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, also not allow to join in another class of Marching Show Band.

Junior Class

  • No restriction of education requirements.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • No amount requirements for performing members entry.
  • Performing members age requirement for unit entry must NOT over than 13 years old, born since 2007 (Count by year only) except Drum Major.
  • A performing can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, also not allow to join in another class of Marching Show Band.

Melodica Class

  • No restriction of education requirements.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • No amount requirements for performing members entry.
  • Performer members age requirement for unit entry must NOT over than 15 years old, born since 2005 (Count by year only) except Drum Major.
  • A performer can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, also not allow to join in another class of Marching Show Band.

 

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.

 

Band & Grouping (Based on Number of Participants)

  • Group A : Less than 40 performing members.
  • Group AA : 40 to 60 performing members.
  • Group AAA : 61 to 80 performing members.
  • Group AAAA : 81 to 100 performing members.
  • Group A+ : 101 to 120 performing members.
  • Group AA+ : 121 to 140 performing members.
  • Group AAA+ : Over 140 performing members.

 

Event Performance

  • Every Band must performance for Preliminary and Finals.
  • The band can select any suitable song.
  • The Preliminary round is for qualification for OPEN Class, the band are get the points more than 82.0 points will go to WORLD Class and the band get the points below than 82.0 points will go to OPEN Class in finals round.
  • In finals round NO class qualification.
  • In case band has score more than 82.0 points in finals round will automatically up to World Class in the next season.
  • The Band has participated in TWMC and get the World Class ranking, if in the preliminary round for present year the band received scored below than 77.0 points will drop to Open Class.
  • Judging System sanction by AMBC, all classes are being judged by different criteria.
  • The instrument allow to competition is Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Color Guard, Melodica, Bagpipe.
  • Electric instruments allow using.
  • Amplifier band must prepare can not use from stadium system.
  • A band is allowed five (5) minutes to set-up and warm-up anywhere in the performance Area (No Penalty).
  • World Class is allowed a performance time of 7 to 12 minutes.
  • Open Class is allowed a performance time of 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Student Class is allowed a performance time of 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Junior Class and Melodica Class is allowed a performance time of 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Can start anywhere on the Performance Field. The timing will begin at the conclusion of the Five minutes’ set-up/warm-up time, following the announcement that….

     

    Band & Announcer Command

    Step 1 : “Ladies & Gentlemen Welcome to the field, from __

    Step 2

    “Drum Major __________” Is your Band ready? (Drum Major turn to salute)

    “The performance of 20XX Program ______ Thailand World Music Championships proud to present ______ ”

    Start the Show….

    The first step or first moving by the band after the announcement will start count time to performance. If the first step or first moving of performance has not occurred within 30 seconds of conclusion of the announcement, the timer will commence timing.

    Bands should completely vacate the performance field within three (3) minutes of the end of the Performance (no penalty).

    Not allow to use Fire, live animal all the time when performance.

    The field size is 50x80 Yards.

 

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 Field Diagram

 

 

Judge System

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

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

 

Awards

All participants will receive certificate in PDF file. 

 

Registration

  • Fill in the application form at. CLICK HERE
  • Register Fee.
    • World Class / Open Class THB5,000 / Band
    • Student Class THB4,000 / Band
    • Junior Class / Melodica THB3,000 / Band
  • 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