Band Director Resources
January 1st– January 31st
Early Registration/First block registration for 2019 State Semi-Finals is OPEN
February 1st – February 28th :
Second block registration
March 1st-May 31st :
Third block registration
June 1st 1st– October 15th :
Fourth block registration will be posted as they are received by postmark (no random draw)
October 15thRegistration ENDS
November 23rd :
2019 FMBC State Championships
Championships & Seeding
FMBC Seeding process is based on Registration payment date, either by PayPal or Credit Card payment, or postmark date of check. You will be assigned numbers, in random order, with others received in the following calendar month groupings.
The 1st Block is Early Registration, received January 1st – January 31st
2nd Block of Registration dates, received February 1st – February 28th
3rd Block of Registration dates, received March 1st – May 31st
4th Block of Registration dates, will be posted as they are received by postmark, (no random draw), received June 1st-October 15th…and Registration ENDS!!!
For FMBC State Semi-Finals, each class is then arranged in performance order, chronologically in reverse order, with the smallest number performing last, per class.
Scholarship Criteria for The FMBC Scholarship Fund
The FMBC Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college-bound high school seniors based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, school band or auxiliary involvement, and an express interest in pursuing music and/or performance education, through college and/or through performance entities such as Drum Corps International.
The students eligible for assistance must be graduating high school seniors who reside in Florida and are members of a band that is registered for and attends the FMBC State Semi-Finals.
Senior Students can check back here starting September 1st, to complete an Application. It will require a Letter of Recommendation from their Director. Then, it must be submitted, to FMBC, by October 25th, 2019.
2018 Scholarship Winners
Jon C Kersten Memorial Scholarship Recipients
Joshua Ingeneri, Calvary Christian High School
Nicole Baez, Somerset Academy
Melanie Millo, Miami Coral Park High School
Nick Lakhotia, Seminole High School
Jack Lyons, Fleming Island High School
John Rusnak Memorial Scholarship Recipients
Morgan Davis, Trinity Christian Academy
Caryn Cortina, Miami Coral Park High School
Leah Anderson, Braden River High School
Grace Hagopian, Lakewood Ranch High School
Megan Liin, Stoneman Douglas High School
Music ‘n Motion Auxiliary Scholarship Recipients
Alyssa Price, Newberry High School
Rebecca Wynn, Hernando High School
Madison Pompos, Palm Beach Gardens High School
Leah Crocker, University High School
Jerrett Longworth, West Broward High School