Bandfest 2021 Results

Spectators lined the streets of the parade route for the 31st annual Minden Bandfest on October 16. A total of 42 bands participated in the competition with all bands marching in the parade and 12 performing in the field competition.

Judging the event were Janet Palmer of Holdrege, Dave Klein of Kearney, and Dr. Gary Davis of Kearney. Bands were scored in three areas: Music (40 points possible), Marching, (30 points possible), and General Effect (30 points possible). Bands earning 80 points or more were awarded Superior ratings, 60 to79 points scored an Excellent rating, and 40 to 59 points earned a Good rating.

see October 20 Courier for full story