Minden Chamber Bandfest October 13

The 28th annual Minden Bandfest on Saturday, October 13 will feature 36 marching bands from schools across the state. The Minden Chamber of Commerce sponsored event will begin with a competitive marching parade at 1:00 p.m.
The parade route will take bands along W. 1st Street, north on Brown Avenue, and west on W. 5th Street. A field competition at Kuper Field will follow the procession at approximately 3:00 p.m. with 9 bands performing.
Judging the competition this year will be Phil Parker of Hastings, Janet Palmer of Holdrege, and Dave Klein of Kearney. Scores will be awarded in three categories: Music, with a possible 40 points; Marching, with a possible 30 points; and General Effect, with a possible 30 points. Bands achieving an overall score of 80 points or higher will receive a Superior rating, 60-79 points an Excellent rating, and 40-59 points will earn a Good rating.

for full story see October 10 Courier

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