Bands from the top end of the South Island will compete in 5 categories and soloists will compete within their instrument range.
Saturday 23rd morning Bands will compete playing a Sacred Item, a Test Piece and a Stage March in the ASB Theatre Marlborough. The Street March in early afternoon along Seymour Street will be followed with the concert competition back in the ASB Theatre Marlborough from mid afternoon, where each Band will present 30 minutes of entertainment. Ticketed events in Theatre.
Sunday 24th is devoted to solo and ensemble competitions. These are free un-ticketed events.