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Entry Forms for School Bands

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Please click on the above PDF button to download, print and submit your entry. Entry forms can be emailed, faxed or mailed. 


Marching Band participation is an exciting element of the parade.  We hope YOUR band will enter to attend the 74th Annual Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 2, 2023. The parade begins at 5:00PM with lineup starting at 4:00PM. We would love to have your band attend our parade to exhibit their talents and commitment. If you are returning, we are glad to have you back. If you are new to our parade, we say welcome! This year’s theme is

"Snowflakes on Parade".


Each Middle and High School band in attendance will receive a participation stipend of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00).

Each Elementary Band in attendance will receive a participation

stipend of Fifty Dollars ($50.00).


In addition to participation stipends, we will up the ante by offering

Prize Money to be awarded to the top placing bands, which are judged by independent, hired judges from the NJA. 

The following reflects the prizes associated with high-score placing:



High School 1st Place: $175.00

High School 2nd Place: $150.00

High School 3rd Place: $125.00

Middle School 1st Place: $150.00

Middle School 2nd Place: $125.00

Middle School 3rd Place: $100.00



Trophies Awarded

High School 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Middle School 1st, 2nd, and 3rd


Best Drum Major, Best Band Front, Best Percussion, & Best Band Overall


Elementary programs will receive a certificate of participation, in addition to stipends. Elementary programs may also qualify for a trophy in the overall categories. Following, please find an "updated" entry form for this year's Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade. You will also find a list of parade rules that are an important part of making this year’s parade a huge success.

We hope you will join us!


Due to rescheduling difficulties, we will not have a rain date for the event. Please join us on Saturday, December 2, 2023, to showcase your school's talent!

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