2021 Scores

Scores for the 2021 Youth in Music Championships (Session I) and Grand Championships (Session II) have been posted to our Scores page.  Click the Scores menu item for all of the details.

In addition to the bands receiving scores, as listed on the Scores page, the following bands performed in Exhibition:

  • St. Croix Central HS
  • Hudson HS
  • University of Minnesota Marching Band
  • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Blugold Marching Band

Our congratulations and thanks to all that performed.

2021 Championships Program

Here is the electronic version of the Youth In Music 2021 Championships Program.

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2021 Championships Tickets

Tickets for the 2021 Youth In Music Championships go on sale Wednesday, Sept 8, 2021 at 12:00pm CDST!

New in 2021 is a new ticketing system, powered by PurplePass, and online availability of both Reserved and General Admission tickets.  While we will staff a Box Office at the stadium on the day of the show, ALL attendees are encouraged to purchase their tickets online in-advance of the show.

Ticket prices remain the same at $30 for Reserved seating, $25 for General Admission, and $15 for current Students and Seniors (65+).  Tickets will also incur a $3 Service Fee per ticket.  Tickets must be purchased for each of the morning (Session I) and evening (Session II) events.

Visit our Tickets page and be sure to read all of the information provided, especially since we’re using a new system.

2021 Youth in Music Marching Band Championships

October 9, 2021 – U.S. Bank Stadium

Join us for a spectacular day of music and pageantry with over 30 bands, in beautiful U.S. Bank Stadium!

Session I   morning- Minnesota State Championships and Class Championships.

Session II   evening- 
Includes the winner of each class (4 bands), plus the next 6 highest scoring bands from the first session.

Volunteer and see the show for free! Sign up here. This year we are also offering fundraising opportunities for bands. Volunteers who complete one outdoor shift (parking or band warmup) will earn $20/hour for the band program of their choice. Sign up here.

Tickets are now available online. See above.

Youth in Music will once again be offering scholarships to graduating seniors. Scholarship applications are now live and can be accessed here: Scholarship . Scholarships are due by 5:00pm Friday September 17, 2021.

U.S. Bank Stadium – click HERE for guest information

Camera Policy
Small, non-professional, single frame “point and shoot” cameras are allowed into the venue. However, use of “professional cameras” is prohibited at YIM events unless the user has formal media credentials (photo ID from media employer) and prior written approval from Youth In Music. Tripods, monopods, “selfie sticks” and cameras with a lens longer than 6” (detachable or non-detachable) will NOT be permitted into the stadium.