Our format is a Preliminary Round with twelve bands advancing to the Final Round.
The Preliminary Round usually begins at 9:00 a.m. and the Final Round begins at 6:30 p.m.
We have 5 classifications for the Preliminary Round:
Open Class: any size ensemble – FBA adjudication- evaluation only
Bronze Class: bands with 35 or less winds (FMBC Class A & AA)
Silver Class: bands with 36-56 winds (FMBC AAA)
Gold Class: bands with 57-80 winds (FMBC AAAA)
Platinum Class: bands with 81 or more winds (FMBC AAAAA)
For the Final Round, we use 3 classifications:
Ruby Division: 0-50 winds.
Emerald Division: 51-80 winds
Diamond Division: 81 or more winds
*Please refer to our Facts Sheet for more information including Judging and Captions and Awards.
$150, please write out checks to Vero Beach High School and mail it to address below:
Crown Jewel Marching Festival
c/o Page Howell
Vero Beach High School
1707 16th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960