Kingdom of the Sun Marching Band Festival

North Marion High School is proud to announce the 2021 Kingdom of the Sun Marching Band Festival that will take place on Saturday, November 13, 2021 here at NMHS. This is a Prelims/Finals event and is sanctioned by the Florida Marching Band Coalition (FMBC). Our event will feature five different competitive classes according based upon total performing members per FMBC rules.


  • Performance order will be based on the postmark of your entry fee in each class.

  • Judges Critique Session between prelims and finals for directors/staff.

  • Finals will include class winners and the next five highest scores totaling ten bands in Finals. Awards will be given for both Prelims and Finals.

  • Prelims will be limited to the first 18-20 bands who submit an online application at and mail a $150 entrance fee. 

  • Timing and penalties are enforced


Registration Deadline:

  • Application along with $150 entry fee must be postmarked on or before Friday, October 222021.


Please make your check payable and mail to:

NMHS Band Boosters
151 W. Hwy 329
Citra, FL 32113





Festival Adjudicators


Dan DuBay

Bill Pirzer

Ivan Wansley


Alan Smith

Chris Creswell

Rich Wohl


Jeremy Langford

Color Guard

Kevin Griner

Drum Major

John Leschak

Registered Bands