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Open German Championships for Marching Showbands 2019

We would like to invite all German and foreign marching bands to the German Music Festival held from May 30 to June 2nd in the city of OSNABRÜCK.
A total of 300 participating bands are expected to attend the festival and to take part in competitions, concerts and parade events.
Within this festival we will hold the German Championships for marching show bands.
Bands from all over the world are invited to compete in these open championships in the categories of

  • Show
  • March
  • March Parade
  • Stage Entertainment Contest
  • Drum Battle

All these events will be judged in accordance with the WAMSB One World System by highly qualified international and German jury members.
In addition there will be a possibility of being judged in the concert competitions for harmony, brrass, flute and drum bands.
Information about the interesting city and nice surroundings of Osnabrück can be found here:

We would highly appreciate your visit and will help you with accommodation and if necessary with transport facilities within Germany.

For further details please contact:

Director of Music in BDMV (German Band Association) / WAMSB Germany
Dieter Buschau
Zedernweg 14
31141 Hildesheim
Tel.: 05064/85876
Mobil: 0178/9205707
E-Mail: dieter.buschau(at)