MODERN CONCERT BAND

Band & Performers Regulations

Division 1

  • No restriction of education requirements.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • No age requirements for performing members entry.
  • Number of participants NOT below than 30 people, except Conductor.
  • A performer can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, also not allow to join in Division 2.

Division 2

  • Performers must be student and studied at the same school or institute only.
  • No restriction of nationality.
  • Age requirements for performing members must NOT be over than 18 years old, born since 2003 (Count by year only) except Conductor.
  • Performing members between 10-30 person (Group A), except Conductor.
  • A performer can only be playing and representing ONE TEAM in each category, also not allow to join in Division 1.

 

How to Change Class

  • After completed registration please send requirement letter to TWMC and allow to change class 30 days before competition date, after that not allow to change class in any case.

 

Band & Grouping (Based on Number of Participants)

  • Group A : Less than 40 performing members.
  • Group AA : 40 to 60 performing members.
  • Group AAA : 61 to 80 performing members.
  • Group AAAA : 81 to 100 performing members.
  • Group A+ : 101 to 120 performing members.
  • Group AA+ : 121 to 140 performing members.
  • Group AAA+ : Over 140 performing members.

 

Event Performance

General Rules

  1. Competition in seating not allow to march.
  2. All participants must send a video for qualifying round and score ranking (Preliminary) to select not more than 10 teams (including all classes) to the Semi Finals and the Finals.
  3. International participants will be eligible to enter the semi-finals and finals automatically. But you have to send a video to rank the score (Prelims) and will be counted in all 10 teams.
  4. The champion of Bands Competition of Thailand (present year and same category only) will be eligible to enter the semi-finals and finals automatically. But you have to send a video to rank the score (Prelims) and will be counted in all 10 teams.
  5. Judging System by World Marching Band Organization (WMBO), all classes are being judged by different criteria.
  6. The instruments allow to use in competition is Woodwind, Brass, Concer Percussion, Marching Percussion, Color Guard, Melodica, Bagpipe.
  7. Music arrangement repertoire must balance between winds and percussion is concern to judge system.
  8. Can select any suitable songs and the participant team must responsibility for music copyright in anycase.
  9. Electric instruments allow using.
  10. Amplifier band must prepare can not use from stadium system.
  11. Not allow to use Fire, live animal all the time when performance.
  12. Prepare scores copy for judges review. (PDF File) send to E-Mail: info@twmc.or.th

Area

  • The floor size is 18x20 Meters. (To perform outside the floor is allowed.)

Time

  • Division 1 is allowed a performance time of 10 to 15 minutes (Unlimited number of songs).
  • Division 2 is allowed a performance time of 8 to 12 minutes (Unlimited number of songs).
  • A band is allowed five (5) minutes to set-up and warm-up (No Penalty).
  • The timing will begin at the conclusion of the Five minutes’ set-up/warm-up time, following the announcement that….

 

    Band & Announcer Command

    Step 1 : “Ladies & Gentlemen Welcome to the floor, from __

    Step 2

    “Conductor ____________ Song____________

    “The performance of 20XX Program ______ Thailand World Music Championships proud to present ______ ”

    Start the Show….

    The first step or first moving by the band after the announcement will start count time to performance. If the first step or first moving of performance has not occurred within 15 seconds of conclusion of the announcement, the timer will commence timing.

  • Bands should completely vacate the performance field within three (3) minutes of the end of the Performance (no penalty).

 

PENALTY

  • For time requirements: 0.1 points per 3 seconds or fraction thereof.
  • Any participants over age limit or over quantity of participants rules will not allow to join competition.
  • For Division 1, 1 point deduction every 1 person less of the required minimum number. (e.g. If you only have 28 total members, will have 2 points deduction).
  • For Division 2, Disqualification. Group can only compete once required number is meet, exceeding pax must be eliminated immediately.

 

Performance Area Diagram

 

 

Judge System

Judging System by World Marching Band Organization (WMBO).

* Learn more AMBC judging system at www.wmbc.org

 

 

 

Awards

 

DIVISION 1

CHAMPION
Receive the Royal Trophy Given By
Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Kromluangrajasarinisiribajra Mahavajrarajadhita of Thailand

 

DIVISION 2

CHAMPION
Receive the Royal Trophy Given By
Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Kromluangrajasarinisiribajra Mahavajrarajadhita of Thailand

 

  • All participants will receive certificate in PDF file. 
  • This year will no cash awards due online competition.

 

Registration

  • Fill in the application form at CLICK HERE
  • Register Fee.
    • Division 1 - 300 USD. / Team
    • Division 2 - 200 USD. / Team

 

Transfer to TWMC Bank Account

Bangkok Bank

Account No. 008-7004-008
Account Name: Thailand World Music Championships
Account Type. Saving Account
SWIFT Code: BKKBTHBK

 

Announced on 5/04/2021

 

 

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