September 14, 2022 News

Starfest 2022 | North High School Prepares to Host Marching Band Competition

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The 2022 STARFEST marching band competition will take place Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Elwood Olsen Stadium on the campus of Morningside University, located at 3201 Peters Avenue.

Regional marching bands will participate in the 24th STARFEST marching band competition hosted by the Sioux City North High School band. Participating bands will be judged on music performance, music general effect and marching execution. Percussion and color guard will also be judged in separate categories.

Admission to the competition is $10 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and military and children ages five and under are free. Gates open at 10:45 a.m. Competitions will take place throughout the day starting at 11:45 a.m. Final competitions begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude with an award presentation at 9:40 p.m.

Concessions will be available for purchase on site. Free parking is available near the stadium. Travel on some roads around the stadium will be limited. Access to the stadium parking lot is available from Morningside Avenue at Peters or Vine avenues.

Contact North High School band director Pat Toben at 712-899-7135 or email for more information.

Additional event information, including schedule of performances, will be available at Get updates about STARFEST on Twitter by following @NorthHighBands or Instagram @sc_north_bands.