Centerville Invitational

Saturday, October 28

On behalf of the staff, students, band boosters and administration of Centerville High School, we would like to cordially invite you to our 16th annual Centerville Invitational Marching Band competition in 2023.  This event is a sanctioned competition of the Mid States Band Association (MSBA) and will be adjudicated by a judging panel from the Central States Judges Association.

The Centerville Invitation will be hosted at Centerville High School Stadium, 500 E. Franklin St., Centerville, OH 45459, on Saturday, October 28, 2023.  The competition starts at 12:15pm.  

To sponsor a trophy at the Centerville Invitational, please click here.  

For further information on registering for our competition, please reference the Mid States Band Association website

Tickets - 

General admission tickets are priced as follows. No refunds will be given on admission.

We highly recommend pre-purchasing tickets to avoid lines at the event and save time getting to your seat.  Pre-purchased tickets include a free printed program (while supplies last).  Online ticket sales are available at Greater Western Ohio Conference GWOC Athletics - Ticket Spicket  

On site ticket sales will be located on the WEST side of the stadium – look for a tent in front of the stadium.  Credit cards are accepted for ticket purchases.


Gates Open at Noon

Opening Ceremony: 12:15pm

Start time: 12:30pm

Afternoon Awards: 4:00pm

Evening Awards: 9:30pm

Class A

Bishop Fenwick High School--Falcon Force Band

Batesville High School Marching Band (Batesville, Indiana)

Rising Sun Shiner Pride Marching Band

Class AA

William Henry Harrison High School (Harrison, OH)

East Central Marching Trojans

Ballard Bruin Marching Band AAA

Class AAA

West Carrollton High School

Greenon Marching Knights

Fairborn High School Marching Band

Bellbrook High School

Archbishop Carroll High School Marching Band

Brookville High School Marching Band

Class AAAA

Springboro High School Marching Band

Northmont HS Marching Band

Kings High School


Kettering Fairmont

Worthington Kilbourne HS Marching Band

Miamisburg High School Marching Band

Lebanon High School Marching Band

Exhibition: Centerville Jazz Band

(Please note: This schedule is subject to change.) 


The campus traffic flow is one-way.  Everyone must enter via the WEST side of the building and exit via the EAST side.

There is onsite spectator parking.  Staff will be present during the day to assist motorists to the appropriate parking area.  Handicapped parking areas will be designated near the stadium and can be located with the assistance of parking staff.


MAP: Printable map of CHS.

Entrance and Seating

The spectator entrance is located on the WEST side of the stadium.  Gates will open at 12:00pm.  In order to make your visit comfortable, we encourage you to bring a stadium cushion or blanket as our seating is aluminum. 

Performing students may sit in sections A and E on the HOME side to ensure seating for paying guests.

As a courtesy to our competitors, movement to and from seating will be limited during all performances.  Ushers will restrict spectators from entering the seating area while bands are playing.

Wheelchair and accessible seating will be available in the first two rows of the seating sections.  Please see any usher for assistance.

Video Recording

Video recording of performances is prohibited due to copyright laws.


Concessions will be available throughout the day on the HOME side.  A variety of hot and cold foods and drinks will be offered at reasonable prices.  Credit cards are accepted at Concessions.

In addition to Concessions, we will be offering a Bake Sale with an amazing variety of baked goods from our families and friends. 

Please contact us with any questions or special requests at