Friendship Cup

The Friendship Cup Scholastic Marching Band Competition is dedicated to furthering the education and growth of young people through the participation in performance events for programs of all levels to achieve and grow.

Founded over 10 years ago, the Friendship Cup serves as a competitive circuit for scholastic marching band programs in the Rocky Mountain Region. Produced by Ascend Performing Arts, the Friendship Cup competitions allow bands to compete with other similarly-sized units, not based on school classification.

Band Classifications for Friendship Cup:

Class A (1-40 performers)
Class AA (41-70 performers)
Class AAA (71-100 performers)
Class AAAA (Over 100 performers)

2023 Friendship Cup Competitions


– Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Elizabeth High School 


– Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Eaton High School

– Saturday, October 21, 2023 at Englewood High School

How do I Register my Band?

Registration Form

Complete the Registration Form

1 Please fill out the Friendship Cup Registration Form.


Submit Payment

2 Submit payment for any/all events your band will be competing in via the BKMarketplace or by check/purchase order to the Ascend Office. Pay before June 1 for a 10% discount.

Copyright Info

Submit Copyright Info

3 Before your event date, submit copyright info for your performance repertoire.

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