MCBA, or the Michigan Competing Bands Association, is one of two competitive circuits in Michigan. In MCBA, bands compete with the ultimate goal of competing in MCBA State Finals. Bands are divided into four flights based on MHSAA school size. Flight arrangements change periodically to create a more even distribution of bands per flight.

For 2015, MCBA classifies each Flight as follows (number of overall high school students):

Flight I – 1,704 and higher
Flight II – 1,123 to 1,703
Flight III – 680 to 1,122
Flight IV – 679 or less

In 2013, MCBA introduced “Open Class,” a non-competitive comments-only performance flight.

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Flight I

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ClarkstonJuly 10, 2016
Flint Carman-AinsworthJuly 14, 2016
Grand BlancJuly 20, 2016
GrandvilleAugust 4, 2016
HudsonvilleAugust 15, 2016
Lake OrionSeptember 18, 2015
Macomb L’Anse Creuse NorthJuly 8, 2015
NoviNovember 3, 2014
Plymouth-CantonAugust 29, 2015
RockfordAugust 28, 2015
Troy AthensNovember 3, 2014
Walled Lake CentralJune 17, 2015
West BloomfieldJuly 25, 2016
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Flight II

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Battle Creek LakeviewJuly 10, 2016
Farmington Hills HarrisonJuly 14, 2016
FlushingJuly 14, 2016
Grand Rapids NorthviewAugust 4, 2016
Harrison Township L’Anse CreuseAugust 8, 2016
Highland MilfordAugust 15, 2016
JenisonOctober 9, 2015
Livonia FranklinMarch 23, 2015
Muskegon Reeths-PufferAugust 28, 2015
Portage NorthernAugust 28, 2015
South LyonNovember 3, 2014
Southgate AndersonAugust 12, 2016
White Lake LakelandJuly 14, 2016
Wyandotte RooseveltJuly 13, 2016
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Flight III

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AdrianJuly 10, 2016
AlleganJuly 12, 2016
Byron CenterJuly 13, 2016
Cedar SpringsJuly 10, 2016
Comstock ParkJuly 12, 2016
DeWittJuly 13, 2016
EdwardsburgJuly 14, 2016
FruitportJuly 14, 2016
Hazel ParkAugust 15, 2016
LindenOctober 12, 2015
Madison Heights LamphereNovember 3, 2014
MarysvilleSeptember 21, 2015
Mt. PleasantOctober 11, 2015
Redford ThurstonNovember 3, 2014
SpartaOctober 11, 2015
Stevensville LakeshoreAugust 7, 2016
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Flight IV

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BeldingJuly 10, 2016
Brooklyn Columbia CentralJuly 12, 2016
Burton AthertonJuly 10, 2016
DurandJuly 14, 2016
FerndaleJuly 14, 2016
GrantAugust 4, 2016
Howard City Tri-CountyAugust 15, 2016
Kent CitySeptember 23, 2015
Muskegon Orchard ViewOctober 11, 2015
NewaygoOctober 11, 2015
ParchmentSeptember 5, 2015
St. Clair Shores South LakeNovember 3, 2014
WatervlietAugust 15, 2016
Wyoming Godwin HeightsJuly 7, 2016
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