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 2017, MCBA classifies each Flight as follows (number of overall high school students):

Flight I – 1,436 and higher
Flight II – 1,110 to 1,435
Flight III – 729 to 1,109
Flight IV – 728 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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ClarkstonOctober 4, 2017
Grand BlancOctober 9, 2017
GrandvilleOctober 12, 2017
Harrison Township L’Anse CreuseOctober 8, 2017
HudsonvilleSeptember 10, 2017
Lake OrionOctober 16, 2017
Macomb L’Anse Creuse NorthOctober 9, 2017
NoviSeptember 22, 2017
Plymouth-CantonNovember 3, 2017
RockfordOctober 9, 2017
Troy AthensOctober 8, 2017
Walled Lake CentralOctober 8, 2017
West BloomfieldOctober 8, 2017
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Flight II

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Battle Creek LakeviewOctober 8, 2017
Flint Carman-AinsworthNovember 3, 2017
FlushingNovember 6, 2017
Garden CityOctober 15, 2017
Grand Rapids NorthviewOctober 8, 2017
Highland MilfordNovember 3, 2017
JenisonOctober 8, 2017
Livonia FranklinNovember 3, 2017
Muskegon Reeths-PufferOctober 8, 2017
Portage NorthernSeptember 10, 2017
South LyonOctober 9, 2017
Southgate AndersonNovember 3, 2017
White Lake LakelandOctober 13, 2017
Wyandotte RooseveltNovember 6, 2017
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Flight III

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AdrianJuly 10, 2016
Byron CenterNovember 6, 2017
Cedar SpringsNovember 6, 2017
ClioNovember 6, 2017
DeWittNovember 6, 2017
EdwardsburgNovember 6, 2017
FerndaleNovember 6, 2017
FruitportNovember 6, 2017
Hazel ParkNovember 6, 2017
LindenNovember 6, 2017
Madison Heights LamphereNovember 6, 2017
MarysvilleNovember 6, 2017
Mt. PleasantNovember 6, 2017
Redford ThurstonNovember 6, 2017
South Lyon EastNovember 6, 2017
Stevensville LakeshoreNovember 6, 2017
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Flight IV

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AlleganOctober 7, 2017
BeldingSeptember 10, 2017
Brooklyn Columbia CentralJuly 12, 2016
BuchananOctober 8, 2017
Burton AthertonJuly 10, 2016
Chesaning UnionOctober 8, 2017
Comstock ParkOctober 8, 2017
DurandNovember 3, 2017
GrantSeptember 19, 2017
Howard City Tri-CountySeptember 10, 2017
Kent CitySeptember 10, 2017
Muskegon Orchard ViewOctober 15, 2017
NewaygoOctober 9, 2017
SpartaOctober 9, 2017
St. Clair Shores South LakeOctober 9, 2017
WatervlietSeptember 10, 2017
Wyoming Godwin HeightsSeptember 10, 2017
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