US Open Brass Band Championships
Learn about the history of brass bands and get information about the US Open Competition.
Spectators are fundamental to the success of the Open. Get ticket information here.
We are always looking for new bands to participate in our competition. Get the 411.
Many thanks to our wonderful sponsors, who provide funding for our competition.
Congratulations to this year's winner: Fountain City Brass Band!
1st Place: Fountain City Brass Band
2nd Place: Dublin Silver Band
3rd Place: Central Ohio Brass Band
Most Entertaining: Dublin Silver Band
Best Soloist: Dr. Don Deal, Madison Brass Band
Best Performance of a March Central Ohio Brass Band
Best New Arrangement: Dublin Silver Band
Best Percussion: Fountain City Brass Band
Best Buskers (tie) Dave and Busker from Dublin & Prairie Dogs
Read what Michael Boo had to say about this year's contest. View PDF
The best of the 2013 US Open CD is now available. Enjoy 18 tracks of the best of the 2013 US Open Championships, including all the award winners as well as the winning Buskers performance and much more.
Order yours now, still just $15.00 plus $2.00 shipping within the United States. Please contact us for Canadian and overseas shipping charges or quantities over 50.
Apply for Your Invitation
The U.S. Open aims to draw the finest brass bands from North America and around the world. If your band is interested in receiving an invitation to participate in the U.S. Open, please contact Clark Niermeyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.