NDHSAA administrates two divisions of music. (A and B) Within those divisions categories include vocal music, instrumental music, and strings.

Important Dates

State A Music

Online Rules Clinic: September 3 - 23, 2019
State Vocal/Strings: April 24, 2020

State B Music 

Online Rules Clinic: September 3 - 23, 2019
Final Day for B Music Regions: April 11, 2020
State: May 2, 2020

Music Workshop

The NDHSAA Music Workshop is scheduled Thursday, September 12 at the Mandan Baymont Inn.  Cost is $20 per attendee which covers the cost of lunch and materials.  Checks may be made out to NDHSAA and brought with the day of the workshop.

Attendees should plan to bring concert programs and music contest selections from the last 2 years (if possible).  New directors should work with their school administration to ensure they have working NDHSAA online accounts before September 12.  Contact Brian Bubach at (701) 845-3953 or  if any questions arise.

Workshop Schedule:

9:30 Registration
10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Overview of Packets & Checklists
10:30 Administrative Protocols
11:00 Performance and Proficiency
11:30 Contests & Festivals:  Why We Do These Things
12:00 Working Lunch /  Q&A
12:45 Contest & Festival Workshop:  Setting expectations, ensembles, timelines, and practice schedules.
2:00  Break
2:15 NDHSAA Rules Clinic (Limited to Workshop Attendees)
3:00 Afternoon Q&A
3:30 Adjourn

Please register at:

This online registration will be open until 9:00 a.m Monday, September 9.

Judges Information

Debate Judge information is available on the Judge link on the right side of this page.

Additional Information

Check the links on the right side of thie page under Speech for additional Speech information. 

For questions regarding Music, please contact Brian Bubach NDHSAA Associate Director.

Updated 07/12/2019