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 5 - 25, 2017
State Vocal/Strings: April 27, 2018

State B Music 

Online Rules Clinic: September 5 - 25, 2017

State: May 5, 2018

The fall NDHSAA Music workshop is scheduled Thursday, September 14 at the Mandan Baymont Inn.  This workshop will feature presentations on program administrative considerations, gauging student performance and proficiency, and practical program building through music contests and festivals.  In addition, the NDHSAA required music rules clinic will be conducted for registered attendees.

This year’s workshop will focus on best practices for teachers in their first five years of the profession; however, any and all profession-levels are welcome to attend.

Online registration is open until 9:00 a.m. Monday, September 11 at

Cost for the workshop is $20, which covers the cost of lunch and materials.

Workshop Schedule

9:30 Registration
10:00 Welcome, Introductions, Overview of Packets & Checklists
10:30 Administrative Protocols
11:00  Break
11:15  Performance and Proficiency
11:45 Contests & Festivals:  Why We Do These Things
12:15 Working Lunch / Q&A
12:45 Contest & Festival Workshop:  Setting expectations, ensembles, timelines, and practice schedules.
1:45  Break
2:00 NDHSAA Rules Clinic (Limited to Workshop Attendees)
3:00 Afternoon Q&A
3:30 Adjourn

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 07/18/2017