Calendar

Events & Deadlines

The NCKMEA 5-year calendar is located at the bottom of this page.
KMEA Calendar KMEA Calendar
Jul. 2020
Jul. 23
Thu
KMEA
KMEA Leadership Camp
Wichita, Hotel at Old Town
Jul. 24
Fri
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Wichita, Hotel at Old Town
Jul. 25
Sat
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Wichita, Hotel at Old Town
Aug. 2020
Aug. 26
Wed
NC
Downbeat Session
Manhattan HS Cafeteria, 5:00 PM
Sep. 2020
Sep. 1
Tue
NC
Honor Administrator Nominations Due
Sep. 1
Tue
NC
Outstanding Music Educator Nominations Due
Sep. 15
Tue
NC
Middle Level Choir Entries Due
Sep. 15
Tue
NC
Audition Upload Deadline - HS Jazz Band
Sep. 15
Tue
NC
Audition Upload Deadline - Middle Level Band
Oct. 2020
Oct. 11
Sun
NC
Audition Registration deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 12
Mon
NC
Audition Entries Due — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 25
Sun
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 30
Fri
NC
Audition Fees Due — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 30
Fri
NC
Audition Late Entry Deadline — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Double fees
Oct. 30
Fri
NC
Participation Fees Due — HS Jazz Band, ML Band, ML Choir
Nov. 2020
Nov. 4
Wed
NC
Alternate Auditions (for students with KSHSAA conflicts or National/State FFA Band only)
Location TBA
Nov. 6
Fri
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 7
Sat
NC
Audition registration - Late deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 7
Sat
NC
District HS Honor Group Auditions — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Junction City HS
Nov. 7
Sat
NC
HS Jazz Band, ML Band, ML Choir Clinic/Concert
Junction City HS
Nov. 27
Fri
NC
NCKMEA Scholarship Application Deadline
Nov. 27
Fri
NC
Participation Fees Due — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Dec. 2020
Dec. 5
Sat
NC
HS Mini-Convention — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra Clinic/Concert
Manhattan HS
Dec. 10
Thu
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Entries (with names) Due
Jan. 2021
Jan. 9
Sat
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions
Salina-Lakewood Middle School or Salina-Central HS (final location not yet determined)
On-Site Registration: ($100 per audition, paid at KMEA HQ)
Jan. 16
Sat
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions
(contingency date)
Jan. 29
Fri
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Fees Due
Feb. 2021
Feb. 6
Sat
NC
Elementary Honor Choir Clinic/Concert
Junction City MS
Feb. 25
Thu
KMEA
2021 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 26
Fri
KMEA
2021 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita
Feb. 27
Sat
KMEA
2021 In-Service Workshop
Century II, Wichita

Future ISW Dates
Feb. 25-27, 2021
Feb. 24-26, 2022
Feb. 23-25, 2023
Feb. 22-24, 2024
Feb. 27-Mar. 1, 2025
Feb. 26-28, 2026
Feb. 25-27, 2027
Feb. 24-26, 2028
Feb. 22-24, 2029
Feb. 21-23, 2030
Feb. 20-22, 2031
Feb. 26-28, 2032
Feb. 24-26, 2033
Feb. 23-25, 2034
Feb. 22-24, 2035
5-Year Calendar
ActivityLocation2020-212021-222022-232023-242024-25
Downbeat SessionManhattan HS8/26/20208/25/20218/24/20228/30/20238/28/2024
HS Band/Choir/Orch AuditionsJunction City HS11/7/202011/6/202111/5/202211/4/202311/2/2024
HS Jazz, ML Clinic/ConcertJunction City MS11/7/202011/6/202111/5/202211/4/202311/2/2024
HS Mini-ConventionManhattan HS12/5/202012/4/202112/3/202212/2/202312/7/2024
EL Choir Clinic/ConcertJunction City MS2/6/20212/5/20222/4/20232/3/20242/1/2025
Summer Board MeetingManhattan, KS6/25/20216/24/20226/23/20236/28/20246/27/2025
**Double fees will be assessed if the Executive Director does not have payment, or proof of a purchase order by the set deadlines. Schools failing to pay fees by the end of the academic school year will not be allowed to participate in the event carrying the outstanding balance the following year. Appeals may be made to the KMEA NC Board.