Calendar

Events & Deadlines

The NCKMEA 5-year calendar is located at the bottom of this page.
KMEA Calendar KMEA Calendar
Sep. 2021
Sep. 1
Wed
NC
Nomination Deadline — Honor Administrators
Sep. 1
Wed
NC
Nomination Deadline — Outstanding Music Educators
Sep. 14
Tue
NC
Nomination Deadline — ML Choir
Sep. 30
Thu
NC
Audition Upload Deadline — HS Jazz Band
Sep. 30
Thu
NC
Audition Upload Deadline — Middle Level Band
Oct. 2021
Oct. 10
Sun
NC
Audition Registration Deadline — HS Choir
Oct. 11
Mon
NC
Audition Registration Deadline — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 24
Sun
NC
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #1 — HS Choir
Oct. 29
Fri
NC
Audition Fees Due — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Oct. 29
Fri
NC
Audition Late Entry Deadline — HS Band, HS Orchestra
Double fees
Oct. 29
Fri
NC
Participation Fees Due — HS Jazz Band, ML Band, ML Choir
Nov. 2021
Nov. 5
Fri
NC
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #2 — HS Choir
Nov. 6
Sat
NC
Audition Registration - Late Deadline #3 — HS Choir
Nov. 6
Sat
NC
District HS Honor Group Auditions — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Junction City HS
Nov. 6
Sat
NC
Clinics & Concerts — HS Jazz Band, ML Band, ML Choir
Junction City MS
Nov. 26
Fri
NC
Participation Fees Due — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Dec. 2021
Dec. 4
Sat
NC
HS Mini-Convention — HS Band, HS Choir, HS Orchestra
Manhattan HS
Dec. 9
Thu
NC
Nomination Deadline — Elementary Choir
Dec. 17
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions Registration & Fee Deadline
$10 per audition
Dec. 31
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions Registration & Fee Deadline
$30 per audition
Jan. 2022
Jan. 7
Fri
KMEA
Instrumental Live Auditions Registration & Fee Deadline
$50 per audition
Jan. 8
Sat
KMEA
All-State Instrumental Live Auditions
Salina-Lakewood Middle School
On-Site Registration: ($100 per audition, paid at KMEA HQ)
Jan. 15
Sat
KMEA
All-State Instrumental Live Auditions
(contingency date)
Jan. 28
Fri
NC
Participation Fees Due — Elementary Choir
Feb. 2022
Feb. 5
Sat
NC
Clinic & Concert — Elementary Choir
Junction City MS
Feb. 24
Thu
KMEA
KMEA Board Meeting
Hyatt Ballrooms (see ISW schedule)
Feb. 24
Thu
KMEA
2022 In-Service Workshop
Feb. 25
Fri
KMEA
2022 In-Service Workshop
Feb. 26
Sat
KMEA
2022 In-Service Workshop
Future ISW Dates
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
ActivityLocation2021-222022-232023-242024-252025-26
Downbeat SessionManhattan HS8/25/20218/24/20228/30/20238/28/20248/27/2025
HS Band/Choir/Orch AuditionsJunction City HS11/6/202111/5/202211/4/202311/2/202411/1/2025
HS Jazz, ML Clinic/ConcertJunction City MS11/6/202111/5/202211/4/202311/2/202411/1/2025
HS Mini-ConventionManhattan HS12/4/202112/3/202212/2/202312/7/202412/6/2025
EL Choir Clinic/ConcertJunction City MS2/5/20222/4/20232/3/20242/1/20252/7/2026
Summer Board MeetingManhattan, KS6/24/20226/23/20236/28/20246/27/20256/26/2026
**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.