Perform on the same stage as Imagine Dragons, Pentatonix, Little Big Town, and MORE! Brandon Show Choir ELITE is the premier show choir competition experience for audience members, directors, and most importantly, performers. With an incredible capacity of 8,000 seats, the state-of-the-art Brandon Amphitheater can accommodate choirs of any size and allows room for ALL parents, students, friends, and family to watch every performance throughout the event. Directors are treated like the VIPs they truly are in an elegant lounge where they can relax, enjoy catered food, and focus on their big day. ELITE is hosted by the Brandon High School and Middle School show choirs - Brio, Bellas, Blitz & Boom - to ensure that you receive the best treatment and hospitality you deserve. Featuring on-site concessions, a picturesque outdoor environment, professional lighting and sound, and a stage made for stars, your show choir is sure to have the time of their life. It's a national-level competition experience with hometown hospitality.
Event Date: March 26th, 2022
Performance Area: 52' x 86'
Entry Fee: $300 per group*
Divisions Offered: Middle School, Single-Gender, Small, Medium and Large Mixed
For groups traveling from longer distances, Brandon is a quick five-minute drive from the Jackson International Airport. There are numerous hotel options available and Brandon offers multiple entertainment, shopping, and dining experiences as well. The Brandon Amphitheater has seven loading bays for unloading Ryder, Penske, or even 18-wheelers efficiently and easily.
Groups are allotted a maximum performance time slot of 30 minutes which includes setup, performance, and teardown.
Three large doors at the rear of the stage provide easy access to the performance area and make for a hassle-free load-in and load-out experience, accommodating even the largest and most complex set pieces and equipment.
Sixteen StageRight 4’ x 8’ risers are provided, with four at each of the following heights: 8”, 16”, 24”, and 32”. Groups may choose to use a standard three-row set up at 8”, 16”, and 24”, or a standard four-row set up at 8”, 16”, 24”, and 32”.
Stairs are available for the 24” and 32” rows. Additional risers may be added but must be provided by the performing group.
A changing area on each side of the stage is provided.
In addition to choir microphones, five wireless solo microphones in mic stands will be provided across the front of the stage. Solo mics and mic stands may be moved wherever necessary for your performance. We can also accommodate additional wireless microphones if requested by the director.
The Brandon Ampitheater is a uniquely beautiful outdoor venue, and performances scheduled during the day will be showcased in natural light. Groups performing after dark will be illuminated with professional stage lights.
Brandon Show Choir ELITE uses the Carmen scoring method to ensure accurate results. In addition, Brandon Show Choir ELITE is a member of the Mississippi Show Choir Association and therefore uses the current Tyson rubric for scoring. For the latest version of the Tyson Rubric please click here.
Forms will be made available shortly.
*$25 all-day pass ticket purchase is required for all event attendees (including performers).