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20 International Marching Bands Expected at WAMSB 2023, Thousands to Visit Buckhannon


​​Only two weeks remain until Buckhannon’s World Association of Marching Show Bands (WAMSB) 2023 Championships and 20 bands from around the world have finalized plans to come together on the American stage while two others are navigating the visa process.

Randy Sanders, president of the WAMSB 2023 Buckhannon Host Committee, says each international group must go through a detailed process to secure visas through the U.S. embassy in their respective countries. They are also responsible for raising all the funds necessary to make the trip to compete. 

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