Biennial Awards

F.Lee Bowling Participation Award

The F. Lee Bowling Participation Award is given to the College or University with the largest amount of members in the National Intercollegiate Band.

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Delegate Distance Award

This award is given to the delegate who traveled the furthest to the National Convention. It is based on the furthest chapter from the National Convention site that has a delegate from that chapter present.

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Chapter Distance Award

This award is given to the chapter who has members that traveled the furthest to get to the National Convention. It is determined by multiplying the number of Active members at Convention by the distance of their home chapter to the National Convention site.

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Chapter Participation Award

This award is given to the chapter who has the greatest percentage of Active members attending the National Convention. It is based on the total number of Active members attending the National Convention divided by the total number of Active members in the chapter.

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J. Lee Burke Trophy for Best Chapter Display

The J. Lee Burke Trophy for Best Chapter Display was established during the 1963 Biennial Convention at the University of Arizona. This award is presented by both organizations to the school that has the best chapter display at National Convention. Selection for this award is done by judges at the convention.

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F. Lee Bowling Award Recipients

1947 University of Colorado
1949 Texas Tech University
1951 Baylor University
1953 University of Colorado
1955 Baylor University
1957 Baylor University
1959 Eastern New Mexico University
1961 University of Arizona
1963 Indiana University
1965 Ricks College
1967 University of Northern Colorado
1969 University of Arizona
1971 Emporia State University
1973 Purdue University
1975 Eastern Michigan State University
1977 University of Maryland
1979 University of Maryland
1981 University of Maryland
1983 University of Maryland
1985 University of Maryland
1987 University of Maryland
1989 University of Maryland
San Diego State University
1991 Texas Tech University
1993 Arizona State University
Louisiana State University
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
1995 Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Stephen F. Austin State University
University of Houston
1997 Illinois State University
1999 Eastern Michigan University
2001 Northwest Missouri State University
2003 West Virginia University
2005 California Polytechnic State University
2007 University of Nebraska, Omaha
2009 Georgia Institute of Technology
Eastern New Mexico University
2011 University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Eastern New Mexico University
2013 Florida Atlantic University
2015 Texas Lutheran University
2017 Texas Lutheran University

Delegate Distance Award Recipients

1969 Gamma Sigma Texas Christian University
1971 Psi University of California, Los Angeles
1973 Psi University of California, Los Angeles
1975 Epsilon Nu
Epsilon Sigma
University of Massachusetts
California State University, Sacramento
1977 Epsilon Nu University of Massachusetts
1979 Psi University of California, Los Angeles
1981 Omega University of Arizona
1983 Epsilon Nu University of Massachusetts
1985 Psi University of California, Los Angeles
1987 Eta Mu San Diego State University
1989 Theta Beta Boston University
1991 Alpha Iota Califronia State University, Fresno
1993 Iota Pi California Polytechnic State University
1995 Gamma University of Washington
1997 Epsilon Upsilon University of Maine
1999 Gamma University of Washington
2001 Iota Gamma Washington State University
2003 Gamma University of Washington
2005 Gamma University of Washington
2007 Gamma University of Washington
2009 Epsilon Upsilon University of Maine
2011 Theta Beta Boston University
2013 Omicron West Virginia University
2015 Theta Oregon State University

Chapter Distance Award Recipients

1969 Delta Upsilon Eastern Michigan University
1971 Psi University of California, Los Angeles
1973 Psi University of California, Los Angeles
1975 Gamma Pi Purdue University
1977 Gamma Xi University of Maryland
1979 Alpha Omicron Texas Tech University
1981 Gamma Xi University of Maryland
1983 Gamma Xi University of Maryland
1985 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
1987 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
1989 Gamma Xi University of Maryland
1991 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
1993 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
1995 Eta Nu San Diego State University
1997 Epsilon Nu University of Massachusetts
1999 Eta Zeta University of Kansas
2001 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
2003 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
2005 Iota Pi California Polytechnic State University
2007 Psi University of California, Los Angeles
2009 Gamma Nu Florida State University
2011 Eta Sigma University of Central Florida
2013 Iota Pi California Polytechnic State University
2015 Zeta Kappa Texas A&M University of Commerce

Chapter Participation Award Recipients

1969 Lambda University of Arkansas
1971 Delta Upslion Eastern Michigan University
1973 Psi University of California, Los Angeles
1975 Gamma Pi Purdue University
1977 Beta Gamma Louisiana State University
1979 Alpha Omicron Texas Tech University
1981 Gamma Xi University of Maryland
1983 Alpha Psi
Gamma Xi
West Texas A&M University
University of Maryland
1985 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
1987 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
1989 Gamma Xi University of Maryland
1991 Eta Omicron James Madison University
1993 Alpha Eta
Gamma Nu
University of Florida
Florida State University
1995 Eta Gamma
Eta Omicron
Morgan State University
James Madison University
1997 Iota Pi California Polytechnic State University
1999 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
2003 Theta Chi Livingstone College
2005 Zeta Psi Virginia State University
2007 Zeta Psi Virginia State University
2009 Omega University of Arizona
2011 Beta Omicron Arizona State University
2013 Iota Pi California Polytechnic State University
2015 Zeta Kappa Texas A&M University of Commerce

J. Lee Burke Trophy for Best Chapter Display

1963 Texas Tech University
1965 Mississippi Valley State University
1967 Purdue University
1969 Purdue University
1971 University of Missouri, Rolla
1973 University of Maryland
1975 University of Missouri, Rolla
1977 Texas A&M University, Commerce
1979 Stephen F. Austin State University
1981 University of Maryland
1983 Wichita State University
1985 University of Houston
1987 Oklahoma State University
1989 University of Cincinnati
1991 Texas Tech University
1993 Arizona State University
1995 Purdue University
1997 University of Arkansas
1999 Texas Tech University
2001 University of Michigan
2003 University of Arkansas
2005 Iowa State University
2007 University of California, Los Angeles
2009 University of South Carolina
2011 Texas A & M University – Kingsville
2013 University of Oklahoma (TBS)
2015 University of Cincinnati (TBS)