"Come, be a part of our next great A.S.O.B. Jamboree to be held in the amazing state of Montana!"

You are invited to our upcoming Jamboree to be held in Billings, Montana, May 28th – 31st 2020. With preparations in full swing, we are taking things up a notch and adding additional value for all who participate. This next event will be a once in a lifetime experience that offers a remarkable way to spend your vacation and provide a transformative gathering for all A.S.O.B. members.

As a member of the A.S.O.B., you get full access to all of the programs we have planned. This event will change the way you think about our annual gatherings and will be a truly enjoyable and memorable experience.

Activity

Little Big Horn Battlefield

This Jamboree will commence with a historic guided tour to the “Little Big Horn Battlefield”.* Do not miss this opportunity to gaze out across this sacred land, where Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and the US 7th Calvary were defeated by the Lakota and Cheyenne. This tour will be held on Thursday, May 28th and will be led by an experienced Native American guide. Space is limited, so register early!

* The battlefield tour is an optional activity and does require a separate fee.

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Don't wait until the last minute, register now for Jamboree 2020!

Jamboree 2020 Activities

This is a jammed packed event and well worth your time to participate in the festivities! 

Ladder of Smiles Fundraiser

Friday evening we have an “open to the public” fundraising event planned at the Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium with all the proceeds going to our A.S.O.B. Ladder of Smiles fund. A wonderful evening of entertainment and the opportunity to share with the public about our association, fraternity, and philanthropic endeavors. No added charge for Jamboree registered guest. Bring your fez!

A.S.O.B. Competition

A.S.O.B. member Oriental Bands will go head to head on the” big stage” at the Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium. Your band will have the opportunity to show off your skills and hard work. This auditorium was designed for music and the acoustics are fabulous, and lends well to our style of music. Some major performers have headlined on this stage. From B.B. King to Willie Nelson and many, many in between.

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A.S.O.B. Annual Meeting

The annual Meeting of this Association shall be held May 30th, 2020 at the DoubleTree by Hilton as determined by the A.S.O.B. President. The Board of Governors shall transact all the business of this Association at the Annual Meeting. This is a vital part of the A.S.O.B. where all legislation is voted on and your association officers are elected.

Music Workshops

Oriental Music Workshops

Come learn more about your craft. We have procured some excellent talent to teach you more about your instruments and the music that you play. Take home some new techniques and rhythms to incorporate into you existing music programs. 

More info coming soon!

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A.S.O.B. Awards Banquet

After the dust has settled from the competition, we will sit and break bread together.

We will start off with a no host cocktail hour, before sitting down to a fabulous dinner.

After our meal we will find out who impressed the judges with their musical talents and costuming. Those that have proved themselves will be awarded for those efforts. It is also that time that your slate of officers are sworn in and take their newly elected offices for the ensuing year.

You know that you are going to have a great time!

A.S.O.B. Jamboree 2020 Headquarters Hotel

$129 per night plus tax

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27 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101

Hilton Reservations: 1-800-445-8667 Code: BAN

Hotel Direct line: 406-252-7400 Code: BAN

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Please contact the hotel directly to book your room. 

The renovated DoubleTree Hotel Billings has been a downtown landmark since 1980, with a prime location in downtown Billings. Rocky Mountain College and MSU Billings are 10 minutes away and attractions like Yellowstone Art Museum and Western Heritage Center are just minutes away. Enjoy complimentary shuttle to the Billings Airport every 30 minutes. Complimentary parking is offered in the Park II City Parking Garage, located adjacent to our hotel and accessible through our 2nd floor sky bridge entrance (validated by the front desk).

Grab a warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie at check-in and settle into a guest room with complimentary WiFi for Honors members, plush bedding, a 32-inch LCD TV and ergonomic workspace. 

Enjoy unique hotel dining in Billings, MT during your stay. Our restaurant, Montana Sky, serves a locally sourced menu along with gorgeous views from 20 floors up. Stop by Montana’s Lounge to have a beer and shoot pool. The hotel also has daily room service and a convenience shop with drinks and snacks.

The DoubleTree is located in the heart of Billings with many things to do within walking distance of the hotel.

Highlights

  • Click here to see the restaurants that are close by the hotel.
  •  If you like to explore local breweries and distilleries click here.
  • Downtown hotel with airport shuttle, steps from offices and attractions
  • Fine dining 20 floors up, sports bar, room service
  • Parking validated for the adjacent Park II City Garage, via Sky Bridge
  • Fitness center, business center, convenience store and gift shop
  • 289 guest rooms with executive rooms and one-bedroom suites
  • 16,000 sq. ft. of event space and 20th floor space with city views

Jamboree Registration

Nobles Registration

The Nobles Pass includes: Weekend Admission to the Jamboree, Hospitality Room, Admission to the Ladder of Smiles Fundraiser (including food and drink), the ASOB Band competition, the ASOB Annual Meeting, attendance at your choice of workshops and the ASOB Awards Banquet.

$130.00

Ladies Registration

The Nobles Pass includes: Weekend Admission to the Jamboree, Hospitality Room, Admission to the Ladder of Smiles Fundraiser (including food and drink), the ASOB Band competition and the ASOB Awards Banquet.

$60.00

Little Bighorn Battlefield

Little Bighorn Battlefield Pass Includes: Transportation from the Headquarters hotel to the Little Bighorn Battlefield, the guided tour of the battlefield and museum, lunch and transportation back to the hotel.

$70.00

Noble & Ladies Full Package

Save yourself a couple of steps and purchase one Noble registration, one Ladies registration and two Little Big Horn Battlefield Pass one for each of you by adding this to your cart.

$330.00

If you wish to send in your registration with a check instead, please click on the button to the right to download and print a registration form here.

Please send your Jamboree Registration forms to:

Al Bedoo Oriental Band
c/o Doug Irion
P.O. Box 50965
Billings, MT 59105

You can download the Band Competition Form here. Please send your completed competition registrations to:

Bill Bailey
P.O. Box 56
Halstead, KS 67056

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