The New Milford High School Marching Band and Color Guard will host its annual USBands home competition Sept. 23 at 6 p.m.

The event will take place at the football stadium at New Milford High School on Route 7 South.

USBands serves as a competitive circuit for scholastic band programs nationwide and prides itself in providing world-class performance venues and the best adjudication in the marching arts to thousands of students each year.

More than 700 high schools will participate in USBands events this fall.

The home competition will feature performances from the award-winning New Milford High School Marching Band and Color Guard, as well as schools from the surrounding area.

Nine bands are scheduled to perform in the judged competition.

Pulled pork sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, pizza and more, along with baked goods, will be sold.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and faculty.