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2017 MARCHING NEWS

Congratulations to Castle HS, IN on its 8th Place FINALS placement this past weekend at BOA Grand Nationals in Indianapolis, IN! Castle also earned 1st Place for 3A in Semifinals, as well as winning all 3A caption awards – Outstanding Music, Visual, and General Effect!

Congratulations to Dripping Springs HS, TX on winning the Silver Medal at the Texas 5A UIL State Competition! Congratulations!!!

Congratulations to Claudia Taylor Johnson HS, TX on its Championship Win at the BOA San Antonio Super-Regional and for earning the highest ever super-regional score ever, 96.625! Johnson also won Outstanding General Effect and Outstanding Music, as well as Outstanding Music in prelims. Quite an honor!

Congratulations to Keller HS, Hendrickson HS, and CT Johnson HS for placing in FINALS and Top 10 at the BOA San Antonio Super-Regional! A Huge Congratulations for such success at an incredibly competitive competition!

Congratulations to Clovis HS, NM on placing 2nd in Finals at the BOA St. George Regional! Clovis also won 1st Place for Class AAA in Prelims, as well as the Outstanding Music and Outstanding Visual awards! Congrats!

Congratulations to Castle HS, IN on placing 3rd in Finals at the BOA Indy Super-Regional Oct. 22! Castle also won 1st Place for Class AAA in Prelims, as well as sweeping all captions of Music, Visual, and General Effect. Excellent!

Congratulations to Claudia Taylor Johnson HS, TX on winning Finals and Prelims at the BOA Midland Regional Oct. 14! Johnson swept all captions in Finals and Prelims, including Music, Visual, and General Effect. Johnson also scored a 90.2, giving them the highest BOA score in the country right now. 

Congratulations to Bellevue West HS, NE, Clovis HS, NM, McNeil HS, TX, and Del Rio HS, TX for making finals at the BOA Midland Regional Oct. 14! So proud to have 5 out of the top 7 at this contest!

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX on placing 2nd in Finals at the Birdville Marching Festival on Oct. 14! Keller also won Outstanding Music!

Congratulations to Palm Beach Central HS, FL on being named Grand Champion of the Lehigh Lightning Invitational in Lehigh Acres, FL on Oct. 14! The band also won caption awards in Music, Visual, GE, and Color Guard.

Congratulations to Hendrickson HS, TX on its finals placement and 6th Place Finish at the BOA Conroe (Houston) Regional Oct. 7! Great job!

Congratulations to Palm Beach Central HS, FL on being named Grand Champion of the Central Florida Marching Arts Invitational in Leesburg, FL on Oct. 7! The band also took best overall caption awards in Music, Visual, GE, and Color Guard.

Congratulations to Dripping Springs HS, TX on winning the BOA McAllen Regional Championship Sept. 30! DS was also the class 3A champion and swept all captions of Music, Visual, and GE in Prelims and Finals.

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX on its Top 5 Finish at the BOA Southlake Regional Sept. 30 in Dallas/Ft/ Worth! Very proud of the Indian Band!

Congratulations to Del Rio HS, TX for making finals at the BOA McAllen Regional Sept. 30! This was also Del Rio’s first time attending BOA! 

Congratulations to Claudia Taylor Johnson HS, TX on winning Finals and Prelims at the BOA Austin Regional Sept. 23! Johnson swept all captions in Finals and Prelims, including Music, Visual, and General Effect.

Congratulations to Castle HS, IN on winning Finals and Prelims at the BOA Clarksville Regional Sept. 23! Castle also swept all captions of Music, Visual, and General Effect. Terrific job!

Congratulations to Hendrickson HS, TX on its finals placement at the BOA Austin Regional Sept. 23! Great job at a competitive regional!

2016 MARCHING NEWS

Congratulations to Claudia Taylor Johnson HS, TX on its FINALS placement this past weekend at BOA Grand Nationals in Indianapolis, IN!!! CTJ ended up placing 9th in the nation. A Huge congratulations on a job well-done!

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX for placing 5th in FINALS at the TX UIL State Marching Competition! Great job!

Congratulations to Palm Beach Central HS, FL for winning the FBMC 3A State Championship! PBC also won Best Music, GE, Visual and Color Guard! Kudos!

Congratulations to Hendrickson HS, Keller HS, and CT Johnson HS for placing in FINALS at the BOA San Antonio Super-Regional yesterday! CTJ placed 4th overall, Hendrickson placed 12th, and Keller placed 13th. A Huge Congratulations at an incredibly competitive competition!

Congratulations to the following Texas 6A bands advancing on to the UIL State Marching Competition: Keller, Hendrickson, Langham Creek, Dawson, El Paso Coronado, and Americas! Also, congrats to McKinney Boyd, New Braunfels, and Del Rio for making it to Area Finals. Terrific Job!

Congratulations to Crystal City HS for advancing to the Texas 4A UIL State Marching Competition! Congrats also to Pearsall HS, who made it to 4A Area Finals and missed State by only one place. 

Congratulations to Palm Beach Central HS, FL on being named Grand Champion at the Jupiter Festival of Bands on October 29th! PB also won Overall Best Music, General Effect, Visual, and Percussion. Congrats!

Congratulations to Clovis HS, NM for being named Grand Champion of the Zia Marching Band FiestaThis marching festival was held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Way to go, Clovis!

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX on being named Grand Champion at the Duncanville Marching Invitational! KHS won Music, GE, and Guard in Prelims and Visual and Guard in Finals. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Palm Beach Central HS, FL on its Grand Champion win at the Mariner Triton Invitational on October 15th! PBC also won overall Best Music, General Effect, Visual, Percussion, and Color Guard. Great job!

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX for placing 6th in Finals at BOA Plano on October 8! Way to go Keller Indian Band!

Congratulations to Madison HS, TX on its Grand Champion win at the Judson Rocket Review on October 8! Madison won Outstanding Music Performance, Marching, Color Guard, and GE. Great job, Madison!

Congratulations to New Braunfels HS, TX for placing 2nd in Finals and Prelims at the Westlake Marching Festival in Austin on October 8! Great job!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX and Hendrickson, TX for placing in TOP 5 at BOA Conroe Oct. 1st! CTJ placed 2nd in finals and won Outstanding Visual in Prelims. HHS placed 4th in finals. Congrats!

Congratulations to McKinney North HS, TX on placing 6th at the Carrollton Tournament of Champions (1st in Class) and 8th at the Denton Golden Triangle Classic! Congrats!

Congratulations to North Hardin HS, KY on placing 3rd at BOA Clarksville on September 24! NH placed 1st in Class 2A and won Outstanding Music and Outstanding General Effect in Prelims!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX on placing 3rd at BOA Austin on September 24! CTJ placed 2nd in Prelims and won Outstanding General Effect!

2015 MARCHING NEWS

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX for advancing to FINALS at BOA GRAND NATIONALS in November! Such wonderful and memorable performances!

Best Wishes to Keller HS, TX, Waukesha North HS, WI, and Potosi HS, MO as they participate at BOA Grand Nationals in Indianapolis, IN!!!

Congratulations to Plymouth Canton Educational Park, MI for winning the Michigan State Championship and sweeping all captions! Great job, PCEP!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX on winning Class 4A at the BOA San Antonio Super Regional! Johnson also won Outstanding General Effect in Prelims and placed 3rd in Finals.

Congratulations to Birdville HS, TX and McKinney North HS, TX for advancing to the 5A State Marching Contest! Congratulations!

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX on its 7th place finish in Finals at BOA Arlington! Way to Go, Keller!

Congratulations to Hendrickson, TX on placing 1st in Finals and Prelims at the Westlake Marching Festival! Hendrickson also won Outstanding Music, Marching, Percussion, and Auxiliary captions in Class 6A!

Congratulations to McKinney Boyd HS, TX on its 2nd Place finish in Finals at the Plano East Marching Invitational! Great Job!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX on winning Class 4A at BOA Conroe! Johnson won Outstanding Music and Visual in Prelims. In Finals, Johnson placed second, won Outstanding Music, and tied for 1st in Visual.

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX for making finals at BOA Conroe and placing 6th overall! Congrats!

Congratulations to Birdville HS, TX for tying for First Place in finals and winning prelims at the Broken Arrow Invitational! Birdville also won High Music and High Visual in prelims. Great job!

Congratulations to Independence HS, TX for finishing 2nd in their class and 7th overall at the US Bands Contest in Denton! Way to Go!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX on its Championship Win at the BOA McAllen Regional held Sept. 26! Johnson won outstanding GE and Visual and tied for 1st in Music.

Congratulations to Plymouth Canton Educational Park, MI for placing 2nd and to Lake Orion, MI for making finals at the BOA Bowling Green Regional held Sept. 26! Great job!

Congratulations to Hendrickson, TX on its 6th place finish in Finals and 3rd in class 4A at the BOA Austin Regional held Sept. 26! Congratulations!

2014 MARCHING NEWS

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX on its Championship Win at the BOA San Antonio Super-Regional! Johnson also won Outstanding General Effect and Outstanding Visual, as well as Outstanding Music in prelims. Great job!

Congratulations to Keller HS and CT Johnson HS for placing in FINALS at the Texas State Marching Competition, 6A! Congratulations to Fredericksburg HS and Wills Point HS for placing in FINALS at the Texas State Marching Competition, 4A!

Congratulations to Plymouth Canton Educational Park, MI for placing 1st at the Michigan State Championship (MCBA)! Plymouth also won Best Music Performance and Best Visual Performance. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Waukesha North HS, WI for winning the Wisconsin State Championship for AAA! Waukesha North also won Best Musical Presentation, Best Percussion, and Best Auxiliary.

Congratulations to these Texas schools for advancing on to the State Marching Contest: CT Johnson, Keller, Taft, Fredericksburg, and Wills Point.

Congratulations to Palisade HS, CO on earning the Silver Medal in class 3A for Colorado! Palisade was also the Colorado Western Regional Champion, and was a sweepstakes champion at the Colorado West Invitational.

Congratulations to these Texas schools for making Area Finals: Hendrickson, JJ Pearce, CT Johnson, Keller, Taft, Los Fresnos, Fredericksburg, Wills Point, and Elgin.

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX on placing 1st at the BOA Houston (Conroe) Regional held on Oct. 11 and on sweeping all captions – Outstanding Music, Visual, and General Effect! Terrific job, Johnson!

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX for placing 2nd in Finals and Prelims at the Birdville Marching Festival held Oct. 11! Great job!

Congratulations to Independence HS, TX on making finals at the Classic On the Lake Marching Festival in Little Elm! Independence was also named the Class AA Champion and won both Music and Marching captions.

Congratulations to Hendrickson HS, TX for placing 2nd in Finals and Prelims at the Westlake Marching Festival! Hendrickson also won the Outstanding Marching caption for Class 6A.

Congratulations to Timberview HS, TX and JJ Pearce HS, TX on making finals at the HEB Marching Contest! Way to Go!

Congratulations to Madison HS, TX for placing in Finals at the Texas Marching Classic held in Austin! Congrats!

Congratulations to Fredericksburg HS, TX for winning every caption in 4A (Music, Visual, Color Guard, Percussion, and General Effect) at the Texas Marching Classic held in Austin!

Congratulations to Taft HS, TX for placing 2nd Overall at the Northside Marching Band Festival held in San Antonio! 

Congratulations to Plymouth Canton Educational Park, MI for placing 2nd in Prelims and Finals at the BOA Toledo Regional held October 4! PCEP also tied for outstanding Visual Performance. Great job!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX for placing 1st in Group VI Open on October 4 at USBands New Braunfels! Johnson also won Best Music, Best Percussion, Best Colorguard, and Best Overall Effect.

Congratulations to Madison HS, TX on tying for 2nd at this year’s Roughrider Competition held in San Antonio on October 4! 

Congratulations to McKinney North HS, TX on making finals at the Plano East Invitational held on October 4! Way to go!

Congratulations to Hendrickson HS, TX for placing in finals at the BOA Austin Regional held on September 27! Congrats!

Congratulations to Timberview HS, TX and Birdville HS, TX for placing in finals at the Mansfield Preview of Champions held on September 27! Great job!

2013 MARCHING NEWS

Congratulations to Claudia Taylor Johnson HS from San Antonio, TX for its participation in the 125th Rose Parade held in Pasadena, CA on January 1, 2014! Happy New Year!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX for placing 2nd in Prelims and 4th in Finals at the BOA San Antonio Super-Regional! 64 bands competed at this event. Johnson also won Outstanding General Effect in Prelims.

Congratulations to Freedom HS, VA for winning 2nd in Group IV Open at the USBands Nat’l Championship and for earning a Superior Rating at the Virginia State Marching Assessment! Congrats!

Congratulations to Madison HS, TX for making finals at the Texas Yamaha Cup held Oct. 26! Great job, Madison!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX for placing 1st in Prelims and Finals at the Texas Yamaha Cup held Oct. 26 in San Antonio! In Finals, Johnson also won Best Music, Best Visual, Best Colorguard, Best Percussion, and Best Overall Effect.

Congratulations to Orleans HS, IN for making it to the ISSMA State Finals on Oct. 26th!

Congratulations to South Spencer HS, IN for making it to the State Finals! Congrats!

Congratulations to McKinney Boyd HS, TX for placing in finals at the Duncanville Marching Invitational held Oct. 26!

Congratulations to Lehman HS, McKinney North HS, Birdville HS, Gregory-Portland HS and Mission HS for making TX Area Finals on Oct. 26th!

Congratulations to Providence HS, NC for placing in finals at the BOA Winston- Salem Super-Regional held on Oct. 18-19!

Congratulations to Waukesha North HS, WI for winning the AAAA State Championship on Oct. 19! Waukesha North also took Best Percussion, Best Auxiliary, Best Visual Presentation and Best Musical Presentation caption awards.

Congratulations to Brookings HS, SD for winning the 3rd Place Sweepstakes Award at the Omaha Marching Invitational on Oct. 19!

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX for making finals at the BOA Dallas-Ft. Worth Regional held Oct. 12th in Allen, TX!

Congratulations to Blue Valley HS, KS for its outstanding performance at the Tulsa, Union Renegade Review! BV was named Class 2A Champion and won Outstanding Music, GE and Percussion in class. They earned 3rd place overall in Prelims and 6th in Finals.

Congratulations to MacArthur HS, TX for making it to the finals of the Texas Marching Classic in Austin!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX for placing 2nd in Finals at BOA Houston held October 5th! Johnson also won Outstanding Music and Visual Performance in class 4A Prelims.

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX for placing 2nd at the Birdville Marching Festival! Great job, Keller!

Congratulations to Timberview HS, TX for winning 5A Music and Percussion, as well as tying for 1st overall in the Music GE caption at the HEB Marching Contest!

Congratulations to Midland HS, TX for earning 1st Place at the West Texas Tournament of Bands!

Congratulations to Brookings HS, SD for placing 2nd Overall in Music, all classes, at the Festival of Bands USA in Sioux Falls, SD! Way to go, Brookings!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX for placing 2nd at the BOA Austin Regional held on September 28, 2013 and for winning Outstanding Music and Outstanding Visual caption awards in Finals!

Congratulations to Birdville HS, TX on its 11th place finish at the BOA Austin Regional! Excellent, Birdville!

Congratulations to Campbell HS, KY for making finals at the BOA Kettering, OH Regional held September 21, 2013!

2012 MARCHING NEWS

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS and Keller HS for placing in the top 11 at the Texas State Marching Competition this fall!! Great job!

Congratulations to Liberty HS, CO for placing 2nd at the Colorado State Championship!!

Congratulations to Nova HS, FL for making it to the State Marching Festival and finishing 7th out of 20 in 1A!!

Congratulations to Clover HS, SC for placing 7th overall at the South Carolina 4A State Championship!! 

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX for making finals and placing 4th overall out of 62 bands at the BOA San Antonio Super-Regional on Nov. 3rd!!

Congratulations to Keller HS and CT Johnson HS who will be moving on to the Texas State Marching Competition! Congrats to all Aspenwood Texas bands who competed at the extremely competitive Area Competition on Oct. 27.

Congratulations to Birdville HS, TX for winning 1st in Finals and Prelims at the Frisco Centennial Marching Festival held Nov. 3rd! Birdville won all captions…Outstanding Music, Visual, and GE and was the Class 2 Champion and Grand Champion.

Congratulations to Freedom HS, VA for earning a Superior Rating at the VBODA State Marching Assessment! Excellent job, Freedom!

Congratulations to Williamstown HS, KY for winning BOA Class A Champion (and all caption awards) at the BOA Kettering Regional! Congrats also on finishing 4th in KMEA Class A State Finals!

Congratulations to Corbin HS, KY for placing 7th in Class AAA with a distinguished rating at the KMEA State Marching Band Championships this past weekend! This was a historical “highest score and placement” for the school!

Congratulations to Birdville HS, TX for making finals at the BOA St. Louis Super-Regional Oct. 20, 2012! Great job, Birdville!

Congratulations to CT Johnson HS, TX for winning the Texas Marching Classic Oct. 13, 2012 in Round Rock, TX! Johnson placed first in preliminary and finals competition and won Best Music, Visual, GE, Colorguard, and Percussion. Congrats also for placing 3rd at the BOA Regional in Denton, TX on Sept. 29!

Congrats to Madison HS, TX for winning 1st in 5A at the 2012 Judson Rocket Review in San Antonio, TX! Congrats also for placing 1st at the Rough Rider competition on Oct. 6, 2012, as well as taking Best Drum Major, Horn Line, and Guard.

Congratulations to Freedom HS, VA for winning 1st in 5A at the USBands Northern VA Regional and for sweeping all caption awards! They had the highest overall score for all ‘A’ bands. Freedom also placed 1st in group 5A at the USBands competition in Germantown, MD on Sept. 22!

Congratulations to Trinity HS, TX for winning Best Band in 5A and 2nd overall at the 2012 Aledo Marching Contest! Best wishes to Trinity and all TX bands at UIL Region Contest coming up soon!

2011 MARCHING NEWS

Congratulations to Claudia Taylor Johnson HS, TX on making GRAND NAT’S FINALS this year!! Congrats also for making top 5 at the 2011 BOA San Antonio Super-Regional and for making finals at the 2011 BOA Houston Regional. Johnson also placed FIRST at The Woodlands “Lonestar Preview” and won Best Music and Best Percussion.

Congratulations to Keller HS, TX for its finals placement at the 2011 BOA Arlington Regional! Congrats also for placing 2nd in Prelims and Finals at the 2011 HEB marching contest.

Congratulations to Birdville HS, TX for winning 3A Outstanding Music at the 2011 BOA St. Louis Regional!

Congratulations to Liberty HS, CO for making it to STATE and placing 3rd overall!

Congratulations to Freedom HS, VA for winning 1st in 5A as well as Best Music and Best Visual at the 2011 USSBA Winchester, VA contest!

Congratulations to Timberview HS, TX for making finals at the 2011 HEB marching contest!

Congratulations to Robert E. Lee HS, TX for placing 3rd at the 2011 Judson Rocket Review!

Congratulations to Judson HS, TX for placing 3rd in 3A at the 2011 Capital City Marching Festival in Austin!

Congratulations to Madison HS, TX for earning 2nd at the 2011 Roughrider Marching Contest in San Antonio!

Congratulations to La Grange HS, TX on making it to finals and placing 4th at the Edna Cowboy Invitational Marching Contest!