Friday, August 3, 2012

Fourty Six Indiana Marching Bands Compete in the State Fair Band Day Preliminaries

Considering my lack of musical talent, I was more than impressed by my first experience at today’s Indiana State Fair Band Day Competition.  Between the color guards’ precision and the drums’ resounding beat, all 46 bands put on a show worthy of mention. 

However, only the following bands will advance to the “Sweet Sixteen” and compete in tonight’s final competition: 

Anderson High School
Centerville High School
East Central High School
Elwood High School
Frankton High School
Jay County High School
Kokomo High School
Mooresville High School
Muncie Central High School
Muncie Southside High School
Noblesville High School
Northeastern High School
Richmond High School
Union County High School
Winchester Community High School
Yorktown High School

The class awards for the preliminary competition are as followed:

Class A
Class AA
Class AAA
3rd Place
2nd Place
Muncie Southside
1st Place

Finals begin at 8 p.m. with the last band to compete at 10:30 p.m. We’ll share the results with you as soon as they are announced!

If you’ve never been to Band Day or just couldn’t make it this year, look through a few pictures from the preliminary round.

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