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High School Bands were Rockin’ at the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational

 

Montgomery Central High SchoolCunningham, TN – On Saturday, September 15th, 14 area High School Marching Bands made their way to Montgomery Central High School Stadium for the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational. The weather was perfect as the bands strutted their stuff in front of the filled stadium.

“There was a lot of work done by our Band Boosters to prepare a quality competition.” stated Montgomery Central High School Principal Christy R. Houston. “We hope everyone enjoyed the experience.”

Clarksville High School Marching Wildcats were the Grand Champions of the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational.

Clarksville High School Marching Wildcats were the Grand Champions of the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational.

The competition was broken down into three groups; Small Class, Medium Class and Large Class. The band score is based on the average of the three band judges’ scores. The scoring for Grand Champion was 70% Band Score, 15% Percussion Score, 10% Color Guard Score and 5% Field Commander Score.

After the competing bands were done, Montgomery Central’s Marching Indians put on an exhibition for the crowd. The evening was capped off by Austin Peay State University’s Governors Own Marching Band.

The Grand Champion of the 2nd Annual Indian Nation Marching Invitational with a score of 88.6 was the Clarksville High School Marching Wildcats. The results by class and other awards are listed below.

Competing Bands in Order of Appearance

  • Scotts Hill High School
  • Northwest High School
  • Stewart County High School
  • Kenwood High School
  • Sycamore High School
  • Northeast High School
  • Lebanon High School
  • West Creek High School
  • Rossview High School
  • Creekwood High School
  • Clarksville High School

Judges for the Competition

Judges
Music Gary Merrits
Visual Jeff Beckman
General Effect LaVar Jernigan
Percussion Bart Dixon
Color Guard Kara Smith
Field Commander Kelly Medford
Critique Tom Tapscott
Critique John Schnettler

 


2012 Indian Nation Marching Invitational Results

Small Class
# Band Band Score Rating Overall Score
1 Northwest 63.0 (2) Excellent 65.950
2 Scotts Hill 64.7 (2) Excellent 64.650
Medium Class
# Band Band Score Rating Overall Score
1 Sycamore 90.0 (1) Superior 87.150
2 Stewart County 86.0 (1) Superior 82.350
3 Northeast 84.3 (2) Excellent 80.700
4 Kenwood 80.7 (2) Excellent 77.950
Large Class
# Band Band Score Rating Overall Score
1 Clarksville 91.7 (1) Superior 88.600
2 Lebanon 87.2 (1) Superior 87.925
3 Creekwood 85.3 (1) Superior 84.550
4 Rossview 83.5 (2) Excellent 82.175
5 West Creek 76.7 (2) Exellent 75.150

Awards

Awards
Best percussion Small Class Northwest
Best percussion Medium Class Sycamore
Best percussion Large Class Lebanon
Best color guard Small Class Northwest
Best color guard Medium Class Sycamore
Best color guard Large Class Lebanon
Best field commander Small Class Northwest
Best field commander Medium Class Kenwood
Best field commander Large Class Rossview
Overall Percussion Lebanon
Overall Color Guard Lebanon
Overall Field Commander Rossview

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Scotts Hill High School

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Northwest High School

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Stewart County High School

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Kenwood High School

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Sycamore High School

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Northeast High School

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Lebanon High School

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West Creek High School

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Rossview High School

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Creekwood High School

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Clarksville High School

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Montgomery Central High School

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Austin Peay State University’s Governors Own Marching Band

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