Scottsburg Band of Warriors Heading to State Competition Nov. 8 Print
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Tuesday, 04 November 2014 15:57

The 42nd Annual ISSMA State Finals for High School Marching Bands is scheduled for Saturday, November 8, 2014 in the Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis.

Scottsburg High School Band of Warriors will be performing at 5:58 p.m. in the Class C division. They will be competing against the following schools: North Posey/Poseyville, Mater Dei/Evansville, Springs Valley/French Lick, Forest Park/Ferdinand, Triton Central/Fairland, Triton Central/Fairland, South Spencer/Rockport, Eastern/Greentown, Monrovia, Clay City, and Taylor Kokomo.

The top ten scoring bands in each of the four Open Class Enrollment Categories from the Semi-State will compete for ranking order 1 through 10 and the title of State Champion for their respective Open Class Category in an event that is widely known as one of the very best State High School Marching Band contests in the country. In addition, the two Scholastic Class Champions will perform in exhibition beginning at 9:25am

One hundred and three (103) Open Class bands began performance on October 18 at one of four regional sites. Eighty (80) bands, twenty (20) in each enrollment category, determined by size of school, continued to Semi-State performance on November 1. Now the forty (40) bands, ten (10) in each category representing the best in the state will meet at the State Finals to decide the four State Champions.

Admission is $20.00 for adults and $18.00 for students and pre-school. The time schedule of participating bands is located on our web site www.issma.net.

The Indiana Dairy Farmers, the proud corporate sponsors of all ISSMA events, annually award a $1,000 scholarship to a music student at each of the four state champion schools.