The Road To Grand Nats: Halfway There

This weekend's lineup of Bands of America shows mark the halfway point between the first weekend of the 2017 season and the final day of competition at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Nov. 11. Let's take a look at what's been accomplished by the amazing high school marching bands across the country!

Interesting Numbers

Preliminary performances in the 11 Bands of America shows that have happened.

Finals performances in the 11 Bands of America shows that have happened.

Total performances in the first half of the 2017 BOA season!

Minutes of performing in BOA competition! (That's around 60 hours of marching band!)

2017 Regional Champions

September 16

Bands of America Northeast Ohio Regional Champion: Avon (IN) -- 76.10

Bands of America Powder Springs Regional Champion: Harrison (GA) -- 74.25

September 23

Bands of America Northwest Ohio Regional Champion: Homestead (IN) -- 75.55


Bands of America Austin Regional Champion: Claudia Taylor Johnson (TX) -- 85.05


Bands of America Tennessee Regional Champion: Castle (IN) -- 77.65

September 30

Bands of America Dallas/Ft. Worth Regional Champion: Hebron (TX) -- 86.95

Bands of America South Texas Regional Champion: Dripping Springs (TX) -- 81.15

October 6

Bands of America Houston Regional Champion: Vandegrift (TX) -- 88.075

Bands of America Alabama Regional Champion (prelims): Nation Ford (SC) -- 77.65

Bands of America Dayton Regional Champion (prelims): Carmel (IN) -- 86.10

Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional Champion: Norwin (PA) -- 80.40

Reaching High: BOA's Highest Scores of 2017


BOA Houston Prelims -- Vandegrift (TX)

Music Performance
BOA Houston Finals -- Vandegrift (TX)


Visual Performance

BOA Houston Finals -- Ronald Reagan (TX)


General Effect

BOA Houston Prelims -- Ronald Reagan (TX)


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This Week In Review: Banished Beyond, New Theory Thursdsay, 2 WGI Regionals


Finally, Friday is here. The weekend is upon us. It's about that time we look back at this week's newest content and get hyped for two more WGI Regionals hitting gyms on the East and West Coast over the next few days!

Banished Beyond: The Circle Of Life

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The man with the mask. The enigma. The legend. Banished Beyond began his reign with the release of his first video on September 12, 2008. 

South Brunswick Brings East Coast Into Spotlight


Over 50 groups will make their way to South Brunswick, New Jersey, for this weekend's two-day guard regional. Featuring nearly 30 groups in Scholastic A and at least four groups in each of the Independent divisions, the WGI South Brunswick Regional is bound to hold some exciting competition and performances!

Weekly Watch Guide (Feb. 24-25): South Brunswick Guard, Temecula Percussion

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West Coast or East Coast? Guard or percussion? 

WATCH LIVE: Indianapolis Guard Regional


With an unbelievable line up that showcases the guard and percussion divisions this weekend it's safe to say you may spend your entire weekend watching WGI.

WGI Guards Take Over Indianapolis In Epic 2018 Contest

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While it’s not a power regional, the 2018 WGI Indianapolis Guard Regional certainly has the look and feel of a major power regional. 

This Week In Review: Gilley Went To LA, Valentine's Special

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Catch up on all of the newest content from this week as we recap Gilley's trip out to Los Angeles and Valentine's Day in the marching arts!

Second Victim From Stoneman Douglas Marching Band Identified


UPDATED 2/16/18

Full Lineup For Stacked WGI Dayton Regional

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The time to kick-start the 2018 WGI Percussion season has arrived and everything gets underway this Saturday in Dayton, Ohio! Preliminary competition begins at 10:30 AM ET with East Syracuse Minoa Central High School coming all the way from New York! Prelims will wrap up around 4 PM ET with Redline finishing out the Independent World groups. 

Full Schedule Of 2018 WGI Indianapolis Guard Regional

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The 2018 WGI season continues with a complete blowout of the guard division in Indianapolis. The 2-day regional is set to begin with prelims at two separate venues. Scholastic A will get things started at 10am EST at Greenfield Central High School while the remaining classes will begin at 10:30am EST and perform at Warren Central High School.