The Road To Grand Nats: Halfway There

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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


257
Preliminary performances in the 11 Bands of America shows that have happened.

72
Finals performances in the 11 Bands of America shows that have happened.

329
Total performances in the first half of the 2017 BOA season!

3,619
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

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

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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


Overall

BOA Houston Prelims -- Vandegrift (TX)
88.25

Music Performance
BOA Houston Finals -- Vandegrift (TX)

18.15


Visual Performance

BOA Houston Finals -- Ronald Reagan (TX)

17.65


General Effect

BOA Houston Prelims -- Ronald Reagan (TX)

53.90




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