The H.E.B. Marching Contest
October 7, 2017 at Pennington Field
HEB Marching Contest Format
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Pennington Field, 1501 Central Drive, Bedford, TX 76022
30 minute warm-up (physical & musical available)
10 minute move to gate
15 minutes allowed on field (entry, warm-up, performance and exit)
No minimum time requirements
A panel of seven highly qualified adjudicators will critique all components of the marching show and make constructive comments in an effort to promote improvement and solidify achievement.
Participation Award for all bands
Best in each class
2nd, 3rd in each class
Outstanding Music in each class
Outstanding Visual in each class
Outstanding General Effect in each class
Outstanding Percussion in each class
Outstanding Color Guard in each class
2nd, 3rd in finals receive trophies
Outstanding Music in Finals
Outstanding Visual in Finals
Outstanding General Effect in Finals
Outstanding Percussion in Finals
Outstanding Color Guard in Finals
Top 10 highest scoring bands advance regardless of classification
Performance order determined by random draw: Top-5 / bottom-5 format
Prior year's champion gets choice of performance times
Earliest postmark gets latest time in class (unless earlier time is requested)
If multiple entries are received on or before June 1st, a drawing will be held for marching order.
Judges for the 2017 HEB Marching Contest at Pennington Field
George Boulden: University of Kentucky Associate Professor of Music, Adjudicator with BOA, DCI and Drum Corps Japan.
Dr. John Bell: Professor of Music at Southern Illinois UE, Director of St. Louis Brass Band, former brass caption head for Blue Knights.
WL Whaley: Chief Judge for Colorado Bandmasters Association, Adjudicator with DCI and WGI and Presenter for Conn-Selmer.
Jaime Holly: Visual Instructor and Drill Writer for the 18-time DCI World Champion Blue Devils and Soka Renaissance Vanguard from Japan.
Adam Sage: Former visual caption head and designer for Carolina Crown, Phantom Regiment. Cavaliers, WGI, DCI and BOA director and designer.
Jared Andrews: Percussion instructor for the 18-time DCI World Champion Blue Devils and caption head for RCC Indoor Percussion and Marching Band.
Courtney Mills: Founder of ColorguardEDU, clinician-instructor, performer with WGI Champion The Company and DCI’s Carolina Crown.
September 16, 2017
Dr. Brian West
20 minute parking lot component
with private clinician at your disposal
20 minute contest/clinic component
with 2 judges and private clinician in stadium
Site: Pennington Field, 1501 Central Drive, Bedford, TX 76022
Check our website for updates – www.hebmarchingcontest.org
Entry Fee $250
Professional Video included. Checks payable to HEB ISD Bands
Send to HEB ISD Marching Contest, c/o Mark Chandler, 1849 Central Drivel, Bedford, TX 76022
email@example.com Phone: 817 399-2073 Fax: 817 354-3311
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Director of Visual and Performing Arts
1849 Central Drive
Bedford, Texas 76022
Phone: 817 399-2073
Fax: 817 354-3311
1501 Central Drive
Bedford, TX 76022