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 2016 HEB Marching Contest at Pennington Field
Gino Cipriani: Director of Music for the Boston Crusaders, formerly Brass Supervisor for the 10-time DCI World Champion Cadets.
Dave Glyde: Music Director and Arranger for the 17-time DCI World Champion Blue Devils and the Beijing and Sydney Olympic Games.
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 17-time DCI World Champion Blue Devils and Soka Renaissance Vanguard from Japan.
Bill Zeier: Visual Instructor for the 2-time DCI World Champion Madison Scouts and Freelance Graphic Designer based in the DFW metroplex.
Jared Andrews: Percussion instructor for the 17-time DCI World Champion Blue Devils and caption head for RCC Indoor Percussion and Fall Marching Band.
Wesley Tyree: Movement Specialist and Guard Director of Legacy High School and a former member of WGI World Champion Onyx
September 16, 2017
20 minute parking lot component
with private clinician at your disposal
20 minute contest/clinic component
with 2 judges and private clinician in stadium
Clinic with 3-judge panel for 20 minutes
Site: Pennington Field, 1501 Central Drive, Bedford, TX 76022
Check our website for updates – www.hebmarchingcontest.org
Entry Fee $250
2016 HEB Drumline Clinic/Contest Recap
The 2016 HEB Drumline Clinic/Contest has reached the maximum entries we can accommodate this year. Please put the HEB Percussion contest entry on your calendar for next spring because we do want to enjoy your groups at this great contest. Thank you for your hard work and we invite you to join us in 2017.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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