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Metamora Band Invitational
Metamora, Illinois

October 12, 2013

The 33rd annual running of this contest features a great stadium for marching bands, and excellent well-rounded panel of adjudicators, and wonderful festival atmosphere throughout the day. The competition is one of the largest and oldest, continuous running, high school-sponsored competition in the state of Illinois. Attendees are usually drawn from Illinois, eastern Iowa, and western Indiana.



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Admission Prices

Adults - $5
Students - $3
Seniors - $3

Performance Schedule

Band Class Perform
Cambridge 1A 3:00
Oblong 1A 3:15
Farmington 2A 3:30
Bremen 2A 3:45
Maroa-Forsyth 1A 4:00
BREAK   4:15
St. Joseph-Ogden 1A 4:30
El Paso-Gridley 1A 4:45
Mt. Zion 2A 5:00
Rockridge 2A 5:15
Niles West 2A 5:30
BREAK   5:45
Robinson 3A 6:00
Jacksonville 3A 6:15
Paxton-Buckley 3A 6:30
LaSalle-Peru 3A 6:45
Thornwood 3A 7:00
Lincoln 3A 7:15
BREAK   7:30
Crete Monee 4A 7:45
Canton 4A 8:00
Bolingbrook 4A 8:15
Mahomet-Seymour 4A 8:30
Rich Central 2A 8:45
Dunlap 4A 9:00
Metamora EXH 9:15
AWARDS   9:30


Class 1A: Field Caption Awards
Music Shoppe Percussion: El Paso-Gridley
Auxiliary: St. Joseph Ogden
Drum Majors: Maroa Forsyth
Best Winds: Oblong

Cassie Garren Crowd Pleaser: Oblong

Class 1A: Field Placements
First Place: Oblong
Second Place: Elpaso Gridley
Third Place: St. Joseph Ogden

Class 2A: Field Caption Awards
Music Shoppe Percussion: Rich Central
Auxiliary: Mt. Zion
Drum Majors: Rich Central
Best Winds: Niles West

Cassie Garren Crowd Pleaser: Rich Central

Class 2A: Field Placements
First Place: Mt. Zion
Second Place: Niles West
Third Place: Rich Central

Grand Champion 1A / 2A: Mt. Zion

Class 3A: Field Caption Awards
Music Shoppe Percussion: LaSalle-Peru
Auxiliary: Lincoln
Drum Majors: Paxton-Buckley
Best Winds: LaSalle-Peru

Cassie Garren Crowd Pleaser: Paxton-Buckley

Class 3A: Field Placements
First Place: LaSalle-Peru
Second Place: Paxton-Buckley
Third Place: Lincoln

Class 4A: Field Caption Awards
Music Shoppe Percussion: Dunlap
Auxiliary: Mahomet-Seymour
Drum Majors: Mahomet-Seymour
Best Winds: Mahomet-Seymour

Cassie Garren Crowd Pleaser: Mahomet-Seymour

Class 4A: Field Placements
First Place: Mahomet-Seymour
Second Place: Bolingbrook
Third Place: Dunlap

Grand Champion 3A / 4A: Mahomet-Seymour

Midwest Percussion Cooperative Results:
Open Class:
First Place: Mt. Zion
Second Place: Niles West
Third Place: St. Joseph Ogden

Class A:
First Place: Bolingbrook
Second Place: Mahomet-Seymour
Third Place: Paxton-Buckley

Judging Panel

Music Performance Individual - Jason Fritz, Legends Drum and Bugle Corps
Music Performance Ensemble - Richard Heidel, University of Iowa
Visual Performance Individual - Erica Bough, Aurora, Illinois
Visual Performance Ensemble - J. Corey Francis, Eastern Illinois University
Music GE - Ibe Sodawalla, Legends Drum and Bugle Corps
Visual GE - Ernest Jennings, University of Iowa
Percussion - Dan Smithiger, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Auxiliary - Cheryl Chiapetto, Springfield, Illinois
Drum Majors - Mark Chiapetto, Springfield, Illinois
Field Manager - Larry Frank, Normal, Illinois
MPC - Rob Elston, Collinsville, Illinois

Illinois Marching
Midwest Marching thanks Ilmarching.com for shared
information on this event!

Host Website & Contact Information


Wally Parks - wparks@mths.us

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