Belleville East Marching Invitational

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Belleville East Marching Invitational
Belleville, IL


This year the Belleville East High School Marching Lancers and the BEBOP (Belleville East Band and Orchestra Parents) will be hosting the 13th annual Belleville East High School Marching Invitational. The festival will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017 and will begin around 2:00 PM. The deadline for entry is October 3. We are moving our festival to the last weekend in October due to conflicts here at school.

The entry fee for this year's festival is $300. An early registration fee of $250 will be in effect if you get you register by July 1.

Schools will be grouped by school size and will be split based on Bands of America divisions. Enrollment includes students in 10th through 12th grade. 1A is up to 600; 2A is 601-1200; 3A is 1201-1600 and 4A is 1601 and above.

Awards will be given in each class for placement as well as best Music, General Effect, Visual, Auxiliary and Percussion.

Prelims/ Finals: The top ten scoring bands regardless of class will be invited to perform in finals competition. If not all classes are represented in finals, the top scoring band from that class will be invited to perform in finals exhibition.

Performance order will be determined by postmark. Additional information will be mailed (or emailed) to participating schools by early October so please send your entry forms and fees in as early as possible. Final performance schedules will be mailed out during the second week of October.

Participating Bands

Belleville West
Hazelwood Central
Limestone Community
Mater Dei
O'Fallon Township

Mark Tessereau
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