REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 KNIGHT OF CHAMPIONS IS NOW OPEN


BASICS

The Prospect Band Boosters will host the nineteenth annual Knight of Champions Marching Band Festival on Saturday October 4th, 2014 at Prospect High School.  The competition will begin approximately 2:00pm and wrap up around 10:00pm.  There are two awards ceremonies planned: the first after the Class A and AA bands compete, and the second at the end of the evening with Class AAA awards and the presentation of the Grand Champion trophy.

We will classify bands based on playing members.

- Class A (up to 64 members)

- Class AA (65 – 96 members)

- Class AAA (97 or more members).


Bands may also choose to perform in Exhibition for adjudication comments only.  A smaller band may elect to compete in a larger class. We will award First, Second, and Third place trophies in each class along with Outstanding General Effect, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Visual, Outstanding Percussion, and Outstanding Auxiliary caption awards for each class.  The Dave Morrison Grand Champion Traveling Trophy will be awarded to the highest scoring band of the day.


JUDGES

Judging will be BOA style judging.  Ties will be determined first by the highest raw score (score minus penalties), then highest General Effect total, then by highest Music total score.


   Music

      Dave Morrison

      Mark Ponzo 

      Dallas Niermeyer

      Mike Chiodo

 

   Visual

      Marie Czapinski

      Scott Seal

      Rich Kemp


TURF

Prospect High School has an artificial turf field which will be used for this competition.



REGISTRATION

Registration is open now and the registration form can be found here: LINK.

Early registration is $100 for any band registration received prior by January 31st.  After February 1st the registration fee is $175.  The timestamp on the registration form will help us determine performance order.  Payment should be made to the Prospect Band Booster Association and mailed to:

Prospect Band Booster Assoc.

P.O. Box 63

Mt. Prospect, IL 60056


Any questions about the competition should be directed to:


A Moreno - KOC Coordinator

PHSKOC@gmail.com

847-691-6530


Or


Chris Barnum

Director of Bands

Prospect High School

Chris.Barnum@D214.org

847-718-5363 (office)





KOC 2013 RESULTS

The Eighteenth Knight of Champions is in the books and we would like to congratulate all bands that joined us this year.  We would especially like to thank the kids, parents, and band directors that maintained their good humor and flexibility as we dealt some very challenging weather at this year’s competition.  The Grand Champion Trophy was not given this year due to the AA performances being held indoors and the AAA performances being held outdoors.


Results:

Class AA

1st    Naperville North -Music, GE

2nd  Munster

3rd   Batavia - Percussion, Auxiliary


Class AAA

1st   Downer’s Grove South - GE

2nd   Lake Park – Music, Percussion

3rd    Plainfield North – Visual, Auxiliary



We hope to see you in Mt. Prospect next year.


Photos of KOC from 2013 (Thanks to Rich Benson)

Batavia

Downers Grove South

Fremd

Jacobs

Lake Park

Munster

Naperville North

Plainfield North

PMK


PREVIOUS KOC RESULTS

[2013][ 2012 ][ 2011 ][ 2010 ][ 2009 ]

Midwest Marching and Illinois Marching Online also have previous results on their websites.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Andy Loeffler or Al Moreno at PHSKOC@gmail.com .


Knight of Champions

Photo by Andy Loeffler

Knight of Champions (KOC)