PROSPECT KNIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
SATURDAY,OCTOBER 5, 2019
(REGISTRATION NOw OPEN)
The Prospect High School Band Boosters will host the twenty-fourth annual Knight of Champions Marching Band Festival on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at Prospect High School. The competition will begin in the afternoon and run through to the evening.
We will award First, Second, and Third place trophies for the Class A, Class AA and Class AAA bands that compete 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.
We will classify bands based on playing members (not including Drum Majors and Auxiliary).
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.
Please register at: https://form.jotform.com/82917543323155
Early registration is $100 for any band whose registration is received by January 15, 2019. After that date, the registration fee will be $200. The timestamp on the registration form will help us determine performance order.
Registration payments can be made by check or credit card, please indicate your preference when you register. Credit card payments can be processed immediately. When paying by check, please make your check payable to the Prospect Band Booster Association and mailed to:
Prospect Band Booster Assoc.
P.O. Box 63
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
Judging will be BOA style. Ties are determined first by the highest raw score (score minus penalties), then highest General Effect total, then by highest Music total score.
Our esteemed judging panel will include:
Music Effect: Ryan Adamsons
Music Effect: Dave Fodor
Visual Effect: Keith Baker
Music Individual: Jeremy Stevens
Music Ensemble: Kevin Jensen
Visual Individual: Maria Yorton
Visual Ensemble: Scott Seal
Percussion: Joe Roach
Color Guard: Jennifer Leseth
Timing and Penalties: Vince Genualdi
Prospect High School has an artificial turf field which will be used for this competition. Due to improved field drainage, field performance may continue in light to moderate rain.
GENERAL ADMISSION PRICES (NON-BAND):
Students & Seniors: $8
Family of Four: $30
Under 4: Free
Cash and Credit Cards Accepted
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FAN GUIDE / LOCAL PARKING:
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All orders are due in by Saturday, August 31, 2019
Please email any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org Thank for your support!
Any questions about the competition should be directed to:
Knight of Champions
Director of Bands
Prospect High School
Grand Champion - Concord Community High School
1st Place - Harry D. Jacobs High School
2nd Place - Glenbrook North High School
3rd Place - Providence Catholic High School
Visual Effect - Harry D. Jacobs High School
General Effect - Glenbrook North High School
Percussion - Providence Catholic High School
Music - Harry D. Jacobs High School
Auxiliary - Glenbrook North High School
1st Place - Eurkea High School
2nd Place - Alan B. Shepard High School
3rd Place - Kaneland High School
Visual Effect - Alan B. Shepard High School
General Effect - Alan B. Shepard High School
Percussion - Alan B. Shepard High School
Music - Eureka High School
Auxiliary - Eureka High School
1st Place - Concord Community High School
2nd Place - Greendale High School
3rd Place - Victor J. Andrew High School
Visual Effect - Concord Community High School
General Effect - Greendale High School
Percussion - Victor J Andrew High School
Music - Concord Community High School
Auxiliary - Greendale High School
2018 competition results: http://ilmarching.com/festivals_detail.php?FestivalID=858&archive=0
2017 competition results: http://ilmarching.com/festivals_detail.php?FestivalID=809&archive=0
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