This past Saturday, October 8th, The Pride of Elgin Marching Band attended the Blue & Gold Classic Marching Band Contest in Holdenville, OK. The students performed very well in both prelims and finals! They brought home the following awards for their performances in prelims and finals competition.
o Class 4A Blue – High Color Guard Score (1st place)
o Class 4A Blue – High Drum Major Score (1st place)
o Class 4A Blue – High Music Score (1st place)
o Class 4A Blue – 1st Place
o The Overall “Fan Favorite” Trophy!!!
After prelims, bands are ranked based on their total prelim point totals. The top 12 bands are then selected to march again in Finals competition. In the finals, all points are zeroed out and there is no distinction of class size (2A, 3A, 4A, etc.). Here are the awards that The Pride earned in finals competition.
o High Music Score (1st place)
o High General Effect Score (1st place)
o 1st Place Overall
Top 12 bands
1st Elgin 179
2nd Broken Bow 172
3rd Eufaula 153
4th Lone Grove 145
5th Plainview 137
6th Okmulgee 134
7th Tecumseh 129
8th Chickasha 126
9th McCloud 124
10th Hilldale 124
11th Okemah 120
12th Harrah 105
Congratulations to The Pride of Elgin! On October 15th they travel to the ECU Tigerpalooza Marching Band Contest in Ada, OK. Keep up the good work!