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County bands advance

Sunday, October 4, 2009

The season will continue beyond the upcoming weekend for both Clay City and Northview High School bands.

Both the Imperial Regiment and Marching Knights received gold ratings Saturday at the Southport District contest.

Clay City -- competing in Class D -- swept the field Saturday.

The Imperial Regiment not only captured a gold rating, but also won best Music, Visual and General Effect.

Riverton Parke came away with a silver rating in the class competition.

Northview also tallied a gold rating in Class B, as did Mooresville, Plainfield, Greenwood and Whiteland.

The Marching Knights also captured best Visual at the district contest.

Greenwood won best Music and General Effect.

In Class C, Beech Grove, Tri-West and Edgewood all came away with gold ratings, as did Terre Haute South, Terre Haute North, Center Grove and Franklin Central in Class A.

Both Clay City and Northview have one week off from state competition before regional action.

On Saturday, Oct. 10, the Imperial Regiment will compete in the Preview of Champions Invitational at Ben Davis High School, while the Marching Knights will take part in the Cavalcade of Champions at Center Grove High School.

Other Class B bands competing at Center Grove include New Palestine, Whiteland, Plainfield, Greenfield-Central, Bloomington North, Jasper and Pendleton Heights. The Marching Knights will take the field at 8:23 p.m.

Other Class D bands at Ben Davis include Elwood, Monrovia and Tri-County. Clay City will take the field at 10 a.m.

Following Saturday competition, both Northview and Clay City will compete at the regional level of the Indiana State School Music Association contests.

Both bands will compete at Evansville Central Oct. 17.

ISSMA Semistate competition is scheduled to take place Oct. 24. If Clay City advances beyond the regional, it will compete at the semistate level at Franklin Community, while the Knights would take part in a semistate in Indianapolis.

The 2009 ISSMA state finals are scheduled for Oct. 31, at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis.

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Awesome! Congrats to CCIR and NMK!

-- Posted by cc225 on Sun, Oct 4, 2009, at 8:49 PM

Congratulations to both bands. But especially to the Imperial Regiment. Both my boys were involved with the Imperial Regiment when they were in school. It is so good to hear they are still doing so well.

-- Posted by candle lover on Mon, Oct 5, 2009, at 9:04 PM

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