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9th Annual

McKendree University Preview of Champions

Lebanon, Illinois

Saturday, October 1, 2016
1:00 PM
Leemon Field at McKendree University

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Web: www.mckendree.edu/POC

Email: David Boggs, Director of Athletic Bands

Phone: 618-537-6492

Mail: McKendree University, Hettenhausen Center for the Arts 1092, 701 College Road, Lebanon, IL 62254

If you're interested in entering your band in the McKendree University Preview of Champions, you may register online at the web link above.
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McKendree University Preview of Champions logo Now in its ninth year, the McKendree University Preview of Champions has become one of the largest independent high school marching band competitions in the St. Louis area.

The contest is held on the scenic campus of McKendree University in Lebanon, IL, which features a state-of-the-art turf field. The university's Marching Bearcat Band serves as host for the contest and is the featured performing ensemble during the event.

The Preview of Champions offers the following amenities for attending bands:

• Lighted game day turf field
• Bands perform based on number of instrumentalists
• Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each class and Grand Champion Award
• Caption awards including outstanding percussion, color guard, visual presentation and wind performance
• Video review immediately after each band's performance
• Clinician comments immediately after each band's performance
• Indoor director & staff hospitality room overlooking the field
• Concessions available for purchase

2016 Results

McKendree University Preview of Champions
CLASS 2A
72.40 Murphysboro H.S., Murphysboro, IL
60.40 Freeburg Community H.S., Freeburg, IL
56.60 Orchard Farm H.S., St. Charles, MO
55.80 Casey-Westfield H.S., Casey, IL

CLASS 3A
69.25 Marquette H.S., Chesterfield, MO
63.30 Centralia H.S., Centralia, IL
62.05 McCluer North H.S., Florissant, MO

CLASS 4A
77.25 Collinsville H.S., Collinsville, IL
76.65 Marion H.S., Marion, IL
Cancelled due to member illnesses: Pinckneyville Community H.S., Pinckneyville, IL

CLASS 5A
82.55 Edwardsville H.S., Edwardsville, IL
80.50 Belleville East H.S., Belleville, IL
72.70 Mascoutah H.S., Mascoutah, IL
69.40 Highland H.S., Highland, IL

EXHIBITION
McKendree University Marching Bearcat Band

Ticket Information

All tickets will be sold at the main entrance to Leemon Field.
• $8 - Adults 14 and up (includes program)
• $6 - Children ages 7-13 (does not include program)
• Free - Children 6 and under

Future Dates

The annual show date is announced in the spring each year. The date is selected based upon stadium availability.

For More Information

McKendree University Athletic Bands logo Web: www.mckendree.edu/POC

Email: David Boggs, Director of Athletic Bands
Phone: 618-537-6492
Mail: McKendree University, Hettenhausen Center for the Arts 1092, 701 College Road, Lebanon, IL 62254

If you're interested in entering your band in the McKendree University Preview of Champions, you may register online at the web link above.


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