Good News: Marching Eagles head to St. Louis for Bands of America Super Regional Championship this weekend
The Grain Valley High School Marching Eagles will be one of 69 high school marching bands bringing live music to The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis on Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15 as marching bands from throughout Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas compete in the 2022 Bands of America St. Louis Super Regional Championship, presented by Yamaha.
Hosted by the Blue Springs High School Band and Boosters, the Bands of America (BOA) St. Louis Super Regional Championship will feature 69 high school marching bands in preliminary competition, including the defending St. Louis Super Regional Champion and Grand National Champion Broken Arrow High School from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. A panel of nationally recognized music educators and marching band experts will evaluate the bands. The top 14 scoring bands will advance to the evening finals competition.
The Marching Eagles will perform in preliminary competition on Saturday, October 15th at 2:45pm.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Marching Musical Machine of the Mid-South (M4 Band) will perform in special exhibition
The Bands of America St. Louis Super Regional Championship is one of 26 Bands of America marching band championships across the country this fall.
Bands of America has held one of its championships in St. Louis at The Dome every fall since 1997. The 2022 Bands of America season concludes with the Bands of America Grand National Championships, presented by Yamaha, Nov. 10 - 12 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Marching Eagles will travel to Indianapolis next week for the regional competition and return in November to compete at Grand Nationals.
Photo credit: S.Myers/Grain Valley Bands