Normal West Marching Band Invitational: Bloomington, IL - September 20, 2014

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Grand Champion: No Grand Champion Named

Links: Recap

Field 1A:

54.050 Eureka (Music, Visual, GE, Winds, Percussion, Auxiliary)

47.050 Ridgeview

35.430 El Paso-Gridley

Field 2A:

57.330 East Peoria (Music, Visual, GE, Winds, Percussion, Auxiliary)

50.950 Effingham

Pontiac Township

Field 3A:

59.730 Pekin Community (Music, GE, Winds (tie))

57.030 Herscher (Visual, Winds (tie), Auxiliary)

54.250 University

Field 4A:

68.350 Minooka Community (Music, Visual, GE, Winds, Percussion, Auxiliary)


Normal Community

Notes: Pontiac Township withdrew due to the weather delay. Morton and Normal Community were inside in exhibition due to weather.
No Grand Champion named due to weather.

Contact Information:

Lisa Preston
Festival Website



Performance times in the afternoon/evening.

Competitive classes will be determined by band size, and we are pleased to offer a noncompetitive class which will provide adjudicator feedback for groups who do not wish to be scored.

The Invitational will be held at Illinois Wesleyan University's Tucci Stadium at Wilder Field, the fifth oldest football stadium in the NCAA. New artificial turf was installed at Tucci Stadium in 2011.

For additional information, contact the Normal West band directors:
Lisa Preston ( and Ryan Budzinski (

Blank Score Sheet

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Judging Panel

Music Performance Individual: Mike Chiodo
Music Performance Ensemble: Kevin Lepper
Visual Performance Individual: Johnnie Green
Visual Performance Ensemble: Kevin McNulty
Music General Effect: Clifton Smith
Music General Effect: Dave Morrison
Visual General Effect: Tim Newburn
Percussion: Phil Beale
Auxiliary: Pamela Snoeck
Announcer: Cam Stasa

Performance Schedule:

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Class 2A
4:45 PM: Pontiac Township

Class 1A
5:00 PM: El Paso-Gridley
5:15 PM: Eureka

Class 2A
5:30 PM: Effingham
5:45 PM: East Peoria

6:00 PM: Break

Class 3A
6:45 PM: Herscher
7:00 PM: Pekin Community
7:15 PM: University

Class 1A
7:45 PM: Ridgeview

Class 4A
8:00 PM: Minooka Community
8:15 PM: Normal Community
8:30 PM: Morton

8:45 PM: Normal West

9:00 PM: Awards

Festival Address - 1312 Park Street Bloomington, IL 61701

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Last Updated On: 09-12-2014