Preview of Champions

Preview of Champions

2013 Preview of Champions - Final Scores!!!

2014 Preview of Champions 

Marching Band Competition 

Date coming soon!

Held at McKendree University’s Leemon Field

Volunteer Registration


Event Ticket Information


$8 – Adults 14 and up (includes program)

$6 – Children ages 7-13 (does not include program)

Free – Children 6 and under

...All tickets will be sold at the main entrance to Leemon Field...


Event Concessions


A concession stand will be available for the entire show. Drinks, snacks, candy, and a variety of foods will be available for a very reasonable price. All proceeds will help fun the McKendree University Department of Music's "Music In Our Schools" Educational Series, in which the Preview of Champions is a part of. We thank you for your support!


The 2014 Participating Bands

Will be announced 1 month prior to the competition. 

The 2014 Adjudication Panel

Information coming next year.

Music Ensemble:

Music Ensemble:

Marching:

Marching:

General Effect Music:

General Effect Visual:

Color Guard:

Percussion:

Brass and Percussion Clinician:

Brass and Percussion Clinician:

Color Guard Clinician:

Color Guard Clinician:

Information for Participating Directors


 We offer following for attending bands:


•   Lighted Game Day Turf Field

•   Bands perform based on number of instrumentalists

•   Awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in each class and Grand Champion Award

•   Caption awards to include: Outstand Percussion, Color Guard, Visual Presentation, and Wind Performance

•   Video review immediately after each bands' performance

•   Clinician comments immediately after each band's performance

•   Indoor Director and Staff hospitality room overlooking the field

•   Concessions will be available for purchase

Step #1Complete a registration form

Step #2 – Turn in a payment request to your Business Office or Principal

Step #3 - Please contact your principal or business office to secure a Certificate of Insurance listing McKendree University as an additional insured for the 2014-2015 academic year.  You can e-mail this form to dgboggs@mckendree.edu or fax to 618-537-6570 to the attention of David Boggs.  This is a very simple process for you to complete.  It is our understanding that more and more educational institutions will be requiring a COI in the future when you attend events at their schools.  Thanks!

Step #4 – Verify your final numbers in the marching band (this information will be e-mailed to you approximately one month prior to the show).

Step #5 - Please return a Clinician Information Form the week of the show (we will send you a reminder in your final information packet).