Awards

Awards presented at The Bandmasters Championship are as follows: 

Participation Award: Each Open Division band, and each Championship Division band receiving a rating of II, III, or IV receives a Participation Award. 

Superior Rating Award: Each band receiving a rating of "I" or Superior receives a plaque in recognition of this accomplishment. 

Outstanding Color Guard for each Classification (based on the Color Guard Adjudicator score) 

Outstanding Percussion for each Classification (based on the Percussion Adjudicator score) 

Outstanding Music Performance for each Classification (based on the combined score of the Music Performance Adjudicators) 

Outstanding Visual Performance for each Classification (based on the combined score of the Visual Performance Adjudicators) 

Outstanding General Effect for each Classification (based on the combined score of the Music and Visual General Effect Adjudicators) 

First, Second and Third Place for each Classification (based on total band score)

Overall Placement: Given to bands, regardless of Classification, receiving the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th highest total band scores. 

Honorable Mention: Given to the band, regardless of Classification, receiving the third highest total band score. 

Reserve Grand Champion: Given to the band, regardless of Classification, receiving the second highest total band score. 

Bandmasters Grand Champion: Given to the band, regardless of Classification, receiving the highest total band score. 

The Joe Sills Championship Cup: Rotating trophy to be held by current Bandmasters Grand Champion band.

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