McKendree Preview of Champions: Lebanon, IL - September 26, 2015

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Grand Champion: O'Fallon Township

Links: Recap

Field A/AA:

89.850 O'Fallon Township (Music, Visual, GE, Guard)

87.100 Belleville East (Perc)

82.750 Rolla, MO

Field 1A:

61.400 Northwest, MO (Music, Visual, GE, Perc, Guard)

50.850 Orchard Farm, MO

Field 2A:

74.750 Murphysboro (Music, Visual, GE)

68.450 Mater Dei (Perc, Guard)

66.450 DeSoto, MO

58.350 Casey-Westfield

Field 3A:

66.250 St. Francis Borgia Regional, MO (Music, Visual, GE, Perc)

57.250 Freeburg Community (Guard)

55.500 McCluer North, MO

52.700 Mt. Vernon

Field 4A:

80.550 Collinsville (Music, Visual, GE, Perc, Guard)

77.500 Mehlville, MO

75.900 Waterloo

74.150 Marion

Field 5A:

77.750 Triad (Music, Visual)

76.450 Carbondale (GE, Perc, Guard)

68.250 Richland County

Field 6A:

81.650 Granite City (Visual, GE, Perc)

80.950 Seckman, MO (Music, Guard)

75.900 Parkway North, MO

Notes: Class 1A-4A Grand Champion: Collinsville

Contact Information:

Shannon Streif
Festival Website



The Marching Bearcat Band hosts and is the featured performing ensemble at McKendree University's Preview of Champions Marching Band Competition, one of the largest independent high school marching band competitions in the St. Louis area! We offer the following amenities 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: Outstanding 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. Register your band today at

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 vendor stands will be available for the entire show. Drinks, snacks and a variety of foods will be available for a very reasonable price. All proceeds will help fund the McKendree University Athletic Bands Department "Music In Our Schools" Educational Series, in which the Preview of Champions is a part of. We thank you for your support!

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Festival Address: 701 College Road, Lebanon, IL 62254

Performance Schedule:

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Class 1A
1:00 PM: Northwest, MO
1:15 PM: Orchard Farm, MO

Class 2A
1:30 PM: Casey-Westfield
1:45 PM: Murphysboro
2:00 PM: DeSoto, MO
2:15 PM: Mater Dei

2:30 PM: Break

Class 3A
2:45 PM: St. Francis Borgia Regional, MO
3:00 PM: McCluer North, MO
3:15 PM: Mt. Vernon
3:30 PM: Freeburg Community

Class 4A
3:45 PM: Marion
4:00 PM: Mehlville, MO
4:15 PM: Waterloo
4:30 PM: Collinsville

4:45 PM: McKendree Marching Bearcat Band

5:00 PM: Awards

5:15 PM: Break

Class 5A
6:30 PM: Carbondale
6:45 PM: Triad
7:00 PM: Richland County

Class 6A
7:00 PM: Granite City
7:30 PM: Seckman, MO

Class A/AA
7:45 PM: Belleville East
8:00 PM: O'Fallon Township
8:15 PM: Rolla, MO

8:30 PM: McKendree Marching Bearcat Band

8:45 PM: Awards

Last Updated On: 09-20-2015