The 26th Annual Tournament of Champions Marching Contest

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
Carrollton, TX



Bands will now compete based upon their school classification (6A, 5A, 4A, etc...) and will be judged based on the UIL Area Judging Sheets. Our competition will have 3 music, 2 marching, 1 color guard, and 1 percussion judge and band placements will be determined by rank and not by scores. If you are looking for a fantastic marching contest right before area, then we invite you to come the Tournament of Champions where  our judges will give your band amazing feedback to help you prepare for the upcoming UIL Area competition. 

The TOC is a prelims/finals format where some of the most respected adjudicators in their field will judge your band in Music, Marching/Visual, Percussion, and Colorguard.  Bands are grouped according to size and awards are given for:

  • Outstanding Music

  • Outstanding Marching

  • Outstanding Percussion

  • Outstanding Colorguard

  • Finalist Places 5 – 10

  • 1st – 4th Place

Your band will compete in state of the art Standridge Stadium in Carrollton.  Centrally located in the heart of the DFW Metroplex, Standridge Stadium is convenient to restaurants, shopping, and hotels.  In addition, our outstanding booster organization offers on-site catering for any size group.  In addition, the link to the photo galleries on the right menu will be populated with photos taken by our photography team with access to the field during the event.


The 26th Annual Tournament of Champions Marching Contest

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
Standridge Stadium in Carrollton, TX

Cost: $10 (children 12 & under, free)

Admission and most sales are cash only. (Checks and cards may be accepted at certain booths.) Concessions are CASH ONLY. No ATM on site. Nearest ATM is a half-mile East of Standridge Stadium, on Valwood Parkway.

Official tournament video will be provided by Mr. Video Productions. After the tournament, you can order your DVDs and HD videos from

You can submit your entry online, or for more information contact us via:

Jason Myers - Director of Bands

Phone: (972) 968-5327

Newman Smith High School


2335 N. Josey Ln. Carrollton, TX.

Tel: (972) 968-5200


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