The 25th Annual Tournament of Champions Marching Contest

Saturday, October 5th, 2019
Standridge Stadium in Carrollton, TX



***NEW FOR 2020***

A panel of 7 judges is used to evaluate each band. 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. 

Preliminary Awards

  • Division Champions (6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, etc...)

  • Outstanding Music Execution

  • Outstanding Marching Execution

  • Outstanding Percussion

  • Outstanding Colorguard/Auxiliary


Finals Awards:

  • 1st- 4th Place Trophies

  • Finalist Trophies (5th – 10th)

Newman Smith High School


2335 N. Josey Ln. Carrollton, TX.

Tel: (972) 968-5200


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