Twenty three high school bands from across the region participated in the "Four States Marching Contest" held on the field of Tiger Stadium at Grim Park Saturday October 6th, and we have the final scores.

Redwater was named "Best Band", Ashdown won "Best Drum Major", Airline was named "Best Percussion", and Pleasant Grove won "Best Color Guard".

Here are the final scores in order of appearance... (Bands are scored for Drum Major, Color Guard, Percussion, and Band, in that order.)

  • Texas High - (Hosting Band)
  • James Bowie - 1,1,2,2
  • Maud - 1,2,2,2
  • Waskom - 1,1,2,2
  • Gurdon - 1,1,1,2
  • Daingerfield - 1,2,2,2
  • Mt. Vernon - 1,1,1,1
  • Hooks - 1,2,2,2
  • Prescott - 1,1,1,1
  • Queen City - 1,2,1 (drum major, percussion, and band...no color guard)
  • Redwater - 1,1,1,1 (Best Band)
  • Prairiland - 1,1,1 (drum major, percussion, and band...no color guard)
  • Hope - 1,2,1,2
  • Liberty Eylau - 1,2,1,2
  • Ashdown - 1,1,1,1 (Best Drum Major)
  • Pleasant Grove - 1,1,1,1 (Best Color Guard)
  • Winona - 1,1,1,1
  • Arkansas High - 1,2,2,2
  • Mt. Pleasant - 1,1,1,2
  • Byrd - 1,1,2,2
  • Vilonia - 1,2,2,2
  • Sulpher Springs - 1,1,2,1
  • Airline - 1,2,1,1 (Best Percussion)

The grand finale of the the day was a performance by the University of Arkansas at Monticello Marching Band.

Here are just a few photos from the day...