Band Excels at Championships

Congratulations to Foothill's award-winning band, colorguard and percussion for taking top awards at the Northern California Band Association's Tournament on Champions in Fairfield on Nov. 17.

More than 90 bands from throughout Northern California took part in the prestigious competition. Foothill marched away with a slew of awards.

1st Place -- band division AA
2nd place -- colorguard division AA
3rd place -- percussion overall

2nd place overall for wind ensemble
3rd place overall for concert band

1st place -- jazz "A"

Field Show
1st place -- band division 5A
1st place -- woodwinds overall
2nd place -- brass overall
1st place -- percussion overall
3rd place -- colorguard overall
Sweepstakes -- visual and marching

The band also received
  • Percussion sweepstakes -- the highest combined percussion scores from the day among all bands
  • Colorguard sweepstakes -- the highest combined guard scores from the day among all colorguards
  • Grand sweepstakes -- highest scoring overall band out of all performing groups

Congratulations to Foothill's talented band, colorguard and percussion members for their outstanding achievements.

Posted Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012