The rainy weekend weather predicted across the mountains of Western North Carolina has forced organizers of the 19th annual Tournament of Champions to move activities indoors Saturday, Oct. 19, at Western Carolina University.
The band from Dobyns-Bennett High School will be keeping the Chancellor’s Award, a glass traveling trophy that is presented to the grand champion of WCU’s Tournament of Champions marching band competition, for another year.
Twenty-two of the top high school marching bands from the Carolinas, Georgia and Tennessee will be competing at the 18th annual Tournament of Champions, which will be hosted by WCU's Pride of the Mountains Marching Band.
Dobyns-Bennett High School marching band of Kingsport, Tennessee, took home the grand champion award at the 17th annual Tournament of Champions high school marching band competition at Western Carolina University on Saturday, Oct. 21.
The Summerville High School Band of Summerville, South Carolina, won the grand championship award at the 16th annual Tournament of Champions high school marching band competition held at Western Carolina University on Saturday, Oct. 22.