Thank you to all bands that participated in the 2021 White Columns Invitational. We are so happy that you joined us. We are already looking forward to next year, tentative information is listed below.

Save the Date! 

 

 

The 17th Annual Milton High School

White Columns Invitational 

Marching Band Competition 

 

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

13025 Birmingham Highway Milton, Georgia 30004

 

 

The 2022 Entry Form 

To provide the best experience for our performers and spectators enrollment will be limited to ~15 bands and closed when we reach our student performer capacity limits. Applications are accepted on a first come basis upon receipt of both the entry form and payment/bond. Bands will be perform in their class in reverse order of postmark. 

 


 

 

 

All tickets are $12, kids 4 and under are FREE.  

Tickets will be sold online and at the gate. 

Pay by cash or with credit card via GoFan

 

Stadium Parking will be $5.00

On site concessions, bake sale, 50/50 raffle, coffee bar,

king of pops, t-shirts & jewelry sales.

 

NO alcohol allowed on campus. Gates open at 2PM.

 We will not be enforcing a clear bag policy for this event. 

 

  


Rules and Regulations

 Classification System

Bands will be classified according to the number of wind players.

Bands may enter a higher classification but may not enter a lower classification.

 

Silver Division
Class A - Up To 40 Winds

Class AA - 41-59 Winds

Class AAA - 60-79 Winds

 

Gold Division

Class AAAA - 80-100 Winds

Class AAAAA - 101 + Winds

  

Judging

Overall band scores for class, division, and overall placement will be in the Caption Format.

One judge will evaluate each band in their respective category for a maximum score

of 100 in the following areas: Music Effect, Visual Effect, Music Performance,

Visual Performance. In addition, the following captions will be adjudicated,

but will not be used factored into the overall score:  

Drum Majors, Colorguard, and Percussion

  

Ratings

Superior - 85-100

Excellent 70-84.99

Average - 55-69.99

Fair -below 55

  

Awards

Awards will be given in the following areas

Participation plaque for exhibition groups, or GMEA ratings for colorguard, percussion and overall band for all competing bands

Caption awards: 1st in class for percussion, colorguard, drum majors in each class

Caption awards: 1st in class music performance, visual performance and overall general effect in each class

Class placement awards: 3rd, 2nd, 1st place overall in all classes

Most outstanding brass, woodwind and most entertaining award (regardless of class, voted on by judges)

Silver Division Grand Champions (classes A, AA, AAA)

Randall Coleman award for Musical Excellence (highest music score, regardless of class)

Gold Division Grand Champions (class AAAA, AAAAA)

 

2022 Judging Panel

Music Performance: TBA

Music Performance: TBA

Visual Performance: TBA

General Effect Visual: TBA

General Effect Music: TBA

Percussion: TBA

Colorguard: TBA

Drum Majors: TBA

 

 

Photography

Following the performance, each band will receive access to

complimentary professional photographs from Super Holiday Tours!