Grand National Championships presented by YAMAHA
2008 Grand National Championships
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Grand National Championship Results
1st place - Avon H.S., IN
2nd place - L.D. Bell H.S., TX
3rd place - Lawrence Central H.S., IN
4th place - Marian Catholic H.S., IL
5th place - Carmel H.S., IN
6th place - Broken Arrow H.S., OK
7th place - Tarpon Springs H.S., FL
8th place - Kennesaw Mountain H.S., GA
9th place - Centerville H.S., OH
10th place - Ben Davis H.S., IN
11th place - Plymouth-Canton Ed. Park, MI
12th place - Lafayette H.S., LA

Esprit de Corps Award - Vista Murrieta H.S., CA

Award for Outstanding Music Performance - Carmel H.S., IN
Award for Outstanding Visual Performance - TIE - Avon H.S., IN and Lawrence Central H.S., IN
Award for Outstanding General Effect - Avon H.S., IN

Grand National Finals Schedule
Bourbon County H.S., KY - Class A Exhibition - 7:45 p.m.
Plymouth Canton Ed. Park, MI - 8:00 p.m.
L.D. Bell H.S., TX - 8:15 p.m.
Broken Arrow Sr. H.S., OK - 8:30 p.m.
Lafayette H.S., LA - 8:45 p.m.
Marian Catholic H.S., IL - 9:00 p.m.
Ben Davis H.S., IN - 9:15 p.m.
Kennesaw Mountain H.S., GA - 9:30 p.m.
Centerville H.S., OH - 9:45 p.m.
Carmel H.S., IN - 10:00 p.m.
Lawrence Central H.S., IN - 10:15 p.m.
Tarpon Springs H.S., FL - 10:30 p.m.
Avon H.S., IN - 10:45 p.m.

Semi-Finals Captions and Placement awards

Semi-Finals Schedule
Bourbon County H.S., KY - 7:45 a.m.
Beechwood H.S., KY - 8:00 a.m.
Father Ryan H.S., TN - 8:15 a.m.
William Mason H.S., OH - 8:30 a.m.
Central Crossing H.S., OH - 8:45 a.m.
Gibson Southern H.S. - 9:00 a.m.
Jenison H.S., MI - 9:15 a.m.
Lake Central H.S., IN - 9:30 a.m.
Marian Catholic H.S., IL - 9:45 a.m.
Lawrence Central H.S., IN - 10:00 a.m.
Plymouth-Canton Ed. Park, MI - 10:15 a.m.
Kennesaw Mountain H.S., GA - 10:30 a.m.
American Fork H.S., UT - 10:45 a.m.
Center Grove H.S., IN - 11:15 a.m.
Tarpon Springs H.S., FL - 11:30 a.m.
Columbus North H.S., IN - 11:45 a.m.
L.D. Bell H.S., TX - 12:00 p.m.
Union H.S., OK - 12:15 p.m.
Ben Davis H.S., IN - 12:30 p.m.
Vista Murrieta H.S. - 12:45 p.m.
Kiski Area H.S., PA - 1:00 p.m.
Lake Park H.S., IL - 1:15 p.m.
West Bloomfield H.S., MI - 1:30 p.m.
Exhibition: Western Carolina University - 1:45 p.m.
Centerville H.S., OH - 2:15 p.m.
Broken Arrow Sr. H.S., OK - 2:30 p.m.
Carmel H.S., IN - 2:45 p.m.
Avon H.S., IN - 3:00 p.m.
Lafayette H.S., LA - 3:15 p.m.
Northmont H.S., OH - 3:30 p.m.
Louisville Male H.S., KY - 3:45 p.m.
Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN - 4:00 p.m.
Fred J. Page H.S., TN - 4:15 p.m.
Bellbrook H.S., OH - 4:30 p.m.
Exhibition: Riverside Community College - 4:45 p.m.

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Friday, November 14, 2008

The end of Friday brought the conclusion of Preliminary performances at the 2008 BOA Grand National Championships! Every band gave outstanding performances and we congratulate EVERY performer!

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Fourty-seven bands performed in day one of the Grand National Championships! Every performance was outstanding and speaks to the success of music programs all across the country.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Congratulations to Broad Ripple High School - 2008 Indianapolis Public Schools Marching Band Tournament Champion and Brighthouse Spirit Award winner! Grand Nationals week began Wednesday night with the IPS Marching Band Tournament presented by Yamaha and Sharp Business Systems.