2011 Festival Results
First place Class A: Chesterton
Second place Class A: Alan B Sheppard
Third place Class A: Johnsburg
First place Class AA: Victor J Andrew
Second place Class AA: Downers Grove South
Third place Class AA: Lincoln Way Central
First place Class AAA: Lockport
Second place Class AAA: Lemont
Third place Class AAA: Plainfield Central
Complete details, including all categories and scores, can be downloaded here in a
- Grand Champion: Victor J Andrew
- Outstanding Drum Majors: Fremd
- Outstanding Color Guard: Lincoln Way Central
The Wheaton North High School Band director, Band parents/festival volunteers,
and Marching Band wish to thank all the bands for their participation in this
year's band festival.
Inclement Weather Schedule
Should the contest be rained out, the musical portion
will be held indoors using the Inclement Weather Schedule
The Orchestra and Band rooms will serve as warm-up areas
A and B, respectively. Performance will be in the gym.
For weather 'interruptions', all bands should return to
their buses. If a decision is made to restart the contest,
band hosts will provide contest restart information to the
Please introduce your Band Host to your
'chaperone in charge' to help us find you should the need
exist. A "Weather Delay" schedule will be distributed if
The Awards Ceremony will begin at approximately 9:00 PM.
Trophies will be presented for first, second, and third place in
Classes A, AA, and AAA.
Overall caption awards presented for the event will include:
- Outstanding Visual Performance
- Outstanding Musical Performance
- Outstanding General Effect
- Outstanding Percussion.
Photos and Videos
A professional photographer will be catching all the action. Be sure to check
to view and order photos of your marching band in action at Falcon Fest.
Professional video arrangements have also been made with
Mr. Video Productions
to create video recordings of the Festival. A downloadable order
form is available here in
Adobe PDF formats. Print it out and bring it with you on the day of the
contest. Please look for their sales booth when you arrive.
DVDs will be available (cash only day of the event on site) as follows:
Single band DVD available day of the event on site for (TBA).
All bands of the same class (A, AA or AAA) including awards for that class
available by order for (TBA). Delivery in 4 to 6 weeks. Exhibition Bands video
available day of the event on site for (TBA).
Advance Ordering is available. Purchasing or ordering after the day of the
event adds (TBA) to each of these prices.