Bands Getting set for 18th Annual Farmington Marching Invitational



By ALEXANDRIA McKINNON

The 18th Annual Marching Invitational is being held on Saturday September 19th. With 21 bands attending including Farmington’s very own Black Knight Marching Band the competition will being with the first band Cape Central performing at 1pm.

Competing classes will be determined by how many schools have entered and MSHAA football classification (class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).  Below is the band line-up for the times they will be competeing.

Band

Time

Class

Cape Central

1:00

AA

Hoxie

1:15

A

Kelly

1:30

A

St. Genevieve

1:45

A

Grandview

2:00

A

Woodland

2:15

A

Park Hills Central

2:30

A

BREAK

2:45

Hillsboro

3:00

AA

Union High School

3:15

AA

North County

3:30

AA

Sikeston

3:45

AA

Sullivan

4:00

AA

Windsor

4:15

AA

BREAK

4:30

Poplar Bluff

4:45

AAA

Fox

5:00

AAA

Seckman

5:15

AAA

Lafayette

5:30

AAA

Lindbergh

5:45

AAA

Wentzville Holt

6:00

AAA

Farmington Exhibition

6:15

Farmington’s band recieved a new director Tim Karth this year to replace Linda Huck after retirement. Mr. Karth says that he has big plans for the future of the Farmington Marching Invitational in order to expand hoping to make it one of the biggest marching festivals around.

Below are the links for this year’s FMI entry form and for a preview of the BKMB’s halftime show for this season.

The festival is being held at Farmington High School and judging will start shortly after Farmingtons band performs. Good Luck to all the competing bands!!!

http://www.midwestmarching.com/2015/farmington2015.htm