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Sun October 2, 2011
Marching Invitational to bring thousands to Commerce
COMMERCE - Just over 1,200 high school band students will arrive at Memorial Stadium on the A&M-Commerce campus Monday for the NETEX Marching Invitational. Sponsored by the Commerce High School Band and Booster Club, the competition is for 1A, 2A and 3A schools.
The Commerce Tiger Band will kick off the event at 2:15 p.m. performing for ratings only then the competition will begin at 3:00 pm. “Best in Class” awards will be awarded as well as trophies for bands that receive Division I ratings. There will be 19 bands performing throughout the evening as well as the Texas A&M University-Commerce “Pride” Marching Band who will do an exhibition performance at approximately 8:15 pm. Awards will be announced just after their performance.
Admission is $5.00 per person and wrist bands will be given so that you may leave as necessary and return later without paying another entry fee.