The second week of USBands Indoor featured fierce competition at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, CT. Color guards, percussion ensembles and wind ensembles all had the chance to compete for a top spot.
"It was a great opportunity to attend a show with a lot of competition," said Director of USBands, Steve Petzinger. "This was my first time attending a competition since returning to USBands, and it really confirmed how great it is to be back!"
In the color guard portion of the competition, DoubleB Independent once again took first place in the Independent Winter Color Guard - A Class group. Host group Brien McMahon A Guard took the top spot in the Winter Color Guard - A Class group with a score of 76.300. East Haven High School Color Guard took top honors in the Winter Color Guard - Novice Class while Danbury High School Color Guard nabbed the top spot in the Winter Color Guard - Regional A Class.
The Winter Percussion - Marching Winter - Regional A Class portion of the day saw what was perhaps the most intense competition, with West Milford Percussion earned the top score of 83.400. Shelton High School Percussion earned a score of 85.800 for the top spot in the Concert Winter - Open Class, and the Bunnell-Stratford Indoor Drumline earned a score of 83.800 for the title of first place in the Standstill Winter - Open Class portion of the competition.
The WGI Winds Winter - A Class featured Danbury High School Winter Winds. Their score of 65.250 was the featured high score of the competition, for the title of first in their class.
This weekend on Saturday, March 11, USBands continues the competition at Fair Lawn High School in Fair Lawn, N.J. Both color guards and percussion ensembles will have the opportunity to compete at the evening event.