High school bands compete in annual marching festival

High school bands compete in annual marching festival

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - The 35th Annual Phenix Invitational Marching Festival was held Saturday, Sept. 26 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City.

This year's festival included 21 high school bands who competed against each other for Best in Class awards.

There were exhibition performances by the Central High School Red Devil Regiment and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Marching Blazers.

Gates will opened at 9:30 a.m. EST, and the day concluded with the awards ceremony at 7:50 p.m.

Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and under.

The bands that are scheduled to perform are: Lanett, Hardaway, Jordan, Horshoe Bend, Manchester, Taylor County, Kate Duncan Smith DAR School, Wicksburg, Beulah, Columbus, Alabama Christian Academy, Beauregard, Reeltown, Handley, Russell County, Harris County, Americas Sumter, Peach County, Stanhope Elmore, Howard, Wetumpka and Central (Phenix City).

A full schedule of the band's performances can be found below:

For more information about the Phenix Invitational Marching Festival, please contact Larry Wells, Director of Bands for Phenix City Schools at (334) 298-0465 or wells@pcboe.net.

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