October 16, 2021

Since the 1970’s, bands from across the South have traveled to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and Choctawhatchee High School to experience our famous Emerald Coast hospitality, perform in a great facility, and be adjudicated by a panel of musicians who have experienced success in the teaching field, as well as being trained adjudicators.

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The Emerald Coast Marching Classic is a single-performance marching band festival in which Superior ratings are awarded in the areas of Overall Band, Percussion, Color Guard, and Drum Major. There is an additional opportunity for a pre-contest, judged exhibition for bands who wish to have the added opportunity to perform and acquire input for their programs.

Classes are based upon number of performing winds
1A 1-29 Winds
2A 30-44 Winds
3A 45-64 Winds
4A 65-89 Winds
5A 90+ Winds

ECMC Judges 2021:
Band Judge: Jay McArthur, Madison, MS
Band Judge: Kelly Dorsey, Lake Butler, FL
Band Judge: TBA
Percussion: Andy Sanders, Oxford, MS
Color Guard: Gary Graves, Hattiesburg, MS
Drum Major: Emelia Addeo, Niceville, FL

Please make checks to Choctawhatchee High School Band Boosters.
Performance order with classes is determined by date of receipt of registration.
Remittance of entry fee is expected prior to performance.

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