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The Union City Invitational is a quality marching band competition that supports the needs of today’s music education students. Out event is designed to place focus on the positive aspect and benefits of performance. We choose judges that are second to none while providing an atmosphere that is positive and electric. The 2023 Union City Invitational will take place September 23th. This EARLY date was chosen in order to give you and your staff an early read with quality input and feedback. Often times your best input comes late in the season when it is too late to react and consider altering techniques or design issues which could make a huge difference in the success of your students. We look forward to sharing this great experience with you and your students.
Music Ensemble | Mike Garnand
Music Individual | John Easley
Music Effect | David Aydelott
Visual Ensemble | Jereme Frey
Visual Individual | Taylor Rock
Visual General Effect | JR Seals
Percussion | Ryan Wilkerson
Drum Major |Delana Easley
Color Guard | Blaine Bomar
The Union City Invitational judges are well-established experts in the music education, marching and pageantry field with their educational philosophy and background taken into consideration as much as their career accomplishments. Bands receive recorded evaluation and score sheets from each judge. The emphasis is on the input the judge offers into the band’s program via the recorded evaluation. The UCI adjudication system is based on TBA Marching band Evaluation System. We use a (6) person adjudication panel using all of the sheets, the three (3) music captions receive 200 points each with the Visual Performance Individual and the Visual Performance Ensemble scores averaged for a possible 200 points and the Visual Effect caption receiving the other 200 points. The final score is achieved by multiplying the total points earned by .10. You can see detailed information about this system as well as sample sheets at this TBA link. http://www.tennesseebandmasters.org/marching-band/
Along with the standard Visual and Music captions, we will be evaluating Color Guard, Percussion, and Drum Majors. We will be using the TBA Score Sheets for these various captions. Please see link above to look in detail.
Bands are classified by the number of WINDS for contest.
Band Classifications will be modified after Registration closes.
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Dyersburg High School | Dyersburg, TN
Huntingdon High School | Huntingdon, TN
South Side High School | Jackson, TN
West Carroll Jr. / Sr. High School | Atwood, TN
Ripley High School | Ripley, TN
Peabody High School | Trenton, TN
North Side High School | Jackson, TN
Chester County High School | Henderson, TN
Brighton High School | Brighton, TN
Camden Central High School | Camden, TN
Riverside High School | Decaturville, TN
Paragould High School | Paragould, AR
Dyer County High School | Newbern, TN
Lexington High School | Lexington, TN
South Gibson County High School | Medina, TN
Halls High School | Halls, TN
Henry County High School | Paris, TN
Marshall County High School | Benton, KY
Waverly Central High School | Waverly, TN
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2023 Union City Invitational Schedule
1305 High School Drive, Union City, Tennessee 38261, United States