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16th Annual 

Tiger Ambush Classic

September 21, 2024

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  Early Bird Entry Fee: $250

(If paid by July 1st) 

Entry Fee: $300 

     

Please make Checks payable to:  

Edwardsville High School Band Boosters

                             

Registration Deadline:  September 1st,  2024

2024 Participating Bands

Belleville East HS

Civic Memorial HS

Francis Howell HS

Francis Howell North HS

Highland HS

Lafayette HS

Mattoon HS

Northwest HS

O'Fallon Township HS

Parkway North HS

Parkway South HS

Parkway West HS

Pekin Community HS

Salem HS

Timberland HS

Highlights Include:

 

·        Two Award Ceremonies (1 for A/AA and 1      

           for AAA/AAAA)

 

·         Artificial field turf performance field

 

·        Fully lined music/physical warm-up fields

 

·        Excellent Judging Panel

 

·        Early Afternoon/ evening contest

 

·        Easy access to interstate 70, 55, and 270

 

·        Great Concessions 

 

·        Classification by Band Size (winds and 

         percussion)

 

 

Trophies awarded for:

 

·        1st, 2nd, 3rd place in each class

 

·        Outstanding Percussion in class

 

·        Outstanding Color Guard in class

 

·        Outstanding Music in class

 

·        Outstanding Visual  in class

.        Grand Champion class A/AA

.        Grand Champion class AAA/AAAA

2024 Judging Panel

 

Music - TBD

Music - TBD

Music Effect - TBD

Visual - TBD

Visual GE - TBD

Color Guard - TBD

Percussion - TBD

 

Contact Information 

 

Ryan Lipscomb

Director of Bands - Contest Coordinator

Edwardsville High School 

email : rlipscomb@ecusd7.org

 

 

Joy McRae

Contest Coordinator

email: tigerambushclassic@gmail.com

 

Band Room 

618-655-6766

 

Edwardsville High School

6161 Center Grove Rd. Edwardsville, IL. 62025 

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Previous Award Winners 

(click on the highlighted years to view the recaps)

2023

A/AA Grand Champion -------- Marquette 

AAA/AAAA Grand Champion - O'Fallon Township

2022

A/AA Grand Champion -------- Mehlville 

AAA/AAAA Grand Champion - Rockwood Summit

2021

A/AA Grand Champion----------Marquette

AAA/AAAA Grand Champion---O'Fallon Township

2019

A/AA Grand Champion----------Lafayette

AAA/AAAA Grand Champion---O'Fallon Township

2018

A/AA Grand Champion----------Lafayette

AAA/AAAA Grand Champion---O'Fallon Township

2017

A/AA Grand Champion----------Lafayette

AAA/AAAA Grand Champion---O'Fallon Township

2016

Grand Champion----------O'Fallon Township

2015

 

Grand Champion----------Belleville East

 

2014

Grand Champion---------- O'Fallon Township

 

2013

 

Grand Champion---------- O'Fallon Township

 

2012

Class A

 

1st - Wesclin (Visual, Aux)

2nd - Winfield (Music, Perc)

3rd - Carlyle 

 

Class AA

 

1st - Murphysboro (Visual, Music)

2nd - Carterville

3rd - Salem (Perc, Aux)

 

 

Class AAA

 

1st - Windsor C-1 (Visual, Music -tie)

2nd - Mater Dei ( Perc)

3rd - Robinson (Aux)

 

Class AAAA

 

1st - Granite City (All Captions)

2nd - Seckman

3rd - Effingham

 

 

 

Grand Champion----------Granite City

 

2011

Class A

 

1st - Winfield (Music)

2nd - Salem (Visual, Perc, Aux)

3rd - Wesclin (DM)

 

Class AA

 

1st - Mehlville (Visual, Music, Perc)

2nd - Hillsboro (Aux) 

3rd - Collinsville

Centralia (DM)

 

 

Class AAA

 

1st - Granite City (Visual, Music, Aux)

2nd - Timberland (DM)

3rd - Seckman

Effingham (perc)

 

Class AAAA

 

1st - O'Fallon Township (Visual, Music, Perc, Aux, DM)

2nd - Belleville East

3rd - Masoutah 

 

 

 

Grand Champion----------O'Fallon Township

 

2010

Class A

 

1st - Desoto (Visual, Music, Aux)

2nd - Massac County 

3rd - Winfield

Salem (perc, DM)

 

 

Class AA

 

1st - Mehlville (Visual, Music)

2nd - Hillsboro (Perc, Aux)

3rd - Windsor

Northwest (DM)

 

 

Grand Champion A/AA ---------- Mehlville

 

 

Class AAA

 

1st - Granite City (Visual, Music, Aex, DM)

2nd - Effingham (Perc)

3rd - Timberland

 

Class AAAA

 

1st - O'Fallon (Music)

2nd - Normal West 

3rd - Frances Howell Central

Rockwood Summit (Visual, Perc, Aux, DM)

 

 

 

Grand Champion AAA/AAAA ---------- O'Fallon Township

 

2009

Class A

 

1st - Northwest (Visual, Music, Perc, Aux)

2nd - Desoto (DM)

3rd - Wesclin

 

Class AA

 

1st - Mehlville (Visual, Music, Perc, Aux)

2nd - Seckman

3rd - Timberland (DM)

 

 

Class AAA

 

1st - Granite City (Music, Aux)

2nd - Effingham (Visual, DM)

3rd - Triad (Perc)

 

Class AAAA

 

1st - Blue Springs (Music, Perc, Aux, DM)

2nd - O'Fallon (Visual)

3rd - Belleville East

 

 

 

Grand Champion----------Blue Springs

 

2008

Class A

 

1st - Northwest

2nd - Centralia (DM)

3rd - Salem (Aux)

Desoto (Perc)

Wesclin (Music)

 

Class AA

 

1st - Waterloo (Music, Aux, DM)

2nd - Robinson (Perc)

3rd - Timberland

 

 

Class AAA

 

1st - Mehlville (Music, Aux)

2nd - Triad (Perc)

3rd - Effingham (DM)

 

Class AAAA

 

1st - Belleville East (Music, Perc, DM)

2nd - Alton (Aux)

3rd - Hazelwood West

 

 

 

Grand Champion----------Belleville East

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