UPDATE: Woodson took first place! The 2021 Big Blue Invitational will be held on Saturday, September 25th.
North Stafford hosts a band invitational every September. Judges include: retired directors with wide-ranging experience; university music educators; and world class DCI staff.
Pricing is $10 for general admission.
Guests over 60 get a $1 discount. NSHS students, staff, and faculty also get a $1 discount with their school ID. Middle school students from Rodney Thomson, H.H. Poole, Stafford Middle, Shirley Heim and A.G. Wright can enter for free, if they wear their official band t-shirt, or show their ID card.
There will also be baked goods, concessions, cold beverages, and programs for sale.
Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend this event. The performances are amazing, and fun for the whole family.
Schedule of Events
|A||Brooke Point High School||Tyler Thompson||6:00 PM|
|A||Massaponax High School||Corey Kock||6:15 PM|
|AA||Mountain View High School||Gene Welch||6:30 PM|
|AA||Stafford High School||Austin Nicholas||6:45 PM|
|AAA||Colonial Heights||Kyle Flohre||7:20 PM|
|AAA||King George High School||Tommy Daniels||7:35 PM|
|AAAA||W.T. Woodson High School||Aaron Morgan & Noah Freeman||7:50 PM|
North Stafford High School, Director Chris Mallory, Performance Time 8:15 PM
CNU Marching Captains, Director John Lopez, Performance Time 8:30 PM
AWARDS at 9:15 PM
Check out the past Champions HERE
North Stafford High School
839 Garrisonville Rd
Stafford, VA 22554
ITINERARY FOR BAND STUDENTS
- 1:00pm – Rehearsal
- 3:00pm – Rehearsal ends; eat, pack, load (bring lunch)
- 5:00pm – Depart WTW
- 6:00pm – Arrive; unload, RR
- 6:45pm – Warm Up
- 7:40pm – Gate Time
- 7:50pm – Performance Time
- 9:15pm – Awards
- 9:45pm – Load buses, Depart
- 10:30pm – Arrive at WTW, unload, clean room, dismiss