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Grenada Band Awards-Grand Champion or First in Class Awards


Grenada Band has a consistent record of accomplishments, reaching the benchmark of obtaining 62 Grand Championship or Best in Class awards in eight states. In 1997 Grenada Band was designated as the National High School Band of the Year. The following is a listing of most of the Grand Championship or First in Class Awards (at most competitions, they received both).

2012 US Bands- Mississippi Regional
2009 USSBA Southern States Championship
2008 59th and 60th Grand Championship or First in Class Award in band festivals in US Scholastic Band Association - Alpharetta, GA and Tennessee Valley Invitational-Muscle Shoals, AL (The Challenge Cup from Muscle Shoals was retired to stay with Grenada Band since this was the third time we won this award.)
2007 57th and 58th Grand Championship or First in Class Award in band festivalsin Tennessee Valley Invitational - Muscle Shoals, AL Gold Medal Classic; Gold Medal Classic in Perkinston, MS
2006-Grenada High School Band wins 56th Grand Championship or First in Class Award in Red Carpet Invitational - Vicksburg, MS
2005- 53rd, 54th, and 55 Grand Championship or First in Class Award in band festivals 2005 Class 5A State Champions-Mississippi High School Activities Assoc.

2005 Diamond of the Delta Marching Invitational-Cleveland, MS, Wolfe River Marching Classic-Cordova, Tennessee
2004 Class 5A State Champions-Mississippi High School Activities Assoc.
2004 TN Valley Invitational Marching Competition, Muscle Shoals, Alabama
2002 West Memphis Marching Classic, West Memphis, Arkansas
2002 Old South Marching Festival, Atlanta, Georgia
2001 Southwest Mississippi Marching Band Festival, Summit, Mississippi
2001 Dixie Marching Band Championship, Booneville, Mississippi
2000 Pearl Invitational Marching Championship, Pearl, Mississippi
2000 Wolf River Marching Classic, Cordova, Tennessee
1999 Wolf River Marching Classic, Cordova, Tennessee
1999 South Central Marching Classic, Homewood, Alabama
1999 Southern Star Music Festival, Atlanta, Georgia
1998 Jackson Central Merry Invitational, Jackson, Tennessee
1998 Northshore Camellia Marching Band Festival, Slidell, Louisiana
1998 Mississippi Marching Championship, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1996 Camallia Marching Festival, Slidell, Louisiana
1996 Mississippi Marching Championship, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1996 West Memphis Arkansas Marching Festival, West Memphis, Arkansas
1995 Northeast Mississippi Marching Contest, Booneville, Mississippi
1995 West Memphis Arkansas Marching Festival, West Memphis, Arkansas
1994 Contraband Festival (Jazz, Concert, Parade), Lake Charles, Louisiana
1994 Central Arkansas Invitational Marching Festival, Little Rock, Arkansas
1993 Northeast Mississippi Marching Contest, Booneville, Mississippi
1993 Central Arkansas Invitational Marching Festival, Little Rock, Arkansas
1992 Mid-South Invitational Marching Contest, Memphis, Tennessee
1992 Arkansas State Invitational Marching Contest, Jonesboro, Arkansas
1992 Northeast Mississippi Marching Contest, Booneville, Mississippi
1991 Arkansas State Invitational Marching Contest, Jonesboro, Arkansas
1991 West Memphis Marching Contest, West Memphis, Arkansas
1991 Northeast Mississippi Marching Contest, Booneville, Mississippi
1990 Arkansas State Invitational Marching Contest, Jonesboro, Arkansas
1990 Gateway Music Festivals (Concert), Atlanta, Georgia
1989 Arkansas State Invitational Marching Contest, Jonesboro, Arkansas
1989 Bands of America, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1989 Northeast Mississippi Marching Contest, Booneville, Mississippi
1988 Mid-South Invitational Marching Contest, Memphis, Tennessee
1988 Mississippi Invitational Marching Festival, Tupelo, Mississippi
1988 ContraBand Days Band Festival, Lake Charles, Louisiana
1987 Mid-South Invitational Marching Contest, Memphis, Tennessee
1987 Mid-South Invitational Marching Contest, Memphis, Tennessee
1986 Mid-South Invitational Marching Contest, Memphis, Tennessee
1985 Marching Bands of America, Jonesboro, Arkansas
1985 Marching Bands of America, Houston, Texas
1985 Delta State Invitational Marching Contest, Cleveland, Mississippi
1984 Invitational Marching Contest, Cleveland, Mississippi
1984 Veteran’s Day Marching Festival, Birmingham, Alabama
1986 Six Flags Contest (Concert and Marching), St. Louis, Missouri
1982 Delta State Invitational Marching Contest, Cleveland, Mississippi
1982 Delta Band Festival (Parade), Greenwood, Mississippi
1983 Contraband Days Band Festival (Field, Concert, Parade), Lake Charles, Louisiana
1981 Tupelo Band Festival, (Parade), Tupelo, Mississippi
1980 Delta Band Festival, (Parade), Greenwood, Mississippi