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UIL Marching Contest

Updated: October 28, 2019


Update:


The Weiss High School Marching Band has advanced to the UIL state marching competition. Weiss finished in the top three at the UIL Class 5A Area D Marching Band Contest, Saturday at The Pfield, to advance to state.
 
The state competition takes place Nov. 4-6 at The Alamodome in San Antonio. Weiss is scheduled to perform Monday, Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. during the Class 5A preliminary round.
 
Connally and Pflugerville high school bands finished fourth and fifth, respectively, at the area contest Saturday. Eighteen schools competed at Area.

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Pflugerville ISD will host the UIL Class 5A Area D Marching Band Contest on Saturday at The Pfield.
 
The UIL Area D Marching Band Contest will begin at 11:30 a.m. and feature Class 5A bands from Regions 8, 12, 18 and 26 that received Division I ratings in their respective regional competitions. Also slated to perform is the Texas State University Bobcat Marching Band, scheduled for a 5 p.m. show.
 
All four Pflugerville ISD high school bands received Division I ratings Oct. 19 at the UIL Region 26 Marching Contest in Austin. Division I is the highest rating awarded by the judges in UIL competition. 
 
This year is a UIL State Marching Band Contest year for Class 5A, 3A and 1A, meaning Connally, Pflugerville and Weiss high schools each advanced to the Area D Marching Contest. Hendrickson is a Class 6A school. 
 
Connally received its Division I rating for its show “As Above So Below…”. PHS performed its show “Villain” and Weiss’ show “The Golden Goddess” earned the Wolves their Division I. Hendrickson received its Division I rating for its show “Music for a Decadent People.”

At least seven bands will advance to the area finals, which begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Pfield. According to UIL rules, three will advance to the state contest.
 
Tickets to the UIL Area D Marching Band Contest are $5.
 
Below is the Area D Marching Band Contest schedule: 

UIL Class 5A Area D Marching Band Contest