On Saturday, Oct. 17, the Carroll Dragon Marching Band received the highest possible ratings at the Region 24 UIL marching contest, held at Tommy Standridge Stadium in Carrollton. The band was awarded “Superior – 1st Divisions” from all 3 judges.
The competition judges spoke very highly of the Carroll Dragon Marching Band, calling them a “very fine ensemble – brass sound is great, superb woodwinds, and great oriental percussion.” Additional judges commented that the “band has superb marching fundamentals” and a “wonderful visual/drill design.”
The Region 24 UIL competition marks the third consecutive weekend that the Dragon Marching Band has participated in an area competition. The band will attend their final competition of the year this Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Duncanville Marching Invitational. The Dragon Band is scheduled to perform at 11:45 a.m.