Invitational

Big Blue Invitational

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The Big Blue Marching Band gives their exhibition performance during the 34th Annual Invitational on September 24, 2016.

September 2017

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 $6 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, 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 beveragesprograms, and T-shirts for sale.

Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend this event. The performances are amazing, and fun for the whole family.

2016 Flyer (PDF)

Volunteers are needed for this event. Learn more.

Past Champions

2016

  • A – Potomac HS
  • AA – Woodbridge Senior HS
  • AAA – Loudon County HS
  • AAAA – Robinson Secondary HS

2015

  • A– James Monroe HS
  • AA– Liberty HS (Bealeton)
  • AAA– King George HS
  • AAAA– Loudoun County HS
  • AAAAA– Battlefield HS
  • Orange Division Champion– Lee-Davis HS
  • Blue Division Champion– Loudoun County HS
  • Grand Champion– Loudoun County HS

2014

  • A– Patrick Henry HS (Ashland)
  • AA– Stafford HS
  • AAA– Loudoun County HS
  • AAAA– Battlefield HS
  • AAAAA– W.T. Woodson HS
  • Orange Division Champion– Stafford HS
  • Blue Division Champion– Battlefield HS
  • Grand Champion– Battlefield HS

2013

  • A– Stafford HS
  • AA– Brooke Point HS
  • AAA– Mountain View HS
  • AAAA– W.T. Woodson HS
  • Orange Division Champion– Brooke Point HS
  • Blue Division Champion– W.T. Woodson HS
  • Grand Champion– W.T. Woodson HS

2012

  • A– Rappahannock County HS
  • AA– Stafford HS
  • AAA– Stone Bridge HS
  • AAAA– W.T. Woodson HS
  • Orange Division Champion– Stafford HS
  • Blue Division Champion– W.T. Woodson HS
  • Grand Champion– W.T. Woodson HS

2011

  • A– Rappahannock County HS
  • AA– Manassas Park HS
  • AAA– South County SS
  • AAAA– Stone Bridge HS
  • Orange Division Champion– Rappahannock County HS
  • Blue Division Champion– South County SS
  • Grand Champion– South County SS

2010

  • A– Eastern View HS
  • AA– South County SS
  • AAA– Mountain View HS
  • AAAA– West Potomac HS
  • Orange Division Champion– South County SS
  • Blue Division Champion– West Potomac HS
  • Grand Champion– South County SS

2009

  • A– Rappahannock County HS
  • AA– Harrisonburg HS
  • AAA (outside)– Stone Bridge HS
  • AAA (inside)– Albemarle HS
  • AAAA– Mountain View HS
  • AAAAA– Robinson SS
  • Orange Division Champion– Harrisonburg HS

2007

  • A– Gar-Field HS
  • AA– Chancellor HS
  • AAA– Loudoun County HS
  • AAAA– Forest Park HS
  • AAAAA– Robinson SS
  • Orange Division Champion– Chancellor HS
  • Blue Division Champion– Robinson SS
  • Grand Champion– Robinson SS

2006

  • A– Spotsylvania HS
  • AA– Culpeper County HS
  • AAA– Loudoun County HS
  • AAAA– Battlefield HS
  • AAAAA– W.T. Woodson HS
  • Orange Division Champion– Culpeper County HS
  • Blue Division Champion– Battlefield HS
  • Grand Champion– Battlefield HS

2004

  • A– Chancellor HS
  • AA– Loudoun County HS
  • AAA– Forest Park HS
  • AAAA– Oakton HS
  • Orange Division Champion– Loudoun County HS
  • Blue Division Champion– Oakton HS
  • Grand Champion– Oakton HS