Recent Marching Band Awards and Honors

Recent Marching Band Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

The Air Academy High School Marching Band has been named grand champion, champion, or sweepstakes champion in over 50 marching band festivals/competition over the past decade.

2018 Rose Parade® Participating Band

Bands of America

• 2016 St. Louis Super Regional – Finalist

• 2015 St. Louis Super Regional – Finalist- AA class champion

• 2013 St. Louis Super Regional – Finalist

• 2011 San Antonio Super Regional-  AA class champion

• 2007 El Paso, TX Regional – Finalist- AAclasschampion – 2nd place overall

• 2006 Flagstaff, AZ Regional – Finalist – AAclasschampion -5th place overall

Colorado Bandmasters Association (CBA)

• 12 – CBA State Marching Band Championships

o 1994, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

o 29 Year consecutive state finalist

o 24 CBA Southern Region Championships

Festival Grand Champion Awards

  • Armed Forces Invitational Grand Champion 2010 and 2011
  • Cañon City Music & Blossom Festival Sweepstakes Winner 1995, 2013, 2014

o 1st place parade
o 1st place percussion

o 1st place color guard

Colorado West Marching Band Festival Sweepstakes Winner – 2014

o 1st place parade

o 1st place field show

  • Douglas County Marching Invitational 2008, 2010, 2011, 2015
  • Legacy Marching Band Festival Grand Champion 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Pomona Marching Band Festival Grand Champion 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Woodland Park Marching Invitational Grand Champion 2013 & 2014
  • Zia Marching Festival, University of New Mexico Grand Champion 2009 and 2012
  • Harrison Marching Invitational 2016, 2017 Parade Competition
  • Cañon City Music & Blossom Festival Parade Champion 1995, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Colorado State Fair Parade Champion 1991 & 2017
  • Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade 2017
  • Colorado West Festival Parade Champion 2014