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Avon wins the 2023 Grand National Championship of the Bands of America



Indianapolis, Indiana – Following the 2023 Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium this past weekend, Avon’s marching band won first place and the gold.

Presenting 18 states – Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Georgia, Texas, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, North Carolina, Nevada, Missouri, Arizona, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Kansas, and Virginia – were more than 90 bands and nearly 15,000 high school students.

Over the course of two days, 93 high school marching bands competed in the BOA Grand National Championships. The bands were assessed by a group of nationally renowned marching band specialists and music instructors.

As stated on the Bands of America website, these are the complete results:

• Avon H.S., IN – 97.475
• Carmel: 97.275
• Hebron, Texas: 95.700
• Blue Springs, Missouri: 95.075
• The Woodlands, Texas: 95.025
• William Mason, Ohio: 94.350
• Pearland HS, Texas: 91.800
• Round Rock, Texas: 90.625
• Bentonville HS, Arkansas: 90.450
• Keller HS, Texas: 90.200
• Brownsburg: 89.350
• Fishers: 88.900

Outstanding Music Performance – Hebron H.S., TX
Outstanding Visual Performance – Avon H.S., IN
Outstanding General Effect – Avon H.S., IN



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