The Liberty Drum Challenge

Congratulations to the 2016 Liberty Drum Challenge Winners!

1st Place  O'Fallon Township High School Band
2nd Place Belleville East High School Band
3rd Place Collinsville High School Band
4th Place Stauton High School Band
5th Place Mater Dei Marching Band

Additional Awards

Outstanding Musical Performance O'Fallon Township
Outstanding Marching Performance O'Fallon Township
Outstanding General Effects Performance O'Fallon Township

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Sincere thanks from America's Biggest Birthday Parade sponsored by VP of St. Louis to all the marching bands that participated in the 2016 Liberty Drum Challenge.  Every performance was excellent and reflected the hard work of band members.  To have so many bands in the Parade was fitting for America’s Biggest Birthday Parade!

Participating Bands in the 2016 Liberty Drum Challenge

Alton High School  Alton, Illinois
Belleville East High School Belleville, Illinois
Collinsville High School  Collinsville, Illinois
Hazelwood Central High School  Florissant, Missouri
Mater Dei Catholic High School  Breese, Illinois
McCluer South - Berkeley High School  Ferguson, Missouri
Normandy High School  Wellston, Missouri
O’Fallon Township High School  O’Fallon, Illinois
Staunton High School Staunton High School
Winfield High School  Winfield, Missouri

Non-Contest Bands

371st U.S. Army Band Springfield, Missouri
John Ford Highland Pipe Band St. Louis, Missouri

To participate in the 2017 or 2018 VP Parade Liberty Drum Challenge Click here for the Band Application. 

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