Several local high school marching bands will compete in this year's Chippewa Valley High School SMB Invitational. Bands are scored on Music Performance, Marching Performance, Percussion and Auxiliary.
Scholastic Marching Band contests use a four judge scoring system, two music totaling 60 points (30 music performance / 30 music effect) and two visual totaling 40 points (20 performance / 20 effect). There are captions for Auxiliary and Percussion, 20 points each. Their score is not counted in the overall scoring but used for best in class and for Achievement of Excellence awards.