Chattahoochee High School hosts marching band competition Oct. 26

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Chattahoochee High School will host the USBands Marine Corps Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 26. Students from seven high school marching bands from Georgia and South Carolina will perform.

In addition to Chattahoochee performing its show, “Dreamcatcher,” the participating high schools include Alpharetta High School, Lambert High School, Peachtree Ridge High School, George Walton Academy, Riverwood High School and James F. Byrnes High School.

This is an exciting event for people of all ages. The competition will include bands competing in one of four classifications based on school size from Class I for the smallest school to Class VI for the largest schools.

The bands will be judged in a variety of categories set by USBands, including music, visual (marching and color guard components), effect and percussion and color guard. The scores in each category are added up to determine the winning bands.

Following the performances, a representative of the Marine Corps will present the awards.

The event will begin at 5:50 p.m. in the Chattahoochee High School stadium, 5230 Taylor Road, Johns Creek. Admission is $10. Children under the age of 6 will be admitted free.