Awards Details

2016 AWARDS INFORMATION

PRELIMINARY AWARDS

Outstanding MNPS Band

Awarded to the highest scoring Metro Nashville Band in Preliminary Competition for each classification.

Color Guard

First Place Trophies will be awarded in each Class to the Guards reflecting the highest scores in Preliminary Competition.

Percussion

First Place Trophies will be awarded in each Class to the Percussion Lines reflecting the highest score in Preliminary Competition. 

Outstanding Music Performance

First Place Trophies will be awarded in both Small and Large Divisions to the band reflecting the highest music score in Preliminary Competition. 

Outstanding Visual Performance

First Place Trophies will be awarded in both Small and Large Divisions to the bands reflecting the highest visual score in Preliminary Competition. 

Outstanding General Effect Performance

First Place Trophies will be awarded in both Small and Large Divisions to the bands reflecting the highest general effect score in Preliminary Competition. 

Class Placement Awards

First and second place trophies will be given to the two highest overall scores in each Class in Preliminary Competition.

FINALS AWARDS

Morgan-Goodwin Memorial Color Guard Challenge Cup

A Challenge Cup will also be awarded to the highest scoring guard, regardless of class.  The Challenge Cup will be returned each year.

J. Jeff Beckman Outstanding Overall Percussion Trophy sponsored by Row-Loff Percussion

A Challenge Cup will be awarded to the highest scoring percussion regardless of class in Finals. This award will be returned each year. This award is named in recognition and honor of J. Jeff Beckman, Retired Director of Bands, for his many years of dedication and service to MCI and the McGavock High School Band.

Kenton J. Hull, Jr. Outstanding Overall Music Performance Trophy

The overall highest score regardless of class for music in finals will be awarded the outstanding overall music performance award. This award will be returned each year.  This award is named in memory of the founding band director at McGavock High School, Kenton J. Hull, Jr.

Rod Cameron Memorial Outstanding Visual Performance Trophy

The overall highest score regardless of class for visual performance in finals will be awarded the outstanding overall visual performance.  This award will be returned each year. This award is named in memory of an alumni parent who was very involved in the promotion of MCI, Rod Cameron.

Rep. Ben West Jr. Outstanding Overall General Effect Trophy

The overall highest score regardless of class for general effect in finals will be awarded the outstanding overall visual performance award. This award will be returned each year. This award is named in recognition and honor of Rep. Ben West, Jr. for his many years of service to MCI and the McGavock High School Band.

Finalist Placement Trophies

Finalist placement awards for the top 3 highest scoring bands will be given regardless of class. Other finalists will be given a finalist plaque.

Mayor’s Cup Trophies

A Mayor’s Cup will be awarded to the highest scoring finals band in Large Division Finals (Class AAAA and AAA).  An identical Mayor’s Cup will be awarded to the highest scoring band in Small Division (Class AA and A).  These trophies become the possession of the recipient for a period of one school year.  The winners of these awards will be asked to sign an agreement stating that they will be financially responsible for any damage or loss of said trophies.  A carrying case is provided for transportation of these awards. At the end of the school year, the trophies are returned to the McGavock High School Band and presented to the next contest winners.   Also, each band receiving a Mayor’s Cup will have their name engraved on the trophy permanently.