Awards & Honors

The following is a brief list of the activities of the Foothill High School Band Department. Awards and Accolades are listed in reverse chronological order beginning with the current school year and ending with the 2014-2015 school year.

Acronyms:

MBOS = Marching Band Open Series (Regional Marching Band Competition Circuit)

BOA = Bands of America (National Marching Band Competition Circuit)

WBA = Western Band Association (Regional Marching Band Competition Circuit)

WGI = Winter Guard International (International Color Guard and Percussion Circuit)

WGASC = Winter Guard Association of Southern California (California and Nevada Circuit)

ADLA = American Drum Line Association (Regional Percussion Circuit)

CCSD = Clark County School District (5th Largest School District in the Nation – Nevada)

SNBA = Southern Nevada Band Association (Local Band Directors Association)

2019 – 2020

Wind Symphony – Performed World Premier in Iglesia de la Madeleine in Paris, France

Symphonic Band – Performed in Iglesia de la Madeleine in Paris, France

Jazz Ensembles – Participant in the Sainte-Mere-Eglise Festivities in Normandy, France

Wind Symphony – Performed in St. John’s Smith Square in London, England

Symphonic Band – Performed in St. John’s Smith Square in London, England

Marching Band – Participant in the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy, France

Marching Band – Class 4A Champions – BOA Regional Championships in Flagstaff, Arizona

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Showdown at Silverado in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 2nd Place – MBOS Tournament on the Turf in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – WBA Super Show in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – Finalist – BOA Regional Championships in St. George, Utah

Marching Band – Champions – MBOS Championships in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – Henderson WinterFest Parade in Henderson, NV

CCSD Regional Honor Bands – 39 Students Selected

CCSD District Honor Bands – 33 Students Selected

Jazz Ensembles – Performed The Nutcracker Suite by Peter Tchaikovsky/Duke Ellington

SNBA Honor Jazz Bands – 3 Students Selected

NMEA All-State Ensembles – 18 Students Selected (More than any other comprehensive Nevada school)

Jazz Ensembles – Participant – Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

NMEA Solo & Ensemble Command Performance Finalists: 12 students selected

Wind Symphony – Superior Ratings at the Las Vegas Concert Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Symphonic Band – Superior Ratings at the Las Vegas Concert Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Drum Line – Performed at the Birthday Celebration for Guy Fieri at the Linq in Las Vegas, NV

Drum Line – 1st Place – ADLA Competition at Sunrise Mountain HS in North Las Vegas, NV

Drum Line – 2nd Place – WGI Regional in Temecula, CA

Color Guard – Participant – WGASC Classification Show at Sierra Vista HS in Las Vegas, NV

Color Guard – 3rd Place – WGASC Competition at Sunrise Mountain HS in North Las Vegas, NV

Color Guard – 2nd Place – WGASC Competition at Arbor View HS in Las Vegas, NV

Color Guard – Finalist – WGI Regional in San Diego, CA

2018-2019

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Henderson BandFest in Henderson, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Showdown at Silverado in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Tournament on the Turf in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – WBA Super Show in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – Finalist – BOA Regional Championships in Valley Glen, CA

Marching Band – Finalist – MBOS Championships in Las Vegas, NV

CCSD Regional Honor Bands – 34 Students Selected

CCSD District Honor Bands – 26 Students Selected

SNBA Honor Jazz Bands – 3 Students Selected

NMEA All-State Ensembles – 17 Students Selected (More than any other comprehensive Nevada school.)

Drum Line – Finalist – WGI Percussion Regional in Temecula, CA

Drum Line – Finalist – WGI Percussion Regional in Phoenix, AZ

Drum Line – Finalist – WGI West Power Regional in San Bernadino, CA

Drum Line – 1st Place – ADLA Competition at Arbor View HS in Las Vegas, NV

Drum Line – Open Class Champions – ADLA Las Vegas Championships at Foothill HS in Henderson, NV

JV Color Guard – WGASC HS A Champions – WGASC Las Vegas Championships at Foothill HS, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Sunrise Mountain HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Arbor View HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – Finalist – WGI Regional in Phoenix, AZ

Varsity Color Guard – Semi-Finalist – WGI West Power Regional in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – Scholastic A Champions – WGASC Las Vegas Championships at Foothill HS, NV

Jazz Ensembles – Participant – Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Ensembles – Participant – Reno Jazz Festival in Reno, NV

Jazz Ensembles – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Henderson, NV

Concert Ensemble – Superior Ratings at the SNBA Intermediate Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Concert Band – Superior Ratings at the SNBA Intermediate Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Wind Symphony – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Advanced Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

2017-2018

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Henderson BandFest in Henderson, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Showdown at Silverado in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Tournament on the Turf in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – WBA Super Show in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – Finalist – BOA Regional Championships in St. George, UT

Marching Band – Champions – MBOS Championships in Las Vegas, NV

CCSD District Honor Bands – 35 Students Selected (More than any other comprehensive school.)

NMEA All State Ensembles – 14 Students Selected

SNBA Honor Jazz Bands – 3 Students Selected

Wind Symphony – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Advanced Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Symphonic Band – Superior Ratings at the SNBA Intermediate Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Concert Band – Superior Ratings at the SNBA Intermediate Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Ensemble – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Lab Band – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Ensemble – Participant – Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Lab Band – Participant – Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – 1st Place – ADLA Desert Pines Competition in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – Finalist – WGI West Power Regional in San Bernadino, CA

Indoor Drum Line – Finalist – WGI Regional in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – Champions – ADLA Nevada Championships in Henderson, NV

Indoor Drum Line – Participant – WGI Percussion World Championships in Dayton, OH

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Desert Pines HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Mojave HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – Finalist – WGI Regional in Phoenix, AZ

Varsity Color Guard – Finalist – WGI Regional in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – Champions – WGASC Las Vegas Championships in Las Vegas, NV

JV Color Guard – Finalist – WGI Regional in Las Vegas, NV

JV Color Guard – Regional A Champions – WGI Regional in Phoenix, AZ

JV Color Guard – 3rd Place – WGASC Competition at Mojave HS in Las Vegas, NV

JV Color Guard – 4th Place – WGASC Competition at Desert Pines HS in Las Vegas, NV

JV Color Guard – 3rd Place – WGASC Las Vegas Championships in Las Vegas, NV

2016-2017

Marching Band – Participant – Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, CA

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Henderson BandFest in Henderson, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Showdown at Silverado in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Summerlin Spectacular in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Las Vegas Invitational in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – Finalist – BOA Regional Championships in St. George, UT

Marching Band – Champions – MBOS Championships in Las Vegas, NV

CCSD District Honor Bands – 33 Students Selected (More than any comprehensive school.)

Wind Symphony – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Advanced Band Festival

Symphonic Band – Superior Ratings at the SNBA Intermediate Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Concert Band – Superior Ratings at the SNBA Intermediate Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Ensemble – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Lab Band – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Ensemble – Participant – Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival in Provo, UT

Jazz Lab Band – Participant – Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival in Provo, UT

Indoor Drum Line – 1st Place – ADLA Desert Oasis Competition in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – 1st Place – ADLA Desert Pines Competition in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – Finalist – WGI Percussion World Championships in Dayton, OH

Indoor Drum Line – Champions – WGI Regional in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – Champions – WGI West Power Regional in San Bernadino, CA

Indoor Drum Line – Champions – ADLA Nevada Championships in Henderson, NV

Varsity Color Guard – Participant – WGI West Power Regional in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Liberty HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Foothill HS in Henderson, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Desert Pines HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – Champions – WGASC Nevada Championships in Henderson, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 4th Place – WGASC Championships in Fountain Valley, CA

JV Color Guard – 5th Place – WGASC Competition at Foothill HS in Henderson, NV

JV Color Guard – 5th Place – WGASC Competition at Desert Pines HS in Las Vegas, NV

JV Color Guard – 5th Place – WGASC Nevada Championships at Foothill HS in Henderson, NV

JV Color Guard – 3rd Place – WGASC Championships in Marina, CA

2015-2016

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Henderson BandFest in Henderson, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Showdown at Silverado in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – Finalist – MBOS Las Vegas Invitational in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – Finalist – BOA Regional Championships in Long Beach, CA

Marching Band – Finalist – BOA Regional Championships in St. George, UT

Marching Band – Champions – MBOS Championships in Las Vegas, NV

Wind Symphony – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Advanced Band Festival

Symphonic Band – Superior Ratings at the SNBA Intermediate Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Ensemble – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Lab Band – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – 1st Place  – ADLA Competition at Liberty HS in Henderson, NV

Indoor Drum Line – 1st Place  – ADLA Competition at Durango HS in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – 1st Place  – ADLA Competition at Desert Oasis HS in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – Champions – ADLA Nevada Championships in Henderson, NV

Indoor Drum Line – Finalist – WGI Percussion World Championships in Dayton, OH

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Liberty HS in Henderson, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 2nd Place – WGASC Competition at Durango HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Desert Oasis HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 2nd Place – WGASC Nevada Championships in Henderson, NV

JV Color Guard – 3rd Place – WGASC Competition at Durango HS in Las Vegas, NV

JV Color Guard – 3rd  Place – WGASC Competition at Desert Oasis HS in Las Vegas, NV

JV Color Guard – 3rd Place – WGASC Nevada Championships in Henderson, NV

2014-2015

Marching Band – Participant – Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, NY

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Henderson BandFest in Henderson, NV

Marching Band – 1st Place – MBOS Showdown at Silverado in Las Vegas, NV

Marching Band – Finalist – BOA Regional Championships in Long Beach, CA

Marching Band – Finalist – BOA Regional Championships in St. George, UT

Marching Band – Finalist – MBOS Sounds Across the Valley in Las Vegas, NV

Wind Symphony – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Advanced Band Festival

Symphonic Band – Superior Ratings at the SNBA Intermediate Band Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Ensemble – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Jazz Lab Band – Superior Ratings at the CCSD Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, NV

Indoor Drum Line – Finalist – WGI Percussion World Championships in Dayton, OH

Indoor Drum Line – 1st Place at all four ADLA Competitions in Nevada

Varsity Color Guard – 2nd Place – WGASC Competition at Liberty HS in Henderson, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 3rd Place – WGASC Competition at Desert Oasis HS in Las Vegas, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 2nd Place – WGASC Nevada Championships in Henderson, NV

Varsity Color Guard – 6th Place – WGASC Championships in Fountain Valley, CA

JV Color Guard – 1st Place – WGASC Competition at Liberty HS in Henderson, NV

JV Color Guard – 2nd Place – WGASC Competition at Desert Oasis HS in Las Vegas, NV

JV Color Guard – 2nd Place – WGASC Nevada Championships in Henderson, NV

JV Color Guard – 2nd Place – WGASC Championships in Marina, CA