It’s mid-October and that means…. we’ve started the Indy Tour and are ready to tackle the state of Indiana and the nation. Watch out – it’s KNIGHT TIME!!!!
View our Contests page for full Contest results and to see where you can find us competing next.
10/14/17: WAY TO GO CMK! Our Castle Marching Knights performed in Greenwood, IN at Center Grove High School on Saturday 10/14 for the ISSMA Regional competition in the Open Class A category. We received a “Gold” Rating, with “Distinction” in the Music Category. This rating has qualified us to advance to ISSMA Semi-State Competition to be held on 10/28 at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. Look for the invitation for the Fan Bus and join us as we cheer on our Castle Marching Knights!
9/30/17: CONGRATULATIONS CMK! Our very own CMK put on two great competition performances along with a beautiful encore performance at Murray State University on Saturday 9/30/17! Check the Contests page for our ratings from Saturday’s performance. So many hard-working bands performed in this Festival and we truly enjoyed every performance. We are happy to be part of this wonderful experience and wish all bands who participated best of luck with the rest of the season!
9/23/17: CONGRATULATIONS CMK! Our awesome Marching Knights had 2 amazing competition performances along with a beautiful encore performance at Austin Peay on Saturday 9/23/17, and are the BOA Regional Champs for only the 3rd time in Castle History! Check the Contests page for our ratings from Saturday’s performance.
The Castle Marching Band program has achieved great success .The 2016 season included:
- The Indy 500 Parade
- Castle Invitational Night Show
- BOA Clarksvile- 1st place in both prelims and finals for the first time in school history
- ISSMA State Finals -finished in the top 4 two consecutive years for the first time in school history
- BOA Indy Super Regional – Class Champion two consecutive years for the first time in school history. Achieved highest BOA placement of 4th in prelims with highest score to date. First time placing ahead of 2 Grand National 2015 Finalists
- BOA Grand Nationals – 3rd place in Class, 10th Overall Semi-Finals- highest in school history. 10th Overall in FINALS with the highest score in school history of 91.05
The CMK have been an ISSMA state finalist 26 years and was in the top 5 nine times.
The CMK have been named Class Champions in the BOA Regional competitions in 2001, 2015, and 2106 and were name Regional Champions in 2014 and 2016.
The CMK have made Semi-Finals 7 out of 8 times at BOA Grand National Competitions with the highest ranking 10th in 2016 and 3rd in Class. The CMK competed in their first BOA Grand National FINALS Competition in 2016.