2019 Johnson City Regional


Prelims Results
View full prelims recap here.

Class A
1. Estill County H.S., KY
2. Ninety Six H.S., SC
3. Sullivan South H.S., TN

Music: Estill County H.S., KY
Visual: Estill County H.S., KY
GE: Estill County H.S., KY

Class AA
1. Bassett H.S., VA
2. Seymour H.S., TN
3. Easley H.S., SC

Music: Easley H.S., SC
Visual: Bassett H.S., VA
GE: Bassett H.S., VA

Class AAA
1. Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
2. Lafayette H.S., KY
3. Kennesaw Mountain H.S., GA

Music: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
Visual: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
GE: Kennesaw Mountain H.S., GA

Class AAAA
1. Green Hope H.S., NC
2. Ardrey Kell H.S., NC
3. Dorman H.S., SC

Music: Green Hope H.S., NC
Visual: Ardrey Kell H.S., NC
GE: Ardrey Kell H.S., NC

Finals Results
View full finals recap here.

1. (88.80) Lafayette H.S., KY
2. (88.75) Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
3. (86.40) Kennesaw Mtn H.S., GA
4. (83.10) Green Hope H.S., NC
5. (82.90) Cleveland H.S., NC
6. (81.35) Mooresville H.S., NC
7. (81.30) Bassett H.S., VA
8. (78.65) Estill County H.S., KY
9. (78.00) White Knoll H.S., SC
10. (75.20) Ardrey Kell H.S., NC

Music: Lafayette H.S., KY
Visual: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
GE: (tie) Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
and Lafayette H.S., KY

Returning 2018 Finalists (4)
2. Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
6. Bassett H.S., VA
9. White Knoll H.S., SC
10. Green Hope H.S., NC

Previous Champions
2018: Wando H.S., SC
2017: Fort Mill H.S., SC
2016: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
2015: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
2014: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
2013: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN

States Represented (8)
Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

The 2019 Johnson City Regional will be held Oct. 12 at the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center, also known as the Mini-Dome. Bands of America last held an event at the Mini-Dome in 2003.

Brief Preview
With the shift from the Carolinas over to East Tennessee, there's a pretty different contingent of bands competing this year. However, the absence of Wando and Fort Mill, should pave the way for a clear Dobyns-Bennett victory.

Dobyns-Bennett performs at the Grand National Championships on Nov. 10, 2018, at Lucas Oil Stadium. // Photo by Jeremiah Wooten
Bassett, Kennesaw Mountain, and Lafayette are a few of the groups aiming to walk away with a medal, but it'll be a close race. Each of these groups has their own strengths they bring, and it'll be interesting to see who's able to finish on top.

A couple other groups to pay attention to include Green Hope, Russell County, and White Knoll. These groups were all named regional finalists at 2018 events, and will be in the running to round out the top half of finals this year in Johnson City.

Medalist Predictions
1. Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
2. Kennesaw Mountain H.S., GA
3. Lafayette H.S., KY

Adjudication Panel
Music: Joseph Allison, Ed Argenziano, Brad Huneycutt, and Steve Kuske.
Visual: JR Carlisle, Kim Corney-Kuhn, and Phil Madden.
Chief: Gary Markham.

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