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7th Annual Royal Marching Sound Machine Battle of the Bands
7th Annual Royal Marching Sound Machine Battle of the Bands
Christi Ginn
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Royal ISD hosted its 7th Annual “The Royal Marching Sound Machine Battle of the Bands” on Saturday, November 16, 2019. This event showcased several bands from across Texas in a battle to see who would take home the grand prize. Participants were Royal High School, Houston Milby High School, Katy Westpark High School, Eastside High School, West Orange Stark, and Austin Northeast Early College High School. 

Click here to view videos of each performance.

Brookshire Hyundai and Genesis of Brookshire donated funds to offset event expenses and to assist the RISD band. Thank you for partnering with RISD. 

Thank you to everyone who braved the cold to come support the Royal Marching Sound Machine and to the bands who traveled to compete. We look forward to seeing you at next year’s event.

Royal Marching Sound Machine

Overall Winner: Northeast Early College High School (Austin)

Contest results were as follows: 

Overall

  • 1st – NE Early College
  • 2nd – West Orange Stark
  • 3rd – Milby

Small Band

  • 1st– Milby
  • 2nd– Eastside
  • 3rd – Westpark

Large Band

  • 1st - NE Early College
  • 2nd – West Orange Stark

 Drum Major

  • 1st – West Orange Stark
  • 2nd - Westpark

 Dance/Auxiliary

  • 1st – West Orange Stark
  • 2nd – Milby
  • 3rd - Westpark

 Percussion

  • 1st – West Orange Stark
  • 2nd – NE Early College
  • 3rd - Milby