On Saturday, September 24th the EBFHS marching band competed at the Marching Dutch Invitational. The band placed 2nd in their class and brought home the caption award for top colorguard.
The EBFHS Marching Band has earned 35 consecutive division 1 ratings at State Marching Band contest; placed 1st at the Davis County Marching Band contest twenty-four times, placed 1st at the Marching Dutch Invitational nine of the last 13 years, placed 1st at Valleyfest Competition in West Des Moines twenty-five of the last last twenty-six years, placed 1st at the Valleyfest Showdown competition twenty-five of the last twenty-six years, and placed 1st at Mid-Iowa Band Championships twenty-one of the last twenty-six years. In addition to these accomplishments, the band has also competed at the Marion Marching Band Festival, the Linn-Mar Marching Band Festival, and the Urbandale Marching Band Festival, many times placing at the top of their class. Additionally, the band has also won numerous caption awards for Best Drumline, Best Hornline, Best Color Guard, Marching, Drum Major, and Soloist of the Day.