For the second straight weekend in October, area high school bands will be competing against each other. For the past 8 years, the Waldron Band Program has hosted the Bulldog Invitational. Sixteen High School bands from Arkansas and Oklahoma will compete for grand champion at Bulldog Stadium. The marching contest is limited to bands with 80 wind players or less.
The Bulldog Marching Invitational will be awarding 1st and 2nd division trophies for Color Guard, Percussion, Drum Major, and overall Band. In each class, 1st and 2nd place trophies will be given. Their will also be awards for most outstanding Color Guard, Percussion, Drum Major, and Soloist. The Contest will also have a People’s Choice trophy and a Grand Champion trophy, along with a first runner-up and a second runner-up.