Fourteen bands competed Oct. 21 in the Dutchtown Marching Festival.
Expected afternoon thunderstorms forced event organizers to move the start time of the event from noon to 8 a.m.
East Ascension and St. Amant high school bands competed, and host Dutchtown high performed in exhibition.
St. Amant won the overall grand champion honor.
First-place winners by category and class included:
- Auxiliary (Class A), Parkview Baptist
- Auxiliary (AA), Slidell
- Auxiliary (AAA), East Ascension
- Auxiliary (AAAA), St. Amant
- Percussion (A), Lakeshore
- Percussion (AA), North Vermilion
- Percussion (AAA), East Ascension
- Percussion (AAAA), St. Amant
- Band (A), Parkview
- Band (AA), North Vermilion
- Band (AAA), East Ascension
- Band (AAAA), St. Amant