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VIDEO + GALLERY + RESULTS: Area schools earn honors at the Luverne Tri-State Band Festival

Marching bands from Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota competed in the 71st Annual Tri-State Band Festival Saturday.

Percussionists of the Worthington High School Band set and keep the beat as they compete in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Percussionists of the Worthington High School Band set and keep the beat as they compete in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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LUVERNE — Marching bands from Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota competed in the 71st Annual Tri-State Band Festival Saturday.

The Murray County Central High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Murray County Central High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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Class A

  • Parade Results: Murray County Central High School, first place; Garretson High School, second place.

Class AA

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  • Parade Results: Sioux Falls Christian High School, first place; West Central High School, second place.
  • Field Results: West Central High School, first place; Lennox High School, second place.
  • Honors: West Central High School, Outstanding Wind; West Central High School, Outstanding Percussion; West Central High School, Outstanding Auxiliary; West Central High School, Outstanding Drum Major.
    The Adrian-Ellsworth High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
    The Adrian-Ellsworth High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
    Tim Middagh/The Globe

Class AAA

  • Parade Results: Tea High School, first place; Stewartville High School, second place.
  • Field Results: Brookings High School, first place; O'Gorman High School, second place.
  • Honors: Brookings High School, Outstanding Wind; Brookings High School, Outstanding Percussion; Sioux Falls O'Gorman, Outstanding Auxiliary; Sioux Falls O'Gorman, Outstanding Drum Major.
    Pipestone Area Schools Marching Arrows compete in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
    Pipestone Area Schools Marching Arrows compete in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
    Tim Middagh/The Globe

Class AAAA

  • Parade Results: Worthington High School, first place.
  • Field Results: Brandon Valley High School, first place, Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School, second place.
  • Honors: Brandon Valley High School, Outstanding Wind; Brandon Valley High School, Outstanding Percussion; Brandon Valley High School, Outstanding Auxiliary; Brandon Valley High School, Outstanding Drum Major.
    George-Little Rock (Iowa) High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
    George-Little Rock (Iowa) High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
    Tim Middagh/The Globe

All Classes

  • K.M. Getman Award: West Central High School.
  • Parade Sweepstakes: Worthington High School.
  • Field Sweepstakes: Brandon Valley High School.
  • People's Choice - Parade: George-Little Rock High School.
  • People's Choice - Field: Lennox High School.
Luverne American Legion Post #123 and VFW Post #2757 present the colors before the Luverne Cardinals Middle School Band leads off the 71st Annual Tri-State Band Festival Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Luverne American Legion Post #123 and VFW Post #2757 present the colors before the Luverne Cardinals Middle School Band leads off the 71st Annual Tri-State Band Festival Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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A flautist in the Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band plays during the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
A flautist in the Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band plays during the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
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A row of woodwinds in the Worthington High School Band plays in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
A row of woodwinds in the Worthington High School Band plays in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The color guard of the Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The color guard of the Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The color guard of the Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The color guard of the Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Spirit of Worthington Trojan Marching Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
Pipestone Area Schools Marching Arrows compete in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Pipestone Area Schools Marching Arrows compete in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
Pipestone Area Schools Marching Arrows compete in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Pipestone Area Schools Marching Arrows compete in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
George-Little Rock (Iowa) High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
George-Little Rock (Iowa) High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
George-Little Rock (Iowa) High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
George-Little Rock (Iowa) High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The Murray County Central High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Murray County Central High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The Murray County Central High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Murray County Central High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The Murray County Central High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Murray County Central High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
Spectators cross to the other side of East Main Street during the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Spectators cross to the other side of East Main Street during the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The Adrian-Ellsworth High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Adrian-Ellsworth High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe
The Adrian-Ellsworth High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
The Adrian-Ellsworth High School Band competes in the 71st Luverne Tri-State Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.
Tim Middagh/The Globe

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