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Tournament of Bands Chapter X serves northern and central New Jersey as well as southeastern New York including
NJ counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Northern Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex & Union. New York counties of Bronx, Kings, Suffolk, Nassau, Queens & Westchester

All bands, colorguards, and percussion ensembles, regardless of size and location, are welcome to perform at TOB Chapter X shows. TOB is focused on providing a positive and educational experience for all performing units. We can meet the needs of all performing units by providing separate adjudication for Open Class, Class A and Festival Class units. If your unit wishes to perform at a Chapter X show, please contact the show coordinator or Chapter Coordinator Ray Troxell for information.

2014 Chapter 10 Marching Band Schedule

September 20, Sat - Jefferson Twp HS - 6 PM
September 27, Sat - Matawan Regional HS - 4 PM
October 4, Sat - Ramsey HS - 6:30 PM
October 5, Sun - Madison HS - 1 PM
October 11, Sat - Roselle Park HS - 6 PM
October 12, Sun - Governor Livingston HS - 12 PM
October 18, Sat - TOB NJ State Championships - Toms River North HS - 1 PM
October 19, Sun - Chapter 10 Championships - West Essex HS - 1 PM


Passaic HS led by BD Chris Rusca and his staff scored a 92.98 to to come from third place in the Semi Finals to becoming the First Chapter 10 Wildwood ACC Indoor Champion in years. This was an extremely competitive groups of SAG units. The difference in the finals between 3rd and First was .77.

Also placing in the Scholastic "A" Finals were:
Hillsbourgh HS, 7th Place - 88.11
Matawan HS, 14th Place - 83.9

Finishing in the Prelims of SAG with outstanding efforts were West Essex HS & North Plainfield HS

The Chapter entered 5 Units in Scholastic A - An outstanding effort for the Rebuilding TIA 10 of Chapter Coord. Cliff Fitzgerald

In Independent Novice Guard the always popular East Side of Newark led by Gene Grant once again made it to the Finals and placed 5th with a 77.89. Ed Bopp and his Fusion Guard back in TIA finished the season in the Independent "A" Guard Prelims scoring their highest TIA score of the year - 81.55

Chapter 10 was represented by 2 Percussion Ensembles both of whom made it to the Finals of their respective groups:
Passaic High School - 4th Place Scholastic "A" Finals - 90.9
West Essex HS - 8th place in Scholastic Novice Finals - 86.25

This was an extremely strong showing by the ever growing Chapter 10 Indoor. It is anticipated that we will have three regular season shows in 2015 along with the chapter championshis at West Essex HS on Sunday April 26, 2015.

Chapter Coordinator, Ray Troxell - 973-409-4038 (phone/fax) - N8230@aol.com
Assistant Coordinator, Dan Groth - mjgroth@aol.com
Indoor Coordinator, Cliff Fitzgerald - clijoker@optonline.net



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