Eastern Illinois University Panther Marching Band Festival

On Saturday, the Marching Warriors competed in the Eastern Illinois University Panther Marching Band Festival. The band had their best performance of the season and swept all categories in the competition earning First Place in Class 5A along with Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Color Guard, and Drum Major scores. The band also took the top honors of GRAND CHAMPION out of 29 other bands in competition. Congratulations Marching Warriors on an awesome performance!! You make us very proud to be Warriors!!

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Edwardsville Tiger Ambush Classic

The band will perform “Steel City” at 8:00 pm.

Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Children 5 and under are free.

Edwardsville High School

6161 Center Grove Rd.

Edwardsville, Il. 62025



What are judges looking for? What judges are looking for when adjudicating a show, and how bands are classified.  You can read a full article on this website.






The first competition for Granite City High School Marching Warriors will be held this Saturday, 10th September!

Come and support your awesome band and watch them performing  “STEEL CITY

The band will depart GCHS at 4:30 pm and arrive at O’Fallon to prepare for competition. The expected time for our band to perform will be around 6:54 pm.

Here is detail information for the competition:

Admission: $8.00 Adults, Seniors (60+), and Students,  Free for children 5 and under, Cash only: there will be an ATM onsite

Location:      O’Fallon Township High School, 600 S. Smiley St. O’Fallon, Ill. 62269


“Meet Hall of Famer Kevin Greene Day”

We are very excited to celebrate the induction of Granite City’s very own Kevin Greene into the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame – Class of 2016. The GCHS Marching Warriors will host a “Meet Hall of Famer Kevin Greene Day” on Saturday, May 21st at 2:00PM in the GCHS Memorial Gymnasium. Doors open at 1:30PM.

Kevin Greene - Flyer 2016Your admission of $20 dollars will enter you into a drawing for a chance to win one of 10 autographed pictures of Kevin Greene. General admission is limited to 2,000 tickets. The afternoon will begin with a video highlighting Kevin Greene’s legendary tackles and sacks. Mr. Greene will then speak about his career followed by a question and answer session.

In addition, you will also have the opportunity to purchase two raffle tickets: one for $20 giving you the chance to win an autographed helmet, and another raffle ticket for $10 giving you the chance to win 2 tickets to the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Canton, Ohio, on August 6th.

We will also have commemorative t-shirts available for purchase, as well as concessions, Knockerball, and a PhotoBooth.

Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity! You may purchase your admission and raffle tickets from any GCHS Marching Warriors Band member,or at the door this Saturday.

Thank you for your support of Kevin Greene and our GCHS Marching Warriors on their road to the 2016 NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival! We look forward to seeing you at the event!