ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The Bayonne High School Marching Band took the field with four other bands over the weekend in a competition at Robbinsville High School. Continuing their winning way, the students musicians and performers landed 1st place with a score of 84.513, their highest score of the season.

They also won Best Visual, Best Overall Effect, Best Color Guard, and Best Percussion awards. The band is on a roll this season with five competitions under their belt, winning all but one, and placing second in the fifth.  

The band will next perform and compete at the USBands New Jersey State Championships on Sunday, October 27 in Glassboro, where they will look to take another title. 

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"With this season coming to a close, the staff is most proud of the dedication and diligence of the students,"  Samantha Hitchell, band director, said,  

On Sunday, November 2, the Bayonne High School Marching Band will also be competing at USBands A Class National Championships which will be held in Allentown, Pennsylvania.  For more information on USBands, please visit