James F. Byrnes Rebel Regiment Blog

Region Band Updates

REGION BAND AUDITIONS at Greer HS Saturday Jan 20th MORE REGION BAND AUDITION INFORMATION: AUDITIONS ARE ON A TWO HOUR DELAY!  Example = Suzy Smith on JR Clarinet is schedule for 8:28am will now audition at 10:28am. HOWEVER – any student scheduled at 7pm or AFTER should arrive at the scheduled time.  This will allow SCBDA to work kids in as best as possible. […]

Winterguard Yard Sign Fundraiser

The Winter Guard program will be holding a quarterly yard sign sale for student activities. The sale will be active during each sports season for a month-long ordering period. Sale Times: January 20-February 9: Spring Sports (delivery February 23) May 7-May 25: Summer Sports (delivery June 1) August 13-August 31: Fall Sports (delivery September 17) […]

Tonight’s Performance Dedication

While in route to nationals today our band received the tragic news that Byrnes HS Junior Sam Durbin lost his life. He was very close to many of our band members and they are devastated. Although we are far from home right now, tonights performance in Indianapolis will be dedicated to Sam’s memory. Please keep […]

REBEL REGIMENT CROWNED UPPER STATE CHAMPS

The James F. Byrnes High School Rebel Regiment was crowned the South Carolina Upper State 5A Champion for the fifth consecutive year at the South Carolina 5A Marching Band Championships on November 4, 2017, at Irmo High School. The Upper State 5A Champion award was announced at the end of Preliminary competition among the fourteen […]

REBEL REGIMENT PLACES EIGHTH AT BOA ATLANTA SUPER REGIONAL

Playing in the newly-completed Mercedes-Benz Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, the Rebel Regiment was a finalist at the Bands of America Atlanta Super Regional and placed eighth overall on October 28, 2017.  The Super Regional featured thirty-one high school marching bands, from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee and […]