The James F. Byrnes Rebel Regiment Wins SCBDA 5A State Championship!

On Saturday, November 5, 2016,  for the first time since competing in the 5A category, The Rebel Regiment became the SCBDA 5A State Champions!

The is the Rebel Regiment’s 11th state championship overall.

The Rebel Regiment also won their fourth consecutive 5A Upper State Championship; their 18th overall and were awarded the Captain Awards for best music performance, best visual performance, and overall effect.

The 5A SCBDA state marching band championship was hosted by Irmo high school at the W.C. Hawkins Stadium in Irmo, SC.



SCBDA 5A State Championships


Handicapped parking will be available directly in front of Irmo High School. All parking lots are free and are marked on the linked campus map. Lots are located next to the stadium, directly across the street from Irmo High School, at Irmo Middle School on Wescott Road, and at Cross Roads Middle School on St. Andrews Road. Parking on side streets is discouraged, as tow-away zones are enforced.


General admission tickets will be on sale at a cost of $10.00 for adults, $6.00 for students. Children 3 and under, NAfME members and administrators with SC High School League Passes with proper identification will be admitted free at the gate.


A full line of concession food items will be available.


Souvenir programs for the event will be available and in the stadium area at a cost of $5.00 each.


Video recording of preliminary and finals performances is strictly prohibited. Videos are available and for sale in the stadium concourse area. Still camera photos will be allowed and can be taken from the spectator area of the stands. Please do not take still photos from the field.

WEATHER FORECAST (for Saturday, 11/4)

1pm 64°F 6 mph
2pm 66°F 5 mph
3pm 67°F 5 mph
4pm 67°F 5 mph
5pm 66°F 5 mph
6pm 64°F 4 mph
7pm 62°F 3 mph
8pm 60°F 3 mph
9pm 58°F 2 mph
10pm 56°F 2 mph