West Genesee Wildcat Marching Band, Camillus New York

The West Genesee Marching Band is a world-class competitive high school marching band from Camillus, NY. Winner of numerous state and national championships, the band rivals drum-corp in precision and musical quality.
The Wildcats have won 35 NY State Field Band Finals (33 formal championships) over the last 41 years.

WG Accomplishments Through the Years..............

1966 - State American Legion Championship
1967 - Sherburne Pageant of Bands Champions
1968 - Sherburne Pageant of Bands Champions
1969 - Sherburne Pageant of Bands Champions
1969 - Colorguard Begins 7 Year American Legion Win Streak
1969 - North Syracuse Lions Festival Champions
1970 - North Syracuse Lions Festival Champions
1970 - Gorham Pageant of Bands Champions
1971 - New York State Fair Champions
1972 - 2nd Place at Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival
1972 - Class A - NYS Finals Champions (held at Cicero)
1973 - Ranked Nationally for First Time (#5)
1973 - Class A - NYS Finals Champions (held at ESM)
1974 - Class A - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1975 - Class A - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1975 - North Syracuse Lions Festival Champions

Wildcat Truck model by Aric Penfield


1975 - Sherburne Pageant of Bands Champions
1975 - Class AA - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1976 - Class AA - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1976 - National Championships of Field Show and Parade - 1st place (St. Petersburg Festival of States)
1977 - Class AA - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1977 - Virginia Tournament of Bands Champions
1978 - Class AA - NYS Field Band Conference - 2nd Place
1979 - Class AA - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1980 - National Field Show Champions (1st Place) - 2nd in Parade - 3rd in Concert (St. Petersburg)
1980 - Class AA - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record)
1981 - Virginia Tournament of Bands Champions
1981 - Class AA - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record)
1982 - Open Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record)
1983 - Open Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record)
1984 - National Field Band and Concert Champions 1st Place - (St. Petersburg) - 3rd in Parade
1984 - Open Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record score of 98.80)
1985 - Open Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 2nd Place
1985 - MBA Grand Nationals - 3rd Place
1986 - Open Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1986 - MBA Grand Nationals - 2nd Place overall; Colorguard & Percussion - 1st Place
1987 - Open Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 3rd Place
1987 - MBA Grand Nationals - 3rd Place
1988 - Open Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 2nd Place
1989 - Myrtle Beach Festival Sweepstakes Award
1989 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1990 - BOA Eastern Regional - 5th Place Overall, 2nd Place Class AA
1990 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1990 - BOA Grand Nationals - Class AA National Champions 1st Place
1991 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1991 - BOA Grand Nationals - 3rd Place Class AA, 7th Place Sweepstakes Finalist
1992 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1993 - BOA Eastern Regional - 2nd Place Overall, 2nd Place Class AA
1993 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions
1994 - BOA Midwest Regional - Regional Champion, 1st Place Class AA
1994 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (20th NYSFBC win)
1995 - BOA Midwest Regional - 5th Place Overall, 1st Place Class AA
1995 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 7 Consecutive Wins)
1995 - BOA Grand Nationals - 8th Place Finalist, 2nd Place Class AA
1996 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 8 Consecutive Wins)
1997 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 9 Consecutive Wins)
1998 - BOA Hofstra Regional - 2nd Place Overall, 1st Place Class AA
1998 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 10 Consecutive Wins)
1999 - BOA Indianapolis Regional - 8th Place Finalist
1999 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 11 Consecutive Wins)
2000 - BOA West Virginia Regional - 4th Place Finalist
2000 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 12 Consecutive Wins)
2001 - BOA Toledo Regional - 4th Place Finalist, Outstanding Music Performance
2001 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 13 Consecutive Wins)
2002 - BOA Toledo Regional - 4th Place Finalist
2002 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 14 Consecutive Wins)
2003 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference Champions (New Record, 15 Consecutive Wins)
2004 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 2nd Place
2005 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 1st in NYS (30th time), Gov Trophy, 2nd overall (to Norwalk CT)
2006 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 1st Place
2007 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 2nd Place
2008 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 1st Place
2009 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 1st Place
2010 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 3rd Place
2011 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 1st Place
2012 - National Class - NYS Field Band Conference - 1st Place (35th 1st place win in NYSFBC)

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