Courtesy of Sandra Kyme and the Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band:

The Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band were at The Celtic Band Festival in Limerick, Ireland this past weekend.

They picked up a number of awards, including:

  • 1st place -Gold Standing in Street Parade - World Association of Marching Showbands (WAMSB) 
  • 1st place -Gold standing in Soundsport Showband. 
  • 1st place -Gold standing in WAMSB Showband Competition. 
  • Awarded High Visual Award –Ireland Marching Band Association (IMBA). 
  • High Brass - IMBA. 
  • High Music -IMBA
  • High Effect - IMBA
  • IMBA premier class -   1st place

The band will be returning home the night of Tuesday, July 30th.

This year they also placed 5th with Gold standing at the World Association of Marching Showbands World Championships in Calgary during Stampede.

This ends a super successful 50th anniversary of the Community Band Society. 

With the wins on Sunday, the Royals have been invited to participate in the next World Championship competition, which will be choice between Thailand in 2020 or Germany in 2021.