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2024 Emerald Classic Invitational

Join us for the Emerald Classic Marching Invitational on September 28, 2024 in historic Fredericksburg, VA.  Riverbend High School is conveniently located off of I-95 and just over an hour away from Charlottesville!

Registration Information

Cost:  $140

Deadline:  August 30, 2024

Pay online via debit/credit card



Or you can pay by check

Payable to:  RHSBPA

Mail to: Jennifer Lewis

Riverbend High School

12301 Spotswood Furnace Road

Fredericksburg, VA 22407​

Show Information

  • Show will start at APPROXIMATELY 9:00 am.

  • Please bring your own ATV/Tractors and trailers to transport front ensemble/props. 

  • Electricity will be available at the the front sideline.

  • A Special Performance by a College/University Band at APPROXIMATELY 2:30pm with Award Ceremony directly afterwards.

  • Director hospitality tent will be available throughout the day.

  • Enjoy our wonderful concession stand and food trucks!  Special student run booths will also be available for unique band souvenirs.

2024 Adjudicators

To be announced!

Don't forget to register!


Contact Director Jennifer Lewis with any questions!

(540) 548-4051

Come enjoy performances from the following schools!


Enjoy a special performance from The Marching Virginians! Their performance will occur at the conclusion of the competition before the awards ceremony!


The Emerald Sound & Guard is honored to host the following food trucks at this year's competition!

If you have a food truck and would like to join us, please contact our Event Coordinator, Jessica Cottet.

Event Information

Tickets: $10.00

Tickets can be purchased at the ticket window prior to event entry.  No discounts for Spotsylvania County Employees, Children, or Senior Citizens.  You are here to support music programs in schools and every dollar raised from the Emerald Classic Invitational is used to support the band programs at Riverbend High School.  Thank you for your understanding!

Souvenir Programs: $8.00


Become an event sponsor!

Full season sponsor rights apply to all of our sponsor levels.  Please see our Fundraising page for full details.

These are offerings specific to the Emerald Classic Invitational.

VIP - $5,000

  • Naming rights for this season's marching invitational

  • Full page ad in the event program

  • Six invitational tickets

  • Announcement of thanks during the event

  • Award presented to your company representative during the event

GOLD - $3,000

  • Full page ad in the event program

  • Four invitational tickets

  • Announcement of thanks during the event

​EMERALD - $1,000

  • 1/2 page ad in the event program

  • Two invitational tickets

  • Announcement of thanks during the event


  • 1/4 page ad in the event program

  • Two invitational tickets

SPONSOR - $200

  • 3.5"x2" (business card size) ad in the event program


If you would like to become an event sponsor, please contact our RHSBPA President.

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