2021 Emerald Classic Invitational

Join us for the Emerald Classic Marching Invitational on September 25, 2021 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:  $125

Deadline:  September 3, 2021


Checks payable to:  RHSBPA


Mail checks to:

Jennifer Lewis

Riverbend High School

12301 Spotswood Furnace Rd.

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 Christopher Newport University at APPROXIMATELY 2:30pm with Award Ceremony directly afterwards.

  • Director hospitality tent will be available throughout the day.

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

2021 Adjudicators

Music 1 - Doug Lane

Music 2 - Earl Shaffer

Visual - Becky Ford

Drum Major - Sheba Lane

Percussion - Charlie Nesmith

Color Guard - Donn Franklin


Contact Director Jennifer Lewis with any questions!

(540) 548-4051

Enjoy a special performance from Christopher Newport University's Marching Captains! Their performance will occur at the conclusion of the competition before the award ceremony!

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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 BPA President, Jessica Cottet.

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Become an event sponsor!

  • $500 donation gets two free tickets to the event and a listing in the program

  • $1,000 donation gets the above, plus an announcement of thanks during the event

  • $3,000 donation gets the above, plus advertising on our website

  • $5,000 donation gets six tickets, a listing, an announcement, advertising, an award during the event, plus naming rights for the event

If you would like to become an event sponsor, please contact our BPA President, Jessica Cottet.