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Wylie High and Wylie East Bands Advance to UIL Class 6A State Competition

10/31/2023

Congratulations to That Wylie Band and The Pride of the East marching bands! WHS’ Eye of the Beholder and East’s The Hope Cycle performances advanced to the UIL Class 6A State Marching Band Contest this year, placing 29th and 30th respectively. 

Students hug.

This contest marked the FIFTH year in a row one or both bands reached the state competition in their respective divisions. Here’s how the bands placed in the past:

  • 2023 | WEHS and WHS – UIL Class 6A State Contest (Prelims)

  • 2022 | WEHS and WHS – UIL Class 6A State Contest (Prelims)

  • 2021 | WHS – UIL Class 6A State Contest (Prelims); WEHS – UIL Class 5A State Contest (Prelims)

  • 2020 | WHS – UIL Class 6A State Contest (Finals - 11th in State)

  • 2019 | WEHS – UIL Class 5A State Contest (Finals - 7th in State)

For more information about the state contest*, please visit the UIL website.

*Marching band contest rules have changed. Effective this school year, the UIL State Marching Band contest will be held every year, instead of the alternating-year schedule.

Students perform at state.

Students perform at state.

Students perform at state.

Students perform at state.

Students perform at state.

WHS band state

Students perform at state.

Students perform at state.

Students perform at state.