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The Oconee Classic Returns to Baldwin High School

Get ready for the biggest marching band extravaganza of the year! The Baldwin High School Band of the Braves is thrilled to announce the 12th Annual Oconee Classic Marching Contest, taking place on Saturday, September 30th, with opening performances beginning at 10:40am. Brace yourselves as we welcome an astounding 20 bands from all corners of the state, bringing together nearly 2600 talented student musicians to Braves Field. This year's Oconee Classic promises to be the grandest yet, possibly making history as one of the largest marching competitions in the entire state!

With an event of this magnitude, we need your support and enthusiasm. We are actively seeking volunteers to assist in critical areas like concessions, hospitality, and equipment. Whether you can contribute your time, flatbed trailers, side by sides, or even delicious food and drinks for our hospitality suite, your involvement is invaluable. Find all the details and sign up on our website at For any inquiries, please feel free to reach out to James McMillan at

Your unwavering support has fueled us throughout the years, and we're eager to make this year's Oconee Classic the best ever. Mark your calendars for September 30th, and join us at Braves Field for a day filled with incredible music, remarkable talent, and unforgettable moments.

General Admission tickets are only $10.00, ages 4-18 are $5.00, and children 3 and under get in free. GMEA and GHSA cardholders also enjoy free admission. For the complete schedule and event layout, visit

Let's make this 12th Oconee Classic an unforgettable celebration of music and camaraderie!

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