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2 Falls Church High Schools Participate in Marching Band Competition

Two Falls Church high schools, Falls Church and J.E.B. Stuart High School, are among the 13 award-winning high school marching bands located in Northern Virginia competing in the 30th Annual Oakton Classic on Saturday, Sept. 26. Student musicians and color guards will perform on the football field of Oakton High School, located at 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna, during the competition.

The competition, which includes other schools like Annandale High School, Thomas A. Edison High School and West Potomac High School, will begin at 10 a.m. and run through the evening. Admission to the competition costs $5 for children between the ages five and 12 and seniors and $7 for people over age 12.

Children under age five are admitted for free. Programs for the competition will cost $5. Parking for the competition at Oakton High School is limited, but there will be parking on Sutton Road and in the Vienna Metro parking lot. For more information, email