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Shelby County Classic to Take Place Saturday

Join us this Saturday, October 14 at the 1st Annual Shelby County Classic. The Shelby County Classic is a band competition where bands from around NE Missouri will perform during a parade in Shelbyville, as well as indoor performances and a field show at South Shelby High School.

In addition, vendors will be at the courthouse square for you to shop and enjoy some greatfood and drinks.

The parade will begin at 2 p.m. in Shelbyville. Bands will park at CJ Kessler Park and march north on N. Adams Street and then turn west on E. Second Street, then they will turn south and march along N. Washington Street, turning left on Highway 168 and finally turn back north on Adams and return to the park. Awards will be announced at 3 p.m. There will be no parking on the streets along the parade route.

Indoor color guard events begin at South Shelby at 4 p.m. and indoor percussion will begin at 5 p.m. All indoor events will be held in the high school gym and guests and visitors can enter in the main high school doors by the SS gymnasium.

The field show will begin at 6 pm. at the South Shelby football field. A concession stand will be available outside at the football field concession stand. General admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Indoor and field show awards will be at approximately 7:30 p.m.

The following are the  sponsors who helped make this event a success:

Gold Level: C-Com , Inc., McCoy Home Services LLC, Community State Bank, Parsons Custom Processing LLC, Sellenriek Construction, LLC

Silver Level: Gander Insurance

Bronze Level: Dreckshage Farms (Michael Dreckshage), Eagan’s Service LLC, Force Law Office, Jackie Day, Los Perez Mexican Restaurant, Mann Farms LLC in Memory of Madi Davidson, Milly Rash and Family, People’s Clinic.

General sponsors: Channel Seed- Mark Copenhaver, Scott and Paula Gough, US Bank, Ed and Diana Gough, Joe’s Plumbing, Klusmeyer Cookies and More, David and Ann Mason, Larry and Laura Mason

If you’d like to be a sponsor for the event please contact Heather Christine at 660-415-6840 or

We look forward to seeing everyone come out to the event and appreciate your support of our local band programs.