Oh man, to me there is nothing better than a Friday night at a local football game listening to the marching band in their seats playing their hearts out. I love sitting right next to them in the bleachers. That is the BEST school spirit!

I tried to play several instruments as a youth - the clarinet, flute, and drums. I just couldn't do it. Looking back now, I guess I didn't give it enough time to learn. The marching band always had a little club and I think I secretly always wanted to be a part of it. That's why I would sit next to them in the bleachers. I wanted to be a part of their passion and school spirit.

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We have the "best" marching bands in Ocean County. I love a good competition. Every year I look forward to this "friendly" competition. It's time to vote for the BEST Marching Band in Ocean County. Soon, we'll narrow down this complete list of schools to the TOP 5 and we'll have a final round of voting. Cast your vote now to determine which bands will advance.

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School spirit flies high in Ocean County. Last year's winner was Brick Township High School. Will they win for two years in a row? Come on Brick Memorial, don't let Brick Township win again.😂😂 There are 17 public high schools in Ocean County, vote for your favorite. Maybe your daughter or son goes to a certain Ocean County high school, vote for them. Maybe it's your town, vote for them.

Good luck to all the high schools and have fun voting.

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