College Bands Throughout The Country Are High Stepping To "CBS's Hawaii Five-0 Marching Band Mania" Contest

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September 13th, 2010

via press release:

COLLEGE BANDS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY ARE HIGH STEPPING TO "CBS'S HAWAII FIVE-0 MARCHING BAND MANIA" CONTEST

College Marching Bands Are Competing to Present

The Best Video Performance of the Iconic "Hawaii Five-0" Theme Song

Bands Can Submit Videos via CBSCollegeSports.com through Sunday, Sept. 19

Online Voting Will Last from Monday, Sept. 20 through Monday, Oct. 4

College bands across the country are marching to the tune of Hawaii Five-0, competing in "CBS's Hawaii Five-0 Marching Band Mania" contest for a prize of [drum roll, please…] $25,000 toward their school's band program – and the opportunity to have their winning video performance broadcast on the CBS Television Network.

The contest requires college marching bands to upload a video of their performance of the iconic HAWAII FIVE-0 theme song oncbscollegesports.com/hawaiifive-0 by this Sunday, Sept. 19.  So far, bands from 33 states are in the mix, including over a dozen Division I football schools.

From Monday, Sept. 20 through Monday, Oct. 4, the general public will have the opportunity to go to www.cbscollegesports.com and have their votes count toward choosing the best performance.  The winning band will be announced—and their video broadcast—during an act break of the Oct. 11 episode of HAWAII FIVE-0.

College bands currently scheduled to participate are:

Arizona State University

Benedict College

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Clemson University

Dixie State College

Eastern Illinois University

Elon University

Florida International University

Gettysburg College

Indiana University

Jacksonville State University

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Miami University

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Morehead State University

New Mexico State University

Northwestern State University

Ohio Dominican University

Otterbein University

Pittsburg State University

Stephen F. Austin State University

Stillman College

Tennessee State University

Texas Christian University

Texas State University

Troy University

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

University of Central Missouri

University of Central Oklahoma

University of Hawaii

University of Kansas

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Memphis

University of Minnesota

University of Montana

University of North Alabama

University of Notre Dame

University of Oregon

University of South Carolina

University of Texas at El Paso

Yale University

HAWAII FIVE-0 is a contemporary take on the classic series about a new, elite federalized task force whose mission is to wipe out the crime that washes up on the Islands' sun-drenched beaches.  The series premieres Monday, Sept. 20 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and stars Alex O'Loughlin as Detective Steve McGarrett, Scott Caan as Detective Danny "Danno" Williams, Daniel Dae Kim as Chin Ho Kelly, and Grace Park as Kono Kalakaua.  Peter Lenkov, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

 
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