The Marching Tigers also won First Place and the Best General Effect Award in their class.
The Joliet West Marching Tigers competed at the Wheaton North Falcon Fest marching band competition on Saturday, September 22, 2018, taking home the overall Grand Champion award, as well as First Place and the Best General Effect Award in Class AAA.
Earlier that day, The Marching Tigers competed at the Plainfield South Invitational and finished 4th in Class AAA before competing at Wheaton North.
The Marching Tigers' 2018 show is titled "Without Words" by Key Poulan.
The Marching Tigers will perform next at the Romeoville Marching Band Festival on October 6, the Lincoln-Way Marching Band Invitation on October 13, and the Illinois State University Invitational Marching Championships festivals on October 20.