Nine marching bands from around the area are putting their best foot forward to qualify for a state contest.
Hundreds packed Sulsberger Stadium in Zanesville for the 50th annual "Bonanza of Bands."
It is the longest running band competition in the state of Ohio.
Zanesville Band Booster President Shane Bowden said watching bands compete against each other brings out the best in the students.
"Just to see all the different schools come in and battle...