After a week of voting for the "best" marching band in Ocean County, we have a winner.

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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3 Ingram Publishing, Getty Stock, ThinkStock

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. After thousands and thousands of votes, we have a winner.

The WINNER of the "BEST" High School Marching Band in Ocean County is...

Congratulations to Toms River High School South.

Coming in third is Toms River High School North and Barnegat is coming in second. There was amazing school spirit with this marching band poll. So many votes came in, thank you.

Cheer on your favorite high school marching band this year, they are all incredible.

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