Manning High School Golden Pride Band Set to Host Gym Battle 


Manning High School is thrilled to announce the Monarch Showdown Band Gym Battle, a sensational musical competition that will bring together the finest high school bands from across South Carolina. This prestigious event will take place on April 20th, at 2 PM, in the Manning High School Gymnasium, located at 2155 Paxville Hwy, Manning, SC 29102. 

Attendees are in for an unforgettable experience as they witness the extraordinary talents of high school bands, including Darlington High School, Crestwood High School, Lee Central, and, of course, our very own Manning High School Golden Pride Band. These bands are set to dazzle the audience with their exceptional musical performances, showcasing the students' and directors' hard work and dedication. 

Tickets for this must-see event are available for purchase at $10 in advance and can be obtained directly from Manning High School. We encourage you to secure your tickets as early as possible to ensure you don’t miss out on this spectacular showcase. Tickets will also be available at the door on the day of the event for $15. 

The Monarch Showdown Band Gym Battle is more than just a competition; it's a celebration of music, talent, and the spirited camaraderie among high schools in our great state. We invite everyone in the community to support these remarkable young musicians. Your presence will encourage the performers and contribute to fostering a vibrant arts culture in our schools and community. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the power of music and the incredible talent of South Carolina’s youth. Mark your calendars for April 20th and participate in the musical magic at the Manning High School Gymnasium. 

We look forward to welcoming you to an afternoon of outstanding musical performances. See you there! 

About Manning High School 

Manning High School, home of the Golden Pride Band, is dedicated to providing its students with a comprehensive educational experience, emphasizing academic excellence, personal growth, and community engagement. The school is proud to support a variety of extracurricular activities, including a distinguished music program that enriches the lives of its students and the community. 

For further inquiries, please contact: Jordan Jefferson, Director of Bands and Choral Studies, at 803-435-4417 or