The Northstars Marching Band  won first place in every category at the Taxslayer Bowl Contest of Champions in Jacksonville, Florida.  The Northstars took  1st place in Class AA and won every caption category including Outstanding Music Class AA, Outstanding Percussion Class AA, Outstanding Marching Class AA, Outstanding Auxiliary Class AA, Outstanding General Effort Class AA and Outstanding Drum Major Class AA. They were also named Overall Field Show Champions which earned the band $10,000 and an exclusive performance during the TaxSlayer Bowl pregame show.