Honours & Awards

AWARDS

Toronto St. Patrick's Day Parade 2016

  • Best Band

 

Ireland Tour 2013

  • Best Youth Band - St. Patrick's Day Parade - Dublin

  • All Ireland International Band Champions - Limerick

 

Gatlinburg, TN

  • Most Entertaining

  • Best Band on Parade

 

Myrtle Beach

  • First Place - Marching Band - North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick Day parade

  • Presented the "Key to the City" by the Mayor of Myrtle Beach

 

West Virginia Strawberry Festival

  • First Place Majorettes - Junior Royalty Parade

  • First Place Drum Majors - Junior Royalty Parade

  • Best Band - Junior Royalty Parade

  • First Place Marching Band - Open Class

  • First Place Drum Majors - Grand Festival Parade

  • Second Place Overall - Grand Festival Parade

  • First Place Concert Band - Open Class

  • Second Place Overall - Concert Band

 

Orange Bowl Parade

  • Best Unit on Parade

  • Tug of War 

 

Grape & Wine Festival

  • Best Unit on Parade

Calgary Stampede/Edmonton Klondike

  • Gold Rating - Marching Show bands

  • Klondike Musical Champions

  • First Place - Best Marching Band

  • First Place - Klondike Days Parade

  • First Place - Drum Majors

Hawaii Hui Ana of Bands Top Award

  • Best Overall Sweep Stakes winner

  • Best Foreign Band

  • Best Musical Performance

  • First Place Drum Line

  • First Place Colour Party

  • First Place ’AAAHula Bowl 

 

Other Awards

  • Overall - 4th of July - Baltimore, MD.

  • First Place - Freedom Week - Philadelphia, PA

  • Superior Rating Award - St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Dublin, Ireland

  • Overall Winner - Millennium Parade, Dublin, Ireland.

  • Best Band - St. Patrick’s Day - Dublin, Ireland

  • Best Overseas Band - Galaway International Concert Band Festival - Galway, Ireland.

  • First Place - Oktoberfest Parade - Kitchener, Ontario.

  • First Place - St. Patrick’s Day Parade - Baltimore, MD.

  • Three Time "Outstanding Performance Award" - Parade of Champions Fieldshow Competitions - Philadelphia, PA.

  • Best Marching Band - Calgary Stampede Parade - Calgary, AB.

  • Most Photographic - Calgary Stampede - Calgary, AB

  • First Place - Calgary Stampede Fieldshow Competition - Calgary, AB.

  • Honorary Citizenship and Key to the City - Baltimore, MD

  • First Place - Grape and Wine Festival - St. Catharine’s, ON.

  • Best Band - Mississauga (Streetsville) Santa Claus Parade

HONOURS
  • Represented the youth of Canada at the 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbour - the only non-American band to be invited!

  • Represented the youth of Canada for the 40th, 60th, and 75th anniversary of D-Day in France

  • Represented the youth of Canada for the 40th anniversary of D-Day in England

  • Represented the youth of Canada for the 50th, 60th and 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Holland

  • First foreign band to be given the lead position in the Rose Bowl Parade

  • First foreign band ever to be allowed to perform underneath the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

  • First non-military band to perform on the U.S.S. Missouri

  • Impromptu performance for the President of France at the Palace de Luxenbourg

  • Flag raising ceremonies at Pearl Harbour

  • First Band to perform on the Grand Staircase at the Ontario Legislation Building

 

The Redcoats have carried Burlington’s name in  prestigious events such as:

 

  • 60th VE-Day anniversary celebrations in Holland - May 2005

  • 60th D-Day anniversary celebrations in France - June 2004

  • Ceremonies marking the 50th, 60th, and 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Holland by Canadian forces during World War II

  • D-Day Plus 40th anniversary celebration in England and France, marking the 40th anniversary of D-Day during World War II.

  • World Series baseball Games at Toronto SkyDome, 1992 and 1993.

  • Baseball’s All-Star game at Toronto SkyDome, 1992

  • New York State Empire games official opening ceremonies - Rochester, NY 1993.

  • Ceremonies in Japan marking the official twinning of Burlington and Itabashi.

  • Hula Bowl Parade and Football Game - Honolulu, Hawaii 1990 and 1992.

  • Tournament of Rose Parade - Pasadena, California 1970, 1979, 1987, 2008, and 2018

  • 1971, 1977, and 2003 Orange Bowl Parade - Florida

  • 1974 Cotton Bowl Parade - Texas

  • National Independence Day Parade - Washington D.C.

  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Millennium Festival - Dublin, Ireland.

  • Freedom Festival - Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan

  • Canada’s 112 Birthday Celebration "Show on the Hill" Ottawa, Ontario

  • Bi-Centennial Celebrations, Sydney, Nova Scotia. July 4

  • Independence Day Parades - Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Philadelphia Freedom Festival - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Edmonton Klondike Days - Edmonton, Alberta.

  • Calgary Stampede - Calgary, Alberta

  • Ceremonies in Japan celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the twinning of Burlington and Itabashi - July 2009

  • Washington and Philadelphia Bi-centennial parades, 1976

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