The Talladega High School Band Boosters hosted the first Race City Marching Band Festival on Saturday at Mary Dumas Stadium. Eleven high school bands registered to compete for top prizes and bragging rights. Area bands Talladega, Pell City, Winterboro, Childersburg and Munford competed in Saturday’s event. Talladega High School Band Director Duane Player said he hopes to make this an annual event. Proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase of new band uniforms for Talladega High School.