Early Monday, November 5, members of the Hanna High School Marching Band prepared to board five buses bound for the 2012 UIL  5A State Marching Championship scheduled for Tuesday, November 6 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Lopez High School Band departed earlier this weekend for the same competition. The two BISD bands earned the coveted spots in the state contest after scoring top notch performances at the UIL area competition held in Laredo on October 27. Brownsville has more bands advancing to state competition than any other South Texas city.