From Waubonsie's website regarding this competition: If Sound Check makes finals, then Sound Check and the Combo will obviously need to stay for the finals performance. In this case....
I chuckled, but then I remembered that sometimes great groups end up missing finals (Totino at Viterbo in 2009, I think, for example) so it's always good to preface statements like this. I would be genuinely shocked if WV didn't make it, though.
I wish I could be here for this contest! I have seen most of these groups live already this season. I am really interested to see how Wheaton North places with these traditional Illinois big dogs. They came out of nowhere this year. I think they will surprise people. WV has a strong show and should come out on top with a sweep. It will be interesting to see how Ben Davis and Bishop Dwenger do in Illinois.