WEST SENECA, N.Y. -- A local marching band had a reason to celebrate Sunday.

The West Seneca Marching Band, made up of East and West High school students, became Large School 3 New York State Field Band Conference Champions for the 6th time. It's their second consecutive win.

The marching band received a police escort when they returned to West Seneca West High School Sunday night around 10 p.m.

The New York State Field Band Conference held its 43rd championship Sunday at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.

The band is under the direction of John Blickwedehl.