This season, Showtime made appearances at Jackson Prep Showchoir Masters, where the group took second place in the large division; South Jones Showchoir Invitational, where the group won first place as well as caption awards for best vocals and best overall effect; and West Jones Showchoir Invitational, where the group won first runner up and best visuals. Meagan Gautier was awarded grand champion of the solo competition at Jackson Prep. Cannon Bosarge won second runner up in the solo competition at West Jones. Showtime concluded its season at the Oak Grove Magnolia Invitational where the group took first runner up and best visuals.
Showtime is in its first year under the direction of JA alumna Amy Arinder. The 2017 show featured choreography by Kevin Chase and Nick Quamme and arrangements by Katie Shores and Allison Talley with soloists Lily Rhoden, Reagan Bosarge, Anna Claire Seago, Cannon Bosarge, Phoebe Guinn, and Miles Taylor Leverette.
Encore was awarded fourth runner up at the South Jones Invitational, first runner up at the Opelika (Ala.) Invitational, and first runner up at the Oak Grove Invitational. At the West Jones Invitational, the group received grand champion, best vocals, best visual, best overall effect, and best costumes in its division and went on to win grand champion, best vocals, best visual, and best overall effect in finals. Dolph Maxwell and Braden Lewis received best overall performer awards. Also at West Jones, Emily Earle received first runner up in the solo competition. Most recently, Encore traveled to Nashville, where the group closed its season with a performance on the Grand Ole Opry stage.
Encore is in its sixth year under the direction of Katie Shores with choreography by Kevin Chase and Nick Quamme, arrangements by Katie Shores and Allison Talley, and featuring soloists Don Waller, Reese Overstreet, Emily Earle, and Latham Nance.