UIL Region Marching Contest in Mesquite. Thursday game in Madison. POSSIBLE PRACTICE AFTER SCHOOL ON FRIDAY

UIL REGION MARCHING CONTEST

October 16, 2019

Mesquite Memorial Stadium, 2500 Memorial Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75149

Itinerary

11:30a.m.            All will eat during “A” lunch. Report to the Band Hall after “A” lunch wearing your band shirt and shorts. Load trailer and put on uniform bibbers (no coats yet). Please check your pant length.

1:15p.m.              Depart for Mesquite

2:00p.m.              Unload instruments put on hats, coats, gauntlets

3:25p.m.              Move toward South Warm Up Area

3:40p.m.              Warm Up

4:10p.m.              Move toward Stadium entrance to perform

4:30p.m.              Perform

4:45p.m.              Load trailer – put away entire uniform – move to visitors stands and sit together

5:15p.m.              Announcement of Scores

5:30p.m.              Load buses and head to Cici’s Pizza

1220 Town E Blvd Suite 246, Mesquite, TX 75150

(MUST WEAR YOUR BAND SHIRT AND SHORTS)

7:00p.m.ish         Depart Mesquite and head to Kemp

8:00p.m.ish         Arrive in Kemp to unload and hang uniforms

 

We will post updates on the app.

IF WE ARE SUCCESSFUL ON WEDNESDAY, WE WILL BE HAVING A CLINICIAN COMING FRIDAY AFTER THE HALF DAY AND WILL HAVE HIM WORK THE BAND FROM 12:30PM TO 2:30PM SO YOU NEED TO BE AT SCHOOL. 

 

REGION 3 MARCHING CONTEST

TICKET/ADMISSION POLICIES

 

  1. ADMISSION PRICE IS $5.00 FOR AGE 6 & OVER; NO CHARGE FOR UNDER 6 YEARS.
  2. SPECTATORS WILL BE GIVEN A WRISTBAND OR A STAMP TO WEAR WHICH WILL ALLOW RE-ENTRY INTO THE STADIUM IF THEY LEAVE AND PLAN TO RETURN DURING THE DAY.
  3. BAND DIRECTORS, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, AND SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS MAY GET IN AT NO CHARGE.
  4. MEMBERS OF A COMPETING BAND WILL NOT BE CHARGED, BUT SHOULD BE IN UNIFORM (OFFICIAL BAND SHIRTS OKAY) OR ENTER THE STADIUM AS A GROUP WITH THEIR DIRECTOR.

 

Football game is at Forester Athletic Stadium in Dallas this week on THURSDAY.

8233 Military Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75227

THURSDAY’S MEAL IS HERITAGE BAKERY SANDWICHES. REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR $5 FOR THE MEAL.

THURSDAY ITINERARY
October 17, 2019
KEMP at DALLAS MADISON, Forester Athletic Stadium

3:35 pm Report to HS Band Hall and begin loading the trailer then start getting uniforms and getting dressed bibbers.

4:45pm Load buses and depart for Forester Athletic Stadium
5:45pm Arrive in Dallas, Unload Equipment
7:00pm Kick Off
8:00pmish Half Time
10:00pmish End of Game, Load Equipment
10:45pmish Depart for Kemp ISD
11:30pmish Arrive in Kemp, Unload Equipment, Go Home!

We will post adjusted times on the app.

Get rest. We still need to be at school on Friday. Be ready for a clinic with a guest director right after school.

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Whitney Marching Contest Oct. 12th

SATURDAY ITINERARY

Saturday Oct. 12th  2019

Whitney Marching Contest

Whitney High School

1400 N Brazos St, Whitney, TX 76692

There is a cold front moving in this weekend. You may want to bring some warmer clothes such as leggings and a jacket.

This is a long day. Please make sure that you eat breakfast before you arrive. The boosters will provide a sack lunch for you. Make sure that you arrive wearing your band shirt, band shorts and black socks. Make sure you bring $6.00 dollars for the Whitney meal that is being catered by the Whitney Band Boosters. Our Boosters will provide water bottles. Students may bring extra cash for souvenirs and other snacks from the concession stand…again…it will be a late night.

9:00am-doors open

9:30am-start getting uniforms and loading the trailer

10:15am-load buses and depart for Whitney

12:30pm-arrive in Whitney, unload, eat sack lunches

1:30pm-Dress out and gear up

2:15pm-warm up

2:45pm-move to stadium

3:00pm-PERFORMANCE

3:15pm-load the trailer and change out of uniform-you must remain in your band shirt and shorts.

3:45pm-head back to the stands to watch the other bands

You will be handed a ticket for your meal deal.

5:25pm-Drum Major Retreat & Announcement of Finals

At this point, it is a toss-up for finals. We will find out if we march again by 5:30pm. Our finals run will take place sometime between 7:15pm and 9:15pm depending upon our draw. After that we will pack up again and change.

9:30pm-Awards Ceremony-Drum Major Retreat

10:00pm-Load the buses and go home.

12:00amish-Arrive back in Kemp to unload and go home.

If we do not make finals, we will stick around to get our meal deals so we can eat. We’ll watch a few bands and then head home.

Updates will be posted on the app.

 

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Eustace FB Game Oct 11th

FRIDAY ITINERARY
October 11th, 2019
KEMP at EUSTACE

Have your band shirt, band shorts and black socks already on.
5:30pm Report to HS Band Hall, Load Trailer, Get Dressed in bibbers and shoes
6:00pm Load Buses and Depart for Eustace
6:30pm Arrive in Eustace, Unload Equipment
6:45pm Line up and enter Stadium for set up and warm up
7:15pm School Song and Fight Song
7:30pm Kick Off
8:30pmish Half Time
10:15pmish End of Game, Load Equipment
10:45pmish Depart for Kemp ISD
11:15pmish Arrive in Kemp, Unload Equipment, Go Home!  Get rest for Saturday’s contest in Whitney. Wash your band clothes too.
Updates will be posted on the app.

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Mesquite Marching Festival Oct 5th

Mesquite Marching Contest

Mesquite Memorial Stadium

Saturday October 5th

Itinerary

******Colorguard arrives at 7:00am for hair and makeup************

 

9:00a.m.               Band Hall doors open (eat breakfast before you come)

Have Band shirt, shorts and black socks already on.

9:30a.m.               Practice at the field

10:30a.m.            Load trailer, grab your sack lunch from Boosters, have all uniform parts and hat box ready

11:30a.m.            Depart for Mesquite Memorial Stadium

12:30p.m.            Arrive and eat sack lunch. Unload and gear up

1:40p.m.            Warmup

2:10p.m.              Leave Warm Up

2:30p.m.              Performance

2:45p.m.              Load trailer, hang up uniforms, return to home stands, watch bands

You may bring money for food/drink at concession stand

4:30p.m.            Load buses and head to CiCi’s Pizza.

5:00p.m.              Dinner

6:00p.m.              Load buses and head home

7:00p.m.              Arrive home, hang up uniform, unload equipment, clean band hall and                                  go home

 

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Saturday Sept. 28th. GTC marching contest in Denton

SATURDAY ITINERARY

Saturday Sept. 28th 2019

Golden Triangle Contest

C.H. Collins Stadium

1500 Long Road

Denton TX 76207

 

This is a long day. Please make sure that you eat breakfast before you arrive. The boosters will provide a sack lunch for you. Make sure that you arrive wearing your band shirt, band shorts and black socks. Make sure you bring $8.00 dollars for the Denton meal that is being catered by the Denton Band Boosters. Our Boosters will provide water bottles. Students may bring extra cash for souvenirs and other snacks from the concession stand…again…it will be a late night.

 

(Colorguard arrives early with Mrs. Alberts. No other band members need to be there at that time.)

 

8:00am-doors open

8:30am-start getting uniforms and loading the trailer

9:30am-load buses and depart for Denton

11:30am-arrive in Denton, unload, get into full uniform

12:40pm-warm up

1:20pm-move to stadium

1:25pm-ready position

1:30pm-PERFORMANCE

1:45pm-load the trailer and change out of uniform-you must remain in your band shirt and shorts.

2:30pm-head back to the stands to watch the other bands

4:30pm-Drum Major Retreat & Announcement of Finals

5:00pm-eat our dinner

 

At this point, it is a toss-up for finals. We will find out when we march again by 4:30pm. Our finals will take place sometime between 6:30pm and 8:00pm depending upon our draw. After that we will pack up again and change.

 

10:00pm-Awards Ceremony-Drum Major Retreat

10:30pm-Load the buses and go home.

12:30amish-Arrive back in Kemp to unload and go home.

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Friday Sept. 27th FB game at Dallas Christian

FRIDAY ITINERARY
Friday Sept. 27 2019
KEMP at Dallas Christian HS

4:00pm Report to HS Band Hall
Load Trailer,
Get dressed in Band Shirt, Band Shorts, Black Socks, Bibbers & Marching Shoes

5:00pm Load Buses and depart
6:30pm Arrive in Dallas Christian, Unload Equipment
6:45pm Line up and enter Stadium for set up and warm up
7:15pm School Song and Fight Song
7:30pm Kick Off
8:30pmish Half Time
10:15pmish End of Game, Load Equipment
10:45pmish Depart for Kemp ISD
11:45pmish Arrive in Kemp, Unload Equipment, Go Home!

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Friday the 20th/Saturday the 21st

DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR MEAL DEAL MONEY!!!!!!!!!!

FRIDAY ITINERARY
Friday Sept. 20 2019
KEMP at Commerce HS

3:41pm Report to HS Band Hall
Load Trailer,
Get dressed in Band Shirt, Band Shorts, Black Socks, Bibbers & Marching Shoes

4:30pm Load Buses and depart
6:30pm Arrive in Commerce, Unload Equipment
6:45pm Line up and enter Stadium for set up and warm up
7:15pm School Song and Fight Song
7:30pm Kick Off
8:30pmish Half Time
10:15pmish End of Game, Load Equipment
10:45pmish Depart for Kemp ISD
12:30amish Arrive in Kemp, Unload Equipment, Go Home!

There is a possibility of rain this Friday. We have been invited to seek shelter in CHS band hall. If rain doesn’t let up, we’ll update our schedule and post the info.

 

Saturday the 21st

Please scroll down to the previous post that Mr. Manuel published for the drumline contest in Wills Point

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Wills Point Drumline Competition Saturday, September 21st.

Saturday the 21st is for percussion, drum majors, soloists and pit crew. This will be at Wills Point high school. Pit crew will wear their pit crew shirt. Performing members will be wearing uniforms (band shirt, band shorts, and black socks should be worn underneath). Bring your money for foods and merchandise.

 

11:30am PERFORMERS report to band hall/rehearsal

 

1:30pm PIT CREW report to band hall

 

2:00pm load and depart

 

3:15pm arrive and unload

 

4:15pm warm up

 

5:15pm performance

 

5:30pm load trailer and watch performances

 

7:30pm awards

 

8:00pm-ish depart for Kemp

 

9:00pm-ish arrive home, unload and go home

 

We will post adjusted times on the Band app

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Football game here Friday 9-13-19

The game for this Friday is at home vs Waxahachie Life.

The band hall will be open right after school for sectionals and individual practice. Be ready in your band shirt, band shorts and black socks.

Bring your $5 for your meal deal if you haven’t already.

We’ll start full band rehearsal at 5:00pm.

Trooping will begin around 6:30pm.

Game starts at 7:30pm.

Halftime around 8:15-8:45.

Game ends around 10:00-10:30pm.

Students need to put away equipment and clean the band hall before they leave.

Please be ready to pick up students in the front of the high school.

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FRIDAY ITINERARY
September 4, 2019
KEMP at MABANK

Each student needs to bring $5 for their meal deal if they haven’t already.

You need your band shirt, band shorts, long black socks (we have some for $1 if you need a pair). Full uniform tomorrow.

3:35pm Band Hall open for sectionals or individual work
4:45pm Full Band rehearsal
5:30pm New uniform procedures
Load Trailer and start getting dressed in bibbers
6:00pmish Depart for Mabank
6:30pmish Arrive in Mabank, Unload Equipment
6:45pm Line up and enter Stadium for set up and warm up
7:15pm School Song and Fight Song
7:30pm Kick Off
8:30pmish Half Time
10:15pmish End of Game, Load Equipment
10:45pmish Depart for Kemp HS
11:00pmish Arrive in Kemp, Unload Equipment, Go Home!

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