Wednesday, October 23, 2013

State Contest Itinerary

Itinerary for Division II State Championship

Independence High School, Thompson’s Station, TN

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

7:30 am Band report to band room. Go to the restroom before we leave!

8:00 am Depart SGCHS. Make sure you have your hat box, gloves, long black socks and shoes.

10:30 am Arrive at Independence High School. Equipment will need to be unloaded

11:00 am Lunch will be provided. Use this time also to go ahead and start focusing on your musical and visual aspects of the performance. We must be at our best to make finals!

11:50 am Start putting on uniforms.

12:20 pm Line-up, receive plumes and travel to warm-up.

12:30 pm Warm- up. During this time there is to be no talking.

1:00 pm Travel to Stadium. Keep your chin up and shoulders back the entire time. Do not talk. Focus on the upcoming performance.

1:15 pm Perform. Don’t try to do anything special, simply perform what you know.

1:30 pm Arrive back at bus. Put plumes back in plume box, put instruments in cases, change out of uniforms. Hang up uniforms properly and put them back on the equipment racks. After your uniforms and instruments are put up correctly, you are free to go in the stadium to watch some other bands. Do not travel alone. Seniors will report to the buses at 3:45 to change back into uniforms so you can accept the participation trophy and listen to the announcement of scholarships and finalists. Everyone needs to be back in the stadium by 4:15 for the announcements of finalists.

4:15 pm Recognition of Judges, Announcements of Scholarship participants and Finalists.

4:45 pm We will gather at the buses where I will give you the itinerary for the evening performance.

7:00 pm Finals performances start.


10:00 pm Awards and Final placements. We will load the buses as soon as these are over. If you are leaving with your parents, do not leave until these placements are announced.

11:30 pm Depart Independence High School.

2:00 am Arrive SGCHS. After everything is put up properly, we will be dismissed together.

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