Game #9- Miami @ Vinita/ Neewollah Marching Contest!!!!
Itinerary for the weekend-
7:00AM Rehearsal (Please make sure all band t-shirts and shorts are clean)
5:30PM- WRMS Football Pep Band for those that want to participate. Please let us know Tuesday morning to help with equipment, music etc.
– Make sure you start hydration process for the weekend.
7:00 AM Rehearsal at MHS
4:00- Uniform Check-out/ load trailer (grey band shirts)
4:45- Roll call/ in bibbers, grey shirts and long black socks and band shoes
5:00- Final Instructions for the weekend
6:15- Arrive at Vinita HS/ Prep for game
Band will NOT be performing at halftime. Our drum major and trumpet soloist will be gone to State Drama competition, as well as a few others.
10:30- Estimate time to arrive back at MHS
*** Immediately following the game, uniforms are to be checked in at band room.
Saturday- CONTEST DAY! Neewollah Parade and Field Competition
*** Student will be in band shorts and SMILE shirts for the day.
*** Please bring sunscreen and use it throughout the day
*** Hydration is a priority… it’s going to be a long day.
6:30 AM- Arrive at MHS Band/ Uniform inventory
7:00- Breakfast will be served
7:15- Board Buses
7:30- Depart for Independence, KS
8:45- Arrive at Independence Middle School/ dress and unload for parade/ hydrate
9:45- Official Parade Performance Call
11:00- Parade Begins/ Miami is the 16th band in the parade/ #60 in parade entry
11:30- Approximate parade step off
12:00- Move back to buses/ hang uniforms and put instruments in cases/ in seats/ hydrate
12:30- Move to Field Competition Area (Riverside Park)
1:00- Lunch will be served (menu… pulled chicken sandwiches)/ Hydrate
2:00- Dress and put together for Warm-up/ hydrate
2:50- Office Field Show Warm-up (Area B)
3:20- Transition to field
3:30- Official Performance
3:45- Move back to trail-buses/ Load trailer/ hang uniforms/ go watch bands/ enjoy the park
4:45- Go watch Bands Sit in stadium or behind the fence… no re-entry to field this year
6:00- Dinner will be served (menu- walking tacos)
7:00- Everyone should be back in the stadium (sitting together)
8:15- Back to buses for departure/ load final stuff/ parent check-out
9:00- Depart for Miami
10:30- Estimated arrival time back to MHS/ unload and uniform check-in
– We always need help with meals, water, moving equipment and welcome anyone that has the time.
– There is a charge to get into the gate this year for parents. It is $3 for ages 6 and up. All staff, parents, chaperones, drivers etc. will have wrist bands and must have them to enter the stadium.
– There are also t-shirts of the festival for sale… $15 each (They make great Halloween shirts… at least for me )