Schedule for Bands of America Regional Championships – October 20t-21st 2018
Friday, October 19th
Student schedule for pre-game will be posted on the drive as normal 7:00pm – Home Football Game
8:00pm (est) – Halftime performance
After halftime we will load the trucks. Uniforms will be loaded after the game end. Instruments will travel on the buses (including battery) and an overnight bag to be loaded in the morning. Please do not pack more than you need for a one night trip.
Saturday, October 20th
8:15am – arrive at TJHSST – load up
9:00am – depart TJHSST for Delaware (bring lunch to eat on the way)
11:30am – arrive at University of Delaware (cannot enter lot before 11:20am)
Immediately unload truck and get into uniform
12:20pm – Warmup
12:50pm – Pit move to report at 1:05pm
1:05pm – Band move for 1:20pm report
1:30pm – PRELIMS PERFORMANCE
Picture immediately following (Great one to order!)
Get out of uniform and come back into the stadium to watch the rest of prelims – eat lunch at concessions.
5:00pm – Prelims awards – Drum Majors only. IF WE MAKE FINALS –
Back into the warmup rotation as early as 6:00pm depending on our placement. After we perform everyone stays in uniform for the rest of the show – we will ALL be participating in the full retreat for Finals should we qualify.
10:30pm – FULL RETREAT – everyone on the field in uniform – awards. 11:00pm – Change and head to the hotel
12:00am – est in rooms, lights out
IF WE DON’T MAKE FINALS –
Hang out at the buses from 5pm-7pm or around the stadium. Head back into the stadium where the finalist bands start at 7:30pm. This is a learning experience – watch the shows and give credit to the bands who qualified for finals. Be a good audience member and support those bands as you would hope to be supported if we were in their place.
10:00pm – Finals competition ends, head to buses to depart 11:00pm – est in rooms at hotel – lights out at 12:00am Sunday October 21st
8:00am – breakfast (provided)
9:00am – load up
10:00am – depart hotel for TJHSST (meal en route and stop at a mall) 2:00pm – arrive at TJHSST, unload – estimate – might be later 3:00pm (est) – dismissed after everything is put away
Wilimington Hampton Inn 1008 Old Churchmans Rd Newark, DE 19713 Venue
University of Delaware Stadium 625 Marvin Dr,
Newark, DE 19713
Required for all curricular groups