COLONY FIELD TOURNAMENT - TUESDAY 10/30
Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 30th, we will be competing in the Colony Field Show Tournament at Colony High School. Students will have a meal provided after school. We will be changing into full uniform and departing for Colony HS at 4:30PM (not 5PM due to traffic). After the performance, students will be loading ASAP and heading back to Gahr.
This Saturday, November 3rd, we are performing in the Bands of America Regional at LA Valley College. This will be an early morning, and we have practice 3-6PM the day before to rehearse and load the trailers. Call time is 5:00AM in the Band Room to change into uniform. We are only guaranteed to perform in Prelims. Based on how we do, it will determine if we are performing in Finals (evening) or will be watching the other groups in the audience. Please see below for the ticket prices and the itinerary.
Day Pass (Prelims & Finals) – $27
Prelims – $18
Finals – $18
Children 10 and under admitted free.
$5 Discount off of all General Admission ticket types for (see restrictions below):
SENIOR – Age 62+
MILITARY – Active Duty w/ ID
STUDENT – Student Age 11-18 or College Student w/ ID
For more information, please click here to visit the Bands of America website.
DIRECTORS PACKET: https://www.musicforall.org/resources/directors-lounge/southern-ca-final-packet
6:30AM Jazz Band
3:00-6:00PM Rehearsal (UNTIL 6PM)
NO JAZZ BAND
BRING EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR THE COLONY FIELD SHOW TOURNAMENT FOR FULL UNIFORM - Long black socks, polished marching shoes, compression shorts/shirt, gloves, extra snacks, water jug.
5th period - Load props into uhauls
6th period - Finish loading uhauls ASAP / UHAULS LEAVE EARLY & ASSEMBLE PROPS
3:00PM Sack dinner (provided)
3:45PM Change to full uniform
4:15PM Load busses ASAP
4:30PM Depart for Colony HS - 3850 E Riverside Dr., Ontario, CA 91761
BRING HOMEWORK FOR THE BUS RIDE IF POSSIBLE!
6:15PM Unload ASAP / Restrooms
6:30PM Warm up
7:30PM Ensemble / Run-through
8:00PM Gate time
8:30PM Debrief / Push equipment back to trailers
8:45PM Load uhauls ASAP in uniform - EVERYONE HELPS
UHAULS LEAVE EARLY
9:30PM Change AFTER LOADING / hang uniforms correctly
9:45PM Depart ASAP
10:45PM Return to Gahr / unload busses only / hang uniform
WE WILL BE UNLOADING UHAULS TOMORROW DURING CLASS.
UNLOAD UHAULS & STUDY HALL DURING CLASS
Start Premium Bed Sheet Fundraiser
6:30AM Jazz Band
3:00-5:15PM Rehearsal - cleaning 2nd half of Movement 4
6:30AM Jazz Band
WE WILL BE HAVING OUR FINAL REHEARSAL
3:00-5:00PM REVIEW MVT. 1, 2, 3, 4
5:00-5:15PM timed Run-through / push off to uhauls
5:15-6:00PM Load equipment/props - EVERYONE HELPS!
HYDRATE & GO TO BED SUPER EARLY. REVIEW MOVEMENT 1, 2, 3, AND 4. LAY OUT EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR TOMORROW'S BANDS OF AMERICA REGIONAL!!
BANDS OF AMERICA REGIONAL!
5:00AM Band Room open - DO NOT BE LATE!
5:15AM Change into full uniform ASAP
5:30AM Load busses / Eat breakfast (provided)
6:00AM Depart to L.A. Valley College - Monarch Stadium (we will leave early if possible)
5800 Fulton Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91401
7:30AM Arrive / Unload / Restrooms
8:00AM Warm Up / Box office opens
8:15AM Stadium Gates open
9:30AM Gate time
10:00AM Debrief / Push equipment back to busses
10:30AM Change out of uniform / Load equipment
11:00AM Return to stadium - groups of 4 or more - watch other bands and eat concessions (bring money)
3:00PM Preliminary Competition Ends
3:15PM PRESENTATION OF AWARDS - All Competing Band Drum Majors
Depending on the results, we will either be warming up for finals OR will have a dinner break and return to the stadium to watch the finalist bands.
3:45PM Stadium cleared - Dinner break
5:30PM Gates re-open
6:30PM First performing finalist band
9:00PM Finals competition ends / Use restroom before awards
9:15PM FINALE – PRESENTATION OF AWARDS
10:00PM Load busses / Depending on placement we could be changing and re-loading equipment
10:30PM Depart for Gahr HS
12:00AM Return to Gahr / Unload equipment