BOA Conroe Info – Saturday, October 7

On Saturday, October 7th, the Weiss Band and Scarlets Dance Team will be competing in their second contest at the Bands of America Conroe Regional. Information on the contest, performance schedule, ticket prices, and more can be found HERE. Please read through the information about the contest prior to traveling in order to plan for parking and ticket prices. There is a $5 or $10 charge for spectator parking at the Conroe Regional depending on whether or not you want in/out privileges.

The following meals will be provided for the students: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Directions to Woodforest Bank Stadium.

SCHEDULE

5:00am Band Hall Opens

5:30am Student Report Time to WHS (students should be wearing grey band shirt, black band shorts, black socks, and black marching shoes)

5:50 Check Off’s

6:00 Meeting in Band Hall

6:10 Grab Breakfast & Load Buses

6:30 Depart for Woodforest Bank Stadium

9:30 Arrive at Woodforest Bank Stadium

10:25 Band & Pit Warmup Time Begins

11:30 PRELIMS PERFORMANCE!

1:00 Lunch

3:00 Watch the last block of bands & Prelims Awards

5:15 Prelims Awards (The schedule for the rest of the evening will depend upon the results from prelims. If we do not make finals, we WILL be staying to watch Finals. Dinner will be provided for the students.)

8:00 Finals Competition Begins

10:45 Finals Awards Ceremony

11:30pm Depart for Weiss High School

2:30am Arrive at Weiss High School (approximate)

2:45am Students go home (approximate)

CHECKLIST

  • Garment bag
  • Black Marching Shoes
  • BLACK Socks (calf length, NO logos)
  • Weiss Band Grey Uniform Shirt
  • Weiss Band Black Uniform Shorts
  • White Marching Gloves (winds only & will be given to students)
  • Water Bottle
  • Instrument
  • Students are also encouraged to bring a blanket and/or pillow, as well as comfortable clothes to rest on the bus. Sometimes it can get cold on the bus.
  • Students are also encouraged to bring homework to work on

Students are responsible for putting away their own instrument, uniform and hat box upon arrival back at school.

Parents should register for Remind to receive a text message with a more accurate arrival time back at WHS. Mr. Chreste will send out a message when the band leaves the stadium. To sign up for Remind, please send the message: @weissbands to the number: 81010.

In an effort to improve our performance focus, we must act as professionals throughout the entire day. The following items will not be allowed: footballs, frisbees, baseballs/gloves, etc. Please remember to pick up your students on time at the end of the night. See you at the contest!

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