UIL Marching Contest Info – Saturday, October 21

On Saturday, October 21st, the Weiss Band and Scarlets Dance Team will be competing in their first UIL Marching Contest. Tickets for the UIL Marching Contest are $3 for adults and $2 for children.  Students should eat lunch prior to arrival at school.

The following meals will be provided for the students: Snack after rehearsal

Directions to Kelley Reeves Athletic Complex.


12:00pm Band Hall Opens

1:00pm Student Report Time to WHS

1:30 Rehearsal

3:00 Load Truck & Eat

3:50 Check Off’s

4:15 Depart for Kelley Reeves Athletic Complex

4:45 Arrive at Kelley Reeves Athletic Complex

5:20 Band & Pit Warmup Time Begins


6:15 Load Truck & Buses

7:00 Depart for Weiss High School

7:30 Arrive at Weiss High School (approximate)

8:00pm Students go home (approximate)


  • 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 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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