Wear your 2016 RB Shirt until after both performances
12:45 Sousaphones/Battery report
Get meal Money ($10.00) Section leader
1:20 Load buses
1:30 Depart Murray
3:00 Arrive HOPTOWN
Change into Uniform
Pit to equipment Truck
4:10 Leave for Warm up area
5:10 Staged at gate
5:15 Perform in uniform--yes sunglasses
5:30-6:00Change Re-stage pit
5:45 Head to concessions
7:00 Hang out at contest
8:40 Change at bus
9:00 leave for warm-up
9:55 staged at gate
10:15 Load truck
1:30 Pass out snack at bus (save some for pit)
12:45 am arrive in Murray
Take your uniform/shako/shoes/etc home
Battery sousaphones--return equipment to storage
Pit unload truck
1st to be loaded --battery and sousaphones
Bus # 1 3 sousaphones 2 snares/carriers 2 basses/carriers
Bus # 2 3 sousaphones 2 snares/carriers 1 basses/carriers 1 Tenor/carriers
Bus # 3 3 sousaphones 2 snares/carriers 1 basses/carriers
Bus # 4 3 sousaphones 3snares/carriers 1 basses/carriers
2nd to be loaded (Your stuff goes on your bus)
Uniforms --Brass--Saxes--Flag Bags--under the bus (includes Sousaphones)
Hat boxes--Clarinets--Flutes------ Go on bus
Both shows will be to the front side 2001/Bohemian Rhapsody/aha/One more Time Chuck Corea/Can’t Stop this Feeling
If there are kids on the backside we will do Focus—flipped (Not likely)
Don’t play until instructed to--no hacking
We will start in sub-section warm-ups (15 Minutes)
Don’t Over Play in warm-up
Review Rough Spots and ALL BODY MOVEMENT
We will then get together and:
Review coming on the field
Coming off the field
It will feel very cold to you tonight--Bring some layers of clothing
Please help clean buses--be sure to cooperate with bus driver instructions
Be smart Friday Night.
There are DVD on some of the buses--please nothing too much language etc.
No hacking when we are there--we will tell you when to start warming up
Clean your shoes etc.
Be in full Uniform or no Uniform--Put your uniform away when we get home
Be on time and stay with the group
You represent MSU--act accordingly
Watch language--be polite--etc.
Be supportive and polite to all high school band performances and awards
Breaking any local, state, or federal law can result in removal from the class (regardless of grade implications).
No consumption or transportation of alcohol on the bus. This will result in removal from the class (regardless of grade implications).
Public Intoxication of any kind, when with the group, will result in removal from the class (regardless of grade implications)
All members must ride the bus to and from the contest Saturday October 22nd 2016.
The only exception is those that live close to Hopkinsville and would like to stay the night at home after the contest. Here are the directions that must be followed:
1. Fill this out and have it notarized---trip_release_form_hoptown.pdf
(notary's can be found at banks and post office and many departmental offices)
2. Return this to Mr Fannin by Friday at the end of practice
3. You may not miss practice Friday
4. You must be sure your equipment gets to Hopkinsville
5. You may only drive yourself (No Friends--This is an absolute--So many legal reasons)
6. You must be at Stadium of Champions by 3pm Saturday
7. Tell your section leader of your plans
8. Tell Austin Crissup of your plans.
Failure to follow any 1 of these you will be denied permission to drive
This should be a very small number of people making this request.