Valhalla Marching Festival

October 1, 2017

Our second competition is upon us and will be at the Valhalla Marching Festival on Saturday, October, 7!  The schedule is as follows:


11:45 p.m.  – Arrive at the high school and report to the practice field for a short rehearsal


12:45 p.m. – Load the buses and trailers

1:15 p.m. – Depart to Parkview

2:45 p.m. – Arrive in Parkview, check-in, unload, and immediately get into uniform

3:25 p.m. –  Warm-Up/Tune

3:55 p.m. – Move to staging area


                        (after our performance we will watch Parkview and MSSU and awards in uniform)


5:00 p.m. – Awards presentation (top twelve bands will move on to finals)

(depending on whether we make finals, and our finals placement, we will decide when we will eat dinner)



9:45 p.m. – Finals Awards

10:10 p.m. – Load buses and trailers

10:30 p.m.’ish’ – Depart

12:00 a.m.’ish’ – Arrive in Neosho. Unload bus, and trailer.


What you need to bring: your band shirt, black athletic shorts, long black socks, your instrument, mallets, sticks, reeds, flags, rifles, sabres marching shoes, gloves, and any money you may want for concessions. 


If we do not make finals then we will eat and depart.  If we do make finals then our dinner will be determined after our placement is announced.  Dinner will be St. George’s BBQ, chips, and a drink.  We are looking for cookies, pop, and water to be donated.  Concessions will also be available.


This performance will be held at Parkview High School, 516 W. Meadowmere, Springfield, MO.  Admission to the competition is $8 for adults and $6 for children 8th grade and under.


Be courteous to other groups and to each other!  Remember, you are representing the band, music department, the school, and all of Neosho! Please conduct yourselves accordingly!

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