Our first competition is upon us and will be at the Carl Junction Marching Festival on Saturday, September 21! The schedule is as follows:
11:30 a.m. – Arrive at the high school and report to the practice field for a short rehearsal
(EAT BEFORE YOU ARRIVE)
12:15 p.m. – Load the buses and trailers
12:45 p.m. – Depart to Carl Junction
1:15 p.m. – Arrive in Carl Junction, check-in, unload, and immediately get into uniform
2:30 p.m. – Warm-Up/Tune
3:00 p.m. – Move to staging area
3:30 p.m. – WILDCAT PRIDE PRELIM PERFORMANCE!!!
(after our performance we will get out of uniform go back and watch bands)
5:00 p.m. – Awards presentation (top ten bands will move on to finals)
(depending on whether we make finals, and our finals placement, we will decide when we will eat dinner)
7-9:30 p.m. – FINALS PERFORMANCES
9:45 p.m. – Finals Awards
10:10 p.m. – Load buses and trailers
10:30 p.m.’ish’ – Depart
11:00 p.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 Chick-Fil-A, chips, and a drink. We are looking for cookies, pop, fruit, and water to be donated. Concessions will also be available.
This performance will be held at Carl Junction High School, 1 Bull Dog Ln., Carl Junction, MO. Admission to the competition is $5 for adults and $3 for school-age children, 6 and under free.
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!