Valhalla

Our second competition is upon us and will be at the Valhalla Marching Festival on Saturday, October, 2nd! The schedule is as follows:

10:00 a.m. – Arrive at the high school and begin loading the trailer

(EAT BEFORE YOU ARRIVE and/or bring snacks for the bus that will not dehydrate you)

11:00 a.m. – Load the buses

11:15 a.m. – Depart to Parkview

12:45 a.m. – Arrive in Parkview, check-in, unload, use restroom, and immediately get into uniform

2:40 p.m. – Warm-Up/Tune

3:10 p.m. – Move to staging area

3:30 p.m. – WILDCAT PRIDE PRELIM PERFORMANCE!!!

(after our performance we will get out of uniform and return to the stadium to watch bands)

5:00 p.m. – Awards presentation - The 4 class winners and next 8 highest scores will move on to finals

(we will plan dinner after awards, but that may change if we make finals and have an early time drawn)

6-9:30 p.m. – FINALS PERFORMANCES

9:45 p.m. – Finals Awards

10:10 p.m. – Load buses and trailers

10:30 p.m.’ish’ – Depart

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, marching shoes, gloves, water bottle with water, sunblock, 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 BBQ pork and chicken sandwiches, chips, fruit, cookie and a drink. We are looking for chips, cookies, pop, fruit, hamburger buns, 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 $10 for adults and $8 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!

Thank you!

Mr. Duffield

Director of Instrumental Music

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