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Marching Competition Schedules

The 2018 marching band competition schedules will be updated as we receive more information.

(Click on the location name to see festival information posted in ILMarching.com.)

2018 - Saturday, October 6: Limestone Competition
Limestone Community High School
4201 S Airport Rd
Bartonville, IL 61607

LIMESTONE COMPETITION – October 6
2:15pm – Meet at HS for rehearsal
3:15pm – Load Equipment
3:45pm – Depart for Limestone Community High School
5:00pm – Arrive and unload
5:20pm – Eat dinner (Bring Money)
6:00pm - Return to buses to prepare for performance
7:05pm – Transit to Warm-up
7:15pm – Warm-up
7:45pm – Transit to Field
8:00pm – Competition Performance
8:15pm – Back to buses to put away equipment
8:45pm – Return for awards ceremony
9:15pm – Load buses
9:30pm – Depart for Mahomet
10:50pm – Approximate return time


2018- Saturday, October 13: Lincoln-Way West Competition

Lincoln-Way West High School
21701 S. Gougar Road
New Lenox, IL 60451

2:15pm – Meet at HS for rehearsal
3:15pm – Load Equipment
3:45pm – Depart for Lincoln-Way West High School

5:45pm – Arrive and unload
6:00pm – Eat Dinner (Bring Money)
6:45pm - Return to buses to prepare for performance

7:30pm – Pit Warm-up
7:45pm – Band Warm-up
8:00pm – Pit travel to gate
8:15pm – Band travel to gate
8:30pm – Competition Performance
8:45pm – Back to buses to put away equipment

9:45pm – Return for awards ceremony
10:20pm – Load Buses
10:30pm – Depart for Mahomet
12:30am – Approximate return time

2018- Saturday, October 20: University of Illinois

The University of Illinois - Memorial Stadium

1402 South 1st St.
Champaign, IL 61820

9:30am – Meet at HS for rehearsal
10:30am – Load equipment
11:00pm – Depart for University of Illinois

11:30pm – Arrive and unload (Bring food for lunch)

1:00pm - Warm-up begins
1:45pm – Pit at gate
2:00pm – Band at gate
2:15pm – Competition Performance

2:30pm – Watch Marching Illini

3:00pm – Awards Ceremony

3:20pm – Return to buses and load

3:45pm – Return to Mahomet

4:15pm – Approximate return time


2018 - Saturday, October 27: BANDS OF AMERICA COMPETITION
-4:45am – Meet at school and load
-5:15am – Depart for St. Louis
-8:00am – Arrive at Stadium
-8:25am – Unload and Dress
-9:25am – Physical warm-up
-9:45am – Musical Warm-up
-10:30am – Performance Time
-10:45am – Change and load equipment
-11:30am – Eat Lunch in Stadium (Bring Money)
-12:30pm – Watch Bands
-3:45pm – Prelim Awards Ceremony
-4:15pm – Load Buses
-5:15pm – Dinner (Bring Money)
-8:15pm – Approximate return time

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