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Marching Competition Schedules

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

(2017 dates and times are listed below for reference information until 2018 details are available.)
(Click on the location name to see festival information posted in ILMarching.com.)

2:45pm – Pre-Competition rehearsal at MSHS

3:45pm – Bring snack to eat after rehearsal

4:00pm – Load equipment and Dress into Uniform

4:30pm – Depart for Charleston

5:35pm – Arrive and Unload

6:45pm – Begin Warm-up

7:30pm – Performance time in O’Brien Stadium

7:45pm – Change out of Uniform. Make sure to bring warm clothes on bus.

8:15pm – Watch Granite City and EIU Marching Bands perform

8:45pm – Awards ceremony

9:00pm – Load Buses

9:15pm – Depart for Mahomet

10:20pm – Approximate return time

 Bring food for after performance. Concession stand could be closed after we play.


2017 - Saturday, October 7: Lincoln-Way Invitational

1:45pm – Arrive for Pre-Competition Rehearsal

2:45pm – Load Equipment

3:05pm – Load Buses

3:15pm – Depart for Lincoln Way East

5:30pm – Arrive, Unload,  and Eat (Bring Money for concessions)

6:45pm – Dress into uniform

7:15pm – Pit-Warm-up

7:30pm – Band Warm-up

8:15pm – Performance Time

8:30pm – Watch Lincoln Way from End-zone

9:00pm – Awards

9:20pm – Change out of Uniform

9:45pm – Load Buses and Depart

12:00am – Approx. Return Time



10:30am – Arrive at HS for pre-competition rehearsal

11:20pm – Load equipment and eat lunch (Bring food to eat)

12:00pm – Load Buses

12:10pm – Depart for Downers Grove South

2:40pm – Arrive and Unload

3:10pm – Change into Uniform

4:30pm – Performance Time

4:45pm – Change into street clothes

5:30pm – Awards and Finals announcement

                   If we do not make finals we will return home departing around 6pm

                   Bring money for dinner

7:15pm – Final competition begins (Possible performance / Time TBA)

9:30pm – Finals Awards

10:00pm – Depart for Mahomet

12:30am – Approx. return time


2017- Saturday, October 21: BOA Super Regionals in Indianapolis

Friday:

CDT 4:15pm – Load Buses
4:30 pm – Leave for Indy
EDT 7:30 pm – Arrive at Dave and Busters
10:00 pm – Depart for Hotel
10:20 pm – Go to rooms
11:30 pm – Lights out

Saturday:

EDT 7:00am -- Breakfast
7:45 am – Dress into uniform
8:00 am – Load Buses
8:15 am – Depart for Stadium
8:30 am – Arrive and unload
9:20 am – Enter Stadium
9:30-9:45 am – Physical Warm-up
9:30-10 am – Pit Warm-up
9:45-10:15 am – Music Warm-up
10:05 am – Pit Report
10:20 am – Band Report
10:30 am – Performance Time
10:45 am – Pictures (Group and Section)
11:15 am – Load Equipment and Change out of Uniform
11:45 am – Return to Stadium to eat and watch bands
3:45 pm – Load Buses
4:15 pm – Depart for home
CDT 5:30 pm – Approximate return time to Mahomet


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