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Information for Saturday 10/14 Lion’s King HS (Tampa) Lion’s Pride Marching Competition   Who:      All Corps Members What:    Marching Competition When:    Saturday, Oct. 14th Where:   King HS (Tampa) Dress:    Full Uniform  

Saturday, Oct. 14th

1:30pm- Call Time- begin preparations for travel and change into uniform pants for travel. Take the rest of your uniform with you we will finish dressing on the bus right before we get to the Comp. Front Ensemble, Battery Percussion, Field Crew report to bandroom to load truck   ****BRING SOMETHING TO EAT ON THE BUS FOR DINNER OR EAT BEFORE YOU LEAVE*** YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO EAT UNTIL AFTER OUR PERFORMANCE (approx. pm) PLAN AHEAD!   2:00pm- Load bus LOADING CREW LOAD FIRST then we will dismiss by class to board.   2:30pm- Depart NPHS for Tampa King HS   4:00pm- Approx. arrival time @King HS- unload, restroom, visual warm-up   6:00pm-  Music Warm-up   6:30pm- Performance   ****NOTE:  Students will need to plan on having money enough for snacks at the concession stand****   8:45pm-  Awards (time is approximate- might be later)   9:30pm- approx. Load bus, depart for NPHS   11:30pm-  Approx. time of arrival @ NPHS- make sure everything is put away and dismiss! Parents should monitor facebook page and Remind for travel time updates. Important Information:
  1. Please make sure to make arrangements to eat before you depart.  The first opportunity you have to eat is after our performance.  Plan on having a snack on the bus on the way up!
  1. Make sure you have all of your equipment, sticks, mallets, harnesses, etc. for your performance- THIS IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
  2. YOU ARE EXPECTED TO CONDUCT YOURSELVES LIKE A DRUM CORPS AND HOLD YOURSELF TO A HIGHER STANDARD THAN ANY OTHER BAND THERE BOTH ON AND OFF THE FIELD!!! This includes how you talk about other bands and how you act and behave when you think no one is watching.  SHOW YOUR PRIDE!!!
  3. We will travel in “bibbers” (uniform pants) we will finish dressing when we arrive at the competition site. Colorguard is NOT to change out of uniform on the bus after the performance- you may change in the changing facility at the school.
  4. If you need to leave from the competition with a parent, I need to know in advance (bring a note) and I need to SEE you go with them.
  5. Use the restroom BEFORE we warm up!!!
Our goal is to present our best performance. EVERYONE is expected to do your personal best!!

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