10-Nov-17: CHSMRB National Championship Reminders

posted Nov 10, 2017, 8:44 PM by Mark Nowicki



Here are some important reminders of the day tomorrow.


1.  Dress warmly!  Thermals, heavy coat, sweaters-sweatshirts/sweatpants, dress in layers, hat, gloves, boots, blankets, hand/foot warmers, etc.  

2.  Bring Gatorade/Powerade, water, etc.  Make sure to stay hydrated!

3.  Bring uniform pants, black socks, marching shoes, gloves, guard costume, guard shoes, guard gloves, etc. 

4.  Bring your instrument, equipment, extra reeds, mouthpiece, valve oil, etc.

5.  Bring lunch (or subway)

6.  Pizza provided for dinner (or bring dinner)

7.  Bring money for concessions

8.  Note who your bus group captain is and who your chaperone is so you can meet by bus subgroups for wristbands & pizza distribution, etc.


Here is the schedule.


Saturday, November 11, 2017, US Bands National Championship MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
8:45 a.m. Report
9:00 a.m. Rehearsal on Main Turf Field
11:30 a.m. Load Trucks (Chaperones & Pit Crew Report)
12:00 p.m. Load Buses - Chaperones, please take attendance on buses
1:00 p.m. Depart CHS (Lunch on bus/Subway order or bring your own)
3:00 p.m. Arrive MetLife Stadium
3:30 p.m. Enter Stadium, Bathrooms, etc.
3:59 p.m. Watch Old Bridge Performance
4:13 p.m. Watch North Penn Performance
4:25 p.m. Exit Stadium
5:00 p.m. Dinner (Pizza-provided or Bring Your Own)
5:45 p.m. Change Into Uniforms
6:30 p.m. Warm-Up
8:32 p.m. Gate Time
8:47 p.m. Performance Time
Group Photos

Return to Buses/Change out of uniforms

Re-Enter stadium as a group

Watch Group 6 Finals performances - concessions - stay with the group in stadium seating area.

11:55 p.m. Awards
Approx. 12:30 a.m. Exit Stadium
Approx. 12:45 a.m. Load Buses/Depart - Chaperones, please take attendance on buses
Approx. 3:00 a.m. Arrive CHS/Put all instruments away, Clean up Band Room, Instrument Room, Pit Room, Guard Room, Hallways, Outside, etc., Attendance/Announcements/Dismissal

...Looking forward to a great day tomorrow!  

If you have any questions, please contact me anytime.

Mr. K.