30-Oct-18: USBands New England States Championships

Link to US Bands Schedule


03:45 PM**All times approximate and subject to change**
04:00 PMGroup I A : Manchester High School (CT) (Manchester, CT)
04:13 PMGroup I A : Joseph Case High School (Swansea, MA)
04:26 PMGroup I A : Shelton High School (Shelton, CT)
04:39 PMGroup I A : Montville High School (CT) (Oakdale, CT)
04:52 PMGroup I A : East Lyme High School (East Lyme, CT)
05:05 PMGroup I A : Somerset Berkley Regional High School (Somerset, MA)
05:23 PMGroup III A : Springfield Central High School (Springfield, MA)
05:37 PMGroup III A : Danbury High School (Danbury, CT)
05:51 PMGroup III A : Westhill High School (Stamford, CT)
06:05 PMGroup III A : Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School (South Yarmouth, MA)
06:19 PMGroup III A : Plainfield High School (CT) (Central Village, CT)
06:48 PMGroup IV A : Salem High School (MA) (Salem, MA)
07:02 PMGroup IV A : Berlin High School (Berlin, CT)
07:16 PMGroup IV A : Sheehan High School (Wallingford, CT)
07:30 PMGroup IV A : Brien McMahon High School (Norwalk, CT)
07:49 PMGroup IV Open : Norwich Free Academy (Norwich, CT)
08:03 PMGroup IV Open : Blackstone-Millville High School (Blackstone, MA)
08:17 PMGroup IV Open : Newtown High School (Sandy Hook, CT)
08:31 PMGroup V Open : Wethersfield High School (Wethersfield, CT)
08:45 PMGroup V Open : Cheshire High School (Cheshire, CT)
08:59 PMGroup V Open : Dartmouth High School (Dartmouth, MA)
09:13 PMGroup V Open : Naugatuck High School (Naugatuck, CT)
09:27 PMGroup VI A : Middletown High School (CT) (Middletown, CT)
09:41 PMGroup VI A : New Milford High School (CT) (New Milford, CT)

RAMBAND Schedule of the Week:


Please note:  All times subject to change.


Students:  Please dress in layers (bring coats and gloves to the field) appropriate for the current temperatures.  Predicted low temps are in the 30s.


Monday, October 22

CPS Performance Tour

7:00 a.m. Load Truck/Change into Uniform

7:15 a.m. Load Buses

7:30 a.m. Depart CHS

7:45 a.m. Arrive DMS Unload/Set-Up/Warm-Up

8:20 a.m. DMS Performance

9:00 a.m. Load Trucks & Buses/Depart

9:30 a.m. Arrive Doolittle Unload/Set-Up/Warm-Up

10:00 a.m. Doolittle Performance

10:45 a.m. Load Trucks & Buses/Depart

11:30 a.m. Arrive McDonalds & Arby's for lunch (Bring Money for Lunch or Bring Your Own)

12:30 p.m. Load Buses/Depart

12:45 p.m. Arrive Chapman Unload/Set-Up/Warm-Up

1:15 p.m. Chapman Performance

1:45 p.m. Load Trucks & Buses/Depart

2:00 p.m. Arrive Highland School Unload/Set-Up Warm-Up

2:30 p.m. Highland Performance

2:45 p.m. Load Trucks & Buses/Depart

Approx. 3:15 p.m. Arrive CHS, Help Unload and put all equipment, instruments, and uniforms away

Approx. 4:00 p.m. Dismissed


Tuesday, October 23


5:15 – 8:45 p.m.


Thursday, October 25


5:15 - 8:45 p.m.


Friday, October 26

Rehearsal, Pep Rally, WE-Small Pep Band Performance @ Donor Plaza, Home Football Game

Take 2nd Lunch if you have 3rd Lunch

12:30 p.m. Report to Band Room – Instruments and Flip Folders – Dress Warmly

12:45 p.m. Proceed to Stands/Set-Up/Warm-Up

1:00 p.m. Perform at Pep Rally

2:00 p.m. Return to Band Room

2:15 p.m. Wind Ensemble/Small Pep Band Logistical Rehearsal in Old Band Room

2:45 p.m. Full Marching Band Rehearsal – Practice Field

4:45 p.m. Change into Uniform Pants (WE – Full Uniform)

5:15 p.m. WE set-up to perform at Donor Plaza

5:20 – 5:45 WE Small Pep Band Performance

Approx. 5:45 p.m. Dinner Pizza or Bring Your Own (WE students will be given extra time to eat dinner if performance runs over)

6:15 p.m. Pep Band Reports

6:30 p.m. Line up outside of band room, march to stands

7:00 p.m.  Kick-Off

Approx. 8:15 p.m. Halftime Performance

3rd Quarter Break (return w/ 2 min remaining on game clock)

The remainder of Game in stands

Approx. 9:15 p.m. Return to the band room, put all instruments, equipment away

Approx. 9:30-9:45 p.m. Dismissed

Saturday, October 27


9:55 a.m.  Report Time

10:00 a.m. Rehearsal

12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch

12:50 - 3:00 p.m. Rehearsal

3:15 p.m. Put all Instruments Equipment Away/Dismissed

Tuesday, October 30

Rehearsal and Performance at US Bands NE States Championship, New Britain

  • We will be loading/returning immediately after our performance.

  • Saturday Subway orders will be fulfilled today.

  • Saturday's Tickets will be honored, additional tickets will be available at the gate.

3:30 p.m. Report for Rehearsal

5:00 p.m. Load Trucks (Chaperones Report)

5:30 p.m. Load Buses

5:45 p.m. Depart CHS (Subway Dinner on Bus or bring your own)

6:30 p.m. Arrive, Restrooms, Unload, Change into Uniforms

7:00 p.m. Begin Warm-Up

8:25 p.m. Move to Gate

8:35 p.m. Gate Time

8:45p.m. Performance

After Performance - Load Trucks, Change out of uniform, Load Buses

Approx. 9:45 p.m. Depart

Approx. 10:30 p.m. Arrive CHS, Assist in putting all instruments and equipment away/Dismissed

Veterans Memorial Stadium