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HMK eNews > Champs Week, Part 1 :)

posted Oct 21, 2014, 10:55 AM by Adam Gumble   [ updated Oct 21, 2014, 11:02 AM ]

IT’S CHAMPS WEEK! 

This Saturday, we head to West Chester University to compete for the USBands Pennsylvania State Championship! 

> Unlike Cavalcade, scores in USBands are determined by HOW WELL YOU PERFORM, not what you are asked to perform! We have been getting a LOT of credit this season for a well-designed show, however our score on Saturday is completely dependent upon the achievement of the performers. 

> Nazareth is the most decorated band in USBands history. They are in our group and perform immediately after us! 

> There is no “defense” in marching band, and we cannot control what the audience thinks of another band’s performance! (NOTE: Parents, judges do not score a band higher or lower depending on audience response, so show appreciation for all of the hard working students in each band by applauding at the appropriate times! Thanks!) 

PA STATES TICKETS > PLEASE order pre-sale tickets for this event through the Band Booster Club! Tickets are $16 ($18 at the gate) and we need to sell 80 tickets for our “Fair Share.” Orders should be placed will be ready for pickup following Thursday night’s rehearsal. THANK YOU! :)


10.24 - Color Guard Photos/Senior Knight

3:00 > Report to Practice Field (Guard Dress for Photos)

4:00 > Color Guard Photos (PAC)

5:00 > Eat/Dress

6:00 > Move to Stadium

Pre-Game > Football Senior Night (No Pre-Game Show)

Halftime > Cheerleaders/Band Senior Night Recognition

Post-Game > HMK! 


10.25 - USBANDS PA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE!

> I received the FINAL SCHEDULE for PA State Championships roughly one hour ago!

10:00 AM > Guard/Perc Sectionals

12:00 PM > Wind Sectional

01:00 > Ensemble

04:00 > Eat/Dress/Trucks

04:45 > Leave HHS

06:00 > Arrive @ WCU

07:45 > Perform!

09:00 > WCU Performs!

09:15 > Awards! 

10:45 > Arrive @ HHS


10.31 - Football @ Manheim Township! 

11.01 - MUSIC IN MOTION REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP @ ANNAPOLIS SCHEDULE!

> 30+ Bands from Across the Region! 

> ALL Drum Corps International Judging Panel! 

> Prelims/Finals Format! (a la BOA)

> Trucks will be loaded the night before (from Township)

07:30 AM > All Members Report

08:00 > Leave HHS

10:00 > Arrive @ Navy-Marine Stadium

11:44 > Prelims Performance!

03:45 PM > Prelims Awards

05:30 > Finals Begin

10:00 > Finals Awards

12:30 AM > Arrive @ HHS 



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