SMB: Itineraries 10/8 & 10/9

Hello SMB Members & Parents, Below are itineraries for our Friday, October 8 Pictures/Rehearsal/Truck Load day, and the competition on Saturday, October 9. As always, be mindful with nutrition & hydration. Get as much rest as possible. Last weekend was a blast and I can’t wait to do it again!

Friday, October 8 – 9:00am-6:00pm – Pictures/Rehearsal/Truck Load
SMB Photos – Stadium Bleachers
9:00 – Start getting uniforms on (We won’t be using shakos, so no hair crew. Do your own hair-do)
9:30 – Pictures (Stadium)
10:00 – Uniforms Off
SMB Rehearsal – Upper Field
10:30-12:00 – Split Rehearsal
12:00 – Lunch
1:00 – Full Ensemble Rehearsal
4:00 – Rehearsal Over, Packup Equipment
4:30 – Equipment Load
5:15 – Winds/CG Finished w/Equipment Load. Go Home
6:00 – Percussion Finished w/Equipment Load. Go Home

Here is information and the student schedule for the Liberty Marching Arts Challenge this Saturday, October 9 at Hillsboro Stadium. Some items to note:

  • Bring a mask to have on you at all times during the day.
  • Students will be fed Lunch & Dinner throughout the course of the day. There will also be concessions sold on site.
  • Students need to bring black socks & show shirts and anything else associated with their uniform.
  • Bring weather appropriate clothing to change into when out of uniform. IT WILL GET COLD and possibly wet.
  • Anyone with long hair need to put their hair up into a bun to fit into shako.
  • Students can/should bring homework to do on the bus. There will be a couple of times throughout the bus ride and day where students can complete homework. There will also be moments in the day where the student in the role of a “performer” and also in the role of an “audience member” in an educational setting. Homework is allowed during the “free times”.
  • Parents: They do charge $15 tickets at the gate to view performance.
  • NWAPA Link: Here is a link to our marching circuit site with more info

Important: Students must be caught up on SMB fees in order to compete.

10/9 – SMB Member Schedule

9:15Call time in Band Room for members who need hair buns and marching leadership
9:30Call Time in Band Room for everyone else
9:50Load Buses
10:10Buses depart Sherwood
11:00Arrive at Hillsboro Stadium. Percussion Prep Equipment.
11:15Lunch (Percussion Through First)
11:40Percussion Uniforms On
11:55Winds & Guard Uniforms On
12:00Percussion Move to Warmup Area
12:15Winds & Guard to Warmup Area
1:05Water Delivered to Winds/Guard
1:49Percussion/Winds/Colorguard move to Gate. Prop Coordination.
2:12Prelims Performance
2:05Quickly Return Props/Equipment,  Return to Stands to observe MHS, CHS, LHS
3:40Prelim Awards
4:00Back to Camp/Out of Uniform
5:50Percussion Uniforms On, Personal Items on Bus
6:05Percussion to Warmup Area
6:20Winds & Guard Uniforms On, Personal Items on Bus
6:35Winds & Guard to Warmup Area
7:05Water delivered to Winds/Guard
7:43Everyone moves to gate. Prop coordination.
8:08Finals Performance
8:15Return to Camp, Debrief, Out of Uniforms, Pack Gear, Pack up Campsite.
9:04Finals Awards Ceremony (FCs/Guard Captains arrive at 8:45 in uniform)
9:40Continue Camp Packup. Board buses/attendance
10:20Buses leave for SHS
11:10Buses arrive at SHS, Students Help with Unload Process
11:30Students available for pickup*

*There is always a chance we will arrive back at SHS sooner than anticipated. If that is the case, students will call home in advance to notify we are ahead of schedule.