Please see the itinerary below for our first football game of the season this Thursday, August 31st at Vernon Newsom Stadium. Please note that kickoff for Thursday night football games is at 7:00pm, while kickoff for Friday night football games is at 7:30pm. As mentioned below, both the Denton Guyer Band and ourselves will be performing in our respective informal marching uniforms for this game. Please see the itinerary for specifics regarding the attire expectations for this football game. We will be watching the weather carefully throughout the week. If the weather dictates any kind of alteration to our weekly rehearsal schedule or Thursday’s performance itinerary, we will communicate so via our Remind text service, Facebook post, and website post (www.lakeridgeband.com).
Please also note that since our football game falls on a Thursday night, we will rehearse on Wednesday, 8/30 from 3:45pm-6:45pm as was already scheduled on the band calendar.
This information will be posted within the band hall, discussed with the students during classes, posted to our Facebook page, and posted to our website (www.lakeridgeband.com).
Thursday, August 31st Football Game Performance Timeline
3:00pm- Students should change into their informal uniform attire:
- Winds and Percussion – athletic shoes, short socks, LR Band black rehearsal shorts, LR Band polo shirt (polo shirts distributed this week)
- Colorguard – same attire as for the Meet the Band Night performance
3:20pm-Those students who purchased the F3 meals from the LREBB at registration should wait within BH1 to be called in groups to receive F3 meals.
3:30pm-F3 meal in the cafeteria
4:15pm-Brief rehearsal begins outside
4:50pm-Rehearsal ends , restroom break, load trucks
5:00pm-Section Leaders meet with Mr. Bonebrake in room E143.
5:10pm-Informal Marching Uniform Inspection process
-all instruments travel within their cases
5:50pm-Depart for Vernon Newsom Stadium
6:00pm-Arrive at Vernon Newsom Stadium, unload buses, unload trucks, & file into bleachers.
App. 10:00pm-Game ends, load buses, & load trucks
App. 10:15pm-Depart for Lake Ridge. A Remind text message will be sent out upon leaving with an approximate ETA at Lake Ridge.
App. 10:30pm-Arrive at Lake Ridge, unload buses, unload trucks, & go home
*Please note that weather-related issues may alter our schedule and plans for the day. Remind text messages will be used to convey schedule changes made throughout the day and evening. Thank you for your patience and understanding.