The 38th Annual Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship will be our final competition of the season.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
5:30 am – Buses arrive and band room opens, load assigned bus and put luggage under bus and uniform inside above your seat. Musical instruments transported to Nashville on Friday.
6:00 am – Depart for Nashville (do not be late), we will have a rest stop in route. (Exit 327)
10:30 am (Central Time – Arrive at contest site (bus drivers transported to hotel upon arrival)
10:30 am (CT) – Bathroom & unload trucks
11:30 am (CT) – Lunch, pizza band boosters
12:30 pm (CT) – Unload trucks, dress, and bathroom
2:00 pm (CT) – Stretch and prepare for warm up.
2:15 pm (CT) – Depart for warm up
2:43 – 3:09 pm (CT) – Warm up
3:19 pm (CT) – at gate
3:22 pm (CT) – IT’S SHOW TIME
5:00 pm (CT) – Announcement for finals placement, seniors only on field with Mr. Lockhart and Mr. Elliott
5:30 pm (CT) – Dinner will served on site (drink, chips, cookie, and sandwich) for all students, staff, and chaperones.
Finals schedule will be announced; finals will begin at 7:30 pm and conclude at 10:00 pm (CT)
9:30 pm (CT) – Bus drivers transported to stadium
Awards at the conclusion of contest
11:30 pm (CT) – Go to hotel (pizza in room on arrival)
Mid-night arrive at hotel (LaQuinta Inn & Suites 2537 Highwood Blvd. Smyrna, TN. 37167)
1:30 am (CT) – Lights out
Sunday, November 4
7:30 am (CT) – Wake-up call
7:30 – 9:00 am (CT) – Free breakfast at hotel, we will eat in shifts
9:00 am (CT) – room check, load buses (do not leave room until the parents have cleared you to go)
10:30 am (CT) – depart for Elizabethton; we will have a rest stop in route with snacks
5:00 pm (Eastern Time) – Arrive in Elizabethton, unload instrument truck on Wednesday.
* Prop truck will be unloaded Sunday, some help MAY be needed.
You can visit the direct web site for the competition HERE.
* If your child does not return with the band they must turn in a “Return with Parents FORM” BEFORE we leave EHS. Also, when you pick up your child you must report to a chaperone before departing. *
Remind your child to be on their best behavior as we represent our town and school. All rules of Elizabethton City schools will be in effect on this trip.