Nov. 3rd – 38th Annual Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship

The 38th Annual Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship will be our final competition of the season.

Google Maps link          2018 State Itinerary           Event Website

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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.

#GoBetsy!