The Foothills Classic – October 26, 2019

Saturday, October 26th, will be our second contest of the fall marching season. We will be competing at “The Foothills Classic” in Seymour, TN. An admission fee will be charged for all those wishing to attend this event. The contest will begin at 1:45 pm and will conclude after the awards presentation at 8:00 pm. The Betsy Band will perform at approximately 6:45 pm. Refreshments will be available at the show. Your child will need money for one fast food type meal and any snacks they wish to purchase. The following will help you plan for this special day:

11:00     Load Trucks
12:00    Load Buses
12:15     Depart for Seymour High School
2:12        Lunch McDonalds Jefferson City
4:30      Arrive at Seymour High School (school address:
                    732 Boyd’s Creek, Seymour TN  37865)
4:45      Bathroom, unload trucks, dress – white gloves
5:35      Depart for band warm up
5:45      BAND WARM UP
6:40      At gate
6:45      IT’S SHOW TIME
7:15        Load trucks and shacks
8:00      Awards
9:00      Load trucks and shacks
10:00    Depart
12:00    Arrive home
(unload prop truck, band truck Monday during school)

*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.*

Links to schedule and maps:
2019 Foothills Classic Competition Schedule
Foothills Classic Parking Map
Foothills Classic Warm Up Areas
Foothills Classic Egress Areas

This will be an exciting and challenging event. The contest is divided into four groups, we will complete in class 4A. Bands from east and middle TN will be in attendance. A total of 11 groups will be performing. Wish us luck.

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.