Newsletter October 16, 2017

Mooresville Blue Devil Classic on Saturday
The 36th Annual Mooresville Blue Classic is this Saturday. The detailed schedule is below.

MP Band Schedule: October 16-22, 2017
Monday (10/16/17) Class Rehearsals. Full Ensemble 3-6 PM.
Tuesday (10/17/17) Class Rehearsals. Hornline and Percussion 3-6 PM.
Wednesday (10/18/17) Class Rehearsals. Colorguard 4-7 PM.
Thursday (10/19/17) Class Rehearsals. Full Ensemble 3-6 PM.
Friday (10/20/17) Class Rehearsals. We are not travelling to the game as an ensemble.
Saturday (10/21/17) See below.
8:00 AM- Call Time on the Practice Field with Instruments and Water Bottles (Percussion arrives at 7:00 AM)
10:00 AM- Clean, Pack, & Load
11:00 AM- Lunch
11:30 AM- Dress
12:00 PM- Inspection and Departure
1:00 PM- Arrival in Mooresville (Tulbert Home = 122 Garden Gate Lane, Mooresville, NC 28115)
1:15 PM- Assemble Props
2:15 PM- Visual Warm-Up
3:15 PM- Snacky Poo
3:45 PM- Full Uniform
4:15 PM- Warm-Up
4:45 PM- Transit to Stadium
5:10 PM- Gate
5:20 PM- Perform
8:40 PM- Awards
9:30 PM- Depart for MPHS
10:30 PM- Arrive Back at MPHS, Unload, & Go Home
Sunday (10/22/17) Eat, sleep, practice, repeat.

Scoring Breakdown from Saturday, October 14, 2017
BOA scoring procedures are very different from NCBA. Both are incentives to get better, so let’s just do that.

Remaining Competitions
October 28, 2017 = Appalachian Marching Band Festival (Performance Time 6:15)
November 4, 2017 = North Davidson Fall Festival of Bands (Performance Time TBA)

Looking Ahead to App State (#LongDayisanUnderstatement)
8:00 AM- Call time in the Cafeteria for Breakfast
8:30 AM- Clean & Pack Equipment
9:30 AM- Load & Depart (You should have your Under Armor on when you get on the bus)
12:30 PM- Arrive in Boone, Assemble Props, Unload Equipment, Etc.
1:30 PM- Lunch (sandwiches, chips, etc.)
2:30 PM- Hornline, Battery, & Colorguard head for Sanford Mall (on foot) for Visual Warm-up Block
2:30 PM- Front Ensemble does whatever Jazz says to do.
4:25 PM- Hornline, Battery, & Colorguard back from Visual Warm-up
4:30 PM- Snacky Poo & H2O
4:45 PM- Full Uniform
5:30 PM- Warm-Up
6:00 PM- Transit to Stadium
6:10 PM- Gate
6:15 PM- Perform
6:30 PM- Change out of uniform, break down props, load equipment
7:30 PM- Head back into the stadium as an ensemble
9:15 PM- ASU Exhibition Performance
9:30 PM- Awards
10:30 PM- Depart for MPHS
1:30 AM- Arrive at MPHS, Unload & Go Home