|Event:||BOA Conroe Marching Contest|
|Date:||Saturday, October 1, 2016|
|Location:||Woodforest Bank Stadium|
|Band Arrives:||6:45 a.m.(Yes! a.m)|
|Bucband Performance:||9:00 a.m.|
|Finals Placement:||12th Overall (11th in Class)|
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Bring a sack lunch with a drink, a pillow and a blanket.
Make sure that you have all of your uniform, because:
- 4:36 AM. (yes, a.m.!) Load up.
- 5:05 AM Roll. Quiet time. We will rock out and celebrate on the way home.
- 6:45 AM Arrive at Woodforest Bank Stadium. Walk to the Visitor side of the stadium to use the restroom. Walk back to the buses to get water jug, uniform, instrument, etc. and take to the Black Pearl. Uniforms go on, instruments come out. Leave your garment bag on your instrument case. Be dressed (just carry jackets for now) and ready to roll by 7:40.
- 7:55 AM Warm-up in Area A
- 8:40 AM Warm-up is over.
- 8:50 AM At the gate and ready.
- 9:00 AM Prelims performance
- 9:40 AM We leave the field, change, hang uniforms up.
- 10:20 AM Roll to First United Methodist Church Conroe, 4308 W. Davis Street (Hwy. 105 West) Conroe, TX, 77304 (936) 756-3395.
- 10:40 AM Head to the gym, where we will have a box lunch picnic and a nap. After we eat, everyone is doing something quiet, preferably sleeping.
- 3:00 PM. We will make the gym look nicer than when we arrived. We will thank our hosts, and depart for the stadium. We are all in black shorts and the appropriate black shirt.
- 3:30 PM Into the stadium to watch a couple of bands.
- 5:00 PM Prelims Awards
- 5:15 PM If we are one of the first two bands to perform, we will head to the buses to get our gear, head to the Black Pearl, warm up and perform first, and then eat after we load up. Otherwise, we will have parking lot BBQ after the awards.
- 7:45 PM Finals begin. If we are early, we may leave our uniforms at the Black Pearl. We will play this by ear. We will need to be back in uniforms for retreat, so we will play this by ear, according to when we march.
- 10:00 PM Line up for Retreat. We are organized.
- 10:30 PM Finals Awards
- 11:00 PM Depart
- 1:00 AM We arrive at the home of the Great Buccaneer Band!
Drive 87 mi, 1 hour, 23 minutes
302 Brazoswood Dr, Clute, TX 77531
- Head west on Brazoswood Dr toward N Dixie Dr (0.386 mi)
- Turn left onto N Dixie Dr (0.357 mi)
- Turn right onto Plantation Dr (0.861 mi)
- Turn left onto W Plantation Dr (433 ft)
- Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Texas 288 Frontage Rd (1,224 ft)
- Take the ramp on the left onto State Hwy 288 N/TX-288 N/TX-332 WContinue to follow State Hwy 288 N/TX-288 N (51.6 mi)
- Take the Interstate 45 N exit on the left towardDallas/IAH Airport (0.342 mi)
- Merge onto I-45 N (31.5 mi)
- Take exit 79A toward College Park Drive/Needham Road/TX-242 (646 ft)
- Merge onto N Fwy Service Rd (0.437 mi)
- Turn right onto Ed English Dr (0.299 mi)
- Turn right at Shenandoah Park Dr (0.293 mi)
- Continue onto David Memorial Dr
Destination will be on the left (59 ft)
19115 David Memorial Dr, Shenandoah, TX 77385, USA