Week 3 Logistics

Hello Hornet Band Family,

Each week we will re-post Mr. Maher’s Logistics email…so here goes for week 3!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd – AWAY FOOTBALL GAME AT WEST WINDSOR PLAINSBORO – SOUTH
4:00 PM – Trucks report
4:00 PM – Report – Load equipment onto trucks
5:00 PM – Depart for West Windsor-Plainsboro – SOUTH (346 Clarkesville Rd, West Windsor, NJ)
(Trucks and buses should enter maintenance yard lot on Hightstown rd to the Visitor’s bleachers)
6:30 PM – West performs pregame
7:00 PM – Kick off
9:30 PM – Approximate game end
10:30 PM – Approximate return to West (School will be OPEN) TRUCKS MUST BE UNLOADED

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd – USBands COMPETITION @ BURLINGTON CITY (Wilbur Watts Intermediate School)

Please note, spectators park at Burlington City H.S. and then are bussed over to the Intermediate School.

1:45 PM – Report for run-through on Band Field
2:45 PM – Trucks Report – load trucks!
3:45 PM – Depart for Wilbur Watts Intermediate School (550 High St. Burlington, NJ)
5:30 PM – Back to trucks for warmup
6:35 PM – West performs
9:05 PM – Awards
10:30 PM – Approximate return to West (School will be CLOSED) TRUCKS MUST BE UNLOADED!

Link to the USBands page for this event: https://www.trigonroad.com/yea/eventDetail.cfm?searchState=&eventID=1743

For all who wish to attend these events, there is an entrance fee to both, so bring money with you.

GENERAL REMINDERS:

Musicians:

  • Uniforms must stay on for the entire event, unless a change is made by Band Staff.
  • Wear your orange band theme shirts under your uniform. If it is hot out, and we remove our jackets, we will still look uniform.
  • Don’t forget… BLACK SOCKS (calf-length, not ankle-length)!!!
  • Don’t forget… Drillmasters
  • Make sure you have every part of your uniform, including your shako (hat), and the silver sash on your jacket.
  • Always leave your LED lights OFF unless during the show or instructed otherwise. NO walking around with them on!
  • No visible nail polish while in uniform
  • No visible jewelry of any kind while in uniform
  • Make sure you have your flipfolder (home games) or is in the flipfolder bucket before we leave (away games), not in your instrument case!
  • NO HORSEPLAY IN UNIFORM
  • NO FOUL LANGUAGE IN UNIFORM
  • Remember, you are representing HAMILTON WEST!!!!!!!

Color Guard:

  • Make sure you have all parts of your costume…including guard gloves
  • No visible nail polish while in uniform
  • No visible jewelry while in uniform
  • Captains will make sure pompoms go on truck to the game
  • Make sure flag bags have enough flags in each one for everyone in the Guard

All:

  • Bring $$ to eat at the football game and competition.
  • Do WELL, be GREAT, have FUN!!!

Thanks for your support!

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