U of O Fessstival of Bands/NWAPA Championships!
Saturday October 31, 2015
3:30 pm Load equipment truck (winds are prop crew)
6:00 pm Arrive THS – load uniforms, shakos, personal luggage
6:20 pm Leave THS
6:45 pm Arrive TuHS – cheer on THS football and TuHS Band!
9 - 9:30 pm Load buses – leave TuHS
11- 11:30 pm Arrive Motel 6 Springfield North
Quickly and quietly get room assignments – go to rooms
Midnight Lights out – go to sleep!
6:15 am Up!
6:45 am At chuck wagon in partial uniform incl. black pep tee, black socks and marching shoes (waterproofed and polished) – shako and jacket in room. Eat a tasty breakfast
7:25 am At the bus, dressed and ready !! Everyone, please use the toilet before we leave! Bring your change of clothes and uniform bag
7:35 am Leave Motel 6
8:00 am Arrive Autzen Stadium – unload very quickly. Set up props. Stow gear correctly.
8:20 am Line up w/ instruments ready to go to warm-up area
8:30 – 10:00 am Warm-up
10:30 am Ready Gate
10:41 am Showtime !!
10:55 am Photo time!
11:15 am Quickly stow your instrument correctly! Back on the bus!
11:30 am Change into street clothes – stow uniform CAREFULLY on bus! Load luggage and check out.
12:30 – 1:45 pm Time for lunch! Eat in incredibly polite groups at one of the chosen restaurants – be nice and tip well!
1:55 pm Back on the bus!
2:15 pm In the stands, watching bands
5:30 pm Awards!
5:45 pm CHEESE! And apples!!
5:55 pm - ?? Get dressed – warm up
7:00ish pm Ready Gate
7:00ish pm Showtime !!
7:?? pm Change your clothes/load truck
After truck loading Halloween Party, including dinner! (Hot dinner will be provided by the Band Boosters - how nice!)
10:45 pm Awards!!
1:15 am Arrive at THS –go home!!
2nd lunch Unload truck
Directions to Autzen Stadium
I-5 South to Exit 194B (I-105W)
Take Exit 2 (Coburg Road) – take a SOFT left at the intersection (not a hard left!) – follow less than 1/4 mile
Turn Left on Country Club Road - follow approx. ½ mile
Turn Right at Centennial Blvd/Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Autzen Stadium is approx ½ mile on the Right
Remember, you come with the band, stay with the band,and go home with the band. No going off-site for any purpose.