Mesquite Marching Festival at Memorial Stadium
Saturday, November 7
We will meet at Memorial Stadium. You are responsible for providing your own transportation to Memorial Stadium. Once we have finished performing, you will need to be picked up at Memorial Stadium. We will not be providing bust transportation from MHS to Memorial Stadium or back to MHS. We have a game at Memorial Stadium the night before the Mesquite Marching Festival. After the game, we will load our gear on the trailer and it will remain at the stadium overnight.
8:00 AM Trailer opens – begin unloading your gear
8:30 AM Meet at the trailer with all your gear
You will need to be in uniform: band moisture shirt, band cap, long black dress pants
Long black socks, black shoes
Based on weather, you may wear a hoodie or jacket for rehearsal only if necessary.
We will stretch and have a music warm-up in the parking lot.
8:50 AM Begin moving into stadium
9:00 AM Rehearsal begins in Memorial Stadium
10:00 AM Rehearsal over – move equipment back to truck
This is time to hydrate, eat a snack, and use the restroom. Bring your water jug.
Do not leave the stadium!!!!
10:45 AM Meet at the trailer- Full Uniform with all necessary gear (no hoodies or jackets)
11:05 AM Warm-Up Begins
11:55 AM Performance for the Mesquite Marching Festival
12:05 PM After performance meet at trailer
We will have a brief meeting with the entire band and then be dismissed
Load gear on trailer
1:00 PM Trailer departs for MHS
If you have gear on the trailer, then you MUST return to MHS to unload the trailer
1:15 PM Trailer opens at MHS, unload your gear, store in band hall
1:45 PM Band Hall closes (you must have your gear off of the trailer and stored by this time)
Students working the festival will need to provide their own ride back to Memorial Stadium for their work shift.