FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016
Dress Code – Band Polo, (new students will receive polo at rehearsal) tucked into khaki pants (no shorts, skirts, or capris - no rolled up pants), closed toe shoes, brown belt.
Students Need - $10-$20 for dinner at Trop concessions, and a signed permission slip turned in prior to July 1. (Permission slip included in forms packet)
Students will be expected to sit together as a band for the Rays baseball game vs. the Detroit Tigers. Friends and family tickets will be in the immediate neighboring section.
3:00 pm Student Report Time – Quartermasters load instruments.
3:45 pm Students load into cars.
4:00 pm Depart SHS
4:45 pm Arrive at Tropicana Field, find trailer, and unload.
*If students transported instruments in their own vehicles, cases MUST be moved to trailer at this time*
5:15 pm Warm Up
6:00 pm Move to Staging
6:15 pm Enter Tropicana Field
6:20 pm Performance
6:25 pm Exit Tropicana Field, Load Equipment, Group Picture
6:45 pm Re-enter Tropicana Field
7:05 pm Rays game begins
7:15 pm Students dismissed from seats in groups to eat dinner – ALL STUDENTS MUST REMAIN INSIDE THE TROP AT ALL TIMES. After dinner, students may return to seats to watch game, or they may explore the stadium in pairs or small groups. All students must be back in their seat at the start of the 7th inning, and remain until the Band leaves the stadium.
10:30 pm Approximate - Game Ends
10:45 pm Approximate - Depart Trop
11:15 pm Approximate - Arrive at Seminole HS, unload.
11:30 pm Approximate - Students dismissed once equipment is unloaded.
**Due to the nature of baseball, end time is approximate – please be flexible. Students will be reminded to notify parents when we are approaching SHS. Thanks!**