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Limestone Community High School Bands
2016-17 Summer & Fall Schedule
Initial tentative 2016 Summer & Fall Schedule.
Initial tentative 2016 Color Guard Schedule.
May 2016
Monday 23
Band Forms & Fee Due - Payment #1
June 2016
Monday 6
Jazz Band Rehearsal
Jazz Band
9:00‑10:30 amJazz Band Rehearsal
Wednesday 8
Jazz Band Rehearsal
Jazz Band
9:00‑10:30 amJazz Band Rehearsal
Friday 10
Jazz Band Rehearsal
Jazz Band
9:00‑10:30 amJazz Band Rehearsal
Saturday 11
Peoria Jazz Society
Jazz Band
4:15 pmArrival time
5:30 pmPerformance at Peoria Riverfront-CEFCU stage
at Peoria Riverfront-CEFCU stage
July 2016
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10
Uniform Fittings
7/9 10:30 am‑1:30 pmSaturday - Seniors
7/9 1:30‑4:30 pmSaturday - Juniors
  
7/10 1:00‑3:30 pmSunday - Sophomores
7/10 3:00‑5:00 pmSunday - Freshman
in Band Room
Wear t-shirt, cotton or gym shorts, and black socks. Pull up long hair.
Contact uniforms@LimestoneBands.com for more info.
Monday 11
Color Guard Rehearsal
9:00 am‑1:00 pmColor Guard Rehearsal
Tuesday 12
Full band practice
9:00‑11:00 amRehearsal (no drumline)
6:00‑8:00 pmDrumline
Wednesday 13
Madison Scouts DCI rehearsal
Watch the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps as they rehearse at Limestone in preparation for their performance at the River City Rhapsody in Metamora.
Times TBD
Thursday 14
Full band practice
9:00‑11:00 amRehearsal (no drumline)
6:00‑8:00 pmDrumline
Monday 18
Color Guard Rehearsal
9:00 am‑1:00 pmColor Guard Rehearsal
Tuesday 19
Full band practice
9:00‑11:00 amRehearsal (no drumline)
6:00‑8:00 pmDrumline
Thursday 21
Full band practice
9:00‑11:00 amRehearsal (including Drumline)
6:00‑8:00 pmDrumline
Monday 25 - Friday 29
Pre-Band Camp
8:00 am‑12:00 pmRehearsal
Required!
Monday 25
Color Guard Rehearsal
8:00 am‑5:00 pmColor Guard Rehearsal
August 2016
Monday 1 - Friday 5
Band Camp
8:00 am‑5:00 pmRehearsal
Required!
Monday 1
Band Fee Due - Payment #2
Tuesday August 9 - Tuesday October 25
Tuesday Rehearsals
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
Thursday August 11 - Thursday September 29
Thursday Rehearsals
6:00‑8:00 pmRehearsal
Thursday rehearsals continue until the show is completed, usually mid-September. Drumline & Color Guard rehearsals may continue.
Monday 15
Booster Meeting
7:00 pmMeeting at LCHS Cafe
in LCHS Cafeteria
Thursday 18
Band Picture
5:00 pmPicture taken at Stadium
Wear khaki shorts. T-shirts will be handed out, so come early to change.
Friday 19
Disney payment #1 due
Friday 19
Rummage Sale Setup
5:00‑9:00 pmSetup (with break for band's performance) at LCHS Cafeteria
in LCHS Cafeteria
Friday 19
Blue & White Game
5:45 pmArrive at Limestone
6:00 pmGame starts
The game and our performance times are very flexible, so come early to help and/or watch.
Saturday 20
Rummage & Bake Sale
8:00 am‑4:00 pmSale at LCHS Cafeteria
in LCHS Cafeteria
Friday 26
Home Varsity Football
6:00 pmArrive at Limestone
7:30 pmGame starts
September 2016
Friday 2
Home Varsity Football Cancelled
6:00 pmArrive at Limestone
7:30 pmGame starts
Sorry for the confusion. This is actually an away game.
Saturday 10
Washington Field Competition
1:30 pmRehearsal at LCHS
3:30 pmLoad equipment and buses
4:00 pmLeave for Washington
4:30 pmArrive at WCHS
5:30 pmGet into uniform
6:15 pmWarm-up
7:24 pmLeave for performance
7:54 pmPerformance
8:30 pmWatch bands
9:30 pmAwards (6A-8A)
10:00 pmLeave for Limestone
10:30 pmArrive at LCHS (approx)
at Washington High School
Class 7A: 1st Place, Best Drum Majors, Best Percussion
Monday 12
Mid-Illini Marching Festival Cancelled
at Limestone
Hosted at Limestone
Monday 12
Butch's Pizza orders due
Wednesday 14
Homecoming Bonfire
After the Talent Show
Friday 16
Homecoming Parade
3:00 pmArrive at LCHS
4:00 pmParade
Friday 16
Home Varsity Football (Homecoming)
6:00 pmArrive at Limestone
7:30 pmGame starts
Monday 19
Booster Meeting
7:00 pmMeeting at LCHS Cafe
in Cafeteria
Saturday 24
Normal West Field Competition
11:00 amRehearsal
12:45 pmLeave for Illinois Wesleyan University
2:00 pmArrive at Illinois Wesleyan University
3:00 pmMeet Guides
3:10 pmLeave for Warm-up
3:15‑3:35 pmPhysical Warm-up
3:45‑4:15 pmMusic Warm-up
4:20 pmReport to Gate
4:30 pmPerformance
5:15 pmAwards
5:45 pmLoad buses
7:00 pmArrive at LCHS
at Illinois Wesleyan University
at Illinois Wesleyan University's Tucci Stadium
Class AA: 1st Place, Best Auxiliary, Percussion, and Winds Grand Champion Class A/AA
Friday 30
Home Varsity Football
6:00 pmArrive at Limestone
7:30 pmGame starts
Jr. Band plays during pre-game (postponed from Homecoming)
October 2016
Saturday 1
Limestone Field Competition
3:00 pmStudents Arrive Band Guide & Bus Greeter meeting in Teachers Lot
  
8:30 pmPerformance (Exhibition)
  
7:30 pmLeave for warm-up
Saturday 1
ILMEA Auditions
Take bus from Limestone to ILMEA Auditions. Will be back for the LCHS Field Competition.
Monday 3
Band Fee Due - Payment #3 (Balance)
Thursday 6
Butch's Pizza pick-up
4:00‑5:00 pmPizza Pick-up at LCHS Cafeteria
in LCHS Cafeteria
Friday 7
Home Varsity Football
6:00 pmArrive at Limestone
7:30 pmGame starts
Saturday 8
Downers Grove South Invitational
8:30 amArrive at LCHS; load equipment
9:00 amLeave for Downers Grove South HS
12:00 pmArrive; Assemble props
12:30 pmGet into uniform
1:00 pmLeave for warm-up
1:25 pmWarm-up begins
1:55 pmLeave for Stadium
2:05 pmMeet at gate
2:30 pmPerformance
5:15 pmDrum Majors report to south end zone
5:30 pmAwards
6:00 pmLeave for LCHS (if we do NOT make finals)
7:15 pmFinals begin - Performance time TBA
9:00 pmHome (if we do NOT make finals)
9:45 pmDrum Majors report to sound end zone
10:00 pmFinals Awards
  
1:00 amArrive at LCHS
Parents: Sign up on Remind.com to texts about our return time. Contact Mr. Empey or a Booster Officer for details on how to sign up.
Prelims Class AA: 1st Place, Best General Effect, Music Performance Visual Performance, Percussion, and Auxiliary
Finals: 3rd Place
Saturday 15
University of Illinois Field Competition Cancelled
Saturday 15
Rehearsal
1:30‑4:30 pmRehearsal
Monday 17
Booster Meeting
7:00 pmMeeting at LCHS Cafe
Friday 21
Home Varsity Football (Senior Night)
6:00 pmArrive at Limestone
7:30 pmGame starts
Saturday 22
State of Illinois Field Invitational (ISU)
6:15 amArrive at LCHS; get into uniform
7:00 amLeave for ISU in uniform
8:18 amDepart for warm-up
8:32 amPhysical warm-up
8:46 amMusic warm-up
9:34 amPerformance
10:30 am1A/2A Awards
2:14 pm3A/4A Awards & Finalists announcement
3:00 pmLeave for LCHS (if we do NOT make finals)
4:00 pmArrive at LCHS (if we do NOT make finals)
7:30 pmFinals begin - Performance time TBA
11:00 pmFinals Awards
11:30 pmLeave for LCHS
  
12:30 pmArrive at LCHS
Parents: Sign up on Remind.com to texts about our return time. Contact Mr. Empey or a Booster Officer for details on how to sign up.
Tickets are $15.00 for all day admission, including finals. Children 12 and under are admitted free. No advance ticket sales. Tickets can only be purchased at the stadium ticket windows.
Prelims: 2nd Place in Class 2A
Finals: 12th Place
Saturday 29
Western IL University Competition
1:30 pmRehearsal at LCHS
3:00 pmLeave for WIU
5:45 pmReport to Western Hall for warm-up
6:00 pmWarm-up
7:15 pmPerformance
9:00 pmAwards
11:30 pmArrive at LCHS
at Macomb, IL
Macomb, IL
4th place in Class 4A
November 2016
Tuesday 1
Tuesday rehearsal Cancelled
Saturday 5
ILMEA Senior Jazz Festival
at Moline High School
Tuesday 8
Rehearsal Cancelled
Thursday 10
Rehearsal Date Changed
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
Friday 11
Bands of America Grand Nationals
9:15 amArrive at LCHS
9:45 amDepart for ISU
10:40 amArrive at ISU to pick up Choir students
10:50 amLeave for Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis (Lunch provided--LaGondola subs)
3:50 pm ETArrive at Lucas Oil Stadium. Watch bands. Eat at Concessions ($$)
6:00 pm ETMeet buses and trailers in South lot. Get dressed.
6:50 pm ETEnter SW Tunnel
7:00 pm ETPhysical warm-up
7:15 pm ETMusic warm-up
7:35 pm ETPit Report
7:50 pm ETReport to gate
8:00 pm ETPerformance
8:15 pm ETPictures, then watch bands (still in uniform)
9:45 pm ETAwards & Announcement of Semi-Finalists
10:30 pm ETIf we don't make Semi-Finals: Get out of uniform, load buses, and depart for LCHS.
  
1:30 amIf we don't make Semi-Finals: Arrive at Limestone
at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis
Students will be responsible for one meal Friday. They should bring at least $50 for food, in case we make Semi-Finals.
Students need to bring a change of clothes, sleeping bag, pillow, and shower supplies, in case we make Semi-Finals and spend the night (location TBD).
Semi-Finals performances would start at 8:00 am Saturday. Our slot would be determined by random draw Friday after Prelim awards.
Saturday 12
BOA Semi-Finals (if we make it) Cancelled
8:00 am ETSemi-Finals Competition Begins
5:00 pm ETSemi-Finals Awards
5:30 pm ETLoad buses and depart for LCHS
8:00 pmArrive at LCHS
at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis
Only if we make Semi-Finals!!!
Performance time will be known Friday night.
Monday 14
ILMEA Senior Band and Chorus Festival
at Augustana College, Rock Island Carver Arena (Fieldhouse)
Tuesday 15
TastefullySimple fundraiser due
Friday 18
Pep Band - Blue & White game
Drumline only
Drumline only
Monday 21
Winter Guard meeting
interested parents and students
6:30‑7:00 pmMeeting at Auditorium (tentative)
in Auditorium (tentative)
Monday 21
Booster Meeting
7:00 pmMeeting at LCHS Cafe
Tuesday 22
Disney payment #2 due
December 2016
Sunday 4
Holiday Concert
12:30 pmSetup
1:00 pmArrive at Limestone
2:00 pmConcert
in Main gym
Students, dress nicely: shirt & tie for guys; equivalent for gals
Friday 9 - Sunday 11
Madrigal Coat Check
Boosters & Students
12/9 5:00 pmVolunteers arrive (Friday)
  
12/10 5:00 pmVolunteers arrive (Saturday)
  
12/11 4:00 pmVolunteers arrive (Sunday)
Sign up at SignUp.com
12 adult and 4 student volunteers needed each night.
Wear all black. Bring a pot holder for the serving line. Bring a potluck dish to share with the volunteers.
Contact Tara Giddens at rntgiddens@yahoo.com for more info.
Friday 16
Pep Band-Basketball Cancelled
Pep Band
6:00 pmArrive at LCHS
Alumni welcome!
Students: wear Pep Band tie dye shirts