BUMP: FMB: Buckeye Invitational Oct. 3

General Information
FMB @ OSU Contest
Saturday, October 3, 2015

7:15am School is open
7:45 Depart for OSU
8:30 Arrive OSU
9:30 Warm Up
10:30 Starting Line
10:45 Perform
11:00 View video in OSU band room
11:30 Load uniforms/instruments
11:45 Eat at bus/Trailer
12:15 Watch other bands
7:30 OSU Band performs
8pm - Awards
8:15 - Depart OSU
9:00 - Arrive FHS

*This will be a long day so come prepared with snacks, food, and cold/wet weather clothes.  39 bands will be performing between 10am and 6:30pm.  Awards are at 7:00 immediately after the OSU band performance. You will have hours on your own at the stadium so please be on your best behavior.

*If you're not riding the bus home, please get a note to me before we depart at 7:45am.  If would like to leave the contest site with YOUR parent to eat lunch or an afternoon snack, that is permitted, but you must submit a note to Mr. Keller no later than 7:45am.  You may not leave the stadium site with anyone but YOUR OWN PARENT.

*The music boosters will provide lunch for you immediately after our performance.  Concession stand prices are exorbitant so either come prepared with lots of money (pop-$5, sandwich $9) or a bag of snacks and food to get you through the day.

*Admission for spectators is $15. This may seem like a high fee, but the contest is nine hours long and includes a performance by the OSU marching band AND includes your parking fee.  Tickets will be sold at gate 7 on the Northwest side of the stadium.  Kids 6 & under are free.  A,B,C, and D decks will be open on the press box side.  Seating is open for students and fans.  You may exit and re-enter at any time.  Please retain your tickets for re-entry.  Discounted pre-sale tickets are available through 6pm on Thursday 10/1 for $12.  visit www.tbdbitl.osu.edu or call 614.688.5926 with your credit card number between the hours of 3pm-6:30pm.

*Band members will have a lot of time to watch other bands. Please be on your best behavior. Remember that your conduct not only reflects on you, but also on your band, school, and community.  

Full slate of bands:

Directions to Ohio Stadium:

SR 315 to Lane Avenue Exit
East on Lane Ave.
Right on Fyffe Rd.
Left on Woody Hayes Dr.
Follow Traffic Control Officer's directions to closest available lot.


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