SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2011
To secure your bandís spot, return the entry form along with your $50 entry fee (made checks payable to the Alcoa Band Boosters). For an additional $15 you may purchase a DVD of your performance. Entry forms must be postmarked no later than September 25. Performance times will be based on the earliest postmark. A directorís information packet will be sent to the band director at least one week prior to the competition. Entry forms received postmarked by September 15, will receive a free DVD of your performance.
East Tennesseeís best concessions will be available, including hamburgers, hotdogs, pizza, tornados (like a Petro, only better), bar-b-que and caramel apples. A fully stocked directorsí hospitality room is available.
A panel of three judges will evaluate each bandís music, marching, maneuvering, and general effect. In addition, Percussion, Drum Major, and Auxiliary Corps will be adjudicated. Adjudication is the same regardless of expedition or exhibition status. Each band must enter, set up, and exit the field within fifteen minutes.
Classification will be determined by the number of playing members (winds and percussion).
Any band may choose to enter a larger class, but not a smaller one.
Plaques will be presented for:
Trophies will be presented in each class for:
1st and 2nd place for:
Sweepstakes trophies will be presented for highest scoring:
A GRAND CHAMPION AWARD will be presented to the highest scoring band of the day, regardless of class.
** Bands marching in exhibition only cannot compete in the Drum Major, Percussion, Auxiliary and Majorette categories.
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