JMU PARADE OF CHAMPIONS
800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
JMU/MCM Overnight Itinerary – October 21-22, 2017
Admission to the Parade of Champions is $15 for adults and $10 for students/seniors. We will receive some chaperone passes; however, chaperones/pit crew members need to be prepared to pitch in for tickets if we need you to. Thanks!
Be sure to bring: Lunch to eat on the bus or money to purchase lunch from JMU concessions, money for lunch Sunday at Pentagon City Mall. Also wear your Beatles Tshirt Saturday and pack your black MC Tshirt for Sunday!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21
Wear your Beatles Tshirt today!
YOU SHOULD EITHER BRING MONEY TO PURCHASE LUNCH FROM CONCESSIONS OR BRING A LUNCH TO EAT ON THE BUS – WE WON’T EAT DINNER UNTIL AFTER WE PERFORM!
8:00 AM Arrive at Monacan – Instruments and equipment out for loading
Double-check your body bag – they will stay on racks and go on the truck
Hats in hat boxes go on the truck
Podiums, pit equipment go on the truck
Make sure you have your shoes, socks, and gloves!
Luggage and instruments go under the buses – look for signs
8:30 PM Depart for JMU
11:00 PM Arrive, unload at stadium
Watch bands: Stuarts Draft HS, Skyline HS, Chancellor HS, Great Bridge HS, Colonial Heights HS, Middletown HS
12:30 PMJMU MARCHING ROYAL DUKES!
12:50 PMAfter the MRDs perform, meet in front of the stadium by the Duke Dog and walk to the buses – take roll by sections
1:10 PMChange into uniform – girls on bus one, boys on bus two
2:09 PM Warm-up
3:01 PM Performance
3:20 PM Picture
3:45 PM Walk back to the buses
Change out of uniform –girls bus one, boys bus two – put your uniform in your body bag on the correct rack and your hat in its box on the truck
Instruments go back under the buses
4:30 PM Walk to Ehall for dinner
6:00 PM Load the buses, depart for Comfort Inn Quantico
8:30 PMArrive, unload
10:00 PMLights out!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22
Wear your black Marching Chiefs football game shirt today!
4:30 AMWake up!
5:00 AMLuggage out for loading under buses; breakfast in lobby
5:30 AMDepart for Washington, DC
6:30 AMArrive at our location, nap time on the bus, more breakfast
7:30 AMUnload and set up in our location
8:25 AMStart playing for runners
12:00 PMLast runners pass, pack up/clean up, load buses
Senior pic at “our tree!”
We will stop for lunch on the way home at Pentagon City Mall
5:00 PMArrive at Monacan