BAND

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The band is the life of the party!!!

Band Member Invitation:

  • “Band members are to register to participate in the game on this website. Go to “Student Invitations” and Click “Register Here” on main menu to complete the form and accept your invite. 
  • You are invited to attend a meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, at  EPCC Administrative Building “A” 9050 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925
  • You do not need to wear your uniform or bring your instrument. Please note that ONLY SENIORS need to attend. Parents are recommended to attend.
  • All senior band members are eligible to participate and INVITED!

Dates to Remember:

  • You are invited to attend a meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at EPCC Administrative Building  9050 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925. You do not need to wear your uniform or bring your instrument. Please note that ONLY SENIORS need to attend. Parents are recommended to attend.
  • All-Star Game
    • Saturday, December 21, 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • Sun Bowl

BAND MEETING:

There will be a meeting for all senior band members and flag team on

  • Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
  • EPCC Administrative Building “A” 9050 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925 
  • 7:00 PM

The purpose of the meeting is to:

  • Review and discuss game day performance, music, format, etc.
  • Take All-Star program pictures.
  • Receive free All Star T-Shirt.
  • Purchase tickets at one time only price of $5.00.
  • Purchase souvenir All-Star patch for $10.
  • Order All-Star group photos and memory shots for the game program.
  • All orders on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd must be paid with cash, check, or credit card (VISA/Master card).
  • Please make checks payable to Greater El Paso Football Showcase.
  • Parents are encouraged to attend but not mandatory.
  • If band member does not attend the meeting on Dec. 3rd, they can still participate on the day of the game, they just will not 1) have a picture in program, 2) receive a T-Shirt, 3) be able to purchase tickets at reduced price.
  • As a senior All-Star participant, you will be eligible for a scholarship.
  • Scholarship applications can be picked up at the meeting.
  • The scholarship application must be completed and submitted to Mrs. Monica Bustillos at Ysleta ISD by noon, January 31, 2020.

NOTE: FOR SENIOR BAND MEMBER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A SCHOLARSHIP, THEY MUST PERFORM AND BE IN ATTENDANCE OF GAME UNTIL DISMISSED BY BAND DIRECTOR.   BAND DIRECTORS WILL TAKE ROLL ON DAY OF GAME FOR VERIFICATION.

Game Day Band Agenda: Saturday December 21, 2019

****7:30 AM – Buses from participating high schools arrive at the Sun Bowl North Gate (by Durham Center).  Participating schools are:

Schools to be announced: Check back soon. 

Seniors provide their own transportation.  Seniors from schools representing their districts may come in buses.

Band members bring band uniforms to change into for game. Rehearsal is in regular street clothes.

 

7:30 to 11:15 AM    Band rehearsal in Sun Bowl.

 

11:30 AM                  Patches (if available) on sale on the field, $10.

 

11:30 AM                  Band proceeds to the east side of Sun Bowl first floor concourse for pizza & drinks. (Fun Zone)

 

12:00 PM                  Band members report back to buses parked in north parking lot by Kid Field to dress into band uniforms.

 

12:20 PM                  Drum corps lines up on 20-yard line on east side of the football field for player introductions.

 

12:20 PM                  Band is seated in the band area in stands. (Area below Durham Ctr.)

 

******During the game band frequently plays stand songs.  The band is the life of the party!!!

 

Half-time Performance

 

Fourth Quarter:  Five minutes into the fourth quarter (10 minutes showing on game clock) bands may leave the game if they wish.  The longer band members stay the better for the game.

Senior band members must check out with band director no earlier than five

minutes into the fourth quarter to be eligible for the scholarship.

Deadline to apply for scholarships is Friday, January 30, 2018, with Mr. Pat O’Neill

YISD.  Applications may be printed off web @ www.gepfs.org.

Questions:              

Mr. Marty Olivas YISD          (915) 727-3570

Mr. Julio Castillo EPISD        (915) 760-8517

Rick Hernandez                     (915) 478-6904

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