This week in band: 9/26-10/1

Monday, 9/26 – Full band 6-9 p.m.

Tuesday, 9/27 – Winds and Guard 6-9 p.m.

Wednesday, 9/28 – Percussion 6-9 p.m.

Friday, 9/30 – Rehearsal after school, dinner, home game.  (Students need to bring their garment bag.)

Saturday, 10/1 – BOA Regionals

BOA Regional schedule

Saturday, 10/1, University of Toledo

Things to bring: Snack, lunch and nice shorts or pants

6:30 a.m. – Building open/report

7:00 a.m. – Leave RHS (eat snack on bus)

10:30 a.m. – Arrive @ University of Toledo

12:30 p.m.  – Preliminaries performance

1:15 p.m. – Lunch (bring own)

2:30 p.m. – Watch remainder of preliminaries

4:30 p.m. – Preliminaries awards ceremony and

announcement of finalists

Dinner: Pre-purchased Subway dinner

7:45 p.m. – Finals begin

10:30 p.m. – Finals awards ceremony

11:30 p.m. – Leave University of Toledo

2:45 a.m. – Projected arrival @ RHS

Pre-order MCBA State Finals tickets and apparel

See the Michigan Competing Band Association Championship website for all the event details.

Pre-order tickets

Order State Finals tickets at a special pre-order price!
The Michigan Competing Band Association Championship Contest will be held Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Ford Field .

Tickets will be available at the door, but will be $18 ($2 more), and they only accept cash.

If you would like to pre-order tickets, use this order form. The order form and money must be turned in by the end of the school day, September 30. Place the form and payment in the white inbox next to Mr. Phillip’s office in the band room. Late forms will not be accepted.

If you are paying by check, put your student’s name and “State Finals tickets” in the memo line.

MCBA Championship apparel

You may order MCBA State Championship apparel in advance, which we would suggest. Rockford is in the last Flight to perform and many sizes and styles may be sold out and no longer be available at the stadium.

Use this link to purchase MCBA State Championship apparel. MCBA apparel orders placed by 10/9 will be shipped by 10/27.

One more chance to get a really cool show shirt!

Because the design for the show shirts this year is incredible, and we have been flooded with requests for more, we will put in one more order. All orders must be in by Friday, September 30,  no exceptions.

Show shirt order form

Show sweatshirt order form

  • Include payment by check (made out to Rockford Band Parents) or cash with your order form. Orders without payment will not be processed.
  • Place the order form and payment in the white inbox next to Mr. Phillip’s office in the band room no later than Friday, September 30.

2016 Rockford Marching Invitational information

September 17, 2016

Rockford Marching Band student schedule

Full RMI band schedule, including warm-up times and staging

RMI band schedule, performance times only

Admissions, Check-in and Hospitality volunteer list

Concessions volunteer list

Logistics volunteer list (Set-up, guides, gates, guards, signs, parking lot and tear down)

Sales volunteer list (Coffee, glow necklaces, cookbooks, programs)

Uniforms volunteer list

Guide instructions

Things to know

  • Homemade baked good donations need to be packaged individually to be sold for .50 cents each. You can drop the items off in the band room Friday, September 16, or anytime before 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. You can also bring them to Concessions stand on Saturday afternoon if needed.
  • All volunteers need to wear something related to the band or wear Rockford gear/colors. Wear comfortable shoes.
  • When you arrive for your volunteer time, there will be a Volunteer Table for check-in right outside of the gate. The Volunteer Table will give you a wristband to enter the gates and tell you where to go to meet your Supervisor.  Your Supervisor is in highlighted in yellow above your name on the volunteer spreadsheets; they will also be looking for you! Your Supervisor will tell you your job responsibilities and where you are going to be placed.
  • Guides need to review the list of bands and the times they will be warming up/performing. Please find the band you signed up for.
  • Anyone grilling or serving food in Concessions is REQUIRED to pull their hair back or wear a hat. If you want to wear a hat you will need to bring one of your own.
  • Admission:
    $7 for adults
    $5 for students K-12, 4 and under are free
    $5 for seniors 60+
    $22 for families with a maximum of 2 adults and 4 children
    $2 for program
  • If you have any questions about your job, please contact Melinda Klukas at

Rockford, MI