Band of Gold Invitational

General Information

2018 Date

Saturday, September 15, 2018


Fulton Field, Lancaster, Ohio… With Field Turf Coming This Summer!

Admission Cost

Ticket prices are: $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, children 5 and under are free.

Souvenir programs will be available for $5.


There is no cost to park.

Parking is available at Lancaster High School.

Adjudicator and handicapped parking can be found behind Thomas Ewing Junior High School, off of East Fair Avenue.

Equipment vehicles and buses will also be parking behind Thomas Ewing.

See map (link above) for parking locations and directions.

2017 Performance Schedule

Class C

5:00 – Crooksville
5:15 – Millersport

Class B

5:30 – West Muskingum
5:45 – Liberty Union
6:00 – Bloom Carroll
6:15 – Fairfield Union

Class A

6:30 – Berne Union
6:45 – Break

Class AA

7:00 – Lancaster
7:30 – Awards

2017 Awards

Awards took place at 7:30pm. Awards given were:

Class C: Best Auxiliary (Crooksville), Best Percussion (Millersport), 2nd Place (Crooksville), 1st Place (Millersport)
Class B: Best Auxiliary (Bloom Carroll), Best Percussion (Liberty Union), 3rd Place (Fairfield Union), 2nd Place (Liberty Union), 1st Place (Bloom Carroll)
Class A: Best Auxiliary (Berne Union, Best Percussion (Berne Union), 1st Place (Berne Union)

Overall: General Effect (Berne Union), Music (Berne Union), Visual (Berne Union), Grand Champion B/C (Bloom Carroll), Grand Champion A/AA (Berne Union)

Superior Ratings: Berne Union, Lancaster

2017 Concessions and Bake Sale

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T-shirts can be ordered on site.

Information for Participating Directors

Arrival and Check-In

Parent and student volunteers will meet you once your buses pull into Thomas Ewing Junior High School. Hands will be stamped at this time.

Directors will need to turn in 9 SD cards and will then receive your directors’ packet. Click here for more information regarding SD cards.

2017 Adjudicators

Music – Patricia Meeks and David Phillips
Percussion – Dan Meeks
Visual Performance – Tom Young
Visual Effect – Sean Kelbley
General Effect – Stephanie Smith and Bill Wittman
Auxiliary – Doug Davis and Doug Perry
Timing and Penalties – Meg Beavers

Facility Map

A map of Fulton Field can be found below. This includes parking, directions on and off the field, and equipment traffic flow.


Lancaster is an approved site for power. The electrical outlet is located on the 50 yard line underneath the home stands. There will be an extension cord readily available for your convenience.

Instrument Repair

A representative from C.A. House Music will be on site in front of the warm up area for instrument repair.

First Aid

There will be medical personnel available near the stadium throughout the day.

Band Videos

Due to the high risk of potential copyright infringement, the Band of Gold Invitational will be unable to provide a director’s video at our contest. We will, however, provide a location in front of the press box for each bands’ designated videographer. Directors will receive one press box pass in their packet upon arrival.

Sever Weather Plan

In the event of severe weather, all bands will be assigned to rooms at Thomas Ewing Junior High School.

Information for Volunteers

If you are able to volunteer at this event, please contact Lori Peters (information below).


Ben Factor, Director of Bands

Lori Peters, Invitational Coordinator




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