Saturday, September 16, 2017
Fulton Field, Lancaster, Ohio
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 will also be parking behind Thomas Ewing. Please note that buses will drop off band members with their equipment vehicles and will then park at Lancaster High School, if possible.
See map (link above) for parking locations and directions.
2017 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Tentative schedule. Last updated 8/16/2017.
5:00 – Crooksville
5:15 – Millersport
5:30 – West Muskingum
5:45 – Liberty Union
6:00 – Bloom Carroll
6:15 – Fairfield Union
6:30 – Judges’ Break
7:00 – Berne Union
7:15 – Break
7:30 – Lancaster
8:00 – A/AA Awards
2017 CONCESSIONS AND BAKE SALE
T-shirts can be ordered on site.
Please consider inviting your friends and family members to the show by sharing our Facebook event on your page.
Band of Gold Invitational on Facebook (coming soon)
INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPATING DIRECTORS
ARRIVAL & 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.
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 – Linda Rainey and Doug Perry
Timing and Penalties – Meg Beavers
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.
A representative from C.A. House Music will be on site in front of the warm up area for instrument repair.
There will be medical personnel available near the stadium throughout the day.
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.
SEVERE 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 Chair
1st Place – Northridge
2nd Place – Eastern Brown
3rd Place – Millersport
Best Auxiliary – Northridge
Best Percussion – Eastern Brown
1st Place – Bloom-Carroll
2nd Place – Circleville
3rd Place – Fairfield Union
Best Auxiliary – Bloom-Carroll
Best Percussion – Fairfield Union
Best Music, Class B/C: Northridge
Best Visual, Class B/C: Northridge
Best General Effect, Class B/C: Bloom-Carroll
Grand Champion B/C: Northridge
1st Place – Berne Union
2nd Place – Anderson
3rd Place – Athens
Best Auxiliary – Berne Union
Best Percussion – Berne Union
1st Place – Lakota West
2nd Place – Newark
3rd Place – Olentangy Liberty
Best Auxiliary – Lakota West and Olentangy Liberty (tie)
Best Percussion – Lakota West
Best Music, Class A/AA: Lakota West
Best Visual, Class A/AA: Lakota West
Best General Effect, Class A/AA: Lakota West
Grand Champhion A/AA: Lakota West
Bands received an overall “Superior” rating: Anderson, Berne Union, Lakota West, and Lancaster.