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Upcoming events and information
 
1. Blinn Marching Festival. Cub Stadium, Brenham TX - Saturday, October 7 - 2:15  performance. 
       * Band hall will be open by 10:00 AM. 
       * Students should arrive no later than 10:30. 
       * Students need to either eat lunch before they arrive or bring it with them for the bus ride. 
       * Students should also hydrate well and choose food wisely. It will be a hot day (predicted high of 89). Sunscreen is highly recommended.
       * After our performance, we will watch other bands until the ratings announcements and award ceremony at 4:00. Students may visit the concession stand (on own $$)
       * Students who sign up for the "Early" bus will return immediately after the awards with the truck and trailer. This group should be home by 5:15. 
       * Remaining students will stay and watch 5A and 6A bands perform. This group should arrive back in Giddings by 7:45.
       * There is a spectator admission fee of $5 for those over the age of 12.
Please come watch - strong crowd support always makes for a better performance.
 
2.  Monday night rehearsal - 10/9 - 6-8:30. ALL BAND MEMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND ALL MONDAY NIGHT REHEARSALS.
 
3. Football at home v. Smithville (Homecoming) / Booster Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser- Friday, 10/13 
 
4. Marching Festival at Memorial Stadium in Bastrop on Saturday 10/14  - 1:30 Performance
Band hall will be open by 9:30 AM. 
       * Students should arrive no later than 10:00. 
       * Students need to either eat lunch before they arrive or bring it with them for the bus ride. 
       * Should be a nice day - current predicted high of 78, but students should hydrate well and make good food choices regardless.
       * After our performance, the judges will come directly to the field and give feedback to the band for about half an hour.
       * There is a spectator admission fee of $1. Please come watch - strong crowd support always makes for a better performance. Concessions are available.
       * We will stay for LaGrange's performance at 2:15, then pack up and head home. We will stop at Buc-cee's on the way. We should be home between 4:15 and 4:30.
 
5. Monday night rehearsal - 10/16 - 6-8:30. ALL BAND MEMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND ALL MONDAY NIGHT REHEARSALS.
 
6.  Football at home v. Caldwell (Pink Out) - Friday, 10/20 - Students may wear pink under the uniform.
 
7. UIL Contest at Giddings - Saturday, 10/21. We will need lots of parental help to run this contest. Boosters will be sending out more info soon. ALL students are expected to sign up to help during the day. Preparations will start about 9:00 that morning. The first band performs at 1:15. Giddings will be the final band of the day at 7:45 that evening.
 
Its going to be a busy month. We need everybody to stay healthy be consistent about attendance to carry on the strong tradition of success that is the Giddings Buffalo Band.
 
Mr. Stewart
 
Directors:
Mr. Brian Stewart - Head Director
979-542-3351 ext. 2923
 
Mr. Anthony Tiger - Assistant/Middle School Director
979-542-3351 ext. 2922
 
Mrs. Dana Peschke - Color Guard
979-542-3351 ext. 2924 (1st period only)
 
 
 
Note: Page is currently under revision. Some links may contain information from last year. Please consult a director concerning any questions.