Marching Band General Pre-Season Info
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If your student is interested in joining the award winning CHS Marching Bulldog Band for the 2023-2024 school year, please read the below information.
Registration opens around mid March and closes the last day of school. ALL STUDENTS MUST BE COMMITTED BY THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL. This is so Mrs. Marin can plan the show in time for band camp. Show title will be announced at the April 28 Band Banquet.
At CHS in Bulldog Plaza or the Band Room (depending on the weather).
Open to all who want to come into the band room to complete their paperwork and look for volunteer opportunities.
Each year, there is a beginning camp for any who might be interested but may not know what marching band is. All students are invited to attend rookie camp, if you are already registered for marching band and new to the marching band, then you are required to attend. This year, rookie camp will be May 8-11 from 4:30-6:30 pm at CHS. Students will meet in the band room by 4:30. Rookie camp is for all winds, percussion and color guard students.
Last day to turn in the Commitment form and the first payment is May 24.
Percussion and Color Guard Camp
Percussion and Color Guard Camp is July 17-20, 8 am - 3 pm daily, at Chamblee High School and is mandatory for those wishing to participate in marching percussion and color guard for the season.
Band camp will be July 24-28, 8 am- 8 pm, at Chamblee High School. Attendance at the ENTIRETY of camp is mandatory for participation in the season.
The Football Game Schedule should be announced over the summer
Regular Marching Band rehearsals during the school year start on the first day of school and are as follows:
Mondays and Tuesdays 4:00-6:30 pm
Thursdays: 4:30 pm-7:00 pm
Fridays (when there is a football game)- 4:00-5:00 pm rehearsal, dinner (provided) and then football game.
Two Saturdays a years, we participate in marching band competitions. These dates are released as soon as possible, but normally don't get released until July/August. Attendance at competitions, games and rehearsals is mandatory.