Skyhawk Marching Band - Invitational
General Contest Information
The 2009 Skyhawk Marching Band Invitational will feature high school marching bands from Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee, in competition before a panel of expert adjudicators at UT Martin’s Graham Stadium.
Gates will open at approximately 12:00pm on Saturday, September 19, 2009, with the first band performing at 12:45pm. The contest will conclude at approximately 10:00pm, following an exhibition performance by the UTM Skyhawk Marching Band and an Awards Ceremony.
The bands will present a wide-variety of styles, including everything from Classical music and original compositions to Broadway musicals and rock and roll.
The admission will be $8.00 for audience members ages 12 to adult (includes contest program); $4.00 for those ages 5-11; and free for children age 4 and younger.
Spectators will witness bands of all sizes, from approximately 25 members to 250+.
2009 SMBI Final Schedule
The Master Schedule will be provided to the directors in an email “packet.” However, each band warm-up time will be scheduled for approximately 45 minutes before the scheduled performance time (for example, Lexington’s official warm-up time would be 12:00pm).
Class A Orange
Class A Blue
2:40 Fayette Academy
6:35-7:05 DINNER BREAK
7:05 Henry County
9:05 UT Martin Skyhawk Marching Band
9:30 AWARD CEREMONY