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Buchanan Marching Band
Band of america regional championships
St. George, CA • November 8-10, 2019
Trip Form

To be completed the parent/guardian of every student in the ensemble.

Dear Buchanan Marching Band Parents/Guardians,

The Buchanan Marching Band will be attending the Bands of America Regional Championships in St. George, Utah on Friday-Sunday, November 8-10, 2019. You can view our tentative itinerary to St. George by clicking here

The total field trip fee for the direct costs (transportation, festival fees, lodging, etc.) associated with this field trip is $150.00, which is due by Friday, November 1, 2019. Please complete and submit the trip form (link below) by Friday, October 11, 2019. If you are unable to pay this fee in full or in part, please indicate that on the trip form. Instructions for making trip payments can be found here.

The field trip fee will cover: 

  • Charter bus transportation for entire itinerary, including hotels for drivers

  • Equipment truck transportation costs (semi for band equipment and uniforms and box truck for props)

  • Gym Stay Custodial Costs

  • 6 meals provided for the students (Sack breakfast on the way, Friday dinner, all meals Saturday, breakfast Sunday)

  • Performance at regional/critique from adjudicators

The students will need to pay for:

  • Lunch Friday, lunch and dinner on Sunday.

  • Souvenirs (Optional - BOA has a great souvenir booth!)

This trip is an important part of the overall marching band experience and is a culmination of all of the hard work the students have done throughout the entire season. The student’s participation is expected as part of the commitment they made at the beginning of the season.

We need parent chaperones to make this trip a success. Please fill out the chaperone section of the trip form below if you are interested in chaperoning.

The most current version of the itinerary for this trip can be found on the website under the ‘Events’ menu. If you have any questions regarding this trip, please e-mail us.

This will be a fun and educational experience for our students. We appreciate your support!

Respectfully yours,

John Lack
Director of Instrumental Music
Buchanan High School
559-327-3404 • JohnLack@cusd.com