Hello from the Competition Food Committee! We are another little section of the VILLAGE that it takes to keep Marching Band season running smoothly! Basically, our job is to feed the kids, directors, and staff a hot meal between showtimes on competition days.  We also provide snacks and water for the bus rides to and from competitions.  (The students are asked to bring a sack lunch to eat on these long competition days.) This is a lot of info below, but please read it through carefully, as we also rely on every family to help in some way.

This season, there are 5 competition events/days. The BPA provides all paperware and the protein component for each meal. With the awesome help of our Grillmaster Team and their 2 grills, we cook all meals onsite. We have divided up the 5 events between band families, based on sections. The chosen sections for each event will sign up (via SignUpGenius) for food donations to round out the rest of the meal. We also hope that when it’s your section’s turn, that you come help us serve the food and hang out with other parents!

We will serve our tried and true standbys again this year: Hamburgers and Hot Dogs (x2), Pancakes and Sausages (x2), and Tacos. We cannot cater to every food preference, but we do offer vegetarian, gluten free, and pork free alternatives. That being said, we do not take severe allergies lightly, and we would like to speak to you privately about those. PLEASE CONTACT CYNDI STAHL AT CYNDISTAHL@GMAIL.COM ASAP IF YOUR CHILD HAS ANY SEVERE FOOD ALLERGIES.

When it is your section’s turn, you will receive a SignUpGenius 7-10 days before the event (NOTE: the Baking/Dessert Committee is separate, so if you signed up to help that committee, you may receive 2 sign-ups that week).  It is very important that we have your food no later than 8am (or whatever call time is) the morning of the competition: that is when we load up the food truck. It should be brought to the band closet, located at the East entrance to the Fine Arts Building. If something is missing, we will assume it’s not coming and we’ll have to go buy it. If you need to make arrangements to deliver the food an earlier day, please contact Cyndi Stahl. Here are the section assignments:

Sept. 22   Monarch Marching Festival   Clarinets and Trumpets
Oct. 18     Regional Qualifier                  Battery and Color Guard
Oct. 20     Arapahoe Marching Festival  Baritones and Mellophones
Oct. 27     CBA State Preview                Saxes (Altos, Tenors, and Baris)
Nov. 3       State Semis and Finals         Flutes and Tubas

Thank you in advance for your support of this amazing adventure we call Marching Band!!  Please don’t hesitate to email Cyndi Stahl (cyndistahl@gmail.com) with any questions!