Day 1 :
Welcome to Memphis!
- Hotel check-in:
Arrive in Memphis, check-in to your hotel, and relax.
- Director's Reception:
Meet fellow directors at the director's reception this evening.
- Liberty Bowl Professional Rodeo:
Visit the Agricenter to watch competitive bull riding, steer wrestling, barrel racing, and bareback bronc riding.
Day 2 :
Liberty Bowl Battle of the Bands
- Liberty Bowl Battle of the Bands:
Strut your stuff at the Liberty Bowl Battle of the Bands marching competition this morning! This is a great opportunity to see what other marching band programs from around the country are doing. The winner of this field show competition will perform solo at the Liberty Bowl pre-game show!
- First Rehearsal:
Join students, directors, and top clinicians from across the country as you begin rehearsing for the Liberty Bowl Halftime Show.
- Check out Musical Memphis:
You have the evening free to take in the sights of Memphis. Enjoy Graceland, check out the Rock N Soul Museum, or visit the National Civil Rights Museum. You could even perform at Graceland (just ask us how!).*
Day 3 :
Beale Street Parade
- Music Roundtable:
Join us a for a breakfast roundtable discussion with a celebrated music professional! This season for the first time, youll have the opportunity to chat with a celebrity in your field about the newest techniques and ideas in marching band.
- Master Your Skills:
Choose to participate in an optional concert or clinic focused on honing your bands jazz or concert band skills.
- Beale Street Parade:
March down historic Beale Street during the adjudicated Beale Street Parade.
- Awards Ceremony:
Enjoy an exclusive dinner, dance, and awards ceremony.
Day 4 :
- Fuel Up:
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
- Final Dress Rehearsal:
Final Halftime Show Dress Rehearsal with the entire show cast of marching bands, dancers, cheerleaders, color guard, etc.!
- Liberty Bowl Kick-Off!:
The winning field show marching band performs their show solo at pre-game. Step out onto the field and perform before a crowd of 50,000+ at the Liberty Bowl Halftime Show!
Day 5 :
Explore Musical Memphis!
After a good nights rest, enjoy Memphis a bit more before heading home!