12/26/2016 - 12/30/2016
Package Highlights:
Performance in the Russell Athletic Bowl halftime show finaleMarch in the Macy’s Parade at Universal Studios®2-day pass to Universal Studios® and Islands of Adventure
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Package Inclusions

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Your Russell Athletic Bowl package includes:

  • Performance in the Russell Athletic Bowl halftime show finale
  • Optional march in the Macy’s Junior Parade at Universal Studios® (additional costs apply)
  • Optional performance in the Florida Citrus Parade (additional costs apply)
  • Two-day pass to Universal Studios® and Islands of Adventure
  • Game tickets for each participant
  • One free base package for every 50 participants
  • Rehearsals with nationally renowned band directors
  • Specially arranged music and CD for pre-trip rehearsals
  • Director’s gift and souvenir for every participant
  • Quality hotel accommodations
  • Director’s preview trip summer prior to travel
  • Academic credit opportunities for students and professional development for directors
  • Medical, accident, and liability insurance coverage

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Overview Video

Russell Athletic Bowl Band Overview Video

 

Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Welcome to Orlando!
  • Hotel Check In Check in to your hotel and relax.
Day 2 Rehearsal & Parade
  • Director’s Meeting Meet fellow directors at the Director's meeting.
  • First Rehearsal At your first mass band rehearsal, join students, directors, and top clinicians from across the country to begin rehearsing for the Russell Athletic Bowl Halftime Show Finale.
  • Universal Studios® Macy’s Parade Participate in the Universal Studios® Macy’s Parade this afternoon, then take your band to see the unforgettable Blue Man Group (optional).
  • Universal Studios® and Islands of Adventure Kick back and have some fun this afternoon at Universal Studios® and Islands of Adventure! You can even perform inside of the park – just ask us how!*
Day 3 It's Game Day!
  • Breakfast Start your day with breakfast in an exciting Downtown Disney restaurant like Planet Hollywood or Hard Rock Cafe
  • Final Dress Rehearsal Next, it’s time for the final halftime show dress rehearsal with everyone… marching bands, dancers, cheerleaders, color guard, etc.
  • Russell Athletic Bowl Kick-Off! Step out onto the field and feel the excitement as you perform at the Russell Athletic Bowl Halftime Show!
Day 4 Parade around Universal Studios®
  • Universal Studios® and Islands of Adventure Spend the full day enjoying Universal Studios® and Islands of Adventure, featuring the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™!
  • Universal Studios® Macy’s Parade Participate in the Universal Studios® Macy’s Parade this afternoon, then take your band to see the unforgettable Blue Man Group (optional).
Day 5 Explore Orlando
  • Tour Orlando After a good night’s rest, enjoy Orlando a bit more before heading home!