- Hotel check-in
- Directors Reception Meet your fellow Alamo Bowl directors at the Director’s Reception this evening.
Dec 26-29, 2017
Performance in the Alamo Bowl halftime show finaleOptional performance on the River Walk during the Alamo Bowl Pep RallyAlamo Bowl game tickets
Your Alamo Bowl package includes:
- Performance in the Alamo Bowl halftime show
- Awards ceremony, dinner, and dance
- Placement and Caption awards in parades and field show
- Multiple performance opportunities (optional)
- Battle of the Bands Field Show Competition
- Arneson Theatre on the River Walk during the Alamo Bowl Pep Rally
- 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
Alamo Bowl Band Overview Video
Your Adventure, Day by Day
- Alamo Bowl Battle of the Bands Strut your stuff at the Alamo Bowl Battle of the Bands marching competition and parade review 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 Alamo Bowl pre-game show!
- Alamo Bowl Pep Rally Be part of the Alamo Bowl fanfare as you perform for passersby along the legendary San Antonio River Walk at the official Alamo Bowl Pep Rally.
- Optional Activity You have the evening free to take in the sights of San Antonio. Enjoy SeaWorld®, Six Flags, or the San Antonio Zoo.
- Awards Ceremony Enjoy an exclusive dinner, dance, and awards ceremony at the Downtown Convention Center.
- First Rehearsal Join students, Directors, and top clinicians from across the U.S. as you begin rehearsing for the Alamo Bowl Halftime Show Finale.
- Check out San Antonio Take time for sightseeing. Take a boat cruise on the River Walk, visit Ripley’s Attractions, or relax at the Alamo IMAX Theatre.
- Final Dress Rehearsal Final Halftime Show Dress Rehearsal with the entire show cast…marching bands, dancers, cheerleaders, color guard, etc.!
- Be Part of the Festivities Enjoy a free as afternoon to take part in the Valero Alamo Bowl festivities in San Antonio and eat at Hard Rock Café or Casa Rio along the River Walk.
- Alamo Bowl Kick-Off! The winning field show marching band performs their show solo at pre-game and everyone performs the halftime show finale!
- San Antonio Exploration After a good night’s rest, enjoy San Antonio a bit more before heading home!