Dec 26-29, 2017
Package Highlights:
Performance in the Alamo Bowl halftime show finaleOptional performance on the River Walk during the Alamo Bowl Pep RallyAlamo Bowl game tickets
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Package Inclusions

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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

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Overview Video

Alamo Bowl Band Overview Video

Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Welcome to San Antonio!
  • Hotel check-in
  • Directors Reception Meet your fellow Alamo Bowl directors at the Director’s Reception this evening.
Day 2 Alamo Bowl Battle of the Bands
  • 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.
Day 3 Master Your Skills
  • 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.
Day 4 Game Day!
  • 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!
Day 5 Enjoy San Antonio!
  • San Antonio Exploration After a good night’s rest, enjoy San Antonio a bit more before heading home!