NIU Band Day Itinerary 9/25
Arrive at Niles West: 5:15 AM
*Please be on time as we will need to get uniforms, instruments and any other items needed for the day at this time.
Load/Leave: 5:45 AM
Arrive at Huskie Stadium, NIU: 6:45 AM (Approximate)
Transit to stadium for rehearsal: 7:00 AM
*We will only take necessary equipment to the stadium for rehearsal. All other items will be left on the bus. We will rehearse in half uniform.
Rehearsal in the Stadium: 7:30 AM
Eat/Relax in Stadium: 9:45 AM
We will receive special concession prices and you will eat in the assigned seating area in the stadium stands.
Lunch ends/ Finish dressing in uniform: 11:45 AM
Kickoff: 1:30 PM
*There is no concrete timetable on the start time for the halftime performance. This depends on the game play of the first half.
Projected Game End Time: 5:00 PM
*We will load and leave as soon as possible after the completion of the football game.
Estimated arrival time back at Niles West: 6:30 PM
*Band members will be dismissed after all equipment and uniforms have been put away properly.
Parents, we will need help with passing out uniforms in the morning and help with uniform check in when we arrive back at Niles West. Please reach out if you are willing and able to help.
3:45-5:45 T, Th, F
Parent Meeting: August 17th at 6pm after rehearsal
Weekend Camp: August 27th and 28th
Niles West vs. Niles North: September 3
Niles West vs. Prospect: September 10 (Cancelled)
NIU Band day: September 25
Niles West vs. Evanston: October 1
Prospect Competition: October 2
Niles West vs. Maine South: October 8
Naperville Central Marching Classic: October 16