Marchers are usually fitted by our Uniform Chairs during summer band camp, at the same time as being fitted for their concert uniform. (Sometimes, for our competition show, we may not use all these uniform items, or we may substitute part of this uniform, with a colorful themed show shirt for example. It depends on the specifics of the show). If gloves, competition shirts etc are required this particular year, they need to be individually purchased, and will be included on ordering day. The marching uniform will live at the school, not in your closet.
The school provides the following:
The replacement cost for this uniform is approximately $500!
Washing Instructions of marching uniforms for parents/students (short version)
Wash jacket and bibs inside out
Use liquid detergent only, no fabric softener
Use cold water cycle
Use gentle cycle
HANG to dry inside out on separate hangers
Once dry (24-36 hours), place all the items on the hanger correctly:
Hang up bibs first, line up seams. Slide bibs on the rod and lock rod in.
Hang up jacket so front of jacket is on the same side as the student’s name, and zip up.
Return uniforms to uniform room. Parents are not allowed in the building at this time, so please have your student return the uniform to the band hall. Each student has a tag hanging in their section; the uniform goes BEHIND the tag.
On some occasions, students may be asked to wear their informal marching band uniform. This is also what students wear on arrival to practice before a game or competition. This consists of;
On some occasions, students may be asked to wear their informal guard uniform. This is also what students wear on arrival to practice before a game or competition. This consists of;
MALES -CONCERT UNIFORM
Black pants (borrowed from school)
Black Dress Shoes
Black Tux Shirt
Black Bow Tie
FEMALES – CONCERT UNIFORM
Black concert dress (borrowed from school)
Note: For the Winter concert, students may be asked to wear Ugly Christmas Sweaters (and we will reserve our formal wear for spring).
(Winter Guard uniform varies from year to year. Refer to Ordering Day checklist for more details each year).