A Tradition of Excellence
CFHS Student Info for Marching Band on 10/7/23:
Saturday, October 7, 2023 IHSMA Marching Band Festival
8:30 Rehearsal at CFHS
10:00 Chaperones meet at CFHS stadium to organize equipment set-up tasks
10:15 (roughly) Practice show with chaperones helping to move pit equipment
10:35 Load equipment
10:50 Break for lunch (approx. time)
11:40 Back at school, kids get into uniform
12:00 Students in uniform for inspection prior to boarding buses.
12:10 Board buses. Students, be sure you have your INSTRUMENT (with mouthpiece, etc.) and HAT.
12:30 Arrive at Memorial Stadium. Set up equipment. Get plumed. Quick warm-up.
1:15 Equipment at the gate
1:30 Lined up on the track
1:45 Cedar Falls Tiger Marching Band performs
2:00 Into the stands. Watch West High’s performance.
2:15 Pack equipment, load trucks. Any parents taking their kids, check out with one of the directors before departing.
2:55 Back home in Cedar Falls
Congratulations to Jazz One on back-to-back first place finishes at the Iowa Jazz Championships. 2023 Picture:
State Marching Contest Festival Parent Information:
Waterloo Memorial Stadium (Next to Central MS).
1320 Katoski Drive
IHSMA has set the ticket prices at $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for senior citizens, and $5.00 for students K-12. Preschool students are admitted for free. Your ticket fee is good all day, and concessions will be available. Passes NOT accepted.
Saturday, October 7, 2023
9:15 AM: Nashua-Plainfield Marching Band (1A)
9:30 AM: Denver Marching Band (2A)
9:45 AM: Sumner-Fredericksburg Marching Band (2A)
10:05 AM: North Fayette Valley Marching Band (2A)
10:20 AM: Waukon Marching Band (3A)
10:35 AM: West-Delaware Marching Band (3A)
10:55 AM: Crestwood Marching Band (3A)
11:10 AM: Wahlert, Dubuque Marching Band (3A)
11:25 AM: Decorah Marching Band (3A)
11:40 AM: Independence Marching Band (3A)
Lunch Break 11:55 AM
12:40 PM: Epworth, Western Dubuque Marching Band (4A)
12:55 PM: Dubuque Senior Marching Band (4A)
1:15 PM: Dubuque Hempstead Marching Band (4A)
1:30 PM: Waterloo East Marching Band (4A)
1:45 PM: Cedar Falls Marching Band (4A)
2:00 PM: Waterloo West Marching Band (4A)
Jazz One performed at The Midwest Clinic on Tuesday, December 20, 2022. Thank you to everyone who came to hear the band perform - it was a blast!Generous financial support was provided by the R. J. McElroy Trust; CF Schools Foundation, the Iowa Arts Council - a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs; Hawkeye Stages , West Music, Tenor Madness Custom Tenor Saxophones, Bach Brass, C&J Travel, and CF Band Boosters.