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Maryland Trip Itinerary Available

The tentative trip itinerary for the Maryland trip on September 19 & 20, 2003 is now available.

Important note:  Due to upcoming weather conditions, the schedule may need to change at the last minute.  Listen to announcements for any necessary changes!
 - TENTATIVE ITINERARY -
(a final itinerary will be distributed prior to our departure on Friday)

 
Friday, September 19

          8:00 a.m. - Load buses at Coliseum
      • Park cars on practice field
      • Receive final version of itinerary
      • Eat breakfast before you arrive
      • Receive per diem                                         
          8:30 a.m. - Leave Morgantown
                                        
        11:30 a.m. - Arrive at Martinsburg High School
      • Eat lunch upon arrival (in travel uniform)
      • Dress for performance and warmup following lunch
          1:30 p.m. - Performance at Martinsburg High School in Martinsburg, WV
      • We will perform outside if weather permits/ indoors if it does not
      • Load up following performance
         2:45 p.m. - Depart Martinsburg High School

          4:00 p.m. - Arrive at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, MD

          5:00 p.m. - Leave the Mall

          5:30 p.m. - Arrive at Linganore High School in Frederick, MD
      • Eat in travel uniform         
          6:30 p.m. - Band show begins
      • We will perform at approximately 7:30 p.m.
      • We will perform outside if weather permits/ indoors if it does not
      • Load buses following performance
          8:45 p.m. - Depart Linganore High School

          9:30 p.m. - Arrive at hotel
      • Check-in upon arrival
      • If you want your phones and pay T.V.'s "turned on", simply present a credit card at the front desk to have them switched on.
      • Be good and keep the noise level down - YOU KNOW WHAT WE MEAN!   
Saturday, September 20

          Morning - Eat breakfast at hotel area
      • Several restaurants/fast foods places are within walking distance of hotel
          9:00 a.m. - Begin loading buses and checking out

          9:30 a.m. - Leave hotel

        10:30 a.m. - Arrive in Washington, D.C. mall/museum area to sight-see
      • Eat lunch in area (eat big!)
      • Maps and tour information will be available on final itinerary
          2:30 p.m. - Begin loading buses
      • EXACT loading spot will be announced
      • DO NOT BE LATE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES!
          2:45 p.m. - Depart downtown Washington, D.C.

          4:00 p.m. - Arrive in College Park, MD and dress

          4:30 p.m. - Begin moving to the stadium     
      • Will go up into the stadium seats first
          6:00 p.m. - WVU vs. U. of Maryland
      • We perform both at pregame and halftime
      • Dinner?   Yummy concession food!!
   Approx. 10:00 p.m. - Return to buses, change, and load up
      • It is suggested that you have a change of dry clothes on the bus
   Approx. 10:30 p.m. - Depart College Park
      • Due to the time of night, we will not plan on stopping on the way back.  Plan accordingly!        
   Approx.   3:00 a.m. -  Arrive back in Morgantown
      • Buses will help transport students back to Towers and the downtown campus   

Hotel Information:
        Holiday Inn Gaithersburg
        Two Montgomery Village Avenue 
        Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879
        (301) 948-8900 
        www.higaithersburg.com
        


Items to bring:
  • Complete uniform, instrument, music, etc.
  • Personal belongings (with dry clothes!).  Remember, we are only going to be gone for one night!
  • Personal hats/ponchos/etc. to help keep you dry.  We will have the band ponchos to give out.
  • Personal spending money.  All meals will be provided (either by the high schools or through per diem).
  • Munchies for Saturday on the bus, if desired.
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