Core Marching Season Band Fees (2019)

$800.00 – Marching / Colorguard

This mandatory fee applies to all Marching Band and Guard members. The fee includes:

  • Development of all show elements – marching drill, music, props, skims
  • Band camp music clinicians and marching instruction
  • All band camp activities and meals
  • Marching season music clinicians and marching instruction
  • Marching and concert uniform rental (garment bag for marching season)
  • Fall fundraiser cards (16 cards that can be sold to recoup $160 of Core Fees)
  • Hydration and snacks at all events through the season
  • Dinner meals at each Saturday practice
  • Meals before each full band away game, Homecoming and Cobb County Exhibition
  • One meal on each contest performance day

Core Fees Payment Schedule – Returning Students to Band

  • Final payment needs to be paid before or at Registration.
  • Periodic payments can be made leading up to the final payment, but the invoice will show the total for marching season due at registration.
  • If paying by check, PLEASE note what the payment is intended for to assist the treasurers in accurate recording of the payment for reporting.
  • You may pay these fees online by credit card, or you may bring a check to Registration in July.

Estimated Additional Required Fees due at Registration

  • Marching Uniform Accessories (marching shoes, banner shirts, gloves, hoodie)
  • Existing members – None unless purchasing additional items
  • New members – approximately $160
  • Color Guard Uniform Accessories
  • Existing members – $20
  • New members – Ranging from $135 to $202, depending upon selections

Optional Items

Please note the following:

  • Core fees do not include travel costs associated with the special competitions or events.
  • Core fees also do not include the Concert Season fee of $150 or Winterguard season fee of $350.
  • We accept payment by cash, check (made payable to LBBA) or credit card. A 2.5% convenience fee will be added to payments made by credit card.
  • Core fees are non-refundable after the first week of school. Uniform accessories, once sized and purchased, are the student’s property to keep and cannot be refunded once ordered.