If you are parent or student wondering about joining band, below are answers to a few questions you might have. If you have additional questions, please feel free to email the Directors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2020-2021 Marching Band fees have not yet been finalized. However, they will not be higher than last season, and will very likely be lower, depending on how the COVID-19 crisis unfolds in Cobb County.
The 2019 fees are available through this link. Fundraising opportunities are available to reduce your fees by at least $160. Fees do not include travel costs associated with the special competitions or events. Payment is due by Registration on the last day of Pre-Camp in July, and can be made by cash, check (made payable to LBBA) or credit card. Core fees are non-refundable after the first week of school.
Financial Assistance is available for those experiencing financial hardships.
2020 Dates (as known so far; provided Cobb County resumes a normal school schedule)
July 13 – 17 Band Camp
July 20 – 24 Band Camp
July 30 Full Winds
July 30 – 31 Percussion/Guard Camp
(No camps are planned in May after the end of the 2019-2020 school season.)
Usually, afternoon practices are as follows:
Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Practice
Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Practice
Thursdays 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Practice
Fridays 5:30 pm Call Time for Home Games
- Away Games may include full band, or pep band only (upperclassmen)
Saturdays Occasional Practice or Competition
Sectionals In addition to band practice, each instrument section will meet one day a week, either before or after school.
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