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Saturday, May 18, 2024
Parade Performance - Caroline
Time: 7:45 am - 1:30 pm
Location: St. Joseph High School

7:45 AM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
8:15 Depart for Caroline
10:30 Caroline Bighorn Parade.

Lunch provided after the performance.

12:30 PM Depart
1:30 Arrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal

Saturday, May 25, 2024
Show Camp - Snack: Saxophones
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Snack: Saxophones

Sunday, May 26, 2024
Parade Performance - MS Walk
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Great Chief Park

9:00 AM Meet IN FULL UNIFORM in the Great Chief Park parking lot (by Bower Ponds). Warmup & tune.
10:00 Opening Ceremonies begin. We then lead the walkers on the trails at Bower Ponds.
We perform a stand-and-play once across the bridge. Repertoire: Parade Music

10:30 Dismissal

Saturday, June 1, 2024
Calgary Stampede Showband’s “Music ’n Motion
Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location: Setters Place at Great Chief Park

9:00 Begin Show Camp at Setter’s Place at Bower Ponds. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
2:30 PM Rehearsal ends and we clean up, pack up, and load the bus.
3:00 Depart for Calgary ASAP
6:00 PM Music ‘N Motion begins. Our performance time is TBA. Parents, tickets are available for sale at the gate for

approximately $15 plus service charge.
This is our first outdoor stadium show of the year!
7:30 Event ends. Pack up and depart for Red Deer
9:00 PM Arrive Setter’s Place. Dismissal

Sunday, June 2, 2024
Marching Showband Classic
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Setters Place at Great Chief Park

9:30 AM Royals meet in front of Setters Place for warm-up and run-through on the music.
Please wear your travel jackets when not in uniform throughout the day.

10:00 Rehearsal on field
11:45 Royals go for hot dog lunch (provided compliments of the RDCBS and local merchants).
12:30 PM Royals will change into Marching Uniforms/Show Costumes
1:00 Event Begins: The tentative order of performance is:
Stetsons, Stampede, Roundup, OLR, and Royals

2:30 Pass-In-Review – All bands will return to the field, played on by the Red Deer Royals.

Massed Band (O Canada)
3:00 Bands exit (playing on the way out)
3:15 End of Event (potential band council event and clean-up begins)
4:30 Dismissal

Saturday, June 8, 2024
Parade Performance - Rocky Mountain House
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Fieldhouse

8:00 AM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
8:30 Depart for Rocky
11:00 Rocky Mountain House Parade.
1:00 Depart Rocky
2:00 Arrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal

Sunday, June 9, 2024
Celebration of Sound (Calgary)
Time: 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: McMahon Stadium

11:30 AM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
12:00 Depart for McMahon
3:00 Event Begins.
4:30 PM Depart Calgary
6:00 PM Arrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal

Saturday, June 15, 2024
Parade Performance - Blackfalds & Sylvan
Time: 8:45 am - 3:30 pm

8:45 AM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
9:15 Depart for Blackfalds
11:00 Blackfalds Parade. Lunch is provided after parade
12:30 PM Depart Blackfalds for Sylvan Lake in half-uniform
1:00 PM Arrive Sylvan Lake - unload ASAP and hop onto the parade route
2:45 Depart Sylvan Lake
3:30 Arrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal

Friday, June 21, 2024
OLR Invitational - Calgary
Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Hellard Field

4:00 PM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
4:30 Depart for Hellard Field (Shouldice Athletic Park, Calgary).
7:00 PM Event begins.
8:30 approx Event ends. Pack up and depart for Red Deer
10:00 approxArrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal

Saturday, June 22, 2024
Show Camp
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Kinsmen Fieldhouse, 110, 2700 67 Street, Red Deer, AB T4P 1C2

Snack: Low Brass

Friday, June 28, 2024
Parade Performance Ponoka
Time: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Ponoka Parade

7:30 AM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
7:50 Depart for Ponoka
8:30 Arrive Ponoka
12:45 PM Depart Ponoka
1:30 Arrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal

Saturday, June 29, 2024
Show Camp Snack: Drumline & Front Ens.
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Snack: Drumline & Front Ens.

Sunday, June 30, 2024
Show Camp Snack: Colourguard
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Snack: Colourguard

Monday, July 1, 2024
Parade Performance Canmore/Banff
Time: 6:30 am - 9:30 pm

6:30 AM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
7:00 Depart for Canmore
12:00 PM Canmore Parade. We perform our show in Centennial Park after lunch (provided).
2:00 Depart Canmore for Banff
3:00 Arrive Banff, staging for Banff Parade
4:30 Banff Parade
6:30 Depart Banff
9:30 PM Arrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal

Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Show Camp Snack: Flutes
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Snack: Flutes

Sounds of Summer - Red Deer
Time: 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

6:15 PM Change into full show uniform. Warm up and tune.
7:00 Performance at SJHS Sport Field – field show and stand-still on parade pieces.
7:45 Event ends. Pack up.
8:15 Dismissal

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Showbands Showdown Calgary
Time: All Day
Stampede
Time: All Day
Location: St. Joseph High School
Show Camp - Snack: Clarinets
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Snack: Clarinets

Thursday, July 4, 2024
Stampede
Time: All Day
Location: St. Joseph High School
Friday, July 5, 2024
Stampede
Time: All Day
Location: St. Joseph High School
Saturday, July 6, 2024
Stampede
Time: All Day
Location: St. Joseph High School
Sunday, July 7, 2024
Stampede
Time: All Day
Location: St. Joseph High School
Saturday, July 13, 2024
Parade Performance Lacombe
Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

7:00 AM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment.
7:30 Depart for Lacombe
8:00 Arrive Lacombe
9:30 Parade begins
12:00 PM Depart Lacombe
1:00 Arrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Parade Performance Red Deer
Time: 7:15 am - 12:00 pm

7:15 AM Arrive Fieldhouse. Remember your travel jacket, uniform, and equipment. This is a bussed event!
7:30 Depart for downtown Arena to assemble for the parade.
9:30 Westerner Parade, followed by lunch in Kin City Arena
12:00 PM Arrive Fieldhouse. Dismissal