Roane County High School
The areas finest high school marching bands travel to the City of Spencer to strut their stuff in the Grand Parade. Following the Grand Parade these bands make their way to Roane County High School's County Stadium to compete in the Black Walnut Festival Band Competition.
This event showcases some of the most amazing high school bands in West Virginia. A grand champion band is crowned annually as is the most outstanding majorette.
2016 Black Walnut Festival Parade and Band Competition Application
School Name: ________________________________________________
School Address: ______________________________________________
School Phone:____________________ Email_______________________
Fax Number: ________________________________________________
Assistant Director: ____________________________________________
School Colors: ___________________ School Mascot: _____________
Your 2016 Show Theme and Music: ______________________________
Please check the appropriate space below:
______We will participate in the parade ONLY
______We will participate in BOTH the parade and the competition
______ We will participate in the Field Competition only
______Electric required for Field Show
Number of PLAYING members in your band: ___________
(Please include percussion members but NOT auxiliary units unless they perform on an instrument during the show.)
Field Commander(s): ___________________________________________
Feature Twirlers(s): ____________________________________________
# of Majorettes: ______________ Head Majorette: ________________
# of Silks: ___________________ Silk Captain: __________________
Other Units: __________________________________________________
Number of girls eligible for Miss Majorette 2015: ____________________
(Please submit a complete list of all of the girls names by 10-1-15)
# of Buses: _____________ # of Equipment Trucks: ______________
Past honors, awards, etc. that you would like announced.
Please return this form with your $50.00 check made payable to BLACK WALNUT FESTIVAL by no later than September 20, 2015. Mail or fax to address below:
Roane County High School
Attention: Hope Hunt
One Raider Way
Spencer, WV 25276
Telephone # 927-6420Ext. 1138
Fax # 927-6404
May 15, 2015
Dear Band Director:
We are inviting you and your band to the:
62nd West Virginia Black Walnut Festival
Parade and Field Competition
Saturday, October 15, 2016
The parade in Spencer will begin at noon. Please be in town by 10:30 AM. The Field Show Competition at Roane County High School will begin at 3:30 PM.
Musicians include all wind and percussion players
Open class 71 Musicians and up
C Under 30Musicians
If necessary, class sizes will be adjusted to prevent overloading any one class.
Trophies awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each class:
Majorette and Feature Twirler Overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
All Majorettes will be eligible for Miss Majorette except for a previous Miss Majorette.
Cash Awards and trophies given for:
Parade Band Champion
Further information and a copy of the competition rules will be emailed to you early in September after receipt of your application and entry fee. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Hope Staats at 927-6420 Ext. 1138.
Hope Staats, Band Director