2017 Friendship Cup – Fountain-Fort Carson Information
FOUNTAIN-FORT CARSON, CO – The first-ever Friendship Cup Scholastic Marching Band Competition at Fountain-Fort Carson High School kicks-off on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017. Schedule and details are listed below for those units participating for this marching band contest. Bands are classified by band size and will compete against bands their own size. Results for this show will be posted on this page when confirmed by contest officials.
The Fountain-Fort Carson show is sponsored by Ascend Performing Arts and the Fountain-Fort Carson High School Band (website). Special thanks to band director, Jason Nitsch, his staff and band parents for providing excellent support for this event.
Check out the BK Marketplace merchandise booth at the Friendship Cup that will have Blue Knights merchandise, band-related t-shirts, and promoting of the upcoming BKXperience-Audition! Clinics. Funds raised will go into the Ascend Performing arts general operating fund to be used for all Blue Knights ensembles and Ascend Events such as Drums Along the Rockies, Corps Encore, and future Friendship Cup shows. Check out this job opening: BK Marketplace Booth Team Member!
|Music Individual:||Mark Emery||Gary Hall|
|Music Ensemble:||Matt Drase||Dr. Ed Cannava|
|Music GE 1:||Gary Hall||Matt Drase|
|Music GE 2:||Dr. Ed Cannava||Mark Emery|
|Visual Individual:||Jenn Carasco||Amy Lueb|
|Visual Ensemble:||Mike O’Neil||Tom Beresford (NY)|
|Visual GE||Tom Beresford (NY)||Mike O’Neil|
|Percussion:||Shilo Stroman||Shilo Stroman|
|Color Guard:||Amy Lueb||Jenn Carrasco|
Announcer: Mr. John Whelchel
Show admission is $8 for Prelims and $10 for Finals (available at the spectator gate for General Admission which starts at 4:30pm). Student ID’s, Military ID’s and Seniors (65 and older) get $2 off advertised price. Children 5 and under are FREE. Get a combo ticket (for both Prelims and Finals) for $15 for Adults and $13 for Students, Military, and Seniors.
Cash and credit cards will be accepted at ticket sales outlet at stadium.
2017 FRIENDSHIP CUP
FOUNTAIN-FORT CARSON SCHEDULE
Bands are encouraged to arrive at least 90 minutes early for parking, check-in, and warm-up (60 minutes scheduled). The order of bands in prelims was determined based on band size and registration submission dates, after accommodating special requests. Scores will be posted on a poster board as soon as they are received from the judges. The finals lineup will be announced and posted as soon as all the scores are in.
NOTE: Scheduled updated as of September 21, 2017.
|1||9:45am||John Mall (A) EXHIBITION|
|2||10:00am||Sand Creek (AA)|
|4||10:30am||Castle View (AAA)|
|7||11:30am||Mesa Ridge (AAAA)|
|9||11:45am||Canon City (AAAA)|
|10||12:00pm||Fountain-Fort Carson (AA)|
|12:15pm – 2:45pm||*LUNCH BREAK*|
|Gates Open 2:30pm||Reverse order of score|
|1||3:00pm||Sand Creek (leave early for homecoming)||AA|
|5:20pm||*Retreat DM Only*|
*NOTE: Results for this show will be posted on this page when confirmed by contest officials.
» Host: Fountain-Fort Carson HS Band
Fountain-Fort Carson High School
900 Jimmy Camp Rd,
Fountain, CO 80817