Mason Marching Band Invitational

On behalf of the staff, students, band boosters and administration of Mason High School, we would like to welcome you to our 13th annual marching band competition, the “2014 Mason High School Marching Band Invitational”.  This year is our largest competition with 40 bands participating.

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time: Approximately 10:30 am
Location: Dwire Field at Atrium Stadium
  Mason Middle School
  6370 Mason Montgomery Rd
  Mason, OH 45040
Tickets: $8 Cash Only; Children 5 and under are free.
Schedule: Available October 6

 

All tickets are for general admission seating and will be sold at the spectator entrance located on the north end of the stadium.  The ticket office and gates will open at 8:30 am. 

Spectator parking is at Mason High School, north of the stadium, and at Mason Intermediate School, west of the stadium across Mason-Montgomery Road.  Preferred parking close to the stadium is available for $5.00.  Handicap parking for properly identified vehicles is available across from the stadium entrance.  Please click here for a map to help you navigate the school campus.

Two concession stands will be operating as will be several vendors.  Professional DVD recordings of band performances and other souvenirs will be available for purchase.

Cameras and recording equipment are permitted, but please be respectful of those around you by not blocking their viewing.

No seating during a band performance.  Please respect fellow spectators by setting mobile phones to silent or vibrate.


Registered Bands as of September 10

They come from far and wide to participate in the Mason Invitational (click here).

Class A Class AA Class AAA Class AAAA Open Class
Bellevue Bishop Watterson Edgewood Ballard Centerville
Bishop Fenwick Carlisle Greenon Dixie Heights Lakota East
Blue River Valley Carroll Kings Lebanon Milford
Crawfordsville Conner LaSalle Loveland Springboro
Grove City Christian Fairborn Valley View Northmont  
Tecumseh Glen Este Walnut Hills Sycamore  
Western Brown Goshen Waynesville    
Williamsburg Northwest Westerville Central    
  Silver Creek Westerville North    
  Simon Kenton      
  West Carrollton      

Director's Information

We have worked very hard to make this event the best it can possibly be. Please take a few minutes to carefully read the information provided in the director's packet which will hopefully answer most of your questions.  However, please do not hesitate in contacting us should you have any other questions or concerns not addressed.

For more information contact Micah Ewing, MHS Band Director, ewingm@mason.k12.oh.us, 513-459-2850, ext. 75240.


Directions

Real-time traffic updates for the Cincinnati Area (link).

The following directions should cover most of those that need to travel. You can always go to Google Maps to obtain directions.

I-71 traveling south - take exit 25. Turn left at the light (towards Kings Island). Turn right on Columbia Road by the McDonalds. Go past Kings Island. Turn right at the light on Western Row Road (note: part way up Western Row there is a left turn to stay on Western Row, a right turn onto Stitt Road and if you stay straight it becomes Tylersville - you will stay straight). @@ Western Row will become Tylersville which will go directly to Mason Middle School with the equipment truck parking lot on your right behind the school. Band staff traveling in their own vehicles can park directly across from the buses in their designated lot. Spectators will proceed to the light at the front of the school, turn right on Mason Montgomery Road, turn right at the next light just past the baseball fields at the middle school and park in the high school parking lots. Directional signs will be posted and parking lot attendants will assist you.

I-71 traveling north - take exit 24 (Western Row Rd). Turn left at the light onto Western Row. (note: part way up Western Row there is a left turn to stay on Western Row, a right turn onto Stitt Road and if you stay straight it becomes Tylersville - you will stay straight). See remaining directions above from the @@.

I-75 traveling north - take exit 22 - Tylersville Road and turn right. ## Stay on Tylersville Road for a couple of miles until you see Mason Middle School on your left. The equipment truck parking lot is on Tylersville Road directly behind the middle school. Directional signs will be posted and parking lot attendants will assist you. Spectators will turn left at the light on Mason Montgomery Road, in front of MMS, turn right at the light just past the baseball fields at the middle school and park in the high school parking lots.

I-75 traveling south - take exit 22 - Tylersville Road and turn left. Follow directions above from the ##.