The 2015 Annual Lake Park Lancer Joust
Saturday September 12, 2015
General Overview of the Joust
The Lake Park High School Marching Band proudly announces the 36th Annual Lancer Joust Marching Band Competition held on September 12, 2015.
The Joust competition will begin at 11:00am at the Lake Park West Campus, on a Turf Field, where up to 24 outstanding bands from Illinois and the Midwest will complete in three classes in a Preliminary and Finals competition format.
Bands are rated across the following captions:
|Individual Performance-Music ||Individual Performance-Visual|
|Ensemble Performance-Music ||Ensemble Performance-Visual|
|General Effect-Music I & II ||General Effect-Visual|
During Preliminary competition, Percussion and Auxiliary performances will also be scored. First place in each class plus the next seven highest scores will advance to finals competition in the evening. The Lake Park Marching Band will conclude the afternoon performances with their own exhibition performance at 5:15 p.m.
In addition to awards for the top three performances in each class, preliminary awards will be presented in each class for Best Music Performance, Best Visual Performance, Best General Effect, Percussion and Color Guard.The top ten scoring bands regardless of class will return for the Finals Competition which will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. Joust admission is by ticket only. Cash purchases may be made at the gate. Tickets are valid for both Preliminary and Finals competition.
|Click the highschoolCUBE image to watch the Lancer Joust live on highschoolCUBE.com|
There is a one-time charge for viewing any portion or all of the preliminary and finals competitions. Wristbands will be provided upon purchasing a ticket to allow audience members to enter and exit the viewing stands multiple times. There are no advance ticket sales and no reserved seating. All sales are cash only. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Ticket prices are as follows:
|Students 5 and up||$8.00||*Maximum of 2 adults and up to 4 students. Only 2 adults allowed on a family plan ticket. Extra students are $5.00 each.|
|Children 4 and under||Free|
SeatingGrandstand seating is first come, first serve in the West stands. Wristbands will be checked upon entering the West stands. We have sixteen spaces available for wheelchairs in the front stands with ramp access. Seating for band members and chaperones is available in the East stands only. Chaperones that prefer to sit in the West stands must purchase a regular adult admission. Seating areas will remain open between Prelims and Finals.
ParkingThere is limited parking for visitors on the campus grounds. We strongly recommend guests to car pool wherever possible. The main (east) parking lot will be reserved for bus and equipment truck traffic and handicap parking. An additional lot is available on the far west end of campus on Bryn Mawr across from the tennis courts. Additional parking will be will be permitted on designated side streets near the school at the direction of the Roselle Police Department. Please observe posted signs. The Roselle Park District reserves the use of the Clauss Recreation Center parking lot and facilities exclusively for Park events only.
ConcessionsWe will have a full menu available including pizza, hot dogs, brats, salads, snack items and beverages available throughout the day. The concession area will remain open in between prelims and finals.
RecordingsBands participating in public performances are required to comply with copyright laws in regards to performance and/or arrangement of copyrighted music, visual images, and other materials , as well as the use of copyrighted audio or spoken text, and the display of copyrighted words and images. Guests are reminded that the use of any audio or video recording device is prohibited in support of U.S. copyright laws. Fans with still cameras are welcome to take photos for personal use.
|First AidFirst Aid will be provided Roselle Fire Department paramedics on site. Serious emergency cases are transported to Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village.||Non-Smoking FacilityThe Lake Park Campus including all buildings and grounds has established a no smoking policy at all times. Thank you for your cooperation.|
LocationLake Park West Campus is 3 miles west of the I-290/I-355/IL-53 junction. I-294 to I-290 West is the best option for travel from Wisconsin or Indiana and Chicago South. I-80 or I-88 to I-355 north is the choice from the southwest suburbs or western Illinois. The campus is 4 blocks west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd and half-way between Lake Street (US 20) and Irving Park Rd (IL 19).Click here for Google Maps Interactive directions.