Festival Inclement Weather Procedures

Oneida County Music Educators Association Inclement Weather Procedures

Friday Cancellation:
- If host school OR 3 or more non-host schools close due to inclement weather, Friday’s portion of the festival will be canceled.
- President shall contact each school and TV/Media outlets to announce that “OCMEA Friday Portion ONLY is canceled”
- If Friday portion is canceled, we will run a one-day (Saturday) festival –giving conductors discretion to abbreviate program as necessary.

Saturday Cancellation:
- If host school superintendent, general chair, and OCMEA President deem it necessary to cancel Saturday’s portion of the festival, the decision much be made by 7:00 A.M.
- The OCMEA President shall contact one designated person from each district who will disperse information to all music teachers and students.
- President shall contact TV/media outlets to announce cancellation and Sunday completion of festival.
- On Sunday, the festival shall begin at 12:00 PM (mitigating circumstances must be considered).  Students shall arrive dressed for the concert and rehearsal schedules
shall be determined by the host school.  The concert will begin at 3:00 PM.

SUNDAY CANCELATION. NO SHOW!

IF BOTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ARE CANCELED, THERE WILL NOT BE A FESTIVAL.
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Sarah DePalma,
Sep 26, 2018, 5:43 PM
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