Jun
18
1:00 PM13:00

Litchfield Parade

Itinerary:

  • 9:00 am  Rehearsal at East HS

  • 1:00 pm  Lunch / Break

  • 2:00 pm  Load at East HS

  • 2:30 pm  Depart for Litchfield, MN 

  • 4:30 pm  Arrive in Litchfield, MN

    • Begin Lancer Preparation for Success

  • 6:00 pm  Litchfield Parade of Bands Begins

  • 7:12 pm  Lancers Step off Time

  • 8:00 pm  Awards

  • 8:30 pm  Clean Awards Area

  • 8:45 pm  Load Busses

  • 9:00 pm  Depart for Mankato

  • 11:00 pm  Arrive at East HS, Unload

Double check to make sure you have everything you need for the day! It could get cold by the end of the night. Make sure you dress appropriately. Make sure to pack a healthy snack and dinner for the bus ride.

Parents: The Lancers are one of the first performing units in this parade so be sure to arrive early! 

*This itinerary is subject to change. Always listen and be attentive for changes in the schedule. Be ready to deal with adversity! Have a great day!

Michael Thursby
77 Lancers Director
lancerdirector@gmail.com

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Jun
22
12:00 PM12:00

St. Clair Days Parade / Mankato Moondogs

Itinerary:

  • 1:00 pm - Load at East HS

  • 1:30 pm - Depart for St. Clair, MN 

  • 2:00 pm - Arrive in St. Clair, MN

    • Begin Lancer Preparation for Success

  • 3:00 pm - St. Clair Days Parade 

  • 4:00 pm - Load Busses

  • 4:30 pm - Depart for Mankato

  • 5:00 pm - Arrive at Franklin Rogers Park

    • Arrive in uniforms/Warm-up

  • 5:30 pm - Pregame Concert

  • 5:45 pm - Pause

  • 6:00 pm - Perform National Anthem

  • 6:05 pm - Change, Enjoy Game

Parents: The Lancers are one of the first performing units in the St. Clair parade so be sure to arrive early! 

*This itinerary is subject to change. Always listen and be attentive for changes in the schedule. Be ready to deal with adversity! Have a great day!

Michael Thursby
77 Lancers Director
lancerdirector@gmail.com

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Jun
25
5:00 PM17:00

Pie In the Park

Itinerary:

  • 9:00 am - Rehearsal at East HS

  • 1:00 pm - Dismiss / Lunch Break

  • 6:00 pm - Meet at Sibley Park (near Softball Fields, back by the river)

    • Begin Lancer Preparation for Success

  • 7:00 pm - Mankato Area Community Band begins performance in the Sibley Park Bandshell

  • 8:00 pm - Lancers Perform in the Grand Lawn near the Bandshell

  • 8:45 pm - Dismiss

*This itinerary is subject to change. Always listen and be attentive for changes in the schedule. Be ready to deal with adversity! Have a great day!

Michael Thursby
77 Lancers Director
lancerdirector@gmail.com

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Jun
15
8:00 AM08:00

Owatonna / Waconia Parades

Itinerary:

  • 8:00 am - Load Coach Busses at East HS

  • 8:30 am - Depart for Owatonna, MN

  • 9:30 am - Arrive in Owatonna, MN

    • Begin Lancer Preparation for Success

  • 11:00 am - Harry Wenger Band Festival Begins

  • 1:00 pm - Report to Park for Awards

  • 1:30 pm - Clean Awards Area

  • 1:45 pm - Load Busses/Depart for Waconia /

    • Eat packed lunch on the bus

  • 3:30 pm - Arrive in Waconia

  • 4:00 pm - Begin Preparation for Success

  • 6:00 pm - Lake Waconia Band Festival Begins

    • Post Parade Dinner is on your own

  • 7:05pm - Lancers Step off Time

  • 9:00 pm - Report to Stadium for Awards

  • 9:30 pm - Clean Stadium

  • 9:45 pm - Load Bus

  • 10:00 pm - Depart for Mankato

Please make sure you have everything you need for the day. Please dress appropriately and pack a snack, lunch and dinner for the bus ride.

*This itinerary is subject to change. Always listen and be attentive for changes in the schedule. Be ready to deal with adversity! Have a great day!

Michael Thursby
77 Lancers Director
lancerdirector@gmail.com

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Jun
14
3:00 PM15:00

Lake Crystal 'Battle of the Bands'

Itinerary:

  • 3:30 pm  - Warm-up at East HS

  • 4:30 pm - Load Busses in Black Bibs

  • 5:00 pm - Depart for Lake Crystal, MN / Begin Lancer Preparation for Success

  • 6:00 pm - Lake Crystal Battle Of The Bands Begins

  • 8:30 pm - Report to Main Street for Awards

  • 9:00 pm - Clean Awards Area

  • 9:15 pm - Load Busses

  • 9:30 pm - Depart for Mankato

  • 10:00 pm - Arrive at East HS and Unload Trailer

Parents: The Lancers are the last performing unit in Battle of the Bands.

Students: Please make sure you have everything you will need for the day. Make sure you dress appropriately and pack a healthy snack and dinner for the bus ride.

*This itinerary is subject to change. Always listen and be attentive for changes in the schedule. Be ready to deal with adversity! Have a great day!

Michael Thursby
77 Lancers Director
lancerdirector@gmail.com

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Jun
13
5:00 PM17:00

Meet the Lancers

Itinerary:

  • 5:00pm - Meal (pulled pork) for Lancers

  • 5:30pm - Meal (public)

  • 6:00pm - Uniform / Warm-up

  • 6:45pm - March around school

  • 7:00pm - Performance on Hoffman Road

  • 7:45pm - Concert Performance on Mankato East Football Field

Students:

The performance is at 7:00. Bring everything you will need with you for a performance to rehearsal in the morning. That includes your shell, shoes, black socks, etc.

Hair: Students hair will need to meet Lancer Guidelines as has been discussed. Guys with hair that is too long will need to be cut (unless other arrangements have been made). Schedule haircuts over lunch if needed. Girls that will be wearing a bun will also need hair nets. If you have questions on hair please check with your section leader or other vets.

*This itinerary is subject to change. Always listen and be attentive for changes in the schedule. Be ready to deal with adversity! Have a great day!

Michael Thursby
77 Lancers Director
lancerdirector@gmail.com

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