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Raider Regiment Booster Information

2017-2018 Band and Color Guard Booster Officers
click here for a description of officer duties

President - Anthony Hermosillo
Vice-President - Terry Hughes
Secretary - Dolores Hermosillo
Treasurer - Nora Maldonado
Fundraising Chairs - Kate Metzger
Logistics Coordinators -  TBA
Uniform Coordinator -Vicky Hughes
Hospitality Chair - TBA
Hospitality Co-Chairs - TBA
Color Guard Representative - TBA



Band and Color Guard Booster Volunteer Needs - We Need Your Help!

NOTE: By volunteering for any of these duties, you are not necessarily obligated to perform this duty for the entire school year, but we need all the help we can get. If you are able to help at a particular event, please let us know by sending an e-mail to info@sonorahighband.com. It takes at least 20 adult volunteers to comfortably help with the tournaments!

Home Games

Truck & Band Trailer – These individuals meet at Sonora at 4:45pm and supervise the loading of percussion and larger instruments. Students will do the loading. Drive equipment to La Habra High School. Supervise unloading. After the game, drive equipment back to Sonora. These volunteers are able to fill other positions during the game.

Bleachers – These chaperones put paper on the bleachers where the Band and Colorguard will be sitting (top 12 rows) from the aisle to the 25 yard line. Secure with packing tape. Run caution tape along edge of the group’s section at 25 yard line. These volunteers are able to fill other positions during the game.

Equipment Chaperones – These individuals watch equipment, instruments, uniforms, and other belongings while Band and Colorguard are in the stands. This duty is often split between several individuals, each taking one quarter. (Volunteers may want to bring own chair.)

Pit Crew – At halftime warm-up (approximately 6 minutes left in the first half), these individuals accompany the pit students to their instruments and help them bring the equipment on to the field. Wait at southeast gate until halftime then enter field and move to southwest corner. Immediately following Drill performance, bring equipment to 50 yard line. After the performance, help students bring equipment back to the truck & trailer. These volunteers are able to fill other positions during the game.

Bleacher Chaperones – These individuals supervise students in the stands. At halftime warm-up (approximately 6 minutes left in the first half), these chaperones move to the Band and Colorguard section to be sure people not in the program do not walk through. Stay in this position until the Band and Colorguard returns toward the end of the third quarter.

Plumers – These chaperones meet the Band at the northwest corner of the field with plumes at halftime warm-up (approximately 6 minutes left in the first half). Make sure each student has a plume in their shako. (Use gloves for this job.) After half-time performance, meet Band members at the southwest stairs to de-plume members. These volunteers are able to fill other positions during the game.

Water – These individuals take a set of water bottles home on the night before the game to wash and fill with ice and new water. Bring them to the game and place them at the end of each row of our section. These volunteers are able to fill other positions during the game.

Booster Table – These volunteers man the table and cash box where we sell blankets and other items.  The table may be dismantled during the 4th quarter. Chaperones may want to bring a chair.

Pizza Parties– This individual informs the restaurant of the dates that we will be visiting. This person should follow up with the restaurant two days before the game day. They should also inform the restaurant of any changes to the schedule.

Away Games

Truck & Band Trailer - These individuals meet at Sonora at 4:45pm and supervise the loading of percussion and larger instruments. Students will do the loading. Drive equipment to the away high school. Supervise unloading. After the game, drive equipment back to Sonora. These volunteers are able to fill other positions during the game.

Bleacher Chaperones - These individuals supervise students in the stands. They also supervise equipment while the band is on third quarter break to be sure people not in the program do not walk through.

Water – These individuals take a set of water bottles home on the night before the game to wash and fill with ice and new water. Bring them to the game and place them at the end of each row of our section. These volunteers are able to fill other positions during the game.

Tournaments

Truck & Band Trailer These individuals meet at Sonora and supervise the loading of percussion and larger instruments. Students will do the loading. Drive equipment to the tournament location. Supervise unloading. After the tournament, drive equipment back to Sonora.

Chaperone Driver – Chaperones are encouraged to carpool to events, and this person drives the vehicle. Besides people, this vehicle often brings the hospitality items. Be sure to get directions from the Director before departing. Chaperones often do not park in the same location as the busses.

Hair / Uniforms – These individuals oversee the dressing of students at events. They help make sure student’s uniforms are on correctly (braids on both arms, gloves on both hands, pant legs 2” off the ground, etc.). They also help with hair. Hair should be completely inside the shako. No stray hairs should be touching the collar of the uniform.

Pit Crew – This group helps the pit students bring equipment on and off the field. Enter the field at the “You may now take the field” command. Help the students bring the instruments back to the truck. Check with the Director for specific instructions.

Wagon – This individual pulls the wagon along the parade route.

Videographer – This volunteer records the group from near the judge’s stand at parades, and from the top of the press box at field shows. The director’s camera can be used for this task.

Hospitality – These individuals should have snacks ready and laid out near the truck upon the groups completion of all performances. Water should be made available in between performances if there are two. Students MAY NOT eat or drink (except for water) while in uniform. (Drum Majors are excused from this rule.)

Concerts

Truck & Band Trailer (Plummer Auditorium Only) - These individuals meet at Sonora and supervise the loading of percussion and larger instruments. Students will do the loading. Drive equipment to the tournament location. Supervise unloading. After the tournament, drive equipment back to Sonora.

Donation Table / Programs – This individual mans the entrance table. Pass out programs as well as monitor donations. Donations are placed into an empty instrument case and transferred into the cash box afterward.

Hospitality – These individuals should have snacks ready and laid out on tables near the concert entrance for after the performance. Performers and concert-goers are welcome to these. Students MAY NOT eat or drink (except for water) while in uniform.

Percussion and Colorguard Competitions

Truck & Band Trailer (Percussion Only) These individuals meet at Sonora and supervise the loading of percussion and larger instruments. Students will do the loading. Drive equipment to the tournament location. Supervise unloading. After the tournament, drive equipment back to Sonora.

Performer Driver – These individuals transport student performers to and from the competition site. Be sure to get directions from the Director before leaving.

Pit Crew – These individuals assist students with bringing equipment on and off the gym floor. Check with the Director for specific instructions.


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