Union Renegade Review

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Union Renegade Review
Tulsa
10/08/2016

Union Bands and the Union Band Parents Club, Inc. will host the 34th-Annual RENEGADE REVIEW marching band championship on Saturday, October 8, 2016. The event will be held at Union’s Tuttle Stadium, which is located near 71st & Mingo in SE Tulsa, Oklahoma. This event is one of the nation’s oldest, well-respected marching band invitationals, and features some of the regions top bands from the states of Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma. The event will be Bands of America format, featuring a national finals caliber adjudication team from the rosters of judges and designers in the most respected Bands of America (BOA), Drum Corps International (DCI) and Winter Guard International (WGI) organizations.

Union Public Schools is known for its state of the art facilities and the Union Band Parents have a long history of managing top-notch marching band, winter guard and drum corps events. Facilities are in close proximity to excellent hotels, shopping and dining. Union’s stadium has the latest in artificial turf, and has the best acoustics of any stadium in the region, due to the concrete stands on the front and back sides, as well as the UMAC facility in the south end-zone. Numerous drum corps directors have stated that Union stadium is one of the best venues in the country because of its acoustics, and also because the audience is right on top of the performers.
Competing bands/directors/supporters enjoy the following conveniences of our event:

-All groups will be parked in the school parking lot (all paved)
-Paved access for all groups between their parking spots, their warm-up areas, and the stadium
-3 lighted warm-up areas NOW ALL ON A TURF FIELD (45 minutes in each warm-up area)
-Band Director’s Hospitality Suite located in the Redskin Room of the Union Multipurpose Activity Center, with a bird’s eye view of the competition field
-Large indoor facility (UMAC) as backup in case of inclement weather
-Use of Bands of America format and classifications
-COMPETITION SUITE tabulation & adjudication software
-Auxiliary & Percussion caption awards
-Exhibition performance at finals for class champions (if non-qualifying)
-Champion medals for each class

Participating Bands

9:45 Carl Albert (AA)
10:00 Blanchard (A)
10:15 Collinsville (AA)
10:30 Lacquey, MO (A)
10:45 Willard, MO (AA)
11:00 Lafayette, MO (AAAA)
11:15 Jenks (AAAA)
11:30 Bartlesville (AAA)
BREAK
12:30 Nixa, MO (AAA)
12:45 Grain Valley, MO (AA)
1:00 Mustang (AAAA)
1:15 Kickapoo, MO (AAA)
1:30 Parkway South, MO (AAA)
1:45 Stillwater (AA)
2:00 Putnam City North (AAA)
2:15 Sapulpa (AAA)
BREAK
2:45 Blue Valley, KS (AA)
3:00 Choctaw (AAA)
3:15 Van Buren, AR (AAA)
3:30 Bixby (AAA)
3:45 Coweta (AA)
4:00 Poteet, TX (AAA)
4:15 Owasso (AAAA)

4:45 Prelim Awards
7:00 Finals Competition (6:15-6:45 slots reserved for non-finalist class champion exhibition)
10:15 Union (exhibition)
10:30 Finals Awards

MUSIC
Joe Allison (KY)
Jay Kennedy (MA)
Allan Kristensen (CA)
John Phillips (FL)

VISUAL
Tim Ochran (TX)
Adam Sage (GA)
Michael Turner (CA)

GENERAL ANALYSIS
Wayne Downey (CA)

Charles Pisarra, Director of Bands
http://www.unionbands.com/renegadereview/
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