2022 Green Hope Marching Band Important Dates

IMPORTANT!!!  Please look carefully through these dates or at the band calendar.  ALL COMPETITION, PRACTICE and CAMP conflicts should be submitted through the absence form found on the band website no later than Registration night.


All dates are in the band calendar found at greenhopeband.org/calendar.  You can add this calendar to your phone and have it on hand at all times.  Please do your best to plan vacations around Marching Band.  


April Events:

Percussion/Guard Auditions: These are casual learning practices where the coaches get to know the performers so they know how best to train and use them in the show.

Percussion Dates/ Time: April 19, 3:00-5:00, April 21, 26, 28 3:30-5:30, 

Guard Dates/ Time: April 18, 20, 25, 27 from 4:00-6:00 pm


May Events: 

New Parent Meeting (GH Auditorium):  Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30 pm
General Band Meeting (GH Auditorium):  Tuesday, May 10th at 7:00 pm

Registration Night (GH Commons):  Attendance Required for student and 1 parent Tuesday, May 17th at 7:00 pm

  • Online Registration should be done before this meeting.

  • Presentation of Important parent information

  • Committee presentations

  • Forms collection

Spring Band Concert:  Tuesday, May 24th at 7:00 pm

Spring Banquet (Dessert and Awards):  Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00 pm


Marching Band Summer Events:

Mini Camp:  June 7th-9th 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Percussion/Guard Sectionals: Attendance expected unless out of town, please communicate with your instructor. Tuesday nights in June and July. 


Other Sectionals/Conditioning:  These are at the discretion of the Section Leaders and will be held periodically between the end of school and band camp.  


BAND CAMP!!: Band Camp is REQUIRED for all band members.  On Friday of the second week we’ll have our “Informance” and families will be invited to get a teaser of the music for the show.


Leadership Camp: Tues/Wed July 12/13 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Percussion Camp: Thu/Fri July 14/15 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Guard Camp:  Thu/Fri July 14/15 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Band Camp Week One:  July 18th-22nd:  8:00am-4:00pm
Band Camp Week Two:  July 25th-29th:  8:00am-8:30pm

NightBeat: Sunday, July 31st:  The marching band will go to Winston-Salem to watch performances by Performing Corps from all over the country. 


August Practice Dates
August 2, 3, 4: 8:00am-4:00pm
August 9, 10, 11: 8:00am-4:00pm

August 16, 17, 18: 4:00pm-8:00pm
August 23, 24, 25: 4:00pm-8:00pm



CAR Wash - Saturday August 27, 2022


Marching Band School Year Events:

School Year Practices:   Sections practice at different times.  Please look closely at the schedule below for your practice dates and times.  Note: There will be no practice on Labor Day.



Monday (Visual)

Tuesday (Percussion)

Wednesday (Music)

Thursday (FULL)


2:35 - 5:30 pm


2:35 - 5:30 pm

2:35 - 5:30 pm


2:35 - 5:30 pm


2:35 - 5:30 pm

2:35 - 5:30 pm

Percussion - Battery

2:35 - 5:30 pm

3:00- 5:00 pm


2:35 - 5:30 pm

Percussion- Front


3:00- 5:00 pm

3:00 - 5:00 pm

2:35 - 5:30 pm


4:00- 6:30 pm


4:00- 6:30 pm

2:35 - 5:30 pm


Football Games for 2022:Typically these nights begin around 5pm and go until around 10pm or so. The band plays the national anthem, the fight song, stand music throughout the game and performs the show at half time. 8/26, 9/1, 9/16, 9/30, 10/14


Competition Dates for 2022:   Please expect the band to take up the entire day (and more for BOA competitions)

  • 9/10 Bands of Cary Exhibition/Camp Day - This will be ALL DAY (Camp in morning and performance at night)

  • 9/24 - Panther Creek Invitational

  • 10/8 BOA Maryland

  • 10/15 BOA NC (in Wake Forest)

  • 10/22 Sanderson Capital City Expo

  • 10/29 Cary Band Day 


Parades: These dates are tentative

First Saturday in Dec: Apex Christmas Parade

Second Saturday in Dec: Cary Christmas Parade

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