Oct 3

Congratulations and Orange City Itinerary

Posted in News by Sam Anderson

LHS Band families,

Congratulations on three fantastic performances this past weekend; the Homecoming Football game, Festival of Bands Parade, and Festival of Bands field show.  We have received countless compliments from alumni, parents, students, families, and fans who loved seeing the band and are proud of the excellent and classy performances by our students.  Keep it up!!!


Here is the itinerary for next weekend:

Saturday, October 8

(lunch on your own)

12:00-2:00pm  Rehearsal at LHS – (no props)

2:00pm – load front ensemble, drums, and tubas

3:00pm –  students load buses – instruments and uniforms on trailers

3:30pm – Depart for Orange City

5:00pm – arrive in Orange City (students, eat the supper you packed and brought along)

7:00pm – line up by buses in uniform and march to warm-up site

8:30pm – depart warm-up site

9:00pm gate time

9:15pm  LHS Band Performs “Moving to Mars” in competition!

9:45pm – Fireworks, followed by awards ceremony

10:30pm – load buses

11:00pm – depart

12:30am – return to LHS


Quick facts about the 12th Annual Dutchmen Field Championships

October 8, 2016

  • The event takes place at Korver Field on the campus of Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.  This a Tru-Turf field.
  • 30 Bands from Across Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska
  • This is the largest single event field show in Iowa
  • 2000 students / 3000 spectators.  The show is almost always sold out!
  • National Caption Judges from the best DCI/WGI/BOA programs in the country
  • Placement and caption awards in each class
  • Fireworks Awards Spectacular!

Looking forward to another great weekend,

Dan Carlson and Sam Anderson