August 16, 2019
Some important dates to remember and check:
August 1 – 2019 TOB ACC open(51 bands as of today)
August 23 – all 9.7.19 TOB shows close
September 1 – all class/group is finalized for 2019 TOB season
October 1 – final date for 2019 TOB ACC registration
October 1 – final date for TOB ACC program information
October 1 – final date for NJA/TOB ACC scholarship
TOB Show Hosts and Boosters – here are some resources to assist with planning and developing your show this fall. Don’t forget, your Region Coordinator is another excellent source of ideas and experience!
How to run a successful TOB event: 2019 TOB HOST SUCCESS 4.1.19
TOB Host Check List/Guide: 2019 TOB HOST GUIDE 8.21.19
CELEBRATE PARADE #100 & SAVE $75!
Tournament All-Star Marching Band members will save half their ASMB fee in celebration of the 100th 6ABC/Dunkin Donut Thanksgiving Day Parade for 2019!
All grade 9-12 Tournament students this fall are eligible. Sections will close when filled – so encourage early registration!
ASMB MEMBERSHIP: piccolo, clarinet, alto/tenor/bari saxophone, trumpet, mellophone, trombone, marching baritone, marching tuba, snare, tenor, bass, cymbals, flag, rifle, twirler, dance/pom – see requirements on registration page
June 12, 2019
Tournament welcomes Mr. Justin Smith as the new Tournament Indoor Association Director. Justin joins our Tournament administrative team, offering a wealth of knowledge educationally and administratively, as he has held numerous supervisory positions and leadership roles within Tournament of Bands and Tournament Indoor Association. Welcome, Justin!
Justin’s official email: email@example.com
Note: Agenda items will be collected later this summer for the scheduled TIA Coordinators Meeting at Lehigh Valley Conference Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, August 4. (As per 2018 TIA and 2019 TOB Rules Congress votes, there is no TIA Rules Congress scheduled for 2019.)
Tournament thanks Donna Stout for her 17 years of service as Tournament Indoor Association Director. Donna guided TIA and member units through numerous changes during nearly two decades of leadership. From the initiation of new competitive levels in TIA and the introduction of our WINDI system, to leading the TOB All-Star Auxiliary for 10 years, Donna has been a key figure in the growth of many Tournament activities. Thank you, Donna!
The 2019 TOB Placemats for all classes are published and housed in the TOB tab, along with a resource entitled Anatomy of the TOB Placemats.