Better late than never! The 9th and 10th editions of the TIA Newsletter are now available, featuring details on the 2020 TIA Caption Facilitators and Chairs as well as some reminders why Tournament provides an affordable, educational, and user-friendly environment for performing arts units sponsored by schools and independent organizations. Also, don’t forget to watch the TOB All-Star Marching Band on ABC’s coverage of the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade!
TIA Newsletter #8 provides links to important files that coordinators, directors and staff members should read. Please read the newsletter and download files for your use. Also, important details concerning TIA response to a few WGI-related rules changes is included.
Our 7th newsletter in preparation for the 2020 TIA season introduces our percussion facilitator, Frank Franko. A few of Frank’s duties are supervising percussion judges during marching band and indoor seasons, providing educational sessions during clinics and seminars, and organizing the percussion showcase in Wildwood.
TIA provides affordable educational performance opportunities to marching and standstill drumlines who can compete as scholastic or independent organizations in an array of classes based on skill levels. Frank can answer all your questions pertaining to Tournament’s offerings for percussion.
TIA Newsletter #6 is now available and it features our Dance/Movement Caption Chair Diane Yednak. TIA Dance has been a growing activity and we invite more dance teams to take advantage of this unique team-oriented dance performance opportunity.
TIA Newsletter #5 begins a series of features which introduce our caption heads and facilitators. Liz Barnhart, TIA Twirling Facilitator, is highlighted in this edition. Unit directors are encouraged to open a line of communication with Liz for twirling-related questions and information.
Information relating to the Drum Corps Xperience (Bill Ives drum corps and marching arts collections) can also be found in this newsletter. Bill is looking to expand his TIA/TOB/NJA memorabilia. Anyone interested in assisting in this project can contact Liz for details.
The fourth edition of the TIA Newsletter provides some information for directors of Regional A Class color guards, as well as for 2020 TIA contest hosts.
If you are the director of a color guard who will be competing in the Regional A Class during the 2020 season, you will want to see the educational opportunities that are available for you. But Hurry! Registration ends soon for the consultation group.
Any unit or organization which is hosting a 2020 TIA contest should also read the newsletter for some information on completing your contract and sending the registration fee. Once you’ve submitted the contract and fee, your show will open for registration by units who want to attend your contest! Don’t delay!
You can download the third TIA Newsletter by clicking the link below.
READING the newsletter will help you establish a firm foundation for your indoor show planning and scheduling. You will find some information concerning the TIA rulebook and a reminder with links for TIA ACC registration.