FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

 
Welcome to the Bulloch Blues Band. We hope that you find the following FAQ helpful as you participate in the Bulloch Blues Marching Band and All Bulloch County Honor Band. If you have further questions, please visit this site often as updates will be posted frequently.

 

Who is involved in marching band??
ALL MARCHING BAND STUDENTS at Statesboro High School, Southeast Bulloch High School and Portal High School are involved in the Bulloch Blues Marching Band.

 

How much does it cost to participate?
Fees are only charged for big trips and All Bulloch County Honor Band.  
 
The fees for big trips vary depending on the location, length of stay, etc.  
 
All Bulloch County Honor Band is $15 per student.  Some schools as the student to pay. Others will cover the fee through their respective Booster organizations .  You respective band director will inform the students.

 

What do Fees cover?
Large trip fees cover the travel, lodging and some meals along with Parade entry and often times extra activities.  A detailed itinerary will be provided for each trip listing all items covered by the fee.
 
All Bulloch County Honor Band fees cover the instructor cost, music,  t-shirts and lunch on Saturday.

 

After I pay my band fees, is there anything else I need to purchase??
Large trips will require additional meals and spending money.

 

When is band practice?
Limited practices are required for large trips.  All practices will be listed on the web site and announced closer to the event.
 
All Bulloch County Honor Band is self contained.  All practice will be held during the actual ABC event.
 
 
Do I have to come to practrice?
Yes – all students should come to practice – those not attending practice will not be allowed to march.

 

Where will band practice be held?
Statesboro High School

 

What should I bring to camp?
Instrument, sneakers, music (if needed) 

 

Is there a separate Freshman band camp?
No  – all students practice together for Bulloch Blues Marching Band since it is essentially parade practice.

 

Are parents required to be active in Band Boosters?
No. However, all parents are encouraged to participate.  Bulloch Blues does not require as must participation as respective Booster clubs.  You may be asked to assist with special projects from time to time.

 

What are some of the volunteer opportunities available through the Band Boosters?
Fund Raising
Chaperone opportunities

 

How often do the Band Boosters meet?
As needed.   Check the web site calendar for details.