District 2019

District 2019

January 3rd-5th, 2019 (during winter break)

District Information

We will constantly update this information as we get closer to District.

District 2019 is during winter break, please plan accordingly including discussing family trips and obligations early on with your parents/guardians.

In order to be registered for District these are ALL due by Sept. 27:

Those participating in District understand that…

  • They are required to participate in Mock Adjudication where they must perform/present their completed I.E. piece(s) (usually in November or December)
  • They are required to perform/present their I.E. piece(s) (with content approval) at a District Showcase performance (usually between District and State)
  • They are required to perform/present their I.E. piece(s) for at least one I.T.S.  meeting prior to District
  • They MUST be an active I.T.S. member (pay dues, attend meetings, participate in I.T.S. shows/activities, maintain 2.0 GPA and no failing grades, with good attendance,…) prior to and at the time of District
  • They are not required to attend State Festival, and are not guaranteed the opportunity to compete at State even if they receive a Superior rating at District

Forms for right before we leave for District:

  1.  THESPIAN PERMISSION FOR MEDICATION due when you get on the bus!
  2. School Leave Form due when you get on the bus: 
  3. REMEMBER YOU HAVE TO PRINT YOUR OWN IE ADJUDICATION FORMS (except playwriting and one act)! 3 Copies for each IE not 3 per person (McNulty suggests having two different people do this, or if solo print 6 of them and put three in a different place than the other three so that you have extra if needed). The adjudications below are in PDF and you can open them on your computer and type directly onto them (looks more professional) or print and fill them out.
    1. CHOREO (IE_ADJ)
    2. Updated Production Team Adjudication
    3. Updated Costume Construction
    4. Updated Costume Design
    5. DUET ACT (IE_ADJ)
    6. DUET MUS (IE_ADJ)
    7. ENS ACT (IE_ADJ)
    8. LGROUP MUS (IE_ADJ)
    9. MKP DSGN (IE_ADJ)
    10. Updated Monologue
    11. PANTO (IE_ADJ)
    12. PUBLICITY (IE_ADJ)
    13. SCN DSGN (IE_ADJ)
    14. SGROUP MUS (IE_ADJ)
    15. Updated Solo Musical
    16. STD DIR SCN (IE_ADJ)

Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dTgGNDfGj0ROkLeqz-0oHriP-XHgh1PnkTH5y25Ddeg/edit?usp=sharing

District Meals:

  •  Thursday
    • Breakfast: Eat at home before you arrive
    • Lunch: Bring a sack lunch with you
    • Dinner: Bring $ to eat out (we will go somewhere with multiple options for fast & casual food)
  • Friday
    • Breakfast: Included at the hotel (eggs, fruit, yogurt, waffles, cereal, muffins,…)
    • Lunch: Included at District – Usually Chick-Fil-A or sandwiches/wraps
    • Dinner: Bring $ to eat out (we will go somewhere with multiple options for fast & casual food)
  • Saturday
    • Breakfast: Included at the hotel
    • Lunch: Included at District – Usually pizza or subs
    • Dinner: Included at District – Usually pasta and salad

BRING LIGHT AND HEALTHY SNACKS FOR IN BETWEEN MEALS!

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR DISTRICT COMPETITION

Use this as a check list of items to discuss with your parents way in advance, and to review right before the trip to make sure you have everything.

  • Schedule: Here is a sample of the District 2018 Schedule from last year that you can use as a guideline until we get the full schedule for 2019
  • School Leave Form due when you get on the bus:
  • Place all meds (even non-prescription) in a baggie and fill out a medicine form to turn in at check in. Here is the medicine form due when you get on the bus:  THESPIAN PERMISSION FOR MEDICATION
  • You must be at Arnold in the bus loading zone on time 
  • You need to print 3 copies of your IE adjudication form for each IE and fill them out in advance. 
  • We are staying at the Comfort Inn in Niceville 148 John Sims Parkway West,Niceville, FL, 32578. Here is a link to the hotel:  https://www.choicehotels.com/florida/niceville/comfort-suites-hotels/fla61
  • You MUST be on the Troupe 6371 District Remind. Text 81010 with the message @distahs
  • Parents should be made aware that students will not be able to use their phones the majority of the time on the trip, please arrange to speak to your student early in the morning when they wake up, or in the evening before bed if you need to talk to them. If there is an emergency parents may contact Mr. Blanks or Ms. McNulty via the numbers listed above.
  • We will not arrive home until around 11pm on Saturday. Please arrange a plan for getting home that night.
  • If you are planning to continue on to State…
  • READ AND USE THE PACKING LIST (below on this page) EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW WHAT TO BRING! 
  • Don’t forget to have a sack lunch on the bus with you on Thursday. Bring money for 2 dinners (Thursday and Friday). All other meals are provided. For food $ consider fast food to casual fast food prices (chick-fil-a to Panera prices) so bring enough money for you to eat dinner twice at those types of places.
  • You must turn in your script and a backup copy of your music (should be a digital file e-mailed to McNulty/Blanks) at mock. We will hold your script for you until District so you can get it on the bus.
  • Seriously use the packing list!