Cavalcade Jazz Championships
2019 Jazz Championship Bid Form
Championship Dates - April 12 and 13, 2019
Deadline to submit form - October 31, 2018

Host location will be selected by Jazz Committee

Cavalcade Jazz Championship host must provide the following:

*Large, comfortable auditorium with appropriate sound system and concert lighting.
*Qualified ADULT sound technician familiar with jazz band amplification
*Appropriate number of stage crew members to assist each band with set-up and tear-down
*Ample classroom warm-up space for bands attending (at least 12 separate rooms)
*Backstage space that includes a large warm-up room, space large enough to store equipment for each band, and ideal traffic flow
*Hospitality room with ample refreshments for judges, band directors, and exhibition band members
*Large lobby space for ticket sales and other selected vendors (Cavalcade will keep all ticket sales)
*Cafeteria where host school can sell refreshments for each band and all audience members (host keeps all proceeds from refreshment sales)
*Registration table where bands will check-in as they arrive, along with enough guides to show bands to their classrooms and explain traffic flow
*Adult ushers at each auditorium door, ticket takers, and hand stampers
*Necessary security and custodial staff (host school must cover the cost of these individuals)
*Most importantly, an active band booster group to fully support the smooth execution of the event

Cavalcade will provide the following:
 
*Assigned and paid judges (3 jazz judges and 1 tabulator)
*Publicity through multiple outlets
*Communication with band directors attending the event
*Full schedule for the event
*All awards, plaques, and/or trophies 
*Show programs with band names, selections, and soloists
*$450 to the host, which should go towards providing hospitality refreshments for directors, judges, and exhibition band members

I can host the Jazz Championship on Friday, April 12 AND Saturday April 13, 2019  
I can host the Jazz Championship just on Friday, April 12, 2019  
I can host the Jazz Championship just on Saturday April 13, 2019  
Has your school hosted a CBA Jazz show in the past ?  
When you are hosting at Champs and if your band is placed in a division at a different location that evening, are you willing to opt up a division so that you can stay at your school while hosting? - or be judged in exhibition at your school?