Events

Each year, MEPA hosts competitive events throughout Ohio. Click on any event below for all available informaiton. We will publish event specific information as each event gets closer. Guard directors: All music should be hand carried by a staff member to the sound engineer’s area. Unit checkin will not accept music.

The letter next to the competitoin name signifies who will perform first that day

P- Percussion will perform first.

G- Guard will perform first.

Winds may perform at any show.

2016 Regular Season Ticket Prices*

Adults (age 19 and over): $9.00
Students (age 7-18): $8.00
Seniors (62 and up): $7.00
Children (6 and under): free

*Special pricing for the Wright State Nutter Center show and circuit champsionships can be found in the event information for those shows.


January 31, 2016 - Miamisburg HS - Miamisburg, OH (G)

Location:
Miamisburg High School
1860 Belvo Rd.
Miamisburg, OH 45342

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Christopher DeBoard
Movement: Betsy Carras
EA: Don Deems
General Effect 1: Sandra Bertelle
General Effect 2: Dan Carl

Percussion

General Effect: Chris Hestin
Music: Omar Carmenates
Visual: Jack Borland
Timing & Penalties: Chris Tomsa

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard: LINK
Percussion: LINK
Winds: LINK

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the front left and exit to the back left. The horizontal rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Logistics & Facility Info:

UPDATED 1/21/16: Site & Parking Map
Flow Map: PERCUSSION
Flow Map: GUARD
Color guards will stay in the same space for their entire warm up time.

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Library/Judges Hospitality Room. (Just off the cafeteria.)

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - TBD

Percussion Critique - NA

Contacts:

Host Contact: David Sweeney
MEPA Contest Administrator: Julie Noble

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

February 7, 2016 - Olentangy HS - Lewis Center, OH (P)

Location:

Olentangy High School
675 Lewis Center Rd
Lewis Center, OH 43035

Schedule: CLICK FOR LINK (will download as pdf)

 


Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Tim Hart
Movement: Cathy Barnes Miller
EA: Jim Brooks
General Effect 1: Matt Albrecht
General Effect 2: Dale White

Percussion

General Effect: Chris Hestin
Music: Peter Furnari
Visual: Jim Brooks
Timing & Penalties: Chris Tomsa

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:LINK
Percussion: LINK
Winds:

Logistics & Facility Info:

Site Photos
Flow Map: GUARD & PERCUSSION
Color guards will stay in the same space for their entire warm up time.

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the front right and exit to the back right. The horizontal rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Judges Hospitality Room. Please see map.

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - 4:15pm

Percussion Critique - 12:30pm
Pleaase note, Peter Furnai will not be available during critique. Units interested in communicating with him via email should contact our Judges Coordinnator, Chris Tomsa (christomsa@gmail.com)

 

Contacts:

Host Contact: Donna Dyll
MEPA Contest Administrator: Julie Noble

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

February 20, 2016 - Bellbrook HS - Bellbrook, OH (P)

Location:

Bellbrook High School
3737 Upper Bellbrook Road
Bellbrook, Ohio 45305

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Kristen O'Melia
Movement: Anne Brooks
EA: Frank Miller
General Effect 1: Sal Salas
General Effect 2: Ken Giese

Percussion

General Effect: Frank Miller
Music: Omar Carmenates
Visual: Ken Giese
Timing & Penalties: Chris Tomsa

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:
Percussion:
Winds:

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the front left and exit to the back left. The horizontal rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Logistics & Facility Info:

Gym Layout & Venue Photos
Flow Map - GUARD
Flow Map - PERCUSSION

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Library/Judges Hospitality Room. (Library, near Unit Check In.)

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - TBD

Percussion Critique - TBD

Contact Information

Host/Site Contact: Chris Foster
MEPA Contest Administrator: Julie Noble

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

View Full Schedule Online | PDF

February 21, 2016 - Nutter Center at Wright State University - Dayton, OH (G)

Location:

Wright State's Nutter Center
Wright State University
Dayton, OH, 45435

Please note, color guards will perform first in the day, but guard, percussion, and winds groups may be alternated by classs throughout the day to accommodate scheduling and judging needs. 

 

12/10 - This show has reached capacity for competing units. To be placed on a wait list or perform in exhibition, please contact Bev Oesterlin: http://www.mepa-circuit.org/contact-us

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment:
Movement:
EA:
General Effect 1:
General Effect 2:

Percussion

General Effect:
Music:
Visual:
Timing & Penalties:

Special Ticket Pricing

Adults (age 19 and over): $13.00

Students (age 7-18): $11.00
Seniors (62 and up): $10.00
Children (6 and under): free

PARKING: $5 per car. This is a Nutter Center fee and does not benefit the circuit or a host school, please carpool when possible.

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:
Percussion:
Winds:

Tarp Folding:

Units will enter the floor at the back left and exit to the back right from the perspective of the audience. The vertical rule for WGI will be in effect for the weekend.

Logistics & Facility Info:

Parking & Flow Maps: GUARD & PERCUSSION/WINDS
Color guards will stay in the same space for their entire warm up time.

Retreat & Awards:

There will be two awards ceremonies, each will include color guard classes. Please see the schedule for more information.

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Judges Hospitality Room.

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - NA

Percussion Critique - TBD

Contact Information

General Information: Julie Noble
MEPA Contest Administrators: Julie Noble & Tim Parker

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

View Full Schedule Online | PDF

March 6, 2016 - Centerville HS - Centerville, OH (G)

Location:

Centerville High School
500 E Franklin St
Centerville, OH 45459

 

12/10 - This show has reached capacity for competing units. To be placed on a wait list or perform in exhibition, please contact Bev Oesterlin: http://www.mepa-circuit.org/contact-us

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment:
Movement:
EA:
General Effect 1:
General Effect 2:

Percussion

General Effect:
Music:
Visual:
Timing & Penalties:

Scores & Recaps:

Guard:
Percussion:
Winds: 

Logistics & Facility Info:

Site Photos & Parking Map
Flow Map: PERCUSSION
Flow Map: GUARD

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the front left and exit to the back left. The horizontal rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Library/Judges Hospitality Room. (Across from the perfomer entrance on the upper level.)

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - TBD

Percussion Critique - NA

Contacts:

Host/Site Contact: Brandon Barrometti and Angela Toliver
MEPA Contact/Contest Administrator: Julie Noble

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

March 13, 2016 - Trent Arena at Kettering Fairmont HS - Kettering, OH (G)

Location:

James Trent Arena at Kettering Fairmont High School
3301 Shroyer Rd
Kettering, OH 45429

12/21 - This show has reached capacity for competing units. To be placed on a wait list or perform in exhibition, please contact Bev Oesterlin: http://www.mepa-circuit.org/contact-us

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment:
Movement:
EA:
General Effect 1:
General Effect 2:

Percussion

General Effect:
Music:
Visual:
Timing & Penalties:

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:
Percussion:
Winds:

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the back left and exit to the front right. The vertical rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Logistics & Facility Info:

Site Photos and Info - www.TrentArena.com
Flow Maps: GUARD and PERCUSSION

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Library/Judges Hospitality Room. (Behind the black entrane curtain.)

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - TBD

Percussion Critique - NA

Contacts:

Host/Site Contact: Michael Berning
MEPA Contest Administrator: Julie Noble

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

March 19, 2016 - William Henry Harrison HS - Harrison, OH (G)

Location:

William Henry Harrison High School
860 West Rd.
Harrison, OH 45030

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment:
Movement:
EA:
General Effect 1:
General Effect 2:

Percussion

General Effect:
Music:
Visual:
Timing & Penalties:

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:
Percussion:
Winds:

Logistics & Facility Info:

Performance Area Photos
Flow Map: Performance Area Enter/Exit
Flow Map: PERCUSSION Warm Up
Flow Map: GUARD Warm Up
Color guards will stay in the same space for their entire warm up time.

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the front left and exit to the front right. The horizontal rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Library/Judges Hospitality Room. 

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - TBD

Percussion Critique - NA

Contacts:

Host Contact: Ryan Miller
MEPA Contest Administrator: Julie Noble

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

March 20, 2016 - Hamilton HS - Hamilton, OH (P)

Location:

Hamilton High School
1165 Eaton Ave
Hamilton, Ohio 45013

2/1/16 - This show has reached capacity for competing units. To be placed on a wait list or perform in exhibition, please contact Bev Oesterlin:http://www.mepa-circuit.org/contact-us

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment:
Movement:
EA:
General Effect 1:
General Effect 2:

Percussion

General Effect:
Music:
Visual:
Timing & Penalties:

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:
Percussion:
Winds:

Logistics & Facility Info:

Parking and Unloading/Reloading Map
Flow Map: PERCUSSION for Warm Up A
Color guards will stay in the same space for their entire warm up time.

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the front left and exit to the back right. The vertical rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Library/Judges Hospitality Room. 

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - TBD

Percussion Critique - NA

Contacts:

Host Contact: Shawn Davis
MEPA Contest Administrator: Julie Noble

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

April 2, 2016 - MEPA Championships Prelims - Trent Arena, Kettering, OH

Location:

James Trent Arena at Kettering Fairmont High School
3301 Shroyer Rd
Kettering, OH 45429

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment:
Movement:
EA:
General Effect 1:
General Effect 2:

Percussion

General Effect:
Music:
Visual:
Timing & Penalties:

Special Ticket Pricing*

Adults (age 19 and over): $12.00

Students (age 7-18): $10.00
Seniors (62 and up): $9.00
Children (6 and under): free

*Combo ticket for both days available for $23 (non-refundable)

Scores & Recaps:

Lines & ECG:
JCG:
CG SRA:
CG SAA:
CG A Class:
CG Open Class:
CG World Class:

Percussion: 

Winds: 

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the back left and exit to the front right. The vertical rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Logistics & Facility Info:

Site Photos and Info - www.TrentArena.com
Flow Maps: GUARD and PERCUSSION

Critique:

Critique will be held in the Library/Judges Hospitality Room. (Behind the black entrance curtain.)

Critique will be scheduled by performance order. Please check in with the MEPA representative running critique when you arrive.

Guard Critique - TBD (WGI groups ONLY)

Percussion Critique - NA (WGI groups ONLY)

Contacts:

General Information: Julie Noble
MEPA Contest Administrators: Julie Noble & Tim Parker

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)

April 3, 2016 - MEPA Championships Finals - Trent Arena, Kettering, OH

Location:

James Trent Arena at Kettering Fairmont High School
3301 Shroyer Rd
Kettering, OH 45429

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment:
Movement:
EA:
General Effect 1:
General Effect 2:

Percussion

General Effect:
Music:
Visual:
Timing & Penalties:

Special Ticket Pricing*

Adults (age 19 and over): $12.00

Students (age 7-18): $10.00
Seniors (62 and up): $9.00
Children (6 and under): free

*Combo ticket for both days available for $23 (non-refundable)

Scores & Recaps:

Lines & ECG:
JCG:
CG SRA:
CG SAA:
CG A Class:
CG Open Class:
CG World Class:

Percussion: 

Winds: 

Timing Lines:

From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the back left and exit to the front right. The vertical rule as explained in the WGI manual will be in effect.

Logistics & Facility Info:

Site Photos and Info - www.TrentArena.com
Flow Maps: GUARD and PERCUSSION

Contacts:

General Information: Julie Noble
MEPA Contest Administrators: Julie Noble & Tim Parker

Day of Show/Emergency Contact: Julie Noble 937-657-6560 (call or text)