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: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:

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 - 6:15pm

Percussion Critique - 2:30pm

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)

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

Location:

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

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.

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Kristen O'Melia
Movement: Don Deems
EA: Jim Brooks
General Effect 1: Juno Orifice
General Effect 2: Marc Sylvester

Percussion

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

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:LINK
Percussion:LINK
Winds:LINK

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. Percussion warm up is outside in the lot.

Retreat & Awards:

There will be ONE awards ceremony. Because it makes a very long day for our youngest performers, we have moved our elemntary and junior classes to the end of the day. 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 (SRA & IRA ONLY) - 10:15am

Guard Critique (AA, A, OPEN, WORLD - limited judge availability) - 5pm

Percussion & Winds Critique - NA


Critique will take place before scores are announced and may not be with a full panel of judges due to flight schedules.  

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)

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

Location:

Centerville High School
500 E Franklin St
Centerville, OH 45459

Schedule: CLICK HERE to download as a PDF

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Jonathan Lischak
Movement: Byron Valentine
EA: Matthew Stevens
General Effect 1: Tom Acheson
General Effect 2: Dan Carl

Percussion

General Effect: Clif Walker
Music: Lee Beddis
Visual: Jason Harvey
Timing & Penalties: Chris Tomsa

Scores & Recaps:

Guard: LINK
Percussion: LINK
Winds: LINK

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 Judges Hospitality Room. (Across from the perfomer/back-side 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 - 2:15pm

Percussion Critique - 4:15pm

Contacts:

Host/Site Contact: Brandon Barrometti and Dawn Poindexter
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

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Marci Carlberg
Movement: Kim Corney
EA: Blair Kuhn
General Effect 1: Dean DeKemper
General Effect 2: Matt Albrecht

Percussion

General Effect: Kevin Shah
Music: Rick Rodriguez
Visual: Mark Metz
Timing & Penalties: Mark Zirille

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:LINK
Percussion: LINK
Winds:LINK

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 - LINK
Flow Maps: GUARD and PERCUSSION

Critique:

Critique will be held in the 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 - 1:25pm

Percussion Critique - 4:20pm

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
9860 West Rd.
Harrison, OH 45030

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Michael Yoho
Movement: Cathy Barnes Miller
EA: Jonathan Lischak
General Effect 1: Brian Brown
General Effect 2: Kevin Horneffer

Percussion

General Effect: Robert Traugh
Music: Jon Merritt
Visual: Jackie Gilley
Timing & Penalties: Mark Zirille

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:LINK
Percussion:LINK
Winds:

Logistics & Facility Info:

Performance Area Photos
MAP: Campus Map (HS & Performance Arena, Percussion Flow)
MAP: William Henry Harrison HS (Unit Check In, hallways locations, Warm Up)
MAP: Performance Arena Upper Level (GUARD ONLY)
MAP: Performance Arena Lower Level (Enter/Exit, Equipment/Loading Dock) 

Color guards will stay in the same space for their entire warm up time.

Timing Lines:

PERCUSSION: 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.

COLOR GUARD: From the perspective of the audience, units will enter the floor from the front right and exit to the front left. 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 - TBD

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

Schedule: CLICK HERE to download as a PDF

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Michael Yoho
Movement: Anne Brooks
EA: Kevin Horneffer
General Effect 1: Dan Carl
General Effect 2: Jim Brooks

Percussion

General Effect: Jon Merritt
Music: Jeff Prosperie
Visual: Jackie Gilley
Timing & Penalties: Mark Zirille

Scores & Recaps:

Color Guard:LINK
Percussion:LINK
Winds:LINK

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 - TBD

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 & Elem/Junior Finals - Trent Arena, Kettering, OH

Location:

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

Schedule Updated

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Michael Yoho
Movement: Cathy Barnes Miller
EA: Jim Brooks
General Effect 1: Sal Salas
General Effect 2: Dan Carl

Percussion

General Effect: Chris Hestin
Music: Tom Rarick
Visual: Jack Borland
Timing & Penalties: Chris Tomsa

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)

ScoINKres & Recaps:

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

Percussion: LINK

Winds: LINK

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
Guard Flow Map - LINK (updated 3/30)
Percussion Flow Map - LINK (updated 3/30)

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 - 3pm (WGI groups ONLY)

Percussion Critique - 8:15pm (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

 

Schedule Updated 4/3 9am- LINK

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Michael Yoho
Movement: Anne Brooks
EA: Jim Brooks
General Effect 1: Sal Salas
General Effect 2: Dan Carl

Percussion

General Effect: Chris Hestin
Music: Tom Rarick
Visual: Matthew Stevens
Timing & Penalties: Mark Zirille

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: LINK
JCG:LINK 
CG SRA:LINK
CG SAA: LINK
CG A Class: LINK
CG Open Class: LINK
CG World Class:LINK

Percussion: LINK

Winds: LINK

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

Guard Flow Map - LINK (updated 3/30)
Percussion Flow Map - LINK (updated 3/30)

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)