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.

2014 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.


February 8, 2014 - Bellbrook High School 2014 (G)

Location:

Bellbrook High School
3737 Upper Bellbrook Road
Bellbrook, Ohio 45305

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Michael Yoho
Movement: Betsy Carras
EA: Matthew Stevens
General Effect 1: Sandra Bertelle
General Effect 2: Anne Brooks

Percussion

General Effect: Mark Reynolds
Performance Analysis: JJ Pipitone
Visual: Frank Miller
Timing & Penalties: Chris Tomsa

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.

Facility Information:

(click links to view)

Gym Layout & Venue Photos
2014 Flow Map - GUARD
2014 Flow Map - PERCUSSION

Critique:

Critique will be available for both divisions and will be held in the library/Judges Room. Critique is first come, first serve. A MEPA representative will be at the critique location to take sign-ups beginning at the times listed below.

Guard Critique - 7:30pm

Percussion Critique - 8:50pm

Contact Information

Host/Site Contact: Chris Foster

Contest Administrator: Julie Baldwin (Day of Show/Emergency Contact)

Recaps

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February 9, 2014 - Kettering Fairmont High School 2014 (G)

Location:

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

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Michael Yoho
Movement: Anne Brooks
EA: Matthew Stevens
General Effect 1: Sandra Bertelle
General Effect 2: Dan Carl

Percussion

General Effect: Mark Reynolds
Performance Analysis: JJ Pipitone
Visual: Frank Miller
Timing & Penalties: Mark Zirille

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.

Facility Information:

Click links to view.

2014 Flow Map - GUARD & PERCUSSION
Site Photos and Info - www.TrentArena.com

Critique:

Critique will be available for both divisions and will be held near the entrance to the performance area, to the left of the Judges Room. (Go behind the black curtain and a MEPA representative will direct you.) Critique is first come, first serve. A MEPA representative will be at the critique location to take sign-ups beginning at the times listed below.

Guard Critique - 1:10pm

Percussion Critique - 4:10pm (Music and GE only)

Contacts:

Host/Site Contact: Michael Berning

Contest Administrator: Julie Baldwin (Day of Show/Emergency Contact)

Recaps

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February 23, 2014 - Hamilton HS 2014 (P)

Location:

Hamilton High School
1165 Eaton Ave
Hamilton, Ohio 45013

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Dave Stinson
Movement: Cathy Barnes Miller
EA: Matthew Stevens
General Effect 1: Matt Albrecht
General Effect 2: Dan Carl

Percussion

General Effect: Jim Brooks
Performance Analysis: Jeff Brooks
Visual: Matthew Stevens
Timing & Penalties: Mark Zirille

Logistics:

Click to view: SITE INFO, including photos, warm-up area information, and equipment drop off/re-loading information

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.

Contacts:

Host/Site Contact: Shawn Davis

Contest Administrator: Julie Baldwin (Day of Show/Emergency Contact)

Recaps

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March 1, 2014 - Centerville High School 2014 (G)

Location:

Centerville High School
500 E Franklin St
Centerville, OH 45459

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Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Christopher DeBoard
Movement: Betsy Carras
EA: Cody Pileski
General Effect 1: Anne Brooks
General Effect 2: Sal Salas

Percussion

General Effect: Michael McIntosh
Performance Analysis: Jon Merritt
Visual: Ron Hardin
Timing & Penalties: Chris Tomsa

Logistics:

Click to view: flow maps (including parking), performance area photo, staging area photo, body warm up/warm up A photo, equipment warm up/warm up B photo.

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.

Contacts

Host/Site Contact: Brandon Barrometti
Contest Administrator: Julie Baldwin (Day of Show/Emergency Contact)

Recaps

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March 2, 2014 - Wright State Nutter Center 2014 (G)

Location:

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

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Christopher DeBoard
Movement: Anne Brooks
EA: Jim Brooks
General Effect 1: Sal Salas
General Effect 2: Cody Pileski

Percussion

General Effect: Michael McIntosh
Performance Analysis: Jon Merritt
Visual: Ron Hardin
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.

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 Diagram:

Click Here

Contact Information

General Information: Julie Baldwin (Day of Show/Emergency Contact)

Contest Administrators: Julie Baldwin & Tim Parker

March 22, 2014 - Miamisburg HS 2014 (P)

Location:

Miamisburg High School
1860 Belvo Rd.
Miamisburg, OH 45342
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Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Jonathan Lischak
Movement: Cathy Barnes Miller
EA: Jim Brooks
General Effect 1: Matt Albrecht
General Effect 2: Dan Carl

Percussion

General Effect: Paul Smith
Performance Analysis: Nick Angelis
Visual: Jim Brooks
Timing & Penalties: Scott Reed

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.

Contacts:

Host/Site Contact: Matt Voisard and Greg Lawson
Contest Administrator: Julie Baldwin (Day of Show/Emergency Contact)

Recaps

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March 29, 2014 - MEPA Championships Prelims - Nutter Center 2014

Location:

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

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Christopher DeBoard
Movement: Betsy Carras
EA: Matthew Stevens
General Effect 1: Sandra Bertelle
General Effect 2: Joey Babay

Percussion

General Effect: Chris Hestin
Performance Analysis: Tom Rarick
Visual: Dave McCarthy
Timing & Penalties: Mark Zirille

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

*Combo ticket for both days, $25 (non-refundable)

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.

Contact Information

Emergency contact day of show: Julie Baldwin 
Phone: 937-657-6560

Contest Administrator: Julie Baldwin & Tim Parker

Recaps

View Recaps Both Guard and Percussion

March 30, 2014 - MEPA Championships Finals - Nutter Center 2014

Location:

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

Schedule:

Download Finals Schedule via Dropbox

Panel

Color Guard

Equipment: Christopher DeBoard
Movement: Betsy Carras
EA: Matthew Stevens
General Effect 1: Sandra Bertelle
General Effect 2: Joey Babay

Percussion

General Effect: Chris Hestin
Performance Analysis: Tom Rarick
Visual: Dave McCarthy
Timing & Penalties: Mark Zirille

Special Ticket Pricing*

Adults (age 19 and over): $15.00
Students (age 7-18): $11.00
Seniors (62 and up): $10.00
Children (6 and under): free

*Combo ticket for both days, $25 (non-refundable)

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.

Contact Information

Emergency contact day of show: Julie Baldwin 
Phone: 937-657-6560

Contest Administrator: Julie Baldwin & Tim Parker

Recaps

View Recaps Both Guard and Percussion