We are excited about the upcoming LTHS Marching Ensembles. The Competitive LTHS Marching Porters will rehearse during the week after school on both the stadium field and the band practice field.  Guard members in the Marching Ensemble will follow the same practice schedule.  The complete daily schedule for the ensemble is listed here and will be posted on the Google Calendar.


Mandatory Camp Dates

  • June 10th – 14th, 1-5PM

  • July 8th – 12th, 1-5PM

  • July 29th  – August 2nd, 9-5PM

  • August 5th – 9th, 9-5PM

  • August 17th, 9-5PM

  • August 24th, 8AM-9PM Practice-A-Thon

  • October 5th, 9-5PM

  • October 11th. 1-9PM

  • (Pre-Competition Rehearsal as travel allows)

Mandatory Competitions (All Day)

  • September 7th – Lake Park Lancer Joust

  • September 14th, Victor J. Andrew Invitational

  • September 28th – 29th – BOA Northern Iowa, Iowa

  • October 12th – Lincoln-Way Invitational

  • October  19th  – Illinois State University Marching Band Championships

  • October 25th - 26th - BOA Indianapolis Regional, Indiana

Mandatory Football Games

  • August 30th – Grandville HS, Michigan

  • September 6th – Wheaton-Warrenville South HS

  • September 13th  - Lincoln-Way Central HS

  • September 20th  - Homewood Flossmoor HS (Homecoming)

  • October 4th  – Bolingbrook HS

  • October 25th – Amos Alonzo Stagg HS

Parades (if in town)

  • June 14th - Lockport Canal Days Parade  - (Time TBD)

  • June 22nd – Homer Parade (TBD)


Competition Dates will be a full day committed to the Marching Porters. Times will be added once they are available from the host schools. The day will consist of a morning / afternoon practice followed by travel and the performance before returning home. If you are a member of the Marching Porters, DO NOT schedule anything else on these dates.


September 7th, Lake Park Joust

  • Preliminary Results – 3rd Place Overall

  • Finals Results – 2nd Place Overall

September 14th, Victor J. Andrew Marching Invitational

  • Results – 2nd Place Overall

September 28th - 29th, BOA Northern Iowa University

  • Preliminary Results – 2nd Place Class AAAA, 8th Place Overall

  • Finals - 6th Place Overall

October 12th, Lincoln-Way Invitational

  • Results – 2nd Place Class AAA, Best Music, Auxiliary, Percussion

October 19th, Illinois State University -State Marching Band Championships

  • Illinois State University Hancock Stadium | N Main St & W Locust St. Normal, IL, 61761

    • 8:00AM Rehearsal

    • 11:00PM Load Trailer

    • 12:00PM Depart for Illinois State University (Eat on the bus)

    • 2:30PM Arrive and Change into Uniform

    • 3:42PM Warm-up

    • 4:44PM Performance

    • 7:30PM Finals Competition (If Selected)

    • 2:00AM Arrive back at LTHS

  • Preliminary Results –

  • Finals Results –

October 25th - 26th,  BOA Indianapolis Super Regional

All Times Local

  • Friday, October 25th

    • 5:30AM Depart LTHS for Rehearsal Facility at Grand Park Sports Complex

      • Grand Park | 19000 Grand Park Blvd. | Westfield, IN 46074

    • 11:30AM - 2:30PM Rehearsal

    • 3:30PM Depart for Lucas Oil Stadium

      • Lucas Oil Stadium | Indianapolis, Indiana | 500 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225

    • 4:00PM - 7:30PM Watch performances and eat in/around stadium (1 check-in TBD)

    • 8:00PM Arrive at Hotel

      • Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station | 123 W Louisiana St. | Indianapolis, IN 46225

    • 9:00PM Lights Out

  • Saturday, October 26th

    • 6:00AM Wake-Up

    • 6:30AM Depart Hotel for Performance

    • 7:00AM Begin Physical Warm-Up

    • 7:15AM Begin Musical Warm-Up

    • 8:00AM Performance

    • 8:30AM Return to Hotel for Breakfast

    • 10:30AM Check-Out and Depart Hotel

    • 11:00AM - 3:30PM Watch performances and eat in/around stadium (1 check-in TBD)

    • 4:00PM Awards

    • 5:00PM Either move into Finals Rotation if selected or Depart for LTHS. Dinner either in the stadium or en route to LTHS

    • TBD Arrival at LTHS

  • Preliminary Results –

  • Finals Results –