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Syracuse Trip Itinerary

Friday, October 5

6:00 a.m. - Begin loading buses at Coliseum
- Park cars on practice field (in neat rows!)
- Get ???Bag Breakfast??? at GOLD GATE when you arrive.
- Get $39 per diem if you did not get it Wednesday or Thursday after practice.

7:00 a.m. - Leave Morgantown

12:00 p.m. (approx.) - Lunch Stop on your own at restaurants (use per diem)
- Bring snacks for bus after lunch - it will be a while until you get to eat dinner!

1:30 p.m. (approx.) - Arrive at Niagara Falls
- It is "free" to see "The Falls" but any activity (ex. - riding the boat under the
falls, etc.) has a fee. There will also be souvenirs & food to buy if you
wish. Plan accordingly.

4:00 p.m. (approx.) - Depart Niagara Falls for Hotel

Early evening - Dinner
- Stop planned for a large Mall ("Carousel Center") with lots of restaurants
nearby (use per diem).

Mid-evening - Arrive in Syracuse Area (Cortland, NY) & Check-in to Hotel
- Band is in 3 hotels. Please listen carefully and remember which hotel you
are staying in!
- STAY ON BUSES until instructed to unload.
- Unload buses and listen for room assignments.
- Check-in.

Rest of evening - Free at hotel.
- Remainder of evening free at hotel area
- No ???noisy??? gatherings. BEHAVE - YOU KNOW WHAT WE MEAN.

Saturday, October 6

7:30 a.m. - Begin check-out of hotel.
- Ramada Inn people load buses.
- Bag Breakfast (provided on bus).

8:15 a.m. - Buses depart Ramada Inn

8:30 a.m. - Buses stop at Quality Inn and Comfort Inn and load those people.
- Bag Breakfast - (provided on bus).

8:45 a.m. - Depart Hotel for Syracuse University and the Carrier Dome

9:45 a.m. - Arrive at Carrier Dome
- Parking in "West Campus" Lot off Henry Street
- Be in FULL uniform when arrive
- Unload buses and get lined up to move to stadium
Saturday, October 6 (continued)

10:15 a.m. - March to stadium

10:30 a.m. - Enter stadium - Gate C

11:00 a.m. - In stadium seats and get organized (Section 110)
- Seating will be tight - please cooperate and deal with it! Thanks!
- Play some pregame tunes from stands.
- Watch Syracuse Band pregame show

12:00 p.m. - Kickoff - WVU vs. Syracuse (televised by ESPN Regional)
- We will perform at Halftime only
- Show plans: Entrance, "Malaga," end of "Country Roads" & Exit on "T-Bone
trio" of "Hail West."

3:30 p.m. (approx.) - After Game, return to buses,
- Get lunch - provided by "Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shop"

4:00 p.m. (approx) - Load up, and depart for home.

Mid-evening - Dinner Stop on your own at restaurants (use per diem)

1:00 a.m. (approx.) - Arrive back home in Morgantown and unload buses


Hotel Information:

Ramada Inn - Cortland
2 River Street
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 756-4431

Quality Inn - Cortland
188 Clinton Ave.
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 756-5622

Comfort Inn - Cortland
2 ?_ Locust Ave.
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 753-7721


Items to bring:
* Complete band uniform, gold t-shirt, gloves, white ball hat, band shoes, etc.., instrument, music, etc
* Personal belongings. Remember, we are only going to be gone for one night!
* Personal spending money. All meals will be provided (including using your per diem). Please note, however, that the per diem given will not allow for extravagant meals. Also, the stadium food on game day and any food, souvenirs or extra attractions at Niagara Falls will be expensive. Please plan ahead and bring extra spending money to supplement your meal money. Bring snacks for the bus to help on Friday afternoon and Saturday evening.