Feb 23 - Trent Arena

Feb 23 - Trent Arena
February 23, 2020
Kettering, OH

James S. Trent Arena
3301 Shroyer Rd
Kettering, OH 45429

Spectator Information


Adults (age 19 and over) - $10
Seniors (62 and up) - $8
Students (age 7-18) - $7
Children (6 & Under) - FREE

There is no charge for parking.

Director Information

Percussion & Winds Lot Warm Up

In order to continue our positive relationships with the City of Kettering and Kettering Fairmont High School, percussion and winds groups may not warm up outside until after 12 PM. Groups who violate this request may be penalized.

Timing Line

Vertical--from the perspective of the audience, groups will enter from the back left and exit to the front right.

Flow & Site Maps

See attached


Location: TBD

Percussion & Winds Critique: 11:15 am full panel
Color Guard Critique: NA - please see MEPA rule 17.3.

Starting in 2020, MEPA will utilize the critique sign-up option available in CompetitionSuite. CompetitionSuite sign-ups will close on at 11pm EST on the Wednesday prior to the event.

Groups who have signed up will be taken in performance order. If a unit does not sign up prior to the deadline on CompetitionSuite, the unit representative may ask to be seen after the units that have signed up if time allows.

Please check in with the MEPA representative when you arrive at the critique location to ensure your group will be called. Start times are approximate.

Color Guard Music Upload

Directors may upload their performance music in a MP3 or WAV file via CompetitionSuite. Using this system is not required and groups can use their own CD or sound device if desired. Instructions on uploading music. CompetitionSuite uploads will shut down on at 11pm EST on the Wednesday prior to the event.


Available via CompetitionSuite.

Emergency/Day of Show Contact

Wyatt Heinz, Contest Administrator & Site Manager
[email protected]
937-542-1789 (text communication preferred)

Judge Information


Equipment Bob Thomas (LJ)
Movement Jude Boughton
Design Analysis JR Carlisle
General Effect 1 Dan Carl
General Effect 2 Chris Frick
Overall Byron Valentine


EFF-Music/Artistry Teddy Mascari (LJ)
EFF-Visual Jeff Gentry
Music KJ Stafford
Visual Kevin Bell


Music Analysis Dave Kaiser
Visual Analysis Bob Thomas (LJ)
Overall Effect Greg Mills


Marc Zirille

Performance Order

Percussion and Winds groups will perform first.

Registration does not close until three weeks before the event. As a result, drafts of contest schedules are created approximately 2.5 weeks prior to the event. A final schedule will be released approximately 2 weeks prior to the event.

Percussion Scholastic Regional A
Brookville High School Winter Percussion
76.750 (1)
Percussion Scholastic A
Hamilton High School Indoor Percussion
69.200 (5)
Troy Indoor Percussion
67.200 (6)
Beavercreek Indoor Percussion Ensemble
80.750 (2)
Kettering Fairmont
78.050 (4)
Northeastern Indoor Percussion
62.550 (7)
Sycamore High School Winter Drumline
78.450 (3)
Milford Indoor Percussion Ensemble
81.050 (1)
Percussion Scholastic World
Centerville Winter Drumline
81.350 (1)
Percussion Independent World
Rhythm X
84.800 (1)
79.250 (2)
Winds Scholastic A
Hamilton High School Winter Winds
55.900 (1)
Winds Independent World
Rhythm X (WIW)
81.800 (1)
Commentary Test - Guard
Commentary Test Group
Elementary Flag Line
Centerville Elementary Guard
67.850 (1)
Elementary Color Guard
Miamisburg Sweethearts
82.120 (1)
The Little Belles
72.320 (4)
Franklin Elementary Wildkittens
73.090 (3)
Northmont Wee Bolts Winterguard
78.060 (2)
Junior Color Guard
Mad River Junior Winter Guard
48.930 (4)
Bellbrook Middle School
73.560 (3)
Centerville Junior Guard
77.570 (1)
Franklin Junior High Winter Guard
74.500 (2)
Scholastic Regional AA
Lloyd Memorial Varsity Winterguard
63.240 (1)
Scholastic Regional A
Xenia Winterguard
56.430 (3)
Springboro High School Winterguard (JV)
63.070 (2)
Northmont JV Guard
65.470 (1)
Scholastic AA
Milton-Union Varsity Winter Guard
61.350 (3)
Hamilton High School Winter Guard
66.160 (2)
Walter E. Stebbins High School (Inactive)
72.080 (1)
Hilliard Bradley Winter Guard
60.460 (4)
Scholastic A
Fairborn Winter Guard
68.210 (4)
Kettering Fairmont High School
62.540 (5)
Springboro High School Winterguard
71.860 (1)
Northmont High School Varsity Guard
69.260 (2)
69.040 (3)
West Carrollton High School Winter Guard
56.480 (6)
Independent A
Miamisburg A Guard
67.030 (2)
Onyx Independent A
73.960 (1)
Independent Open
Onyx (Open)
76.200 (1)
Scholastic World
Miamisburg World Guard
79.100 (1)
Bellbrook High School
0.000 (0)
Exhibition World
Exhibition General
Miami Valley Adaptive Color Guard