7/1/2017

Half-time intermission shall be limited to a maximum of 15 minutes (12 minutes max for one band) plus the 3 minute warm-up prior to the start of the second half (20 minutes if both bands are performing; 7 minutes each band).

Option 1 - One Band Performing:  The band performance shall be limited to a maximum of 12 minutes at half-time including marching onto the field, performing and marching off the field.  The band director shall consult the game manager concerning arrangement for half-time and pre-game activities.  A schools' dance team may perform during the 12 minute allotted the school.

Option 2 - Two Bands Performing:  Each band performance shall be limited to a maximum of 7 minutes at half-time including marching onto the field, performing and marching off the field.  The band director shall consult the game manager concerning arrangements for half-time and pre-game activities.  A schools' dance team may perform during the 7 minutes allotted each school.

Schools will be expected to follow the information in 'Guidelines for Band during Regular Season Football Contest' regarding when to play during the contest.

NOTE:  Contact should be made with the host school if a pep band is coming to perform at any MSHSAA playoff game.  This will avoid confusion and performance issues at the site.