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Audition Weekend FAQs

How do I register?
  1. Click here, then click on the event you want to attend and follow the registration instructions.
  2. Soon after completing that process, you will receive an additional confirmation email from us.
  3. Additional details and information about the event will be posted and emailed as we get closer to the event date.
What do I do if I can’t complete my checkout on Eventbrite?
  • If the "Place Order" button is not available/clickable, it's because
    • A required field is not complete or
    • The credit card/PayPal info is not completely filled out
What do I do if I didn't get a confirmation email from Eventbrite?
  • If another person filled out the registration form, please ask them to forward you the confirmation email they received.
Where do I sign in to my BDPA Account?
  • Sign into your BDPA account here. If you don't already have an account from a previous experience with BDPA, one will be created for you when registering for an audition.
I received a callback, is there a discount for auditions?
  • If you received a callback, you will be given a code to sign up for an audition weekend at zero cost. Please sign into your BDPA account and click on the "Audition Info" Tab in your dashboard, then under the feedback section you will see a message with the promo code.
  • If you have not received a message and promo code, please contact us at a-corps@bluedevils.org.
I did not receive a callback, can I audition again?
  • Yes, you are welcomed and encouraged to attend as many BD Audition Events as you'd like. You can choose to audition again (each time) or use the opportunity to learn and play with the Blue Devils.
When will I be notified about tour fees?
  • You will receive information about fees for the year at the November Audition Events.
Do I need to bring my instrument or equipment?
  • Yes, while we do have some instruments, we recommended that you bring your own instrument or equipment.
    • Brass - If you have it, bring it.
    • Battery - If you have it, bring it, including drums, stands, carrier.
    • Front Ensemble - Bring any mallets you have
    • Guard - If you have it, bring it, this includes, flag (with pole), rifle, and saber
What are the Visual Guidelines for auditions?
What should I wear?
  • It is important you wear athletic clothes and cross-training athletic shoes for all Blue Devils auditions, and always bring a water bottle.
Do we stay overnight?
  • There is no overnight housing at the rehearsal site.
Do you accept day or registrations (walk-ups)?
  • Yes, however for planning purposes it is preferred you register ahead of time.
Are snacks or meals provided?
  • Some meals are provided. We will post the schedule and these details when the event date is closer.
Are there any forms I need to fill out?
  • Yes, please complete the Medical Form and turn in during event check in.
Are there Health and Safety Guidelines?
  • Health and safety is incredibly important to us, and we will share all pertinent info as the season progresses.
  • COVID-specific Information:
    • We will continue to require all members, staff, volunteers, etc. to be fully vaccinated per the CDC COVID recommendations for the 2023 season. Although being vaccinated is not a requirement to audition, Pfizer/Moderna COVID vaccination schedule requires three vaccines.
    • This is an example/recommended schedule that will ensure everyone is fully vaccinated two weeks prior to move-ins:
      • 1st dose, as soon as possible/prior to November 11, 2022
      • 2nd dose 4 weeks after the first dose around December 9, 2022
      • Booster at least 5 months after the 2nd dose and as close to move ins by May 15, 2023 as possible.
    • If you received the J&J vaccination, fully vaccinated means the initial vaccination and boosted.
Who do I contact if I have any issues with registration or other questions not discussed here?
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