Munster Band Backers
Munster Band Backers 

The 2nd Annual Race is Sunday, October 22 at 6pm.  Here is a link to the 5K route:

A huge thank you to our race sponsors!



Moonlit March Rain Plan
Updated details for today's race because of impending rain.
Rain Plan note for website.docx
Microsoft Word document [15.6 KB]

Munster Band Backers - The Parent Organization that supports the Munster High School Marching Mustangs

Our Purpose:

  • To develop a spirit of cooperation between school authorities, parent-teacher groups, parents of band and guard students, and members of the community
  • To arouse civic interest in the school bands
  • To promote fellowship among members of the organization
  • To provide additional financial support of the band program and other requests of the band
  • To provide services as needed for the bands 

2017-18 Executive Board:

  • President              Becky McKeever
  • Vice President     Linda Bevil
  • Treasurer              Kathy Foster
  • Secretary              Michelle Gilhooly
Welcome to MHS Marching Band
A letter from the President of Munster Band Backers.
Welcome letter 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [17.6 KB]
Charms Office Assistant

Munster Band Backer Charms Account Administration

 Every student in the Munster High School Band, Marching Band, and Color Guard has an account in the “Charms” system. The Munster Band Backers use these individual Charms accounts to track band-related expenses incurred, payments received and fundraising dollars credited.  See the Charms tab for more information about how the Charms system is used, how to access it, and how to obtain login information.

Use the link below to access the Charms calendar for the fall practice schedule, competition schedule, Band Backers meeting dates, and other upcoming events.  Select "Enter/Login" from the top right corner, select "Parents/Students/Members", and enter the school code "munsterhsband."

Marching Contest Information



November 4, 2017

Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN


Itinerary -


2017 Munster Marching Mustangs

ISSMA State Finals Schedule

4 November 2017


All Times are Central Time

5:00 - Arrive at MHS

5:30 - Rehearsal

7:00 - Load Trucks (Uniforms/small instruments go on bus, not under)

8:00 - Depart MHS (Bring a Lunch, depart early if possible)

11:00 - Trucks Enter Lot

11:11 - Area 1/change into uniforms

12:16 - Busses Enter Lot

12:46 - Transit

12:51 - Enter SW Ramp

1:06 - Transit

1:11 - Physical Warmup

1:35 - Transit

1:40 - Music Warm-up

2:04 - Transit

2:14 - Staging

2:17 - Performance

2:30 - Awards

3:40 - Change out of Uniforms

4:15 - Depart LOS

5:30 – Stop for Dinner

6:30 – Depart Dinner

8:30 – Arrive at MHS



Open Class B Schedule (Central Time)

12:15 - Northview

12:28 - Beech Grove

12:41 - North/Evansville

12:54 - Greenwood Community

  1:07 - Bloomington North

  1:20 - JUDGE'S BREAK

  1:25 - Jasper

  1:38 - Plainfield

  1:51 - DeKalb/Waterloo

  2:04 - F.J. Reitz/Evansville

  2:17 - Munster

  2:30 - AWARDS


Directions to Lucas Oil Stadium


Follow the links below to to volunteer as a pit crew parent, chaperone, or loading/unloading crew member.  There is a separate sign-up for each contest.


Pit Crew Volunteer Sign-Up


Bus Chaperone Sign-Up

OTC pain med authorization form
band OTC pain meds 2017.docx
Microsoft Word document [12.8 KB]
Contest Etiquette
Everything you need to know about attending a marching contest for the first time.
BB-Contest Etiquette.doc
Microsoft Word document [122.5 KB]
Marching Shoe Order
All students, new or returning, who need shoes for this marching season must complete this form and return it to Mrs. Calderon by the end of practice on Friday, August 4.
2017 marching shoe order.ppt
Microsoft Power Point presentation [443.5 KB]

Want to Become a Member?

Please email us or fill out the membership form below and return it with membership dues to the band room.



Band Backers Membership Form
BB Membership Form 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [26.2 KB]

Financial Tracking Forms for the Treasurer

Deposit Notice
Adobe Acrobat document [125.5 KB]
Check Request
Adobe Acrobat document [91.2 KB]
Reimbursement Request
Adobe Acrobat document [105.9 KB]

Upcoming Events - Contest Schedule

September 16

Andrew High School

Third Place, Tied for First - Visual


September 23

BOA - Toledo


September 30

Providence Catholic or Crown Point

Contest Cancelled - Practice will be scheduled instead


October 7

Lincoln-Way East High School


October 14 - Regionals

Lafayette Jefferson High School


October 21

BOA - Indy


October 28 - Semi-State

Pike High School


November 4 - State Finals

Lucas Oil Stadium

2017-18 Calendar of Events
BB Calendar 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [13.8 KB]

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