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Call time: time students need to arrive at a location ready to perform or warm up
Loadout: the process of loading equipment on the truck for a performance
Drumline: the percussion section of a marching unit
Battery: the drums in a drumline that march
Pit, front ensemble: the stationary percussion instruments
Winds: instruments that need you to blow in to form a musical note
Sectional (rehearsal): a rehearsal for a particular section of band
Dot book: a small notebook used to document one’s movements in a marching performance
Silks: flags used by Color Guard
SCJA: Southern California Judging Association
WGASC: Winterguard Association of Southern California
MBOS: WGASC’s Marching Band Open Series
ADLA: American Drumline Association