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Wed, Oct 17, 2012 01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Liston Stadium - Baldwin City
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Baker University and the Baker University Bands will host the 14th annual Baker University 1,2,3,4,5A Marching Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Liston Stadium on the campus of Baker University. The festival begins at 2:30 p.m. with the afternoon session, which will run from 2:30 to 5 p.m. The evening session will run from 6 p.m. to approximately 9 p.m. The awards ceremonies are scheduled for approximately 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. The festival will run on a 15-minute schedule.

Bands, color guards, and drum lines will participate for ratings or for comments only in this KSHSAA and MSHSAA approved event.

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Performance Schedule

School Class Perform
Cass Midway Viking Marching Band 2A 2:30
Prairie View High Marching Buffaloes 4A 2:45
Spring Hill High Marching Bronco Band 4A 3:00
Pride of Paola Panther Marching Band 4A 3:15
Perry-Lecompton High Marching Band 4A 3:30
Baldwin High Marching Bulldog Band  4A 4:00
Ottawa High Marching Cyclone Band 4A 4:15
Clay Center Community High School Band  4A 4:30
Saint Thomas Aquinas Marching Band 5A 4:45
Afternoon Session  AWARDS   5:00
Tonganoxie Chieftain Drum Line 4A 6:00
De Soto Wildcat Drum Line 4A 6:10
Platte County Pirate Pride Drum Line 4A 6:20
Louisburg Wildcat Drum Line 4A 6:30
De Soto High Dazzlers Color Guard 4A 6:40
Platte County Pirate Pride Color Guard 4A 6:50
Louisburg High Jazzy Cats Color Guard 4A 7:00
Tonganoxie High Marching Chieftains 4A 7:30
Atchison High Marching Redmen 4A 7:45
Louisburg High Marching Wildcat Band 4A 8:00
Platte County Pirate Pride Marching Band 4A 8:15
De Soto High Marching Wildcats 4A 8:30
Evening Session AWARDS   9:00


Liston Stadium
600 2nd St
Baldwin City
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Just a few blocks east of Baker's Baldwin City campus lies Liston Stadium, home for Wildcat football, track and field, and soccer. The eight-lane track has a rubber all-weather surface. The Field Turf infield simulates the playing conditions of real grass.

Liston Stadium was built during the mid-1930s by a group of 30 young men trading labor for tuition money. The University planned to build a stadium in memory of 13 Baker alumni who lost their lives in World War I, but no funds were available. Legendary athletic figure Emil Liston came up with the plan to offer a college education for labor. Though many of the workers were inexperienced, they compensated with pride and the finished product was described in the Kansas City Star as one of the finest stadiums in the Midwest. Plaques honoring the 13 fallen soldiers adorn the pillars on the west side of the stadium's stone wall.