2019 BK Winds Contract Acceptance Payment
**FOR CONTRACTED MEMBERS ONLY** This is for the Contract Acceptance. You must sign your Member Contract AND pay this initial $200 Contract Acceptance payment before you will be accepted as a full member of the Blue Knights Winds. NOTE: This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.  Please refer to your Member Handbook for more details about the Tuition Payment process. Questions?  Please contact Ethan at Ethan.Goddard@AscendPerformingArts.org or call 303-777-1937.
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2019 BKPE Contract Acceptance Payment
**FOR CONTRACTED MEMBERS ONLY** This is for the Contract Acceptance. You must sign your Member Contract AND pay this initial $150 Contract Acceptance payment before you will be accepted as a full member of the Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble. NOTE: This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.  Please refer to your Member Handbook for more details about the Tuition Payment process. Questions?  Please contact Keenan at Keenan.Evans@AscendPerformingArts.org or call 303-777-1937.
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2019 BKPE Video Admin Fee

–FOR THE BLUE KNIGHTS PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE (WGI), BATTERY & FRONT ENSEMBLE–

Although attending one of our August or September BKXperience-Audition! Clinics for the Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble (BKPE) certainly gives us the best opportunity to evaluate your talents (and you the best opportunity to show us your talents), you may submit a video audition under certain circumstances. Click to learn more: BKPE.org *UPDATE* Audition material will be e-mailed in your transaction receipt as download links. Follow the instructions and email a video link (such as an UNLISTED YOUTUBE VIDEO) to your caption head below after you pay your fee. If you haven't already, read the Frequently Asked Questions (here).  Then, contact your caption head before proceeding! BATTERY: Jeff.Bickford@AscendPerformingArts.org FRONT ENSEMBLE: Colin.Spear@AscendPerformingArts.org NOTE: The video fee is a one-time payment of $25 for everyone who wishes to do a video audition. Prospects must ALSO pay the BKPE Admin Fee (here) to complete the audition process. DEADLINE: September 15, 2018 This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.
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2019 BKW Video Admin Fee

–FOR THE BLUE KNIGHTS WINDS (WGI)–

Although attending one of our August or September BKXperience-Audition! Clinics for the Blue Knights Winds (BKW) certainly gives us the best opportunity to evaluate your talents (and you the best opportunity to show us your talents), you may submit a video audition under certain circumstances. Click to learn more: BKWinds.org *UPDATE* Audition material will be e-mailed in your transaction receipt as download links. Follow the instructions and email a video link (such as an UNLISTED YOUTUBE VIDEO) to your caption head below after you pay your fee. If you haven't already, read the Frequently Asked Questions (here).  Then, contact your caption head before proceeding! Music Caption Head: thomas.kober@ascendperformingarts.org NOTE: The video fee is a one-time payment of $25 for everyone who wishes to do a video audition.  DEADLINE: November 10, 2018 This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.
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2019 Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps Contract Acceptance Payment
**FOR CONTRACTED MEMBERS ONLY** You must sign your contract and pay the initial $250 tuition payment before you will be accepted as a full member of the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps.  This first payment must be received within 72 hours of receiving your contract email. NOTE: This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.  Please refer to your Member Handbook for more details about the Tuition Payment process. Questions?  Please contact Info@AscendPerformingArts.org or call 303-777-1937.
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BKX Denver, CO (3-Day Clinic) December
--ALL CAPTIONS: BRASS, COLOR GUARD, FRONT ENSEMBLE, BATTERY, DRUM MAJOR--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic in Denver, CO on December 14-16, 2018.

3-Day Camp

∴ $75 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!)
∴ $100 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!)
∴ $125 Paid at the door   The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee.  NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
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BKX Denver, CO (3-Day Clinic) January
--BRASS, BATTERY, FRONT ENSEMBLE--

This is the Clinic Fee for the Blue Knights Xperience clinic in Denver, CO on January 25-27, 2019.

3-Day Camp

∴ $75 Paid online “Early Bird” by midnight October 1st (SAVE $50!)
∴ $100 Paid online 7 days before clinic (SAVE $25!)
∴ $125 Paid at the door   The Clinic Fee covers our cost of facilities, instruction, housing, and meals (for multi-day events), transportation to/from the airport (Denver only), and all administrative costs. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Audition packets will be finalized and emailed out to those who register AND pay the clinic fee.  NOTE: The Blue Knights reserves the right to modify or change its venues, dates, fees, merchandise, and any other event details, website content or policies it sees fit as needed with no prior advanced notice. You agree to these terms upon registering for an event or using this website. We update our  Ascend Performing Arts website daily so this is generally your best source for the most current and up to date information. Check back often as it is not uncommon your event page will get updated with more current information than seen when you registered as the event gets closer. 
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BKXperience-Perform! Clinic (Denver, CO)

On Saturday, July 13th, Ascend Performing Arts will present a marching band clinic entitled BKXperience-Perform! as part of its Ascend Education program. This clinic will be held at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on the day of Drums Along the Rockies (learn more) show in Denver, CO from 9:00am to 5:00pm. 

Students will learn performance techniques taught by the Blue Knights as well as a selection of music to be performed alongside the members of the Denver Broncos Stampede in the opening ceremonies for the Drums Along the Rockies show immediately following the clinic. NOTE: Participating in the opening ceremonies is OPTIONAL.

The clinic is designed for ALL sections (winds, percussion, color guard, and drum major/student leaders) and includes:

  1. Lunch meal
  2. Dinner meal 
  3. BKX Clinic t-shirt 
  4. World Class instruction by Blue Knights Staff.

NOTE:  If you purchase the BKX Clinic ticket, you'll receive a discount code for a Drums Along the Rockies ticket.

Clinic Fees:
  • Early Bird: $30 before midnight on May 31st
  • Pre-Pay: $40 after May 31st and before July 13th
  • At the Door: $50 on July 13th

Questions? Email: info@ascendperformingarts.org

 
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BKXperience-Perform! Clinic (Ogden, UT)

On Wednesday, July 10th, Ascend Performing Arts will present a marching band clinic entitled BKXperience-Perform! as part of its Ascend Education program. This clinic will be held at Stewart Stadium on the day of Corps Encore (learn more) show in Ogden, UT from 9:00am to 5:00pm. 

The clinic is designed for ALL sections (winds, percussion, color guard, and drum major/student leaders) and includes:

  1. Lunch meal
  2. Dinner meal 
  3. BKX Clinic t-shirt 
  4. World Class instruction by Blue Knights Staff.

NOTE:  If you purchase a BKX Clinic ticket, you'll receive a discount code for a Corps Encore ticket.

Clinic Fees:
  • Early Bird: $30 before midnight on May 31st
  • Pre-Pay: $40 after May 31st and before July 10th
  • At the Door: $50 on July 10th

Questions? Email: info@ascendperformingarts.org

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Blue Knights Brass Fee Payment
The Blue Knights Brass Fee is for contracted brass members and includes the following items: 1) 2x instrument electronic tuners 2) 1x custom-made mouthpieces 3) 1x berp 4) Supply of oil & grease
INSTRUCTIONS: STEP 1: Type your first name and last name in the box. STEP 2: Selection your "Section" STEP 3: Click on "Add to Cart" and click "check-out" NOTE: This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Questions? Let us know: Info@AscendPerformingArts.org
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Blue Knights General Payment
INSTRUCTIONS: STEP 1: Type your first name and last name as well as the reason for this transaction (i.e., shipping fee payment) in the boxes. STEP 2: Click on the number of times you want to "buy" this item to make your payment. Example: To make a $200 payment, you would type 200 in the amount box. STEP 3: Click on "Add to Cart" and check-out. NOTE: This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time. Questions? Let us know: Info@AscendPerformingArts.org
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Blue Knights Tuition Payment
INSTRUCTIONS: STEP 1: Type Blue Knights Member's first name and last name in the box to make a Tuition Fee payment. STEP 2: Type in the number you want to "buy" this item to make your payment. Example: To make a $200 payment, you would type 200 in the amount box. STEP 3: Click on "Add to Cart" then "View Cart" to check-out.  Our main office will notate the Tuition payment for the member's account. Questions? Let us know: Info@AscendPerformingArts.org NOTE: This is for members making their tuition payments for their respective ensemble.  Tuition fees cover all food, transportation, and housing expenses during the three months of all-days training and tour. It also includes uniforms, musical instruments, equipment, and months of detailed musical and movement instruction. This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE at any time.  Please refer to your specific Member Handbook for more details about the Tuition Payment process.
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Exhibitor Application
Exhibitors who would like to partake in Ascend Events event should complete the below form first, then make payment for desired table or booth. Exhibitors may SELL or PROMOTE anything in line with the performing arts event theme and is approved by Ascend Performing Arts and host facility. There are special rates for nonprofits, performing arts circuits, Ascend Partners, and Blue Knights alumni (email: exhibitor@ascendperformingarts.org). This Exhibitor Application becomes binding and effective only when:

1. An authorized agent of the exhibiting company has submitted the exhibitor application below. 2. Payment has been completed. 3. Ascend Performing Arts expressly accepts the Application via formal confirmation. 4. The person signing exhibitor application must have consent and authority to execute and legally bind the exhibitor to all of the rules & regulations.

Ascend Performing Arts will provide the following:

1. A 10′ wide by 10′ deep (or 100 square feet) booth space. 2. Three (3) personnel exhibitor badges for your staff. Additional badges may be purchased for $10 each. 3. Mentioned in the stadium event announcements by announcer or master of ceremonies. 4. Your company logo in the event program (if print deadline is met).

NOTE: Please bring your own table(s), chairs and promotional items as the host site may not be able to provide these for you. Exhibit space not claimed by one hour prior to show opening shall be considered abandoned and may be resold or reassigned with no obligation of refund whatsoever. Questions can be directed to: exhibitor@ascendperformingarts.org.
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Friendship Cup
Friendship Cup

Entry fee is $350.00 per band per contest (but is discounted 10% if paid in full by June 1st).

Entry fees may be paid by Visa or MasterCard by adding this item to your cart.  If submitting a check, please make out to “Ascend Performing Arts” and mail to: Ascend Performing Arts, 3538 Peoria St, Suite 500, Aurora, CO 80010.

School purchase orders are also accepted but must include a valid purchase order number and authorizing signature.  Entries not accompanied by payment or complete school purchase order will not be accepted and returned. Learn more at: FriendshipCupBand.com Send questions to: doug.kelley@ascendperformingarts.org The confirmed shows to choose from: 1. REGISTRATION CLOSED: Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Englewood High School (Clinic and Competition) 2. REGISTRATION CLOSED: Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Prairie View High School (Competition: Prelims & Finals) 3. REGISTRATION CLOSED: Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Fountain-Fort Carson High School (Competition: Prelims & Finals)

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King Soopers Neighborhood Rewards Card

Ascend Performing Arts is pleased to announce a new way to support our programs simply by buying groceries!  We are now offering King Soopers Neighborhood Rewards Cards in the BKMarketplace.  King Soopers is a part of the Kroger family, so these reloadable rewards cards can be used nationwide at many popular grocery stores. (click here for a full list)

Every time you load up your card to purchase gas, prescriptions or groceries at participating stores, Ascend Performing Arts will receive 5% of the total amount back! 

This is an easy way to make money for Ascend and your favorite ensembles, while doing something you’d be doing anyway—buying groceries!

Simply purchase the card through our store, then take it with you the next time you go shopping.  Prior to checking out, load the card with any amount (up to $500 at a time) and then use it to pay for your purchases.  You can load your card at the Customer Service counter, but as there is a 5 minute delay for processing it’s easiest to just ask your cashier to load it with your specified amount in a separate transaction before you buy your groceries. 

That’s all it takes to give back to Ascend Performing Arts!  Purchase your card today, and start saving tomorrow.

For a detailed FAQ about our King Soopers Neighborhood Rewards Card Program and a list of participating stores, please click here.

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2019 Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI) Admin Fee

--FOR ALL BKXPERIENCE-AUDITION DRUM CORPS PARTICIPANTS AT DENVER CLINICS--

All 1-day clinics officially count as Round One in the audition process.  Candidates must, however, attend a 3-day BKX Clinic in Denver to be offered an official spot for 2019.  A $55 ONE-TIME admin fee will be charged for ALL participants attending a Denver Clinic the first time.  This is a ONE TIME separate fee in addition to the Clinic fee.

This ONE-TIME Administrative Fee is for anyone audition for the 2019 Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps or who just wishes to purchase the audition materials for all sections (Brass, Color Guard, Front Ensemble and Battery Percussion). This non-refundable fee covers administrative and database management of all participant records, BKXperience-Audition packet support, etc.

This fee must be paid ONE-TIME per year by anyone who attends a BKXperience-Audition clinic event with the Blue Knights. All BKXperience packet information and music will be emailed once this ONE-TIME Admin Fee is paid (the process takes within 24-hours, if you do not receive an email confirmation with the download links, please email info@ascendperformingarts.org). 

NOTE: This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

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2019 Blue Knights Video Admin Fee

–FOR THE BLUE KNIGHTS DRUM & BUGLE CORPS (DCI) BRASS, COLOR GUARD, PERCUSSION–

Although attending one of our November or December BKXperience-Audition! Clinics and Camps for the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps certainly gives us the best opportunity to evaluate your talents (and you the best opportunity to show us your talents), you may submit a video audition under certain circumstances. Click to learn more: BKnights.org Audition material will be e-mailed in your transaction receipt as download links (NOTE: Still being finalized at this time). Follow the instructions and email a video link (such as an UNLISTED YOUTUBE VIDEO) to your caption head after you pay your fee.

If you haven't already, read the Frequently Asked Questions (here).  Then, contact your caption head before proceeding!

BRASS - chad.pence@ascendperformingarts.org

COLOR GUARD - jaycee.wilson@ascendperformingarts.org

PERCUSSION - veronica.wicks@ascendperformingarts.org

*At this time, there are no Drum Major video auditions.

NOTE: The video fee is a one-time payment of $95 for everyone who wishes to do a video audition.

DEADLINE: November 1st (however, all captions are still considering video auditions on a case-by-case basis. Please contact your caption head above to discuss.

This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

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Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble Admin Fee (WGI)

--FOR ALL BKPE BKXPERIENCE-AUDITION PARTICIPANTS--

This ONE-TIME Administrative Fee is for the 2019 Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble. This non-refundable fee covers administrative and database management of all participant records, BKPE BKXperience-Audition packet support, etc.

This fee must be paid ONE-TIME per year by anyone who attends a BKPE BKXperience-Audition clinic event with the Blue Knights. All BKPE BKXperience packet information and music will be emailed once this ONE-TIME Admin Fee is paid (packet links updated on August 4, 2018).

NOTE: BKPE auditionees who also audition for the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps will only need to pay THIS $25 Admin Fee for both ensembles once per season. The Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps Admin Fee ($55) will be WAIVED if the BKPE Admin Fee ($25) is paid in the same season

This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

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Blue Knights Winds Admin Fee (WGI)

--FOR ALL BK Winds BKXPERIENCE-AUDITION PARTICIPANTS--

This ONE-TIME Administrative Fee is for the 2019 Blue Knights Winds. This non-refundable fee covers administrative and database management of all participant records, BKXperience-Audition packet support, etc.

This fee must be paid ONE-TIME per year by anyone who attends a BK Winds BKXperience-Audition clinic event with the Blue Knights. All BKXperience packet information and music will be emailed once this ONE-TIME Admin Fee is paid.

NOTE: BK Winds auditionees who also audition for the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps will only need to pay THIS $25 Admin Fee for both ensembles once per season. The Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps Admin Fee ($55) will be WAIVED if the BK Winds Admin Fee ($25) is paid in the same season

This fee is NON-REFUNDABLE at any time.

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