Daily Rehearsal Schedule
2.5 hours: Sectional Practice
1 hour: Lunch Break
2 hours: Full Ensemble Rehearsal
Training also included several miles of parade marching each day, including a final mile when the women would no longer play their instruments but rather sing as they marched. They earned admiration from their male competitors, with good reason. The Hormel Girls SPAM American Legion Post 570 Drum and Bugle Corps placed thirteenth out of the forty-nine competing units, just missing the cut for the twelfth-place position in the finals by .20 of a point!