FESTIVAl RULES & REGULATIONS
PLEASE USE THE LINK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE RJF RULES & REGULATIONS. THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS PERFORMANCE RULES, PROCEDURES AND INCLUDES Description OF CATEGORIES, CLASSIFICATIONS, DIVISIONS, AND ELIGIBILITY.
DATES TO NOTEImportant Dates for School Groups
Last day for Full Registration Fee Refund
March 7-April 16
Partial Registration Fee Refund
Last day for School Discount on Passes
Performance Schedule released to School Directors
Last day to select Invoice Me as a Payment Option
Orders placed/paid by this date will be mailed. Orders placed/paid after this date will be held at Festival Will Call.
All passes mailed to schools
Last day for Group Registration (if space remains available)
Last day for Full Passes Refund. Last day for partial registration refunds. NO REFUNDS after this date.
2020 Reno Jazz Festival
* approximate dates
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSDownload a PDF of all FAQs When is the last day to register?
Registration will remain open as long as space is available. All registration fees must be received by April 10, 2020. Groups are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you register the better your chances to get your preferred performance date.
Performance time(s) will be emailed to the school director approximately one month prior to the Festival.
Your EXACT high school enrollment is needed to place you in the appropriate division. You will be placed in one of the following high school divisions depending on your school size: ‘C‘ ‘B’ ‘A’ ‘AA’ ‘AAA’ or ‘AAAA’.
Group Description designates which is your first (top) group and which is your second group (and so forth), for each of the groups you bring to the Festival.
For high school bands: If a school enters more than one big band, additional bands will be entered into the apprentice category. Your first big band should be designated as Group I. Any secondary bands are considered apprentice bands and should be designated as Group II and Group III.
Yes, please call our office at (775) 784-4278 to pay with a credit card.
No, passes may be purchased separately. See the School Passes + Tickets section for pricing.
Passes will be mailed to the school’s address during the first full week of April. All orders placed and paid by April 2, 2020 will be mailed prior to the Festival. Orders received/paid after April 2nd will be held for pick-up at Festival Will Call.
Passes ordered after April 2, 2020 can be picked up from the Festival’s Will Call.
WILL CALL LOCATION AND HOURS:
Thursday, April 23
6:30-8pm: Information Desk, Church Fine Arts building
Friday, April 24
7am-5:30pm: Information Desk, Church Fine Arts building
6:30-8pm: Information Desk, Lawlor Events Center
Saturday, April 25
7am-5pm: Information Desk, Church Fine Arts building
5:30-8pm Information Desk, Lawlor Events Center
GROUP REGISTRATION REFUND:
• Full registration refunds will be given until March 6, 2020.
• Partial registration refunds will be given March 7-April 16, 2020.
• In-State (per group): $50 cancellation fee
• Out-of-State (per group): $100 cancellation fee
PASSES REFUND: Full refund through April 16, 2020. No cancellation fee for pass refunds.
**NO REFUNDS for group registration fees or passes starting April 17, 2020.**