Fees and Fundraising

The Calgary Stetson Show Band prides ourselves on keeping registration fees manageable for families. It is extremely important to us to have as many eligible students able to participate in our incredible program. Our registration fee is $850 per season and includes:

  • extensive instruction from dedicated professionals;
  • use of dress uniform, including classic cowboy hat and shoes; and
  • transportation to an from certain rehearsals and performances.

Annual Tour

The Calgary Stetson Show Band typically completes an annual performance tour (optional for members) in July and / or August.The cost of tour is in addition to the membership registration fee.  Fundraising opportunities, as outlined below, are offered to provide funds to members tour accounts.  These monies raised are then applied to the fee to reduce the overall cost for the members.

Fundraising

The Calgary Stetson Show Band does conduct regular fundraising activities, including mandatory fundraising (bingos/casinos).Other fundraising activities of good and services are offered through the performance year.  Typically 80% of the profit raised by the member is assigned to their personal tour account to assist in offsetting the cost, with the remaining 20% going to the band’s general operating fund.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance can be provided for families / members in need.  Please contact our Executive Director to discuss this in more detail.  Please note that Financial Assistance is typically only offered for membership registration fees, and not typically for tour fees (tour is optional)