Earn $100 – Indy 500 Gift Shop Sign Up

The time has come to sign up for this year’s IMS Gift Shop slots.  For those that are new to the program, THIS is our biggest fundraising event of the year.  Marching band, Concert band, Color Guard, Jazz Band… this is available to EVERYONE to earn some $$ towards your yearly dues.

The New Palestine Performing Arts Program has the exclusive opportunity to run the huge air-conditioned gift shop by the Start/Finish Line of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for all of the month of May.  This means we need a lot of volunteers.  Simply put, this event keeps our yearly dues from being substantially higher.  Parent involvement is crucial, as each day needs to be fully staffed.  If we are short, and we can’t perform to the level the Speedway requires, we may loose this amazing opportunity.

Parents, grandparents, relatives and friends are all invited to help.  Students are also invited to help, as long as they are 16 and older.  Please check your calendar and reserve your preferred date(s) ASAP.  First come, first served!


Once you have signed up, please print out and complete the IMS Release, located at the bottom of the IMS Gift Sign Up Newsletter.


*NEW* for signing up, and working a full shift, your students account will be credited $50! (maximum of 2 credits per student account).  That’s $100 off your dues!  Plus, your student account will receive a portion of the profits our organization receives, based on our sales!  There is also a sweet merchandise discount, if you are wanting any Indianapolis Motor Speedway gear/memorabilia.  It really is a WIN-WIN-WIN.

Tasks include:
Working a check out register
Restocking merchandise
Selling programs
Being a general helper/runner
Working in the back room prepping shirts/hats

Everyone is invited to sign up for more than 2 shifts, but there is a maximum of two $50 credits for any one students account.  There is no limitation to your access to the profit sharing portion of the arrangement.  If you work, the profit sharing applies.

If you have any questions, please contact Angie Campbell

Thank you in advance for volunteering & lets have some fun!

Latest News, February 1, 2020

Here We Go! 
For the first time in a long time, we have a ton of “Upcoming Events”! Winter Guard has their first show this coming Saturday, February 6th at Franklin Central, and Audio Theater (Winter Percussion) has their first show at Franklin Central on February 13th. We also have an upcoming Concert Band performance on Wednesday, February 24th, and please be on standby for news as we are hosting an IPA Show at New Palestine High School on Saturday, February 27th!

Latest News, November 30, 2020

Full Winter Guard & Winter Percussion Calendars Posted
Both competition groups are already well underway with their practices and the Google Calendars are embedded HERE. You can add these calendars to your own Google calendars roster, bookmark the link, and/or add a shortcut to your phone to keep up with the latest news on changing practice times and events. Both IHSCGA and IPA are hoping for a full completion schedule in 2021. It will look a lot different this year with COVID-19 safety measures, so please keep an eye out for the latest news. Thank you and good luck Guard and Percussion Teams!


New Holiday Sale! New Palestine Dragons Tees to Support New Pal Bands
*Update, we’ve already sold out of Smalls and 4XL, so get them fast. Please email Jordan Hertig to place your order!

Help support our program by purchasing a New Palestine Dragons shirt for just $10! All proceeds go right back to the Band and Guard Programs. These 100% Cotton Gildan® T-shirts are available in sizes small through 4XL – limited quantities of each size. These are available first-come, first-serve. Please send Jordan a message to purchase, and she’ll arrange pickup and payment in New Pal. *Checks can be made to either “NPBB” or “New Palestine Band Boosters”.