Zippy’s All-Star Marching Band

We invite you to join The University of Akron Marching Band as a member of Zippy's All-Star Marching Band on Saturday, September 18.


Who can join?

Any current (Fall 2021) high school band student. The All-Star Marching Band is open to individual students who want to perform perform with 'Ohio's Pride,' the UA Marching Band, on the field at halftime and in the stands for the Zips Football home game at InfoCision Stadium.

Please note: This year's format is different than years past. Rather than the entire high school band signing up, this year any amount of band members can participate.

What to bring

  • Members of the All-Star Marching Band should bring their own instrument, except for percussion (drum line) and sousaphones (provided by UA on a first to register basis).
  • A pole and flag will be provided for Color Guard Members.
  • Twirlers should plan to design their own personal single or double baton routine to our music (sent out in September).
  • The Uniform for the day will be blue jeans, tennis shoes, and a "Zippy's All-Star Marching Band" t-shirt - provided during check in at the stadium.

Register online now

A final schedule, parking instructions, music, and routine link (color guard) will be sent to all that have registered on or before September 8th, 2021.

Zippy’s All-Star Marching Band Tentative Schedule

Saturday, September 18th

10 a.m. Check in at InfoCision Stadium, The University of Akron
10:30 a.m. Rehearse with The University of Akron Marching Band
12:30 p.m. Lunch Break (provided)
2:15 p.m. Attend the UAMB’s PreGame Concert @ Coleman Common
2:40 p.m. March to InfoCision Stadium with the UAMB
3:15 p.m. Watch the UAMB’s PreGame Show @ InfoCision Stadium
3:30 p.m.

Kick-Off Kick off, Go Zips!!

1st + 2nd Qrt.  Play alongside the UAMB in the stands!
Half-time Perform on Summa Field with the UAMB!
After half-time Feel free to leave if you need or continue playing in the stands

For more information

Contact The University of Akron Band Office at 330-972-6919.