High School Band Day

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018

Each fall The University of Akron hosts high school marching bands from across northeast Ohio for our annual High School Band Day.  Participating bands join the UA Marching Band for a performance during the half-time festivities of an Akron Zips home football game.

For more information, contact The University of Akron Band Office at 330-972-6919.  Directors can also submit an online registration form by clicking the link below.  More information will be distributed – music, mass-band drill chart, parking passes for busses, etc., in late August.


Register online now

Registration will remain open until the end of August.



5.5 hours prior to kick-off Arrive on Campus
5 hours prior to kick-off Rehearsal with Akron Zips Marching Band
3 hours prior to kick-off Lunch (provided for students / Directors / Chaperones)
80 minutes prior to kick-off Move to Coleman Common
70 minutes prior to kick-off UA Marching Band – Pre-Game Concert & Pep Rally (Coleman Common)
After concert... Follow UAMB to InfoCision Stadium/Summa Field

Half-Time Show – H.S. Bands perform with UA Marching Band

After half-time... Bands gather equipment / load and depart game