High School Junior/Senior Day

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018

Akron Zips vs. Central Michigan
Game time: 12:05 p.m.

Each fall The University of Akron Bands welcomes any High School Junior or Senior who is interested in attending UA and participating in the Zips Marching Band to join us for our annual “Junior/Senior” Day.

Students can bring their instrument, sit with the band and play in the stands, and observe ‘Ohio’s Pride’ The University of Akron Marching Band in pre-game and half-time performance from the 50 yard-line – field level!

Please note: Drummers and Auxiliary performers (colorguard and twirlers) do not need to bring instruments or equipment.  The UA Bands will provide an instrument for Sousaphone players (bring your own mouthpiece).  All other wind players should bring their own instrument (case is optional).

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Game Day Schedule

  • 10:20 a.m.: Meet at Coleman Common for Registration and the UAMB's Pregame Concert.  Then march with the Zips Marching Band to InfoCision Stadium.
  • 11:45 a.m.: Watch "Ohio's Pride" perform pregame from sideline.
  • 12:05 p.m.:  Kickoff -- GO ZIPS!!  Sit with Zips Band during the game and play in the stands! (Bring your instrument.)
  • Halftime: Watch the halftime show from the sideline.

Sousaphones: Bring your own mouthpiece. We will provide an instrument
Percussionists: You will learn and play on our instruments. No need to bring your own instrument.
Colorguard/Twirlers: Meet the UA Auxiliaries and have fun in the stands!