Saturday, November 4, 2023
You are invited to experience a day as a Cavalier Marching Band member when the UVA football team takes on Georgia Tech!
Your full day includes check-in at Carr’s Hill Field, a rehearsal with the CMB, a meal with your section courtesy of the band, transportation to/from Scott Stadium, a ticket to the game, the halftime show performance on the field, and performing with the CMB in the stands. Music and marching drill will be provided electronically approximately 3 weeks prior to UVA Band Day (check the 2023 Band Day Event Guide when it's released for more information).
Together, nearly 600 performers will entertain the crowd performing our “V is for Villains” halftime show which includes music from the Lion King, Princess and the Frog, Final Fantasy, and the Hunger Games. You’ll gain first-hand experience with what it’s like to be a Cavalier Marching Band member on a gameday!
This special event is open to high school students grades 9-12. If you are interested in attending UVA’s Band Day, we encourage you to fill out our Band Day Interest Form today. Once we open UVA Band Day Registration, you’ll receive an email from the UVA Band Directors to complete our HSD Qualtrics Band Day Registration Form.
The cost is $55.00 which is payable by check to "UVA BAND DAY." Checks via mail are perferred, but you can still pay on November 4 at check in with cash or check (we do not accept card or electronic payments). You’ll receive a commemorative Band Day T-shirt and we encourage you to wear your letter jacket or other warm clothing! Checks can be made out to the Cavalier Marching Band. Attendees are encouraged to mail payment in advance to:
Already Registered? All music and choreography is posted. To prepare for your performance at UVA Band Day, access your music, drill, and choreography by opening our Band Day Google Folder. Colorguard choreography can also be found in our 2023 Band Day Colorguard Choreography Youtube playlist, and Twirler choreography can also be found on our CMB Youtube channel. Initial drill number assignments will be posted by October 25.
UVA BAND DAY FAQ’s
What is included as part of UVA Band Day?
Entry to the game, a UVA Band Day T-shirt, rehearse and perform with the CMB on Scott Stadium field at halftime and in the stands throughout the game, bus transportation to and from the stadium, a pre-game meal with the CMB, and food in the stands during the game.
What is the schedule?
See the Event Guide for all details. Television dictates the kick off time usually 7-14 days prior to kick off. Once we know kick off, the day's schedule will be set.
What do I need to be prepared for on Game Day?
access your music, drill, and choreography by opening our Band Day Google Folder. Colorguard choreography can also be found in our 2023 Band Day Colorguard Choreography Youtube playlist, and Twirler choreography can also be found on our CMB Youtube channel. Initial drill number assignments will be posted by October 25. Plan to wear weather appropriate clothing for rehearsal on November 4. You will need your own band instrument, copies of your music, and your drill coordinate card.
Will I need to memorize my music?
Music memorization is optional.
How do I purchase tickets to the game for my family & friends?
Tickets for family members can be purchased at this link https://fevo.me/fw2023 for a 20% discount. REMEMBER: Participating Band Day Honor Band members DO NOT need to purchase an additional ticket. Thier ticket is part of their $55 registration fee. The Honor Band sits in Section 104 throughout the game and performs to both sidelines during the halftime show.