Band Day 2024

Band Day 2024



UVA vs. Maryland @ 8pm

Band 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 Band Day Event Guide for more information).
Every Band Day Honor Band member will 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 will begin collecting registrations soon.  Keep checking for updates! 
Registration is a two-step process. 
2. After your initial submission, you’ll receive an email from the UVA Band Directors to complete a more detailed form (via Secure Qualtrics) that gives us more details about you to best make Band Day happen (waivers, medical contacts, drop off plans, etc.).
The cost is $60.00 which is payable by check to "CAVALIER MARCHING BAND." Checks mailed in advance are preferred and can be made out to "CAVALIER MARCHING BAND."  We are also able to accept cash or check at Band Day check-in.  We DO NOT accept card or electronic payments.
Attendees are encouraged to mail payment in advance to:
Attention: Katelyn Rupe (UVA Band Day)
     UVA Department of Music
     112 Old Cabell Hall
     PO Box 400176
     Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176
*Please note that we are NOT able to issue a refund once payment and registration has been received.  Registration informatino is used to order meals, t-shirts, and other resources to prepare for Band Day.  If Band Day is completely cancelled, all payments will be reimbursed.
Participants & Family Members: Band Day Event Guide to see what to look forward to!


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.  

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 will be added to our 2024 Band DAy Colorguard Choreography YouTube playlist, and Twirler choreography will be found on our CMB YouTube channel.  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?

We are working with our partners in UVA Athletics to secure a Band Day Friends and Family discount code.  Please check back frequently for updates.