Homecoming 2016 Alumni Band Registration
Homecoming 2016 Alumni Band Schedule
Friday, October 7
TBA: Marching 110 percussion section “Uptown Tour”
Saturday, October 8
8 a.m. : Parking opens on West Green off Shafer Street (lot TBA). There will be no shuttle service this year, so give yourself plenty of time to park and walk to the parade staging area at the OUCU.
8:30 a.m.: Instruments and Alumni Band float arrive at OUCU on Shafer Street.
9 a.m.: Warm up for the parade or take your place on the Homecoming Parade float.
10 a.m.: We will play one of the standards at the Baker Center reviewing stand on Park Place.
11 a.m.: Rehearsal for Halftime (location TBA). The Halftime dance is “Play That Funky Music.”
Noon: Lunch near the practice location provided by band parents.
1 p.m.: Line up near the practice location. Walk into Peden Stadium and take seats in Section 122 for pregame jam session.
2 p.m.: Kick off OHIO v. Bowling Green football.
3:30 p.m.: Halftime. Alumni Band will enter the field at the end of the Marching 110’s show.
5 p.m.: Don’t go – there’s a postgame show! Borrowed instruments must be returned after halftime or immediately after postgame.
Sunday, October 9
10 a.m.: OUMBSAF open meeting (location TBA).
HOMECOMING EVENT DETAILS:
Instrument Rental—More information on how to reserve an instrument will be provided soon. Please keep checking back for updated information.
What to wear:
Top: “Never Too Old to Funk” shirt; OUMB “blacks”; “Ohio University Alumni Band” polo’ other APPROPRIATE OU-related green, black, grey, or white shirts ONLY; band jacket.
Bottom: Jeans and tennis shoes
During the parade:
ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOL! University Program Council will remove any unit from the parade that violates this policy.
Saturday Tailgate Lunch—provided by Band Parents. $5 per person. Please pay at the door; cash OR credit will be accepted, but please register yourself and guests below so we know how many of you will be having lunch. This is open to 110 Alumni and their families.
Game tickets—A limited supply of tickets to the football game are available for family and friends at the reduced price of $17 (tickets are $35 at the gate). Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-575-CATS. Mention that you would like seats with/near the alumni band. You may also order tickets online at tinyurl.com/BobcatPromo and entering the code BCA. Preordered tickets may be mailed or held at Will Call.
To donate to the Ronald P. Socciarelli Scholarship fund-- Visit http://www.ohio.edu/advancement/gift.cfm. Choose from one of the online donation options - "Make a One-Time Gift," "Fulfill a Pledge," or "Start a Recurring Gift" and select "Ronald P. Socciarelli Scholarship" from the drop-down box.
Questions? Email Homecoming committee chair Elissa Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**All times, locations and events subject to change or cancellation. Please check our Facebook page or OUMBSAF website frequently for updates and for the link to register for Homecoming.**