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NOTE:  Registration for the 2017 JMU Band Day is now closed!
Reservation Form & Payment Deadline: Sunday, September 10, 2017.

WELCOME to the 2017 JMU Band Day! 

We invite all high school marching band students to be a part of the JMU Band Day on Saturday, September 16, 2017.   Brass, Woodwinds, Guard, and Drumline are welcome to join us!  You will spend the day with the JMU Marching Royal Dukes, attend our game day rehearsal, rehearse with our section leadership and staff,  enjoy lunch and campus tours, and perform during the halftime show with the Marching Royal Dukes!

Signing up to participate is an easy two-step process: (1) simply click the reservation link below and complete the online form, then (2) submit your $25 event fee payment, and you’re ready to join us in September.  There is no nomination process and no limit to how many students can join us from your school.  Please feel free to review the information below in preparation for joining us in September!  ALL participants must make their reservation and submit payment by Sunday, September 10 at 11:59 PM in order to participate.  There will be no walk-ups taken, and no money collected at registration.

Online Reservation & Payment

Step One - Online Reservation:  

Online Reservation Form

Students must each register individually.  Online Reservation Forms are due by Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Step Two - Payment

$25 Event Fee is due by Sunday, September 10, 2017. Payments will not be accepted on-site.  

Pay Event Fee

NOTE:  In order to participate in this event, each student must be pre-registered.  We cannot accept walk-up participants on the day of the event, due to logistical concerns and limited facilities.  Online Reservation Forms AND Payment are due Sunday, September 10, 2017.
Tickets

All Band Day PARTICIPANTS & DIRECTORS will receive free admission to the event.  However, parents, family, and friends will need to purchase general admission tickets for the game.  DISCOUNTED TICKETS are available by clicking the link below:

Purchase Additional Discounted Tickets

Directions & Parking

To get to campus from I-81:

  • Take EXIT245 (Port Republic Road)
  • From the South, turn LEFT at the top of the off-ramp onto Port Republic Road.
  • From the North, turn RIGHT at the top of the off-ramp onto Port Republic Road.
  • You will turn RIGHT onto Carrier Drive (campus entrance).
  • Pass through the stop sign (you will see the stadium on the left).
  • Turn LEFT into the Godwin Parking Lot (@signal light).
  • You will circle around the lot (past the JMU Bookstore), and drop off in front of Godwin Hall.

REGISTRATION DROP-OFF is available in the Godwin Transit Lot - you will enter at the signal light by the JMU Bookstore.  This is for DROP-OFF ONLY.  Cars cannot remain in this area for more than 5 min.  After drop-off, students will enter the stadium through C gates (see map below) and register under the endzone stands.


EVENT PARKING (after drop-off) is available at any General game day parking lot.  It is recommended that you park your vehicle in the Warsaw Parking Deck, or other general lots (no charge).

BAND DAY CAMPUS MAP 2016

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE BAND DAY EVENT MAP (shown above).

Music

The 2017 JMU Band Day music selection is Bill Chase’s Get It On.  This is a JMU and MRD tradition – you can download your part (PDF) from the Band Day website.  When printing, you may have to shrink the size to fit into your flip folder if you choose to use one. 

COLOR GUARD (flag) – please see the video links below for choreography. 

WIND & PERCUSSION: CLICK BELOW to download your part for Get It On:

NOTE: MUSIC DOES NOT HAVE TO BE MEMORIZED.  However, if you choose to use music, please bring the necessary flip folder/lyre to accommodate. 

FLUTE/PICCOLO

CLARINET

ALTO SAX

TENOR SAX

BARI SAX

TRUMPET 1

TRUMPET 2

TRUMPET 3

MELLOPHONE

TROMBONE 1

TROMBONE 2

BARITONE (B.C.)

BARITONE (T.C.)

TUBA

BATTERY SCORE (Snare, Tenor, Bass, Cymbals)

COLOR GUARD - Full version with counts - CLICK HERE

COLOR GUARD - Full version with music - CLICK HERE

COLOR GUARD - Alternate version with counts - CLICK HERE

COLOR GUARD - Alternate version with music - CLICK HERE

Information for Students
Information for Parents

CLICK HERE to download EVENT INFORMATION SHEET.

TICKET REMINDER:  For all parents, family, friends, and guets, DISCOUNTED TICKETS are available for purchase. CLICK HERE to go directly to the JMU Athletics BAND DAY ticket site.

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