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Welcome to the JMU Marching Royal Dukes! For the 2020 Season MRD Camp has been cancelled.  Please see below for updated information.

COVID-19 Details

The Marching Royal Dukes traditional Pre-Season Camp previously scheduled for August 19 - 25, 2020 has been CANCELLED.  

Please review the information below carefully, as it outlines our NEW Pre-Season Schedule and provides details to help you prepare for the upcoming season.

MRD Season Check-In

All MRD members must check-in for the season Friday, August 21 - Tuesday, August 25, 2020, between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM.

Registration will take place in the North Endzone (under band stands) at Bridgeforth Stadium.  Parking is available in the Champions Parking Deck.  At that time, all members will receive their season information packet, MRD items, and check-out school-owned instruments and/or equipment.  

Check-In Schedule

Members living on-campus will check in for the season on your JMU move-in day.
Members living off-campus your check in for the season using the schedule below: 

Friday, August 21, 2020 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Members living on-campus who move in on this day
Mellophones
Baritones


Saturday, August 22, 2020 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Members living on campus who move in on this day
Trumpets
Trombones
Tubas
Colorguard


Sunday, August 23, 2020 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Members living on-campus who move in on this day
Flutes
Clarinets


Monday, August 24, 2020 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Members living on-campus who move in on this day
Alto Saxophones
Tenor Saxophones
Percussion


Tuesday, August 25, 2020 (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Members living on-campus who move in on this day
COVID-19 Details

As per JMU policy, face masks must be worn at all times during the check-in process.  Please be aware of signage and other markings that will indicate appropriate physical distancing. 

New Student Orientation

Due to our adjusted pre-season schedule, all new members will be able to attend their Orientation as scheduled by the university.  Please visit the JMU Office of Orientation for information about your upcoming Orientation experience.

You will be receiving more information regarding 1787 Orientation in August.

Registering for the Class

Enroll in the Class via MyMadison

All memembers must be registered for the approiate sections by our first regular rehearsal (Wednesday, August 26, 2020). If you have not registered for MUAP 237/537, by this deadline you will not be allowed to participate in the Marching Royal Dukes.  Unfortunately, there can be no exceptions made for this requirement.

Returning Members - MUAP 237, Section 0001

All returning Wind, Percussion, and Guard members of the Marching Royal Dukes MUST be registered for MUAP 237 - Section 0001.

Dukettes - MUAP 237, Section 0002

All members of the Dukettes Dance Team MUST be registered for MUAP 237 - Section 0002.

New Members - MUAP 237, Section 0003

All New Wind, Percussion, and Guard members of the Marching Royal Dukes (Freshmen or Transfer Students) MUST be registered for MUAP 237 - Section 0003.

Graduate Students - MUAP 537 - Section 0001

All Graduate Students should enroll in MUAP 537 - Section 0001.

Class Conflicts

If you have a class conflict and are unable to enroll for the appropriate class, please click the appropriate link below to download the appropriate override form.  Once this form has been completed, it needs to be submitted to the University Registrar's Office (Student Success Center). 

Returning Members Only: Override Form MUAP 237 - Section 0001

Dukettes Only: Override Form MUAP 237 - Section 0002

Freshmen/New Members Only: Override Form MUAP 237 - Section 0003

Parking Information

All students who will have a car on campus must have purchased and properly displayed your new parking permit by Monday, August 31, 2020.

Parking Passes and Temporary Permits can be purchased at the JMU Parking Services Office located at the entrance to the Champions Parking Deck. 

The JMU Band Office will not be responsible for tickets received during camp or the season.

Please visit www.jmu.edu/parking for more information.

Additional Questions

Please visit the Camp Information pages listed on the dropdown menu to the left, and download the Camp Info Packet.  Once you've reviewd all of that information, if you have additional questions, please email MarchingRoyalDukes@jmu.edu.

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