University of Delaware
Fightin’ Blue Hen Marching Band

 
2017 BAND CAMP SCHEDULE
 

WHO ARRIVES

WHEN & WHERE TO ARRIVE

UDMB FIELD STAFF Thursday, August 17; Christiana Commons 3-5PM
ALL Colorguard, Twirlers, and Percussion Friday, August 18; Christiana Commons 3-5 PM
1st Year Brass and Woodwinds Saturday, August 19; Christiana Commons 3-5 PM
Returning Brass and Woodwinds Sunday, August 20; Christiana Commons 3-5 PM
   

DATE

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Thursday, August 17 STAFF CAMP
Friday, August 18 Percussion Auditions and Guard/Twirler Rehearsal 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 Perc./Guard/Twl – 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
1st Year Brass/Woodwind rehearsal 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday, August 20 Perc/Guard/Twl/1st Years – 8:00 AM - 11:00PM
5:30 PM Part placements for Upperclass tpt/tbone (if requested)
FULL ENSEMBLE Rehearsal – 6:00 - 11 PM
Monday, August 21 FULL ENSEMBLE: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday, August 22 FULL ENSEMBLE: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday, August 23 FULL ENSEMBLE: schedule coming soon!
Thursday, August 24 FULL ENSEMBLE: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday, August 25 FULL ENSEMBLE: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, August 26 Guard: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; FULL ENSEMBLE: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 27 Open Rehearsal, Friends and Family Show plus 1743 Days/GAME DAY 101 @ UD STADIUM!! time TBA (but later afternoon into late evening!!!
 
 
2017 Performance Schedule
 

DATE

EVENT

Thursday, August 31 Home Game vs Del State
Saturday, September 16 Home Game vs Cornell — BAND DAY
Saturday, September 30 Home Game vs JMU
Sunda, October 1 Collegiate Marching Band Festival in Allentown, PA (All Day Event)
Saturday, October 7 Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional (HOST!) (all Day Event)
Saturday, October 14 Home Game vs William & Mary — TWIRLER DAY
Saturday, October 21 Home Game vs Richmond
Saturday, October 28 AWAY GAME @ TOWSON (not full band but a LARGE portion!)
Sunday, October 29 Newark Halloween Parade (1:30 - 4:30 PM)
Saturday, November 11 Home Game vs Albany
Sunday, November 12 Band Banquet @ Clayton Hall (6 – 11pm)
Saturday, April 21 Spring Game — Time TBD

POST SEASON

Fri. or Sat., November 24 or 25 1st round FCS Playoff Game
Fri. or Sat., December 1 or 2 2nd round FCS Playoff Game
Fri. or Sat., December 8 or 9 3rd round FCS Playoff Game
Fri. or Sat., December 15 or 16 4th round FCS Playoff Game
January 2016 FCS National Championship Game in Texas
Date TBD Spring Football Game!!!!