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

Remember: Everyone checks in on assigned date whether living in the dorms or not. First rehearsal follows right after check in and dinner.

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 Check out of dorms 6:00 - 9:00 am; FULL ENSEMBLE: 10:00am - 4:00pm
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!! (more info coming soon – watch Facebook!
 
 
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!!! @ 3:30pm

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 2018 FCS National Championship Game in Texas
April 21, 2018 Spring Football Game!!!! @ 3:30pm