High School Band, Cheer, and Dance Day

Marching Band students on the field at TCF Bank Stadium in a formation shaped like the state of Minnesota.
High School Band, Cheer, and Dance Day at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

High School Band Day at Huntington Bank Stadium

Saturday, September 7, 2024 vs. Rhode Island, Time TBA

High School Bands are invited to join the Minnesota Marching Band and perform in Huntington Bank Stadium during a Gopher Football Game!

  • Marching is NOT required of high school students; concert bands are welcome to join us!
  • At least one music educator MUST accompany band student participants.
  • Music does not need to be memorized for the performance; students may use lyres on the field.
  • Sheet music will be provided for free.

Due to field capacity registration is limited. All bands who register will be invited to participate on a first come, first served basis. Due to NCAA recruiting rules, only bands within 150 miles of the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities can participate. All schools will need to purchase tickets for their respective band students and band staff members to participate.

MUSIC:  The University of Minnesota is providing all music to participating schools free of charge.  The theme for this halftime show is "Hits from 2014."


  • Tickets for participating band students band staff members for a discounted rate. 2024 Rate: TBD
  • Additional tickets can be purchased by family, friends, school administrators, etc. for a discounted rate. 2024 Rate: TBD
  • We will provide a unique ticket link that can be shared with these individuals to purchase tickets at the exclusive rate.

Save the Date Webpage

For information about bringing cheer and dance teams, contact mnmarch@umn.edu