Homecoming 2018

Join us for the University's 100th Homecoming Celebration!

This year marks the University of Minnesota's 100th Homecoming, and you're invited to join your Band Alumni Family for some fun as the Gophers take on the Iowa Hawkeyes!

Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we have been unable to obtain a space for an UMBAS-hosted tailgate this year. Plans on an informal tailgate gathering are in the works; please email president@skiumah.org if you have spots in parking lots or other tailgate locations that you would be willing to volunteer for such a gathering.

We hope you will join us for the following events that are still taking place and available for registration:


Homecoming Parade:

Friday, Oct 5th - Homecoming Parade

5:30pm - Parade Line up

6:30pm – Homecoming Parade

8:00pm - Post Parade socializing at Sally's

We will line up for the Homecoming Parade at 5:30 p.m. with step off at 6:30 p.m. Uniform is Maroon or Gold tops and any pants/shorts. Registration is not required for the parade, but if you need to borrow an instrument please register or email homecoming@skiumah.org.

Kiddie Parade/Baby Band: Here is your chance to introduce your young ones to the excitement of marching band! Bring real or toy instruments, pom poms, flags, or whatever your kids will have fun with. Alumni parents who aren’t marching are welcome to march with their children. Strollers are also perfectly acceptable for those babies still finding their marching legs.

After the parade, all are welcome to socialize at Sally's in Stadium Village. Cash bar.

Homecoming Parade Registration

Halftime Performance:

Saturday, Oct 6th - Halftime Performance

This year marks the University's 100th Homecoming celebration and the UMMB has invited us to join them on the field for Homecoming Halftime! We will join the band in playing an arrangement of "I Got Rhythm" by Dean Sorenson, a medley of songs from Wicked, and Hail! Minnesota. Download parts here


Tentatively 8:30am - Halftime rehearsal at Bierman.

2:30 or 3pm – Kickoff! We will join the band at halftime.


Everyone performing halftime must register so we can plan for field logistics. If you need to borrow an instrument for this event, you must indicate this on your registration. Complete details can be found at the link below.

Please send any questions to homecoming@skiumah.org.

Homecoming Halftime Registration

Homecoming Game Tickets

We have a block of tickets reserved for UMN Band Alumni in Section 218. These tickets are $65 each and can be purchased through the link below. If you prefer, you may purchase a ticket on your own through other means. If you are performing at halftime, you must have a game ticket (whether purchased from the block or on your own).

Purchase Game Tickets