2024-2025 Gold Star Marching Band Season Schedule

First-Year Summer Orientation Sessions | Make sure to come say hello to us at our booth during the Resource Fair on your scheduled session!

Band Camp (Move-in dependent upon section as labeled below) 8/16/24 - 8/25/24

Leadership Camp | Thursday, August 15th - Friday August 16th, 2024

Drumline and Colorguard Move-in | Friday, August 16th, 2024

Brass and Woodwinds Move-in | Sunday, August 18th, 2024

Weekly Rehearsal is M/W/F 4:05 to 5:45 with location determined upon weather and content for the rehearsal.

All home games are an all day experience, starting with a Section Breakfast (~6am) leading to morning rehearsal at the Fargodome from 8am to 10am. Eventual call-time for marchover and President's Pregame Social TBD for each game.

TBD - Saturday, August 31st (Sun) | Minnesota State Fair Parade

September 2nd, 2024 | Labor Day - No School

September 7th, 2024 (Sat) | vs Tennessee State

September 21st, 2024 (Sat) | vs Towson (Homecoming Game w/ Boston Brass)

October 5th, 2024 (Sat) | vs North Dakota

TBD - October 12th, 2024 (Sat) | Youth in Music Marching Championships (Exhibition Performance)

October 19th, 2024 (Sat) | vs South Dakota State

November 2nd, 2024 (Sat) | vs Northern Iowa

November 11th, 2024 (Mon) | Veterans Day - No School

November 16th, 2024 (Sat) | vs Missouri State (Harvest Bowl)

**Playoff Dates TBD, Home Games Mandatory**

Non Mandatory Bison Pep Band Events

The Bison Pep Band performs at a variety of events during the school year, both on and off campus. We perform at all the home Volleyball Games during the Fall seemester, as well as Men's and Women's Basketball Games during the Spring semester. These events are encouraged to be present, however not mandatory, and hold no weight in the grading of Marching Band. (MUSC 111-01)

If you have any questions about the 2024-2025 schedule, including possible class conflicts, please message connor.challey@ndsu.edu