Goin' Band Association News

Alumni Band Day 2016 – Schedule of Events

The Board of Directors are excited to announce the tentative schedule of events for Alumni Band Day 2016! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email us via our Contact Page.

Saturday, September 17
11:00 AM — Registration Opens
2:00 PM — Annual Meeting of Members
2:30 PM — Indoor Rehearsal
3:00 PM — Outdoor Rehearsal
4:00 PM — GB16 Fan Performance, Dinner for ABD participants and guests
5:00 PM — Buses depart to the stadium
5:15 PM — ABD Participants and GB16 March Over to the Stadium
6:05 PM — Kick-Off

We will be sitting in Section 113 once again this year (upper deck next to the jumbotron) and will be escorted thru section 13 to access the field.

Hot GBA Summer Events!

We’ve got some upcoming events to heat up your triple-digits even more:

Mini-Camps for prospective incoming Goin’ Band members – join us as we greet and answer parents’ questions

Get Togethers – fun fellowship with your area Goin’ Band alumni/friends

Cook-Out – volunteer with us as we cook and serve hamburgers to the ENTIRE Goin’ Band From Raiderland.

MONDAY, JULY 11 – LUBBOCK
GBA/Band Camp Get Together
Nick’s Sports Grill & Lounge (North)
2323 Mac Davis Lane
6:00pm

SATURDAY, JULY 16 – LUBBOCK
Goin’ Band Lubbock Mini-Camp
TTU School of Music
3:00pm – 6:00pm

FRIDAY, JULY 22 – ARLINGTON
Goin’ Band DFW Mini-Camp
Sheraton Arlington
1500 Convention Center Circle
Noon – 3:00pm

SUNDAY, JULY 24 – SAN ANTONIO
Goin’ Band Central Texas Mini-Camp
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center
900 E. Market Street
Noon – 3:00pm

SUNDAY, JULY 24 – SAN ANTONIO
GBA Get Together
La Hacienda
18747 Redland Road
5:00pm

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20 – LUBBOCK
GBA Cook-Out for Goin’ Band
Band practice lot
Noon-prep  4:30pm-serve

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us on our Contact page. We hope to see you there!

Alumni Band Day 2016

The Board of Directors are excited to announce that Alumni Band Day 2016 has been set for September 17th at the football game against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs! Registration for this fun-filled event opens today inside the Members Portal (login required). You must register before September 1 in order to guarantee your spot in the weekend activities. Just like last year, only performing members will receive a free ticket into the stadium. All non-performing members and guests will need to purchase a ticket at a reduced rate of $25 per person.

However, if you are a member at one of the following levels, GBA will purchase guest tickets on your behalf at no additional cost to you:

  • Director – 1 Guest Ticket
  • Silver Director – 2 Guest Tickets
  • Gold Director – 3 Guest Tickets
  • Platinum Director – 4 Guest Tickets

Extra guest tickets can be requested during registration and you will receive an invoice for the ticket costs. This invoice MUST be paid prior to September 1st.

Please keep in mind that you do NOT have to march and/or play to participate in our activities. Buses are provided for those unable to march to the stadium.

Finally, we announced last year that we would hold a contest for #ABD2016 to determine the Honor Group this year. Whichever Band (1/2/3) can bring in the most registrations by September 1 will be crowned the Honor Group at Alumni Band Day.

Stay tuned to our website, Facebook, and Twitter feeds as we’ll be posting updates to Alumni Band Day 2016 as they are confirmed. Also, don’t forget to use the hashtag #ABD2016 on social media as you share information with your friends and family.

We look forward to seeing you all this fall!

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