HOMECOMING 2018: ATHENS STATE OF MIND

GENERAL INFORMATION

Homecoming 2018 will take place on October 20, 2018, during the OHIO vs. Bowling Green football game. The Marching 110 Alumni Band will continue the tradition of performing in the Homecoming Parade and with the Marching 110 during halftime and postgame of the football game.

Go to https://www.ohio.edu/homecoming/ for the official OHIO Homecoming website.

SCHEDULE

Friday, October 19

  • 5:15-6:45 PM - Marching 110 Rehearsal, Peden Stadium (Walter Field House if inclement weather). NO CREDENTIAL REQUIRED.

  • Approx. 8:00 PM - Marching 110 Drumline "Uptown Tour"

Saturday, October 20

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  • Uniform for the day: Black, Green, White, or Gray shirt, OU or OUMB branding preferred. There are to be no other colors and/or inappropriate insignias on the shirt or shorts permitted.

  • 9:00 AM - Parade line-up & staging. In new location (Parking Lot 152, see map on right. OU Credit Union is #117 on map.). Retrieve Instruments from 110 Storage Units (lot 143, where the DMC box is) by Pruitt Field by 9:30 AM. Parking has been made available to the Alumni Band members in Lot 109 until 30 minutes after parade step-off.

  • 10:00 AM - Parade step-off; same route as last year. We will have options for those who cannot march in the parade but want to ride on a wagon.. Parade Route Map.

  • 11:30 AM - Parade concludes; Dance rehearsal location is on the grass fields behind Peden. Routing from the parade route to the practice field may be different due to construction around Clippinger, so listen to instructions the morning of the parade. Peden Stadium is NOT open to Alumni to watch the 110 rehearsal due to security.

  • 12:00 PM - Rehearsal concludes; Tailgate Dinner in Aquatics Grove ($5 at the "door")

  • 1:40 PM - Marching 110 Pregame Begins

  • 2:05 PM - Kick-off, OHIO vs. Bowling Green. Alumni perform at halftime and post-game with current 110.

REGISTRATION

It is important for all of our Marching 110 Alumni who intend to participate register for the weekend. This provides the 110 and athletics with an approximate number of individuals to plan accommodate for the tailgate meal, tickets for the game, and seats in the stadium.

Click HERE to register for Homecoming 2018.

INSTRUMENT RENTAL

The Alumni Band utilizes the Marching 110's practice instrument during the Homecoming Weekend. A $.01 fee is assessed though the system, so this system is mostly just to track the inventory. Quantities are limited, so it is recommended to reserve your instrument early! If you do not reserve an instrument, there will not be one there for you to use!

Click HERE to reserve an instrument for Homecoming 2018.

TICKETS

Once again this year, all Alumni Band members will be required to present a ticket at the gate for admission to Peden Stadium. These tickets are provided to participating Alumni by OHIO athletics, and will be distributed immediately following the rehearsal prior to the game.

For family tickets, please follow the information below. You will NOT be given your free ticket with these purchased tickets, and will need to receive your free ticket the day of the game.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE GAME TICKETS

Promo code is ALUMNIBAND. Click on the link below and enter that code in the box. Tickets are $20 each (including a $2.00 per ticket fee). All tickets are sent electronically (Print at Home or Mobile tickets) through this promo code.

WRISTBANDS

Beginning this year, a wristband will be required for field access at halftime for security purposes. This is to ensure only 110 Alumni are given access to the field for Homecoming. Wristbands will be given out at the parade practice/line up by OUMBSAF board members as well as after halftime practice with the game day tickets. 

Alumni without a wristband will not be permitted to be on the field for halftime and stopped by security from entering the field area.

MUSIC

The Marching 110 will be presenting BOSTON for Homecoming this year. The Alumni Band will conclude the halftime show with COOL THE ENGINES.

Click HERE to download the music for COOL THE ENGINES. (Finale parts are being created and will be posted soon!)

Below is music for all the standards for all winds and percussion.