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2016 Alumni Band

Greetings Carolina Band Alumni! We hope you will be a part of the 41st Annual Alumni Band as we perform on November 5, 2016, during the Homecoming game against the University of Missouri.

Two easy steps to participate:

1. Register for the 2016 Alumni Band
Submit the registration form and participant fee.

2. Purchase Game Ticket    
Non-season ticket holders must purchase game ticket through the Athletics Ticket Office at a discount rate for band alumni and alumni band guests. Alumni Band seating location this year is southeast area - section 17.

Purchase your ticket here.
We heard you! If you are a season ticket holder and prefer to remain in your personal stadium seats you may certainly do so and join the Carolina Band for Pre-Game, Halftime and Post-Game performances. Just register for the 2016 Alumni Band and join us for the day.


The 2016 Alumni Band experience is more exciting than ever – old favorites and new features

Friday, November 4
Reconnect with Band Alumni and Raise Scholarship Funds           

9:30 a.m. Annual James K. Copenhaver Band Scholarship Memorial Golf Tournament
Register here – deadline October 7

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Alumni Band Silent Auction
The Carolina Band Alumni tent will host our Silent Auction located in the vicinity of the Homecoming 2016 Carolina Block Party. We appreciate the USC Alumni Association welcoming us to this event so that band alum can participate in the evening activities.
Homecoming 2016 Carolina Block Party: Through the Decades
Location: Greene/Lincoln Streets by Colonial Life Arena
USC Alumni Association invites alumni to take a trip back to your college days as they celebrate Homecoming 2016 and the opening of West Campus: Foundation Square. Come and enjoy music from the decades featuring the band, Simply Irresistible. Food trucks will be on hand.   Beer will also be available for purchase. This event is free and open to all alumni.

Saturday, November 5
Your Gamecock Game Day Experience –  USC vs. Missouri      

Attend an exciting SEC football game and perform with the Carolina Band...

  • in Gamecock Park at the Homecoming Pep Rally prior to the game
  • during the traditional pageantry of the USC Pre-Game Show
  • during “Back To The Future” Halftime Show    
  • in the stands during the Carolina Band Post-Game performance

Please help spread the word by contacting your friends and posting on social media to share this information about the 2016 Alumni Band events!

Kirk Randazzo
President, USC Alumni Band