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Throughout each season, the UMass Marching Band Parents Association provides updates and information about the band, their schedule and logistics, and other relevant topics. Please check this section often to stay informed!

Football Tailgating at Gillette & McGuirk Stadiums

The UMBPA tailgate has grown over the years to be a fiesta of food, with multiple grills, tents, tables and some of the most delicious food one can find, enjoyed by dozens of band families and friends.

New Parent Orientation Meeting

After you drop off your bando, come hear from band staff and fellow band parents all about the band, schedule, tailgating, events, game ticket info, dorm move-in, etc.

MICCA Burger Burn

Between UMMB MICCA Finals performances, the UMBPA will host a “burger burn” cookout for UMMB members & staff. Donations needed!

Allentown Weekend

One of the favorite traditions of the UMMB is participating in the Collegiate Marching Band Festival in Allentown, PA. 25+ collegiate bands from all over come together for a day of great exhibition performances.