Join the Marching Band

Covid Adjustments

Limited marching band activities until 1/31. In person rehearsals and basketball performances will begin again on Monday, January 31st.

Sectional rehearsals can be held and are encouraged ESPECIALLY for those planning to participate in the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade beginning 1/10. All sectional participants must pass the Daily Symptom Survey, use instrument specific personal protective equipment if indoors, and may not exceed 10 participants in a group. If you have not received your instrument-specific personal protective equipment, please email to request it.

Leadership meetings will be held via Zoom beginning 1/10. Please see your emails for Zoom links and more information if you are an officer or section leader.

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Marching Band Registration


Registration for the 2021-2022 UC Davis Marching Band is open! The Marching Band has been back in action since August, and there are still tons of opportunities to perform with the band if you are interested in joining! Register or fill out our interest form, and we will get back to you quickly about scheduling an orientation session and to learn about upcoming performance opportunities!

The UCDMB proudly welcomes new members of all experience levels. Whether you're a seasoned player or you've always wanted to play in the most spirited organization on campus, we've got a place for you! We offer lessons and mentorship to students who are learning an instrument for the first time.

If you are ready to register, instructions are below. If you have questions to ask before registering, please fill out our interest form or send an email to


UCDMB Membership ($87.59) helps cover the cost of:

  • Your full informal uniform (hat, shirt, jacket, sunglasses) for new members
  • Transportation to all major events (Away football games, SF Chinese New Year Parade, conference basketball playoffs)
  • Dry cleaning for your full dress uniform
  • Printed music folder
  • Instrument rental

To register for membership in the UC Davis Marching Band:

  1. Go to the Campus Recreation membership portal.
  2. Log in using your Kerberos ID (current students) or create an account (incoming first year students).
  3. Select "Marching Band Fall Registration"
  4. Follow the prompts to check out.

2021-2022 UC Davis Marching Band Interest Form