The Chippewa Marching Band at CMU

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July 27 – 29                 Percussion Mini Camp

August 11-13                 Color Guard Mini Camp

August 18 – 27            Pre-Season Training and Rehearsal Camp

                                       8/18 Leadership, 8/19 Drums & Guard, 8/20 Winds

 August 23                    Traditions Day/Spirit Session with the Team

 August 27                    Stadium Performance – 6:00 pm

 August 28                    Regular Classes Begin

 August 31                    UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

 September 23             MIAMI UNIVERSITY – Band Day

 October 14                  UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO – Homecoming

 November 3                PRISM CONCERT  in Staples Hall

 November 8                EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

 November 24              NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSIY

 December 1                MAC Championship – Ford Field

 December 3                Marching Band Banquet – 5:00 pm

All HOME football performances are indicated in CAPITAL LETTERS.  Other performances are indicated with italics.  We will not likely have performances on September 9, 16 or 30, October 7, 21, or 28, or any Saturday in November. We will rehearse on almost all Fridays through the season. We will not rehearse on Friday, September 1 or on Labor Day. We will LIKELY not rehearse on Friday October 20, Friday November 10, or Wednesday November 22. The December 3 MAC Championship Game Day prep will depend on when kick-off is set by ESPN. The MAC will participate in as many as FIVE or MORE bowl games. Our involvement, pending an invitation, funding, and our availability, is TBA. Coach Bonamego intends to advance to post season. Make plans to play for the Championship and another exciting trip a Bowl!  FIRE UP CHIPS!!!!