The Chippewa Marching Band at CMU

2019 • Ninety-Seventh  Season
July 25 – 27 Percussion Mini Camp
July 26 – 28Color Guard Mini Camp
August 16 – 25 Pre-Season Training and Rehearsal Camp
8/16 Leadership, 8/17 Drums & Guard, 8/18 Winds
August 21Traditions Day/Spirit Session with the Team
August 25Stadium Performance– 6:00 pm
August 26Regular Classes Begin
August 29vs. UNIVERSITY OF ALBANY
September 14vs. UNIVERSITY OF AKRON – Band Day
September 28Exhibition Performance in Archbold, OH – Details TBA
October 5vs. EASTERN MICHIGAN
October 12 vs. NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY – Homecoming
November 2vs. NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
November 8PRISM CONCERT in Staples Hall
November 29vs. UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO
December 7MAC Championship– Ford Field
TBAMarching 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 7 or 28, October  19 or 26, or November 9, 16, or 23. We will rehearse on almost all Fridays through the season. We will not rehearse on Friday, August 30 or on Labor Day. We will LIKELY not rehearse on Wednesday November 27. The December 7 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 McElwain intends to advance to post season. Make plans to play for the Championship and another exciting trip a Bowl!