All high school and junior high band students are invited to join “Arkansas’ Band of Distinction” for Arkansas Tech University Band Member for a Day 2023 on Saturday, Nov. 11.
The event will begin with a 9-10:30 a.m. rehearsal at Simmons Bank Field at Thone Stadium. Visiting students should wear casual athletic attire that is appropriate for the weather.
From 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., ATU Band Member for a Day participants will be divided into three groups that will take part in each of the following activities:
*Lunch at Chambers Cafeteria (complimentary for the first 500 registrants courtesy of the ATU College of Arts and Humanities, the ATU Office of Admissions and the ATU Division of Academic Affairs)
*An academic fair and tailgating games
After a half-hour to change into their band uniforms from 12:30-1 p.m., ATU Band Member for a Day participants will report to Nutt Residence Hall (1505 N. El Paso Ave. in Russellville) at 1 p.m.
From there, band members will participate in the traditional pre-game warm-up, march to the stadium and pre-game performances.
Kickoff for the football game between Arkansas Tech and Harding University is scheduled for 2 p.m. Admission will be free for all ATU Band Member for a Day participants, who will sit in the stands with the Arkansas Tech band and perform on the field during halftime. It is anticipated the game will end at approximately 5 p.m.
Game tickets for the family members of ATU Band Member for a Day participants and the general public are available for purchase at www.arkansastechsports.com/tickets.
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Register for ATU Band Member for a Day 2023 at www.atu.edu/bands/bod-memberforaday-form.php.