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Homecoming Weekend: WVU vs Syracuse

Homecoming Parade - "The Pride of West Virginia" and the WVU Alumni band will be featured in the Homecoming Parade along with many high school and middle school bands from the surrounding area. Join us for the festivities, which begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, October 22 on High Street.

WVU vs Syracuse Game-Day Schedule - The "Pride of West Virginia"  wants you on hand to celebrate Homecoming with the Mountaineers on Saturday, October 23 as WVU hosts The Orange.

  • 5:30 am - Guard & Drums rehearsal begins (sorry, not open to the public)
  • 7:00 am - Full Band Rehearsal (sorry, not open to the public)
  • 9:00 am - Rehearsal ends
  • 9:15 am - Mini-band  perform around the stadium parking lots and for the team's arrival at the Puskar Center
  • 10:30 am - Band meets in Sectionals on the Hill
  • 11:15 am - Full band gathers to march down hill
  • 11:35 am (approx) - Alumni Band Performance (Be in your seats to make some noise!)
  • 11:40 am (approx) - WVU Band pre-game show
  • 12:00 pm - Kick-off, WVU vs Syracuse
  • Halftime - Outstanding Alumni Presentations, band performing "Born to Be Wild" featuring the WVU Twirlers, Homecoming Court Festivities, and the band's closer will be "To Tame the Perilous Skies"
  • Post-game - In the stadium short post-game concert
Visit the WVU Alumni Band web site for a full schedule of Alumni Band weekend activities.