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2011 Homecoming Weekend

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, September 30 on High Street.

WVU vs Bowling Green Game-Day Schedule - The "Pride of West Virginia" wants you on hand to celebrate Homecoming with the Mountaineers on Saturday, October 1 as WVU hosts the Falcons of Bowling Green.

  • 8:00 am - 9:30 am - Alumni Band Practice on the band practice field at the WVU Coliseum

  • 9:00 am - Guard & Drums rehearsal begins (sorry, not open to the public)

  • 10:30 am - Full Band Rehearsal (sorry, not open to the public)

  • 12:30 pm - Rehearsal ends

  • 12:45 pm - Mini-band performs around the stadium parking lots

  • 11:10 pm (approx.) - Mini Band performs for "Mountaineer Mantrip"

  • 2:00 pm - Band meets in Sectionals on the Hill

  • 2:45 pm - Full band gathers to march down hill

  • 3:05 pm (approx) - Alumni Band Performance (Be in your seats to make some noise!)

  • 3:10 pm (approx) - WVU Band pre-game show

  • 3:30 pm - Kick-off, WVU vs Bowling Green

  • Halftime - "Movie Show" - Theme from "The Cowboys," Theme from "Spiderman" by Michael Buble (featuring the WVU Feature Twirlers), and Theme from "Pirates of the Caribbean."

  • Post-game - Short post-game concert in south endzone of stadium.

Visit the WVU Alumni Band web site for a full schedule of Alumni Band weekend activities.