2022 Marching Hundred Homecoming
We are excited to welcome all former members of the Indiana University Marching Hundred, Drum Majors, RedSteppers, Drumline, Twirlers, and Flag Corps back to Bloomington for this year’s Homecoming game against University of Michigan. We also welcome back former Marching Hundred directors Ray E. Cramer and Stephen W. Pratt, who will be conducting the band on the field.
We are especially happy to welcome back all alumni RedSteppers, who are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their founding, and the members of the Rose Bowl Band, who this year mark 55 years since playing in Pasadena.
The weekend kicks off with the Homecoming Parade Friday, October 7 at 5:30 pm followed by the Homecoming game Saturday, October 8 at noon.
Registration is $35.00 per person and includes coffee and donuts Saturday morning, and a box lunch at Marching Hundred Hall prior to the Homecoming football game. Guests are welcome!
The RedStepper and Rose Bowl Reunion attendees will have additional registration charges. RedSteppers and Rose Bowl Band members will pay $50.00 for their activities. Please note you must first register for Homecoming before selecting the RedStepper and Rose Bowl add-ons.
Advanced registration is required for Alumni Band members and their guests. If you would like to attend Homecoming but not play, you may register as a Legacy Member. Please register by Monday, September 26, 2022.
The Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, October 7 at 5:30 pm. As we did in 2021, the Alumni Band will play for the IUAA VIP Tent and assembled guests in the half-hour before the parade’s 5:30 pm start. The band will set up on the steps of Cramer Hall. Rehearsal begins in Cramer Hall at 4:30 pm with the performance starting at 5:30 pm.
Those of you wishing to march with the Marching Hundred may do so once the parade starts. The parade route will begin at Woodlawn Avenue and 17th Street, in front of Cramer Hall, and proceed south on Woodlawn Avenue until the route turns left onto 13th Street. From 13th proceed to Fee Lane where the route turns left toward 17th, where the parade ends. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets and gather at the beginning of the parade route; there will be food trucks and activities in the lawn areas at Woodlawn and 17th Street. Golf carts will be available to transport participants with large instruments back to Hundred Hall. This is an optional activity and all band members, RedSteppers, and Flag Corps are welcome to participate. *Drumline alumni would perform "Indiana Our Indiana" and "Indiana Fight." Only Marching Hundred percussionists would perform the parade cadences.
HOMECOMING GAME DAY
The 2022 Homecoming Game vs. Michigan is at 12:00 pm. Saturday, October 8. Join your fellow Marching Hundred Alumni Band members for coffee and donuts, annual alumni meeting, pre-game rehearsal, and a pre-game lunch at Hundred Hall. Click here for the full schedule.
CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF DAVE WOODLEY
During Saturday's pregame, the Alumni Band will do two Dave Woodley arrangements: Start Me Up and Cheeseburger in Paradise. After the RedStepper halftime show, we will close with the Alumni Band and Marching Hundred playing a Dave Woodley arrangement: Get It On.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Dave at 7:00 pm on Saturday, October 8 in Cramer Hall. Special guest speakers will honor the Colonel's life before we play through several of his favorite arrangements. You can RSVP to attend and play here.
INSTRUMENT AND MUSIC DETAILS
Bring your own instrument, mouthpiece, and lyre. Sousaphones, baritones, mellophones, and percussion instruments will be available to those who register by September 23. Please indicate on your registration form that you need an instrument.
Music will be available to download from the Marching Hundred Alumni Website soon. Music will not be provided by mail.
RedSteppers and Flag Corps members will be contacted separately via email with links to the music and videos of the routines.
IU FOOTBALL TICKET INFORMATION
Your registration to participate on the field Saturday will generate an admission ticket. Game tickets for guests are not included and must be ordered separately by calling Kurt Pangborn in the Indiana Athletic Ticket Office at 812-855-9370. Be sure to mention the “Rusty Pipes” group at the start of your order. Adult tickets - $35.00. Order by Friday, September 30 to ensure your place in the group block. Seats will be assigned next to the band in the northeast corner of Memorial Stadium.
RUSTY PIPES ROVING BAND
The Rusty Pipes Roving Alumni Band will play in the tailgate parking areas prior to the pre-game on-field show. Please meet at 10:30 am at Cramer Hall to walk over to the tailgate areas together. This is an optional activity and all band members, RedSteppers, and Flag Corps members are welcome to participate.
MARCHING HUNDRED ALUMNI BAND APPAREL
In 2019, The Marching Hundred Alumni Council designed updated apparel for all Alumni Band members to give the band a more cohesive look. Items include shirts, jackets, and hats and there are options for Marching Hundred, RedSteppers, Drumline, and Flag Corps alumni. Our goal is to have the entire Alumni Band outfitted in the look again this year. Please click here to order by September 19.
If purchasing apparel is a barrier to your participation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will assist.
New alumni—Classes of 2020, 2021, 2022—if you are going to attend Homecoming, to welcome you to the ranks, you may request a polo, without charge. The polo must be picked up on Homecoming morning at check-in.
Please contact email@example.com by September 1, with your name, graduation year, and size to reserve your shirt.
We will honor Marching Hundred alumni who have passed away since October 2021 at our annual meeting. Please send necrologies to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact Brian Brase at email@example.com.
For the health and safety of the IU community, masks are recommended for those not vaccinated.Register