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The Pride of Wildcat Land

Kansas State University Marching Band

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Pride of Wildcat Land. Located at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, the 300+ member "Pride" performs at K-State Wildcat football games in the fall and represents Kansas State University at many other events.  These events include bowl games and pep rallies as well as administrative, Alumni, and Foundation functions.

The K-State Marching Band is under the direction of Dr. Frank Tracz, Director of Bands, and Mr. Don Linn, Assistant Director of Bands.

If you are a prospective student and are interested in obtaining more information about our band program and scholarship information, please click on the "Sign up Now" button to the left, to complete a Prospective Form. This form does not obligate you to K-State nor our program. From this form we are able to send you important information to help you make an informed decision.

Please explore the links to the left to learn more about our history, songs, traditions, personnel, organizations, and other resources of the Kansas State University Marching Band. If you are prospective band member and would like more information complete our online prospective member form, call us at 785-532-3816, or schedule a campus visit!



10:00am - Staff/Tubas/Drums Load Truck at McCain
10:30am - Penske Truck departs for EAST SIDE Parking lot at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.  Truck will park on the SE corner of the East Lot (in the Bus Stalls) between the Basketball Training Facility and Peters Rec.  All students and guests may park on the East Lot as well.
11:00am - Call - Unload Truck at East Side Lot Bus Stall. Students and guests may park in the East Lot as well. 
11:30am - Warm Up/Tune in Parking Lot
11:45am - Move into Stadium and Play as Directed
12:45pm - National Anthem
1:00pm - Kick Off!!
Post Game - Turn in Instruments to Truck on East Side, KKY and TBS will provide food after we WIN!!!

Click here to download a detailed instruction sheet for the spring game.

Congratulations to the 2014 KSUMB Auxiliary!

Congratulations to everyone who auditioned for the K-State Marching Band auxiliary! Our groups for the 2014-2015 year are posted below. Welcome to the family!

2014 Drumline Mini Camp May 3rd featuring guest clinician Jeff Moore. Admission is free and open to any high school or junior high school student that wants to attend. Visit the drumline page for more information.

Information for 2014 KSUMB Members

2014 Band Camp Report Dates (Camp concludes Aug. 24th)

Staff Reports:
Sunday, August 17th

Leadership Reports:
Monday, August 18th

Rookies/New Members/Percussion/Auxiliaries Report:
Tuesday, August 19th

Veterans Report:
Wednesday, August 20th