Saturday, August 31, 2019
5:30a — Check-in at Westbrook Music Building (WMB)
Check in outside WMB to pick up your name badge, lanyard and football ticket(s) if purchased. Flagline members will pick up their flags when they check in outside WMB. If you checked in on Friday night you can skip this line.
Reserved instruments can picked up in the cage (basement of WMB).
Halftime music and fight songs along with flagline cheat sheets will be provided via pdf, only to those who have registered. The email with the download link will come approximately two weeks in advance. You MUST bring your music with you as it will not be provided.
Once checked in, you must wear your lanyard as this is needed for entry into WMB and onto Tom Osborne field. You can only enter WMB through the northeast doors to pass security. Other doors are locked for security of the building and safety of the students. Only registered alumni will be on the security list. Family and guests will not be allowed in the building.
6:00a — Music Rehearsal at 130 WMB
- Instrumentalists will stay in 130 WMB to rehearse music.
- Flagline and Twirlers meet outside WMB to walk to Memorial Stadium where they’ll meet with the captain/rank leaders of the current flagline to learn the routine.
6:30a — Field Rehearsal at Memorial Stadium & Group Photo
Wait in the stands or sideline until your section is called to the field. Once placed, the Alumni Band will exit the field to practice the entrance and exit from the field for halftime, as well as practice our music with the current band. This rehearsal should last about one hour.
Following rehearsal, meet in the east stands, section 9 (where the CMB sits) for a group photo and Husker Karaoke.
7:30a — Break
Optional Boxed Breakfast — must have ordered and paid in advance. Alumni will be able to pick up inside WMB following outdoor rehearsal and group photo. The boxed breakfast includes an egg sandwich with bacon and cheese (vegetarian option is egg, cheese, black bean and roasted red pepper), homemade granola bar, yogurt and berry parfait. Coffee and water to drink.
9:15a — Warm-up at WMB
- Snider Scholarship Recipient(s) announced!
- Instrumentalists meet back in room 130 WMB for a final rehearsal of the music.
- Flagline and Twirlers meet outside Kimball Recital Hall for final rehearsal.
9:45a — Line up east of WMB
Line up in front of WMB in parade formation to march down to Memorial Stadium. We will leave after the CMB outdoor concert.
11:00a — Kickoff and Performance at Memorial Stadium
When not performing, the Alumni Band will sit on the sidelines on the East side of the field. We will work with the Band and Athletic departments to be able to play a couple of times during the game, but please be aware that this may not be possible. Each game is scripted as to what is played on Husker Vision and when the band can play. Because of limited seating, only performing alumni will be able to sit in the chairs on the sidelines.
Post Game on Tom Osborne Field
Following the game, the alumni band will line up on the field to march back to WMB following the CMB’s post game performance. Alumni flagline will line up behind the current UNL flagline to perform with them for the CMB post game performance.