(Percussion, color guard, dancers, drum majors)


9:00 AM- 4:00 PM


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Bulldog Band Fest Showcase is Saturday! The cost to register your percussionists, dancers, color guard and drum majors for this exciting experience is $35! See information under Band Fest links below.

We also have a few need based sponsorships remaining for those who would like to attend. Click here to apply: Student Sponsorship Application

This event is open to percussionists, color guard, dancers and drum majors in grades 9-12. Please bring your own drum, cymbals, or flag.


($30 per person for groups of 8 or more)

Note: T-shirts will be mailed if none are available.

We are also accepting Bulldog Band Fest sponsorship for individual students and groups. Please click here for more details


Website: http://tinyurl.com/bulldogbandfest

Email: scsualumniband@gmail.com


Facebook: @SCStateBBF

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Twitter: @SCStateBBF

The S.C. State Marching 101 Bulldog Band Fest presents the Drumline & Auxillary Showcase will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The purpose of this event is to bring high school puercussionists, dancers, and colorguard together from across the state and beyond to the campus of South Carolina State University. The day will be filled with fun and practice which will end with a mass band performance at 5:00 pm.

The total cost of this event is $35 per person (individual). This fee covers the cost of an event t-shirt, mask, lunch, and souvenir. Group registration is $30 for groups of 8 or more. All Registration must be received by Friday, April 15, 2022. Students may still register on-site, but there is not a guarantee that a t-shirt will be available the day of the event.

Registration is non-refundable. If a student is unable to make the event or has to leave early, the registration fee WILL NOT be refunded. No personal checks will be accepted. Only cashier’s checks, money orders, or online payments will be accepted.

We are excited to welcome you to our campus to experience band life as a member of the famed SC State Marching 101 Band. Please let us know if there are any questions. You can email scsualumniband@gmail.com OR call Eric Williams, Band Staff at 803-533-3691.


  • Registration opens at 8:00 am in the Smith-Hamilton-Middleton (SHM) Memorial arena. Please park in the parking lot at Smith Hamilton Middleton (SHM). People will be there to direct you. The following forms of payment are accepted for onsite registration: Credit card, cash, cashier's check or money order, or Ca$hApp ($SCSUABA).

  • All University regulations in regard to Covid-19 protocols will be followed, including the wearing of masks. A waiver will be sent to all participants.

  • Student should bring his/her own drum, cymbals, or flag. This includes sticks, straps, leg rests, etc.

  • Students are encouraged to eat breakfast in the morning and bring a snack. We will also be selling snacks during the breaks.

  • Students should wear a white t-shirt and dress comfortably (no jeans). Please wear tennis shoes. We will distribute t-shirt to those who pre-registered. All others will be based on availability.

  • Color Guard/Dance Attire- White t-shirt, Black leggings, tennis shoes, dance shoes (dancers only). Click link above for more information. No jewelry.

  • Participants may bring a soft drawstring bag to store items and a water bottle, but it is preferred that students bring only bring what is necessary.

  • We will have a cookout/block party for lunch. If you have any dietary restrictions, please notify us at registration check-in.

  • Our culminating performance will be at 4:00 pm (location to be announced). It is free to the public so encourage your family and friends to attend. We will be selling SC State Marching 101 spirit items during this time.