Rutgers University Band Alumni Association
Hello everyone and welcome to our website.
With the 100th anniversary of the Marching Scarlet Knights and the 40th year of RUBAA's existence there are a lot of exciting things that will be occuring this year. I highly encourage you to regularly check back here as well as our social media pages for important information. I hope to see you at as many of the fun events this year to celebrate both milestones.
-Nicole Setzer ENG '07 RUBAA President
HOT OFF THE PRESS
Open Rehearsal & Cocktail Reception
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th
5 to 7:30 p.m.
Party Deck inside High Point Solutions Stadium
Join us on Friday evening, September 25, for a cocktail reception while we watch the current Marching Scarlet Knights rehearse for their game-day performance. A reception will be held on the Party Deck at High Point Solutions Stadium where guests will be greeted by members of the 100th Anniversary Committee. Special guests from Mason Gross School of the Arts and Rutgers Athletics will attend, and after their rehearsal, Band Director Tim Smith and select undergraduate band members will stop by. But not to worry— this won’t be an evening of speeches! This smaller social gathering will provide a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends.
$40 per person. Registration is limited to 75 people.
Includes food, wine and beer, non-alcoholic beverages, dessert, coffee and tea.
PRE-GAME TAILGATE PARTY
Saturday, September 26 — 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
This is the official anniversary bash! Includes a full brunch buffet (a selection of breakfast and lunch options), unlimited wine and beer, non-alcoholic beverages, dessert, coffee and tea. Advance registration and payment is required. Check-in table will be located at the Tailgate Party tent. All registered guests will receive a wristband for entrance into the tent. Valid ID is required in order to be served alcoholic beverages. Advance registration and payment is required for this event. No walk-ins will be permitted.
LOCATION: BLOCK R PARTY / ATHLETES GLEN
We will have our own private tent set up in Athletes Glen for this event. Wristbands are required for entrance to the tent.
COST: $65 per ADULT
$45 per CHILD, 16 and under
Children 2 years old and under are free of charge.
100TH ANNIVERSARY HALFTIME PERFORMANCE
Only alumni who attend the Pre-Game Tailgate Party will be invited to participate in the 100th Anniversary halftime performance. Game tickets are required.
Band alumni attending the Tailgate Party are invited to participate in the 100th Anniversary halftime show (details to be provided with event confirmation).
Game tickets are required. See RSVP form for discounted ticket information.
Saturday, September 26: 12:00 p.m.
Discount group tickets are available for this game. Seats are located in the corner / endzone (opposite end of the stadium from the undergraduate band/student section). Tailgate Party attendees will receive their game tickets at check-in at the event tent. If you purchase game tickets but are not attending the tailgate party, your tickets will be available at the will-call window at the stadium. VALID ID IS REQUIRED TO PICK UP TICKETS AT THE WILL-CALL WINDOW.
COST: $30 per ticket
The first 50 confirmed* registrations may receive a FREE RAC parking pass ($20 value). Only attendees of the Pre-Game Tailgate Party are eligible to receive a parking pass.
*RSVP form must be complete and legible, with accurate payment enclosed — checks only.
If you do not have a parking pass, information about game-day parking can be found here.
Donate to the Uniform Fund
To help celebrate the Marching Scarlet Knights 100th Anniversary, funds are being raised to outfit the band with new uniforms. $200,000 is needed to make this a reality. Consider making a tax deductible donation today.
If you make a donation of the following amount, you will get the incentive listed next to the amount
- $250 - 100th anniversary patch
- $500 - name swen into a uniform with an acknowledgement letter from an undergraduate student
- Every increment of $500 will be your name sewn into a uniform
To make a donation please go to this website: uniform fund