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UW Band Alumni Reunion 2021

It’s time to get the band back together on September 10 and 11. Attend this year’s celebration with the UW Band Alumni Association, taking place in and around the campus area. With a mix of free and paid activities, you’ll enjoy a weekend jam-packed with Badger festivities.

Questions? Contact Jeff Wendorf ’82 at

Schedule of Events

Friday, Sept. 10

3 p.m.            The Bill Garvey ’73 Memorial Golf Outing
Yahara Hills Golf Course
6701 US-12, Madison
Includes nine holes of golf with a shotgun start, golf cart, and donation to the UW Band Alumni Association. Refreshments will be provided afterward along with prizes and the Rooney Raffle. Please arrive by 2:45 p.m. to secure your tee time.
7 p.m.Weekend Kickoff Event
The Red Zone (formerly Regent Street Retreat)
1212 Regent Street, Madison
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres; cash bar available
(No registration necessary.)

Saturday, Sept. 11

Noon–12:30 p.m. Registration and Instrument Checkout (tubas and percussion only)
Band practice field
Pick up your game tickets, music, blocks, charts, T-shirts, and instructions for the day. Parking will be available in Lot 60 ($5 for the day)
If you are unable to obtain your materials at the practice field, they will be available at Union South after 2:30 p.m. (Masks are required to enter all UW campus buildings.)
12:30–2 p.m.Practice
2:30 p.m.Tailgate at Union South
(Registration required. Masks are required to enter all UW campus buildings.)
4:15 p.m.Union South Pregame Concert
(No registration necessary.)
5 p.m.Assemble for Pregame Run-On
Those participating in the pregame run-on will assemble along the east wall of the parking garage on the north side of the stadium. You will need a football ticket to enter the stadium and a wristband to perform.
5:30 p.m.Pregame Run-On
Registration and wristband required.
6 p.m.Kickoff
You must sit in your assigned seats with your horn.
7:30 p.m.Halftime
9:30 p.m.
Sixth Quarter Postgame Party at Union South
Complimentary refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.
(No registration necessary.)

In accordance with UW–Madison COVID-19 guidelines, the protocols for fans attending Badger home football games are outlined below:

  • All ticketed fans will be required to wear masks at all times when in an indoor area of Camp Randall Stadium, regardless of vaccination status, unless actively eating or drinking.
  • The indoor mask requirement includes, but is not limited to, restrooms, elevators, suites and club seating areas, Bucky’s Locker Room, first aid rooms, Guest Services locations, and the press box.
  • Masks will not be required but are strongly encouraged in outdoor public spaces, particularly for unvaccinated individuals. Outdoor public spaces include the entry gates, concourses, concession stands, and seating bowl.
  • Please visit the Camp Randall COVID-19 protocols page to review the most up-to-date policies.

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association will follow applicable COVID-19 public health guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff at this in-person event. All registered guests will be sent information about COVID-19 protocols prior to the event. If updated guidance requires further changes to the date, time, or location of the event, registered guests will be notified via email.

Stay Connected

Converse, share photos, and get in touch with fellow alumni on the UWBAA Facebook page.