Welcome to the internet home of the Bearkat Marching Band, the largest spirit organization on the campus of Sam Houston State University! For over 80 years, the Bearkat Marching Band has provided entertaining music and crowd-pleasing shows for countless students, fans, and alumni of the university. Whether you are a prospective student, current or former Bearkat, or just a friend of the band, we hope you enjoy your visit to our webpage and invite you to return often for updates and announcements about the BMB.
2016 SHSU Marching Festival at Bowers Stadium on October 8!
BMB selected for special award at 2015 Sammys
This terrific video, produced for the Sammy Awards Ceremony, shows who we are!
Interested in becoming a BMB member?
Contact us through the Online Information Request Form
If you have any questions, please feel free to send us an
email at: BMB email
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Our 2016 Season
- 2016 BMB Performance Calendar, (as of 2/1/2016)
- Tryout date is April 9, 2016
- 2016 Tryout information
- Color Guard
- Drum Line
- Register for Summer Band, second bullet under "Registration" below
- See Drum Line information - 2016 audition packet now posted!
- 2016 Summer Band, August 14-20 - All members
- 2016 BMB Summer Band Online Registration Form LINK NOW ACTIVE!!
- All members: please complete the online registration form
- This gives us the information we need for
- early check-in for dorm residents
- housing for percussion, color guard and twirler camps
- marching instrumentation
- shirt sizes
- August 14 events: Registration follow up, Orientation, Dorm Check-in
- Summer Band Daily schedule and social activities
- 2016 Football Season Ticket Information - Coming soon: Special value for parents!
All season ticket holders will receive tickets to all home games at Bowers Stadium as well as tickets to the Battle of the Piney Woods in Houston, first priority for home playoff game tickets, and first priority for National Championship tickets.