Marching Knights AlUMNI Chapter
If you're more excited to see the band at UCF football games, you're definitely a Marching Knight! Join us as we reminisce, remember and reunite with the Marching Knights of yesterday and today. Best of all, there are no membership dues!
All Knights are welcome to join us for social, career and community events throughout the year.
Getting involved is easy! Here's how:
- Update your alumni profile so we have your current address and contact info.
- Use the social media links above to get connected.
- Contact us and let us know you're a Marching Knight.
- Find Knights in your neighborhood with the online alumni directory.
- Do business with Knight-owned companies.
- Interested in a volunteer position? Let us know.
Carla Cordoba, '94
Associate Director, Constituent Programs
- Sasha Ruiz, '13, '15 | Chair
- Erin Dockery, '03, '07 | Vice-Chair
- Eric Burris, '06 | Events Co-Chair
- Alexandria Ayala, '15 | Events Co-Chair
- Leigh Nash, '14 | Philanthropy Chair
- Jordan Pakrosnis, '15 | Communication Chair
The UCF Marching Knights Alumni Chapter hosts its annual reunion the weekend of the Homecoming football game. The event includes lots of fun events, where you can catch up with old bandmates, and introduce yourself to current members.
For more info, read through our FAQ list below.
Q. When is Homecoming 2016?
A. Homecoming is Oct. 10-15. The Marching Knights reunion will take place Oct. 14-15. The Homecoming football game is on Oct. 15 against Temple.
Q. When is the registration deadline?
A. Sept. 23. If you register between Aug. 22 and Sept.4, the cost for registration is $30. If you register between Sept. 5 and Sept. 23, the cost for registration is $35. REGISTER NOW
Q. I'm no longer able to attend the reunion. Can I receive a refund?
A. Refunds will be given through Sept. 23 and refund requests must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the 23rd. We are unable to issue refunds after that time.
Q. What's included in the price of the reunion?
A. Registration includes a social Friday night, a meal prior to the game and a commemorative gift. Marching Knights Alumni t-shirts and polos will be available for purchase in addition to registration. This year’s t-shirt or polo are required to march on the field during the halftime performance. A portion of the net proceeds will benefit chapter operations and student scholarships.
Q. Is the price different if I'm not planning to march in the halftime show?
A. No. The price is the same whether or not you are marching in the halftime show.
Q. Do I have to have this year’s Marching Knights Alumni polo or t-shirt to march during the halftime show?
A. Yes, in order to march you must purchase and wear either the polo or the t-shirt. The polos are a great option as they can be used again if you plan on marching again next year.
Q. What T-shirt sizes are available?
A. T-shirts: S-4X, unisex, 100% cotton
Polos: Women’s S-4X and Men’s S-4X, 100% polyester Sport-Tek
Q. If I'm not attending the reunion, can I still purchase a reunion T-shirt/Polo?
A. Unfortunately, no. Reunion t-shirts and polos will not be sold separately. They are only available for purchase with your reunion registration payment.
Q. What's the attire for marching on the field?
A. Attire must be this year’s reunion t-shirt or polo,khaki shorts or pants and closed-toe shoes/sneakers.
Q. Where will the event be prior to the game?
A. The catered meal will be available outside the music building after practice concludes.
Q. What's the schedule for the weekend?
A. The schedule will be dependent upon game time. Game time can be announced as close as six to 10 days prior to game day. Check back for tentative schedules as the event date approaches. When schedules become available, they can be found at: ucfbands.com or ucfalumni.com/marchingknights.
Q. When will the game time be announced?
A. The game time can be announced as late as six to 10 days prior to game day. We have schedules prepared for each option. The events listed will not change. Only the timing will be affected.
Q. Can someone pick up my packet for me on Friday night if I'm unable to attend?
A. If you are unable to attend the Friday night event, you will be able to pick up your packet Saturday morning.
Q. Is practice on Saturday mandatory?
A. Yes. In order to participate on the field during the halftime show, you must attend practice prior to the game.
Q. How do I access the music and performance videos?
A. Music and videos will be available online at ucfbands.com. Once you register for the Marching Knights Reunion, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link and password to access the music by instrument and videos for dance, majorette and guard.
Q. Do I have to pay for a game ticket?
A. No, you do not have to pay for a game ticket if you and all of your registered guests walk in with the band one hour prior to the game. You will receive information about where to enter the stadium after the game time has been announced.
Q. Can we leave after the halftime performance?
A. Yes. However, you need to let us know in advance so we can accomodate your instrument return. Please email us by Oct. 7 (5 p.m.) if you plan to leave the game early.