Honda Battle of the Bands
January 28, 2012
Start time – 3:00 pm
Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
Tickets available on
Dome Ticket Office: 800.745.3000
Event Website: www.hondabattleofthebands.com
Come witness this mind-blowing band performance that promises to be a real treat. It’s a complicated exhibition show featuring historically Black colleges and universities from across America battle it out for scholarship funds and bragging rights. Reserve your party suite today and make this experience count for business and pleasure. Contact 404.223.8200 or email email@example.com for pricing and availability.
Summary of Event
Celebrating its’ 10th anniversary, Honda Battle of the Bands was created to celebrate, support and recognize the excellence of Black college marching bands and the unique academic experience offered by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Honda annually awards more than $200,000 in grants to participating marching bands during the program period.
Performing Schools (in order of performance):
- Jackson State University
- Virginia State University
- South Carolina State University
- Albany State University
- Winston-Salem State University
- Tennessee State University
- Prairie View A&M University
- Bethune-Cookman University
For more information about the band order and position, click HERE.
2012 Honda Battle of the Bands HBCU Recruitment Fair
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012
10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m
Georgia World Congress Center, Building C, Georgia Ballroom
FREE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Representatives from historically Black colleges and universities will be on hand to speak with thousands of prospective students .Attendees will learn valuable information about HBCU admission requirements as well as the requirements for joining an HBCU marching band. Admission is free to the public.
Getting to the Dome
The Georgia Dome is located to the immediate west of the downtown Atlanta area on the corner of Northside Drive and Georgia Dome Drive. The Dome is also accessible by the MARTA rail system via Vine City and Georgia Dome stations. Parking is at a premium on event days, so taking MARTA is highly recommended. For complete information on MARTA visit itsmarta.com. Many MARTA stations offer free parking lots.
While traveling to and from the Dome, all drivers are encouraged to follow the directions of traffic police.
For Complete Traffic and Parking Information please click here.
Accessible parking spaces are available in the Red Deck and Silver Lot on a first-come first-served basis. Disabled parking placards will be checked by parking personnel and/or law enforcement to ensure the person who has been issued the placard by the State is present in the vehicle. Due to the limited number of spaces in the silver lot and red deck the occupants of the vehicle must have valid game day ticket to access the parking lot.