Mark Your Calendars for the 2019 McNeese Alumni Band!

Saturday November 2


***All Items in bold apply to the Alumni Band.

8:00-9:00            Instrument Checkout at the Band Hall (340 E. Sale Rd., Lake Charles, 70607)

9:15-10:30          Practice at the rehearsal field (Intramural Fields across the street on the corner of Common St. and Sale Rd.)

10:30-11:30       Social in the band hall (TPOM is invited to interact with alumni as well)

12:00                   TPOM Reports to H&HP

12:15                   TPOM Warm-up for Cowboy Walk

12:45                   Cowboy Walk

2:10                      TPOM lines up

2:20                      TPOM Parades to the Alumni Center (you may perform at the alumni center if you wish)

3:15                      Arrive at the Stadium (Alumni should enter with TPOM)

3:40                      TPOM moves into positions for pregame

3:50                      TPOM Performs Pregame

4:00                      Kick-off (you may perform in the stands if you wish)

Halftime TPOM and Alumni Band Perform Together (Runaway Baby, 24K Magic, Joli, Fight Song)
The halftime performance will be facing the WEST side of the stadium (press box side)

* Performing members of the alumni band will be admitted to the stadium through the ramp entrance free-of-charge.  Each alumni band member will be provided a wrist band. Family members must purchase a ticket and enter through the ticket entrances.  Seating is general admission in the alumni band area, so those family members can join you there.  Contact the McNeese ticket office at 337-562-4MSU.

Additional information and music will be emailed to registered participants in late October. Please email any questions to: or


Joli Blon (All)

On McNeese (All)

24K Magic (All)

Runaway Baby (All)


Stand Cheers



Alto Sax

Tenor Sax


Trumpet 1 / 2 / 3

Tbn 1 / 2



Say Amen (All)



Bass Drums


Swag Surfin



Alto Sax

Tenor Sax


Trumpet 1 / 2 / 3

Tbn 1 / 2




Frequently Asked Questions

What does it cost?

Participation in the 2019 Alumni Band is Free!

What do we wear?

Black pants and a blue McNeese shirt. We will sale Alumni Band shirts (optional) at instrument checkout for $15, but these are not required. If you are interested, please check the box on the form below.

Will food be provided?

Limited snacks and drinks will be provided at the 10:30 social in the band hall. TPOM will be feed after the cowboy walk, however, we do not have enough food to feed the alumni band at this time. We encourage you to eat at your friends and family at your favorite local eatery or join in at your favorite tailgate location.

Can I perform with TPOM at the Cowboy Walk, Alumni Center, or in the Stands?

Yes! We want you to enjoy the day, relive some memories, and interact with the awesome members of the 2019 edition of TPOM. We welcome you to perform with us throughout Gameday, however, the only required event will be halftime. All others are optional and encouraged.

To secure you performance spot for 2019, please complete the following Participation Form:

Name *
Address *
What you will be playing/spinning/twirling/doing for the day
Instrument Info *
Note: We are only able to provide: piccolos, tenor saxes, mellophones, baritones, sousaphones, flags, snares, tenors, basses & cymbals. We are very limited in numbers, so if you can borrow one elsewhere, please do so.
Would You like an Alumni Band T-Shirt
If you would like an alumni band t-shirt for $15 please check your size. We will make the order approximately 2 weeks prior to the event.