The Pride of McNeese Heads to London for the January 1, 2018 New Year's Day Parade!

The Pride of McNeese Cowboy Marching Band has received an invitation to perform in the 2018 London New Year's Day Parade.  The band will be fundraising and accepting donations to its travel fund during the spring of 2017.  Even with each individual band student paying $2,350, in order to make the trip, the band (through the McNeese Foundation) will need to raise approximately $180,000.  To donate, please go to the McNeese Foundation website:

Select "give now" and then select "online giving."  Finally, select "click to select designation" and choose "Marching McNeese to London"

To donate, you may also call the foundation office directly at 337-475-5588

Updates and Information for Students/Families

Current band members, parents and incoming freshmen, CLICK HERE for the London information packet

Interested students and parents should also sign up for text updates through our Remind App:

Text "@mcneeselo" (without the quotation marks) to 81010

INCOMING NEW MEMBERS FOR FALL '17: To be added to the online London Trip payment system, please send a request via email to:

Incoming new members may begin making payments at any time, up until September 1st, when everyone is required to be current with the payment schedule.

Every individual (students, parents, siblings) traveling to London MUST be up to date with the payment schedule by SEPTEMBER 1st.  Those not current with the payment schedule by September 1st will forfeit any payments made and will not travel to London.


Refunds / Cancellation / Travel Insurance Information

 In order to set up online payment accounts, the band office will need names and email addresses for ALL FAMILY MEMBERS traveling with us.  Please send that information to:  

Please remember, only immediate family members may travel with the band (parents and siblings).  The McNeese Foundation will be setting up a travel package for all other individuals wishing to be in London for the parade.  More info on that coming soon.