Athletic Bands

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Athletic Bands Program

Bringing the Sound of the Sandhills to football games, parades and more.

Become Part of a Family

Be eligible for scholarships, early registration, free gear, and our academic success program.
Over150 participants throughout all the programs
Become part of the traveling tournament band which travels to basketball tournaments. 

Who Can Join?

Marching Band

  • Anyone who plays a instrument is invited to join following a placement audition which will help with proper part assignment and ensemble placement.
  • Priority is given to freshman and returning members.
  • Current students who have not been in athletic bands are required to audition for a slot with preference given to students who have participated in concert band.

Color Guard

  • Anyone is invited to audition. 
  • Priority is given to students who have color guard experience and/or dance training.
  • Returning students and current Campbell students audition in April.
  • Freshman and transfer students can audition during orientation.

Please enjoy the following selection from the Campbell University “Sound of the Sandhills” Marching Band: “Pretty Fly (for a Band Guy)”

This selection comes from our Pregame Show and is entitled “The Entrance”. This would be played at the start of the the show and prepares the athletes and crowd for an intense bout!


Another selection from the Pregame Show, “Traditions” showcases athletes from all across the Campbell University campus and includes our rendition of the Campbell University “Alma Mater”.

The final selection from our Pregame Show, “The Purge” embodies the excitement and anticipation that precedes the start of another thrilling Campbell Camels Football game!

Are you a Campbell Grad?

Are you a Campbell University graduate who was a member of University Bands? Stay in touch by completing our Alumni Update Form.

Complete the Alumni Update Form