Texas Tech University

Court Jesters


Court Jesters is an all-volunteer indoor atheltic band that performs at Red Raider Basketball, Lady Raider Basketball, and select Lady Raider Volleyball home games. This energetic ensemble serves as ambassadors of spirit and tradition for the univeristy. Any student enrolled at Texas Tech University can audition for a spot in Court Jesters.

A select group of 29 individuals are selected toward the end of the spring basketball season for the Tournament Band. This band travels to the Big 12 Tournament and the NCAA Tournament. Criteria to be selected for this group includes prior game attendance, availability, and instrumentation.

Audition Information

Students who are not currently enrolled in Goin' Band, but are interested in being a member of Court Jesters, can submit an online audition. Please click on the audition packet below for details on how to submit your online audition. Drum Set players should contact Dr. Pagán directly. 

Court Jesters Online Audition Information 

Online Audition Submission



The required attire for each game will include a Court Jesters polo shirt and ball cap with blue jeans. The price for each item is $25. You can also purchase both items together for $40. Please contact Mrs. Debbie Holt to purchase your attire.