Texas Tech University

Goin' Band from Raiderland

 CONTACT US: goinband@ttu.edu   |  p: 806.834.3455

Important Dates

May 1, 2024 - Goin' Band scholarship application deadline

May 3, 2024 - Returning Goin' Band member music audition deadline

May 10, 2024 - New Goin' Band member music audition deadline

June 1, 2024 - Drum line audition information becomes available

June 30 - July 6, 2024 - TTU Band and Orchestra Camp

July 6, 2024 - Lubbock Visual Mini Camp 

July 13, 2024 - San Antonio Visual Mini Camp

July 14, 2024 - DFW Visual Mini Camp

August 10-16, 2024 - Summer Band 

Goin' Band Registration

*May 2024 Update

We are currently in the process of evaluating the Goin' Band music band audition submissions. Once evaluations are complete, students will receive an email with audition results and information regarding the registration process. 

2024 Audition Information

2024 Goin' Band audition music and criteria for wind players is now available. Please visit the Music Audition page for more details.

Drum line audition material will be available by June 1, 2024 and those auditions will be held in person and on campus in August during Summer Band.

Anyone interested in audition for the Color Guard should visit the Texas Tech Colorguard Page

2024 Goin' Band Scholarship

Visit the Scholarships link in the menu above to read about and apply for a 2024 Goin' Band Scholarship. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2024. 

Summer Band

Summer Band is a required week-long training camp held the week prior to the start of the fall semester. During that week we work on music and marching fundamentals, and learn the drill and music for our pregame and halftime shows. The Summer Band 2024 dates are Saturday August 10 - Friday August 16. 

Visual Mini-Camps

We offer an optional instructional camp for wind players in July (no instruments required). This 3-hour mini-camp gives all potential members an opportunity to learn our marching technique prior to Summer Band. Dates and locations for summer 2024 mini-camps are below:

  • July 6, 3:30pm-6:30pm in Lubbock
    • Texas Tech University School Music Building
  • July 13, 1:00pm-4:00pm in San Antonio
    • La Quinta Riverwalk, 303 Blum St, San Antonio, 78205
  • July 14, 3:00pm-6:00pm in Dallas
    • Westin Galleria Dallas, 13340 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, 75240

Click on this link to sign up for a Mini-Camp

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Established in 1925, the Goin' Band from Raiderland is the oldest student organization on campus. Proud to uphold the traditions of Texas Tech University, the Goin' Band is committed to performing exciting field shows that connect with all generations, as well as providing music to promote school spirit and enhance the game day experience! Representing nearly every major available at the university, the 400+ members of the Goin' Band from Raiderland seek to entertain and inspire.