• 2015 Big Red Marching Band --- Photo Credit: Bill Schloo

Souderton Big Red

The BRBB—Big Red Band Boosters, Inc.—is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization. Read more about us.

Indoor Ensembles

The Volunteer SignUp is posted at SignUpGenius.com. For each of our six regular competition days, we need at least (4) chaperones, (2) truck crew, and (1) truck driver. Visit the Volunteer page for details.

Next Competition: Daniel Boone HS on Saturday, February 20th.

Performance times:
Encore! Percussion Ensemble: 4:48 pm
Forte Winter Guard: 7:26 pm

Encore! Percussion Ensemble

    • Check the calendar for practice and competition dates and times.
    • For a printable calendar, visit the Downloads page.

Forte Winter Guard

    • Get your vintage Forte t-shirt! That’s right, it’s not too late to buy last year’s shirt — contact Mrs. Tink to find out how.
    • Check the calendar for practice and competition dates and times.
Sundaes in the Park: Be a Patron!

Every year, the BRBB acts as one of the service clubs who provide concessions during one of Souderton Parks Concert Sundaes events. This is a great fundraising opportunity for us. This year, our date is June 26th (also the fireworks rain date). Every service club is asked to provide a minimum of $500 in patrons. Patrons are listed in the Concert Sundaes Program for the entire season.

Would you be a patron?
— Download the patron form from our the Downloads page
— Make checks out to BRBB and write “Concert Sundaes Patron” in the memo line.
— Return the patron form and your donation to the Red Box by Tuesday, March 1st.

Marching Band Uniforms: Return date #2 will likely be in February, date and time TBD

New this year: The marching band will not wear the uniforms in the 2016 Memorial Day Parade.

  • Tunic and pants. Dry clean, except for the snap-on neck band in the tunic. Take this out, hand wash it, then snap it back in after the tunic is dry-cleaned. This way, it cannot be lost during dry-cleaning. (In that case, you would have to purchase a new neck band.)
  • Raincoat. Machine wash your raincoat (Need directions? Read the Uniform Care Guide)
  • Repairs? Do any repairs need to be made to your uniform, shako, or shako box? Tell us!
  • Hanger. Return the wooden hanger(s) that you were given in August. There is a $5 fee for every hanger that doesn’t come back.
  • Tag. Did you receive a tag (long, rectangular, on pink cardstock and with a wire loop) with your uniform last August? If so, it has your uniform numbers on it. Take a moment to look at those numbers and the numbers on your uniform. If a number is different, tell us when you return it. Oh, and return the tag, too!
  • Color Guard: Wash and return your raincoat. Follow Mrs. Tink’s instructions for your uniforms.
USBands PA State Championships: Big Red places 3rd!

On October 31, 2015, the Big Red Marching Band won 3rd place in the U.S. Band State Championships – Division IV A! What a great accomplishment! Your show looked and sounded fabulous. What a great reward for all your hard work. We love you guys and are very proud of you. Congratulations from the Big Red Band Boosters!!!!!

2015 SAHS Homecoming: Congratulations!

Congratulations to SAHS Big Red Marching Band Drum Majors Matt Gargano and Sara Mack, the newly-crowned Homecoming King and Queen!

Drum Majors Sara Mack and Matt Gargano at the 2015 Homecoming Game            2015 SAHS Homecoming King and Queen

Drum Majors Sara Mack and Matt Gargano at the 2015 Homecoming Game.

Raise $$ … and then raise some more without doing anything extra :-)

If you haven’t signed up for our ShopWithScrip program yet, you’re missing out on one of the simplest ways to raise $$ for the marching band, indoor percussion, and winter guard programs.

If you’re a confirmed ShopWithScripper, did you know that you can effortlessly increase the amount raised? Use scrip when you:

  • Order from Domino’s of Souderton on Dough Raising Days.
  • Use AmazonSmile.

You raise $$ when you purchase Domino’s and Amazon scrip. They kick in more when you use it. For details, visit our Fundraising page.

Using Student Credit or Scrip

You can use Student Credit or funds in your Scrip account to pay for certain expenses.

Student Credit: Students accumulate student credit through specific fundraising opportunities held during the year. When students participate in a designated fundraiser, they are allocated a certain portion of the profit from the fundraiser. These funds are simply an allocation of internal BRBB funds and will not be paid out to students or families under any circumstances. The allocation can only be used to pay for trips, the BRBB participation fee, and director-mandated uniform components.

Scrip: A Scrip account is similar to Student Credit, but: it is funded via rebates you receive from making Scrip purchases, it is your money, and it is not limited as to its use.

Student Credit and Scrip allocations are maintained by the BRBB Treasurer and posted monthly on the filing cabinet outside of the band director’s office, above the Red Box.

To use student credit or Scrip funds, submit the appropriate Request form:

  • Paper copies are in a plastic sleeve on the side of the filing cabinet by the Red Box in the Band room.
  • PDF forms are available on the Downloads page.
About volunteer clearances

For detailed information, read the new BRMB Volunteer Clearances Guide. Two versions (one is short, the other has lots of details) are posted on our Downloads page. You should also visit the SASD Volunteers page.

Volunteer clearance requirements, in a nutshell:

  • Every volunteer—both Casual and Program—needs to turn in the 2015-16 SASD Community Volunteer Registration and Disclosure Statement.
  • As of the 2015-16 school year, all Program Volunteers do need to turn in the Act 151 Child Abuse clearance and the Act 34 Criminal History Report. Both of these clearances are now free for volunteers and can both be completed online.
  • All Program Volunteers need to have a PPD test on file with the District.
  • Some Program Volunteers also need to submit a Federal Criminal History Record; this clearance requires fingerprinting and has a cost of $27.

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