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Gator Band Alumni Association

The Gator Band Alumni Association (GBAA) supports the University of Florida Fightin' Gator Marching Band, also known as The Pride of the Sunshine, the official marching band for the University of Florida. Be part of the excitement – join the Gator Band Alumni as we nurture scholarships, program support, and community patronage and participation.

Do we need this information? -->(The UF Marching Band has been recognized nationally and received the highest honor a collegiate band with the Sudler Trophy in 2013, also known as the “Heisman Trophy of the collegiate band world” presented by the John Phillip Sousa Foundation. The Gator Marching Band was invited to perform at the 2012 Olympics in London. The band plays at every Florida Gators home football game in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and also performs at various other events such as pep rallies, parades and the annual Orange and Blue Spring Scrimmage game. The Gator Pep Band performs at all UF basketball games.)

Double up of info? -->Join Gator Band alumni to support the sound and spirit of the Gator Nation. Annual alumni support and general donations to the Gator Band support scholarships and greatest needs of the Fightin' Gator Marching Band. View related funds.  Download more information

Nice quote from Bill --> “I attended UF on a scholarship, so this was a debt that I needed to repay. Giving this scholarship was one of the happiest experiences of my life, and I would recommend it to anyone.” –Bill Booth, BA Music ‘70, Gator Band Alumnus and Legacy Donor