Enjoy performances from some of the Midwest’s best high school marching bands at our 10th Annual Red & Black Fall Classic! Held at NIU’s Huskie Stadium, the competition includes bands from Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. 2019 marks Phantom Regiment’s 17th year hosting this annual marching band festival.

The show starts at 2:20pm this Saturday, September 28. For schedule, ticket prices, parking and other information, visit: regiment.org/band/show

Produced in conjunction with the NIU Huskie Marching Band and sponsored by Bob Rogers Travel, the Red & Black Fall Classic includes special performances by the NIU Huskie Marching Band!

Join us as we cheer on over 2,500 high school performers this Saturday at the Red & Black Fall Classic!


Be sure to pick up your OFFICIAL Red & Black Fall Classic t-shirt!

Only $15 on sale AT the event!


Class School Name STEP-OFF
  Gates Open 1:45 PM
  Welcome & National Anthem 2:20 PM
1A Glenbrook North High School 2:30 PM
1A Wheaton Warrenville South HS 2:45 PM
1A Harry D. Jacobs High School 3:00 PM
1A Rockford Public Schools District Marching Band 3:15 PM
1A Marengo Community High School 3:30 PM
1A Grant Community High School 3:45 PM
1A Niles West High School 4:00 PM
2A Argo Community High School 4:30 PM
2A Round Lake High School 4:45 PM
2A Batavia High School 5:00 PM
2A Amos Alonzo Stagg High School 5:15 PM
  NIU Huskie Marching Band 5:30 PM
  Announcement of Scores 5:45 PM
3A Glenbrook South High School 6:15 PM
3A Lemont High School 6:30 PM
3A Kaneland High School 6:45 PM
3A Warren Township High School 7:00 PM
3A Waubonsie Valley High School 7:15 PM
3A DeKalb High School 7:30 PM
3A Pike High School 7:45 PM
4A Joliet West High School 8:15 PM
4A Neuqua Valley High School 8:30 PM
4A Prospect High School 8:45 PM
4A Oak Creek High School 9:00 PM
4A John Hersey High School 9:15 PM
  NIU Huskie Marching Band 9:30 PM
  Announcement of Scores 9:45 PM