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!


ClassSchool NameSTEP-OFF
 Gates Open1:45 PM
 Welcome & National Anthem2:20 PM
1AGlenbrook North High School2:30 PM
1AWheaton Warrenville South HS2:45 PM
1AHarry D. Jacobs High School3:00 PM
1ARockford Public Schools District Marching Band3:15 PM
1AMarengo Community High School3:30 PM
1AGrant Community High School3:45 PM
1ANiles West High School4:00 PM
2AArgo Community High School4:30 PM
2ARound Lake High School4:45 PM
2ABatavia High School5:00 PM
2AAmos Alonzo Stagg High School5:15 PM
 NIU Huskie Marching Band5:30 PM
 Announcement of Scores5:45 PM
3AGlenbrook South High School6:15 PM
3ALemont High School6:30 PM
3AKaneland High School6:45 PM
3AWarren Township High School7:00 PM
3AWaubonsie Valley High School7:15 PM
3ADeKalb High School7:30 PM
3APike High School7:45 PM
4AJoliet West High School8:15 PM
4ANeuqua Valley High School8:30 PM
4AProspect High School8:45 PM
4AOak Creek High School9:00 PM
4AJohn Hersey High School9:15 PM
 NIU Huskie Marching Band9:30 PM
 Announcement of Scores9:45 PM