The USF Herd of Thunder Athletic Bands aim to provide quality entertainment to a wide variety of audiences; support our athletic teams with pride, perpetual spirit, and integrity; and create a musically enriching and enjoyable experience for every member. Current and alumni members of the band are invested in creating and maintaining a warm and welcoming environment where the contributions of all are valued and appreciated. We consistently strive for the highest degree of performance while representing the University of South Florida with class, dignity, and enthusiasm.

Audition and Camp Information

-HOT Color Guard and Feature Twirler Auditions will be held on May 16, 2015. For more information, please contact Jamie Dyer

-HOT Drum Line Auditions will be held on August 10-11, 2015. Both days are required. We will hold three informal camps (May 23, June 20, and July 25). All of these are optional and not required for audition. More information will be posted closer to summer.

-HOT Drum Line and Color Guard Pre-Camps (for all students that earn a spot on the drum line and color guard) will be August 12-14, 2015.

-HOT Band Camp will be held August 16-21, 2015. More information will be posted closer to summer. Click here to read the Marching Band Handbook!