1. Consisting of anywhere from 20-200 indivuduals, who are usually crazy, perverted, people.
2. Cult of band geeks
3. The "people" that take over the band hall and sit in it in the morning. When some random person walks past the band geeks reach out and say in creepy voices "Join us!"
4. The definition of randomness
5. On trips, ultimate hell breaks loose; what happens on the band bus stays on the band bus
6. Competitions are how a band geek spends his/her weekends from september until early november
7. Band camp=base of "One day at band camp stories;" consumes all of summer
8. Made up of the woodwind, brass, and percussion, and colorguard sections
9. Official sport
10. Many people marching in synchronized steps across a football field presenting a show of roughly 4 related tunes to an audience at a football game or judges at a competition
1. What is the marching band?
2. I swear marching band is a cult...crazy satanic people!
3. Those marching band kids scare me.
4. First the marching band kids were talking about whips, then pandas, and then knitting.
5. The risky marching band members played truth or dare in the back of the bus
6. The marching band is very busy during weekends.
7. That one tuesday at band camp, Katie did a trick with her flute.
8. The woodwind section of the marching band is the best!
9. Marching band competitions are a great way to spend a fall season.
10. The marching band moved in perfect harmony.
by sv07 March 30, 2005
1. Mainly, a group of musicians playing and staying in step all together.
2. A family who loves spending time together.
3. Best way to make friends freshman year.
4. Something to do on Friday nights.
5. A lot of hard work, but TONS of fun.
6. The most fun thing you'll ever do.
7. A thing that will change how you look at school, and the class you look forward to everyday.
8. Something that is often misunderstood for being "nerdy" or "geeky".
9. One of those things that will change your whole highschool experience, for the better.
10. A way to meet some of the greatest people you will ever meet, and never forget.
Guy 1: Man, I'm so glad it's almost football season.

Guy 2: Why? The football team sucks.

Guy 1: Two words. Marching Band.

Girl 1: Oh my gosh, I'm so glad I did band this year.

Girl 2: Why?

Girl 1: I know where all my classes are from band camp, I made so many new friends I'll never forget, and plus, band is where I met my winter formal date.
by bass_clarinet_girl March 25, 2010
The one hard, time consuming, learning experience that you wait all year for. Spending time with the boys, laughing at the trumpets, being molested by the low brass, never hearing the Clarinets. And making up stupid inside jokes and Callbacks. Hearing the phrase "Alright, one more time and we can have a water break! " from your director. But you never care. You enjoy it.
Why is the Football team on the Marching Band Field?
by Rawrnickasaurbree October 26, 2011
Life. You meet your bestest friends here and the whole band becomes your second family. Marching band is spent as work and play. You learn how to read drill charts, how to march CORRECTLY and IN TIME, and how to make non-band members be jealous of you. That's the work.

Band is also a lot of fun. The opinions of non-band members don't matter. Your fellow bandmates are the closest ones to you. You tell "one time at band camp" jokes, tell stories about when so and so screwed up, and just overall enjoy your time with your second family, the ones you love.

We work harder than the football team, we get more respect than the football team, and we practice longer than the football team. We are the only reason people come to the games. Don't listen to people who say band is weird. THEY ARE WRONG. BAND= LIFE. :D
(In a restaurant, two friends, one in band, one is not, are eating lunch.)

Dawn: I'm so excited to go to the football game tomorrow!
Jamie: Why? Our football team sucks! We're in last place too.
Dawn: Two words. Marching band.
by JT041196 August 04, 2011
possibly the BEST thing ever invented. it's a way to connect with people and make amazing friends that will last forever. it's hard work, but it really pays off. marching band is a second family.
A: Hey, you wanna hang out tonight?
B: Only if by "hanging out" you mean going to marching band practice.
by Phunkie July 26, 2011
gift from God to high school
Ex: Those Ocean Lakes Marching Band Dolphins are awesome! It must be a... gift from God!
by That OL Kid November 07, 2010
1. My life
2. A place where you can be yourself, and know that nobody (almost nobody) is going to make fun of you
3. The marching band consists of many social cliques, and gossip and fighting tends to spread around. But that's life
4. Normally comes with a color guard--the color guard is a group of girls, and sometimes a few guys.
5. The color guard is super annoying because they always try to take our boyfriends.
6. The color guard never stays on beat with us, and it really annoys us.
7. Band bus rides home, always consist of making out, cuddling, random singing, occasional dancing, and on special, romantic occasions, fingering. (Yes in the pants)
8. Band is NOT for nerds. Almost all the band members in our band are considerably attractive.

9. The band bus was where I got my first kiss.
10. The band director is a complete ass, but we don't care because being in band is totally worth it.
11. If you aren't in marching band you can never achieve the level of badass that we are.

One time we went on a marching band show and nothing felt more wonderful than hearing our highschool name announced over the loud speaker as first place winners. We hugged. We cried with joy. We screamed. We felt perfect. We were all a team of friends in unity. Nothing is better than that feeling.
by Flute Diva October 23, 2009
1. The best and worst extracurricular activity you could possibly join.

2. A Package Deal!!

3. Better than the football team.
1. "Oh my god!" exclaimed Nina, "I had so much fun during marching band the other day!!" "But Nina," Tim said, "You were just complaining about how much you hated it two days ago!"

2. Set includes:

- At least two weeks of band camp

- Director(s) yelling at you to find your dot

- A complicated drill sheet/book

- Sometimes grouchy section leaders

- Unmanageable music

- No life

- Mandatory football games each Friday night

- Friends and memories you will never forget

- A new-found hate for the trumpet section

- MAYBE a trip to somewhere for a competition

3. Last year, the only reason why people came to the football games was to watch the marching band.
by theultimateprocrastinator June 09, 2013

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