This Friday, Oct 29, is the first playoff game of the season! Upper Arlington will be playing Thomas Worthington at HOME. While there is no spread planned, the students will be fed prior to the game Oct 29. The students should plan to be at school at 4:30 for the pregame meal. As always, parent volunteers are needed to help make this a great night for the band. Please visit the Signup Genius and help out, especially if you haven’t helped with events yet

The Ohio High School Athletic Association runs all post-season tournaments and we abide by the association’s rules and processes for contests. 

  • Tickets will go on sale at 9 AM on Tuesday via OR the HownTown Ticketing App. 
  • Tickets prices are $10 (presale) and $12 (starting at 4pm on Friday). 
  • Children 5 and under are free. 
  • All tickets are digital (NO CASH). 
  • Passes are NOT accepted for tournament contests (senior citizen, UA season pass, teacher badges etc). 

BANDQUET AND CONCERT: Thursday, Nov 4, is the marching band concert at the high school at 7:30. The band will celebrate the season beforehand with the Bandquet. Note that plans for this differ from prior years. Only the students will be fed at the Bandquet, starting at 6:00. At 7:00, the students will get ready for the concert, which starts at 7:30.

NEW SPIRITWEAR: There is a new site for the purchase of spirit wear. Our new marching band logo is featured prominently, and there are many items to choose from!!

99 PLEDGES: There are still a few days left for the 99 Pledges fundraiser! Please continue to support this fundraiser until Nov 1! If you need assistance with this, please contact Rebecca McClung at

NEXT FUNDRAISER: Once the 99 Pledges fundraiser is over, we will be selling holiday flowers. Watch for information about this over the next few weeks.

SAVE THE DATE: Below are some important dates to keep in mind for the rest of the year.

Indoor Concert November 4
HS Solo and Ensemble February 12
Winter Concert March 1
District Large Group March 4/5 (out of district)
State Contest – Large Group April 22/23
Spring Concert April 28

Continue to check Mr. Fessler’s Bands This Week ( student report time details each week.

UAHS Band Program