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When you fill out and get to the bottom of the application, the next link you click will take you to the payment screen so you can use your credit card to pay your $30.00 registration fee. Once you enter your credit card payment your application will be submitted. PLEASE NOTE: Your Pay-Pal receipt will be from our parent company Universal Tours and Excursions.

For all winds and percussion players - All White Marching Band Shoes (with white soles) must be provided by the participant - You are free to bring your own all white marching shoes if your school band uses them. If not, you will need to purchase them. Here is a site where you can order from or see what type we are looking for if you wish to research and see if you can find them cheaper.  (Remember - shoes must be all white with white soles)

NEW REQUIREMENT FOR ALL WIND PLAYERS - You will need to also provide white gloves. Woodwind players that play with finger tips cut, you may have that with the gloves you bring.

For GUARD, DANCERS and BANNER CARRIERS - You will need to provide your own "nude color" shoes. Again, you are free to use your own if you have them. If not, here is a link to order them or at least see the type we are requiring if you wish to research and see if you can find them cheaper.

If you are assigned to play in the cymbal line, you must bring a pair of BLACK, fingerless, weightlifting gloves.


PLEASE NOTE: Not knowing what COVID situation will be like in 2022, a requirement set by Macy's and NYC for all parade participants in 2021, including the marching bands that participated, specified that you must be vaccinated to participate in the parade. We do not know what the requirements will be for 2022, but please keep this in mind that this is a possibility again as you are applying for the 2022 MGAMB.


PLEASE NOTE: The Color Guard (Flags), all WOODWIND Sections are closed. SOUSAPHONES are closed. All positions are filled. Very limited openings in percussion (2 slots). Trumpet, Mellophone, Trombone, Baritone, sections are still open with limited slots available. Final audition deadline for the 2022 MGAMB is October 7.


2022 NEW Applicants Online Application

2022 Returning MGAMB Members Online Application (Returning high school members who are eligible to return if you are not graduating in 2022. You are automatically accepted to the 2022 MGAMB with a new application. Applications must be received by February 15, 2022)

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