Registration for the Illini Twirler For A Day (University of Illinois / Marching Illini) is now open. Organizers will accept regisrations on a first come, first received basis until all spots are filled. The deadline to apply is AUGUST 1, 2023.
From the Marching Illini webpage:
For over a century, the Marching Illini has captivated audiences across the nation with spectacular performances and innovative concepts. The unique style of the Marching Illini represents a combination of time-honored traditions and exciting innovations. Whether performing in historic Memorial Stadium or around the country, the Marching Illini has held a level of national distinction and reputation for excellence that makes them The Best Band In The Land.
All members of the Marching Illini are chosen by a music and marching audition, and represent every academic discipline on campus. They are a very select and close-knit organization made up of the finest and most dedicated students in the unversity. While two of the largest concentrations of majors in the Marching Illini include engineering and music, the band includes members from all majors and disciplines across campus. Members come from across the country and throughout our home state of Illinois.
The Marching Illini is comprised of woodwinds, brass, percussion, feature twirlers, dancers (Illinettes), and colorguard.