Rehearsals - The "Fire of the Carolinas" rehearsals are three times a week - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:35-5:15 on our band practice field during fall semester. The band also holds short rehearsals on Saturdays before home games.
Band Camp - The FOTC holds a band camp before classes begin each fall. All band members who will be living on campus are able to move into their permanent dorm assignment at the beginning of camp.
Performances - The band's performance schedule consists of 6-8 performances each fall (on average) including home football games, select away football games, and high school marching band exhibition performances.
Class Credit - Each member of the FOTC may receive 1 hour of credit for marching band each fall by enrolling in MUS 109A.
Scholarship - Members of the FOTC receive a $250 participation scholarship for fall semester. Other scholarship opportunities may be available. For additional information, please contact Mr. Sawyer at 336/278-5700.