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Tigerland Auxiliary & Leadership Camp

June 9 – 11, 2022 // LSU Baton Rouge Campus

This leadership camp is geared to give high school students all of the skills necessary to return to their band programs ready to go for the coming year. Students will work closely with LSU Department of Bands directors and staff to refine their leadership skills, colorguard work, or marching percussion fundamentals.

TALC Tracks Offered

Drum Major Leadership Training

  • Leadership skills 
  • Conducting 
  • Character Building
  • Creating Comradery
  • Fun Social Events
  • Drum Major Mace Training (optional)


  • Basics Training
  • Advance Your Skills
  • Refining Your Section
  • Character Building
  • Fun Social Events


  • Fundamentals Training
  • Learning/Teaching Routines
  • Helping Your Section Grow
  • Character Building
  • Fun Social Events
  • Middle school track available for colorguard only (grades 6-8)


Registration & Cost

Registration will open March 21, 2022 and close on May 22, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

Specialized activity tracks are available for drumline, colorguard and drum majors. There are two pricing options available:

  • Resident - $300
    • Tuition includes room and board for the length of stay. Resident must bring bed linens. A separate room key deposit of $50 (cash or check) will be required upon check-in.
  • Commuter - $175
    • Tuition includes lunch and dinner for the duration of camp. This option does not include overnight housing or breakfast.

An optional LSU visitor parking pass can be purchased for $20. This pass will be valid for the gravel lot at Tiger Band Hall. If you are dropping off or picking up participants only, a parking pass is not needed.

If you are unable to eat the meals provided, please plan to bring a packed meal. No special meals will be provided.

Event Schedule

Please plan to be on campus and have full availability on the following dates and time ranges.

  • Thursday, June 9, 2022, 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 10, 2022, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11, 2022, 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A complete itinerary is available at the link below.




TALC / LSU Bands Music Camp Extension

We are offering an optional one-night dormitory extension between TALC and the LSU Bands Music Camp, to allow residents to attend both camps without having to leave campus. The cost of this extension is $80 and includes one night (Saturday, 6/11) as well as four additional meals at a campus Dining Hall to cover the time between camps. There are no planned activities during this gap period. Please email karadup@lsu.edu to request the required form and submit payment.

Ready to get started?

Click the button below to submit your registration. If you encounter any issues with the process, please email bands@lsu.edu or contact the Department of Bands office at 225-578-2384.


Registration fees for this event are non-refundable. Any event discount offered by Active is part of a subscription service and is not being offered through the LSU Department of Bands. Please review terms carefully. Event insurance offered through Active is not in conjunction with the LSU Department of Bands.