Many people ask about the SMB schedule on game days. Here is a breakdown, based on kickoff time. Note that this is a guideline only. Every game day can be different!
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For more information, please visit gameday.msu.edu.
|Time Before Kickoff||Example for Noon Kickoff||Activity||Location
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|5 hours||7:00 AM||Morning Band rehearsal at the corner of Shaw and chestnut lane. Bleachers are available for spectators.||Munn Field|
|5 hours||7:00 AM||Parking locations are open at 7 a.m. for noon and 1 p.m. kickoffs, 9 a.m. for 3:30 p.m. kickoffs, 1 p.m. for Saturday evening kickoffs and 3:30 p.m. for Friday evening kickoffs||Parking|
|2 hours||10:00 AM||Drumline performs in front of SBS||Student Book Store|
|1.5 hours||10:30 AM||Band warm-up at Adams Field||Adams Field|
|1 hour||11:00 AM||Band marches from Adams Field to Spartan Statue, then up Red Cedar Road to the stadium||Adams Field|
|20 minutes||11:40 AM||Band enters the field for pregame||Spartan Stadium|
|0||12:00 AM||Kickoff||Spartan Stadium|
|After game||3:30 PM||Postgame Show||Spartan Stadium|
|After Postgame||4:00 PM||The band marches along Red Cedar Road, then up Chestnut to the north side of Dem Hall. Band is dismissed.||Demonstration Hall|