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About the University of Notre Dame's Official Marching Band Tartan

This official tartan pattern -- adopted by The Notre Dame Marching Band in 1996 -- celebrates The Band of the Fighting Irish's storied past and promising future, creating a timeless keepsake you’ll cherish for years to come.

This renowned ensemble has been an integral part of the University of Notre Dame's tradition for over a century, entertaining crowds with its spirited performances and adding to the rich tapestry of the university's culture.

The band's legacy is rooted in a tradition of excellence, dating back to its formation in 1845. Throughout its history, it has played a vital role in fostering school spirit, uniting the Notre Dame community, and representing the university with pride and distinction. From performing at football games to leading parades and participating in prestigious events, the band has showcased its talent and dedication on numerous stages, earning widespread acclaim and admiration.

For more background on Notre Dame Marching Band's official tartan, please review its official listing on the Scottish Register of Tartans: