The marching bands of Bethune-Cookman, Florida A&M, Grambling State, Jackson State, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T, and Southern University have been named finalists for the 2019 HBCU Sports Band of the Year.
HBCU Sports announced the finalists Monday on Twitter.
The seven finalists were determined using a scoring system, but our readers will determine the band of the year winner by votes tabulated in a poll that will begin Tuesday and run through Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Past HBCU Sports Band of the Year winners
2015 – Prairie View A&M
2016 – Miles College
2017 – North Carolina A&T
2018 – North Carolina A&T