Band Program Registration (2021-22 School Year)

Please follow the steps below to sign up for the 2021-22 Fairfax High School Bands program.

  • All band students should complete STEP 1.

  • Marching and color guard members should additionally complete STEPS 2 and 3.

STEP 1: Register for the band program (by June 10, 2021) 

Who: All band students (concert bands, marching band, color guard)

Registration for the 2021-22 marching season has now closed; if you need to register, please email Patric Buchroeder at

STEP 2: Complete FCPS Forms (by August 2, 2021)

Who: Marching and color guard students only

How: Email your forms to (strongly preferred) or bring them to your first day of camp; we must have all your forms before you can participate in camp.

Some of the forms have fillable fields. To keep an electronic copy of your filled-out forms, you will need to download the forms before filling them out. If you don’t need an electronic copy, simply open them, fill them out, and print them immediately.

  • Virginia High School League Pre-Participation Physical Exam Form (optional, but highly recommended)

    • This form allows your student to be seen by the FHS athletic trainers in case of illness or injury while on school grounds.​

    • It must be signed by a doctor (requires a current physical).

    • Physicals can be completed by your child's doctor or at an FHS-sponsored Physical Night, which typically occurs in May for the following year.

STEP 3: Pay Marching Fees (by August 2, 2021)

Who: Marching and color guard students only

The fee for this year's marching season is $370.  You will also need to purchase several additional accessories (unless your student already has them), including: 

  • Band polo shirt (for use in warm-weather performances): $15.00

  • Band gloves (wind players only): $3.00

  • Beret (sousaphones only): $10.00

  • Drillmaster shoes (wind & percussion players only): $35.00

  • StylePlus S-Five Performance Shoes (color guard only): $36.00

  • Color guard rifle (color guard only - optional): $40.00

    • The school has an inventory of rifles for students to use. However, if possible, we recommend that color guard members purchase their own personal rifle for improved quality/maintenance and personalization of the equipment to their own performance needs.

All fees and accessories should be paid for using MySchoolBucksHere's how:

  • Log in to MySchoolBucks 

  • Select "School Store Payments."

  • Select "View All."

  • Select "Marching Band Camp Fee" and follow the instructions to add that item to your Basket.

  • (If needed) Select "Marching Band Accessories" and follow the instructions to add what you need to your Basket (you'll have to repeat this step for each accessory you need).

  • Select your Basket (upper right corner) and proceed to payment.

Students who qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch should email Patric Buchroeder ( before paying to find out what your marching fees will be and how to pay them.


Email director Patric Buchroeder at