New Look, New Uniforms Coming For The Tate High School Showband Of The South

August 24, 2021

UPDATE: The purchase has been updated to 250 each of marching coats, bibber trousers, and Aussie hats; and 12 drum major coats and 12 drum major Aussie hats.

A new look is coming next year for the Tate High School Showband of the South.

The new band uniforms from Fruhauf Uniforms in Wichita, Kansas, are expected to arrive next spring.

The band will receive 300 bibber trousers, 300 marching coats, 300 Aussie hats and uniform management software. The total cost approved by Escambia County School Board was $97,764, based upon current band membership. Of that, $28,000 will come from the district’s general fund, and the $69,764 will balance will be paid from school internal accounts.

Photos courtesy Casey Dull Photography for, click to enlarge.


6 Responses to “New Look, New Uniforms Coming For The Tate High School Showband Of The South”

  1. Michael D. on August 24th, 2021 10:03 pm

    I’m a huge fan of these! They’re a callback to the white & light-grey dominant uniforms from the 80’s. Super cool that they’re remembering their roots in that way!

  2. Taylon on August 24th, 2021 1:14 pm

    Looks good if they are allowed to use them, but that hat and strap sure looks like it would be awkward for any wind instrument.

  3. Zach on August 24th, 2021 12:51 pm

    These uniforms are nice, shame il only get to wear it to DC- and the band dues are outrageous this year :(

  4. Karen Murray Powell on August 24th, 2021 10:08 am

    Very Sharp Looking!!

  5. Margielu on August 24th, 2021 9:43 am

    Sharp!! This old band geek knows it takes a great uniform with flash to match superior sound (and to compete effectively agains other marching bands). I can hardly wait to see them on the field! Go Aggies!

  6. My Opinion on August 24th, 2021 7:36 am


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