The VSU Basketball pep-band serves as an extension of the Blazin' Brigade marching band . The pep-band performs at all home basketball games (men's and women's teams). The basketball season runs from November through early March. The pep-band does not perform for games during the holiday/semester break. Students must audition for admittance into the 25 member pep-band and participated as a member of the Blazin' Brigade in order to be eligible. The band includes a set number of all marching instruments and drum set.
Uniform for the pep-band is khaki pants and your VSU Band polo shirt. Drinks are provided at all games and you are guaranteed some of the best seats in the P.E. Complex. VSU's basketball teams have been very competitive the last few years and this makes for a fun and exciting season. As a bonus, a monetary stipend is provided for all pep-band participants at the end of the basketball season.