RAT Blog 2016
R.A.T. Activities Schedule and Final Thoughts
posted July 31, 2016
WAR EAGLE! This is Ian bringing you the fourth and FINAL blog post of the summer! You know what that means… preseason camp is only a few short days away! We are really excited to meet each and every one of you and help you through the preseason audition camp process. While R.A.T. Activities are certainly not mandatory, we highly encourage that you will take advantage of all of the following fun activities as well as all of the daily morning R.A.T. drills. This is so that you can meet your fellow R.A.T.s and VETs! You will do most all of these activities in small groups that you will be assigned to during registration on Thursday, August 6th at 10 am, or 8 am if you are a Tiger Eye or a percussionist. These groups are going to be led by your lovely R.A.T. Group Leaders, which are just veteran members of the band that will serve as mentors to you throughout preseason camp! They are just as excited about meeting you as we are!
posted June 24, 2016
Welcome to “The Loveliest Village on the Plains!”
War Eagle!! Now that you’ve learned about a little bit about your leadership and about the history of the R.A.T. program, it is about time you learn about the place you will call home in just a few weeks.
posted June 11, 2016
Happy Summer and War Eagle! It's Do'Nyal and I'm here with the second blog of the summer. The summer is starting to pick up and the R.A.T. Leaders are so excited for Preseason Camp! The AUMB has had many traditions over the years, but one has stuck throughout much of its history: the R.A.T. Program. This long-standing tradition has garnered some of the greatest relationships and friendships Auburn has ever seen. It's also nationally ranked as one of the best college football traditions! R.A.T., or Rookie Auburn Tiger, is the name given to all new members of the AUMB. It is not a derogatory name as we have a ZERO TOLERANCE for any type of hazing in the AUMB. It is rather a term of endearment.
posted May 28, 2016
Welcome to the 2015 R.A.T. Blog! You may be wondering what the purpose of this blog is. Here is where we will be updating you throughout the summer on all things AUMB related. From what you need to know about preseason camp, traditions at Auburn, or just some fun facts about your leadership team for the upcoming season, the R.A.T. Blog will be your go-to! Every other week one of your fabulous R.A.T. Leaders will be posting to the blog to help keep you excited and looking forward to preseason camp. We know that you all have a lot of questions and concerns about the process, so if you have a specific concern that is not addressed in one of the posts or on the FAQ page, feel free to contact any one of us. We are here to help you through it all! This week we wanted to give you the opportunity to get to know us a little better, so here are some fun facts about each of us that you would not find elsewhere!
Last Updated: 08/02/2016