Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), is a nationwide competition between the leading marching bands at America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Honda also awards to participating marching bands in HBOB over $200,000 in grants, which can go toward supplementing scholarships, equipment, uniforms, and more. Taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, HBOB is Honda’s way of recognizing the excellent marching bands that exist at America’s HBCUs.
Out of all of the participating HBCU marching bands, the HBOB is now down to its most elite competitors, the so-called Final 8. Many of