MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama State University’s Mighty Marching Hornets have been invited to participate in the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.

WSFA-TV reports the band has already begun fundraising efforts to finance the trip. If you would like to donate and help support the Marching Hornets’ efforts, click this link .

According to the university, more than 60 million people will view the parade worldwide and as many as 700,000 will watch the performance in person. The school says if they go, it would be the Hornets’ first appearance in the parade.

Information from: WSFA-TV,

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