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Gaucho Pep Band, Cheerleaders, and Dance Team

Gaucho Pep Band

The UCSB Gaucho Pep Band of today, known for their ponchos and sombreros, performs at women’s volleyball, basketball and soccer while school is in session. In addition to support given by the athletics department the Gaucho Pep Band is a volunteer student-organization and relies on donations for financial support. The atmosphere the Gaucho Pep Band provides the teams, fans and campus is extremely valuable and helps to ensure strong school pride.


Visit the Gaucho Pep Band website

UCSB Cheerleaders

UCSB cheerleading is also a volunteer student group performing at soccer and basketball games in addition to performing as a competitive cheer squad.

Visit the UCSB Cheerleader Website

UCSB Dance Team

Along with band and cheer the UCSB Dance Team is a competition squad providing game-day entertainment at basketball games and is an entirely student operated organization. 


Visit the UCSB Dance Team Website

Help the Dance Team with their trip to Nationals