The Louis B. Sudler Trophy
The UCLA Bruin Marching Band was the 1993 recipient of the Louis B. Sudler Trophy. The Louis B. Sudler Trophy is voted on each year by college band directors from across the country and is presented by the John Philip Sousa Foundation in recognition of the band's tradition of excellence and innovation. The John Philip Sousa Foundation has made the following statement regarding the award:
"The purpose of the Sudler Trophy is to identify and recognize collegiate marching bands of particular excellence who have made outstanding contributions to the American way of life. The Sudler Trophy will be awarded annually to a college or university marching band which has demonstrated the highest musical standards and innovative marching routines and ideas, and which has made important contributions to the advancement of the performance standards of college marching bands over a period of years."