Welcome band directors!
Celebrating 35 years of music and pageantry excellence, the Kennewick and Pasco High School Band and Instrumental Music Boosters would like to invite your band to participate in the 35th Annual Southeastern Washington Cavalcade of Bands Marching Band Competition to be held at Edgar Brown Memorial Stadium in Pasco, Washington, on Saturday, October 1, 2016.
Twenty six bands will be accepted for this year’s competition. We will accept applications until the field of competition is completed. Your application should be sent as soon as possible, as the bands will be accepted on a first come basis. If you have to wait on confirmation of funding, please go ahead and send your application as we can always cancel your application if you find that you cannot attend.
Special note to the directors from the directors, please read!
Application Deadline: (August 31)
Your $300 fee and application form will be due by June 1.
Applications received after June 1 will have a fee of $350.00. If you
are not able to send the fee with your application, please indicate on
your application. If we do not receive your fee prior to event day, your
band will be allowed to perform, but they will not be adjudicated.
The competition will include the following divisions (enrollment is based on 9th thru 12th grade):
AAA-SMALL BAND DIVISION
Enrollment of 1000+, with a band size of up to 79 members (including auxiliaries)
AAA-LARGE BAND DIVISION
Enrollment of 1000+, with a band size of 80 to 99 members (including auxiliaries)
AAA-OPEN BAND DIVISION
Enrollment of 1000+, with a band size of 100 and up members (including auxiliaries)
NOTE: you must compete in the division which you are assigned. There will be no changing of division up or down, after September 1.
Cavalcade of Bands does not coordinate housing and/or rehearsal sites for competing bands. Below is the contact name and info for the district personnel responsible for housing and rehearsal space for Kennewick and Pasco. They will guide you through the process in obtaining the sites you need.
- Kennewick: Polly Malone, firstname.lastname@example.org or 509.222.5211
- Pasco: Eli Garza, email@example.com or 509.543.6770, ext. 5550
Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions regarding this
show, the application procedure, or other questions pertaining to
Cavalcade of Bands. I can be reached at (800) 673-1137 or via e-mail at
Competition director contact info:
Jonathan Miller, Kennewick (509) 222-5669 or JonathanMiller43@gmail.com
Heidi Hanes, Pasco (509) 547-5581, Ext. 3703 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to see you at this year’s competition!
Form - deadline August 31
1st 26 bands accepted, due no later than September 1
- NOTE: We have had some difficulty with a few people whose computer systems do not work well with e-mailing the form. If you have not received an acknowledgment e-mail within a week of submitting, please send via FAX or snail mail.
Due September 1
This very important information helps you acknowledge those people who help make your program run. Students, family and friends love seeing their favorite band's information in the souvenir program. You can tell us to use your Cavalcade picture from last year or send us a real picture via snail mail or a good quality .jpeg file to our e-mail.
Due September 24
- You can also purchase tickets using PayPal, see Patron Page for information.