Southeastern Washington
PO Box 4015, Pasco WA 99302          Toll Free Phone/Fax:  800-673-1137

Show Info

The Southeastern Washington Cavalcade of Bands, proudly hosted by the Pasco High School and Kennewick High School Instrumental Boosters, has over a quarter century of experience providing an entertaining and educational show for those who participate as well as for those who watch from the stands. This competition is an all day event with bands performing in 15 minute intervals with breaks in the morning, lunch, afternoon and for dinner.

Time Line:
1st Saturday in October
Preliminary Competition 8:30am - 4:30pm
Finals - start at 6pm

Odd Years - Neil F. Lampson Stadium - Kennewick, Washington
Even Years - Edgar Brown Memorial Stadium - Pasco, Washington

Thank you to all the visiting bands, students, boosters, directors, alumni, vendors, and visitors,
it was a great show!!

2016 Preliminary Awards and Recap

2016 Finals Awards and Recap

The competition will include the following divisions (enrollment is based on 9th thru 12th grade):

Bands scheduled for Preliminary Competition in 2016

AC Davis High School
Auburn High School
Capital High School
Central Valley High School
Century High School
Chiawana High School
Hanford High School
Hermiston High School
Kamiakin High School
Kennewick High School
Kiona-Benton High School
Pasco High School
Richland High School
Ridgevue High School
Southridge High School
University High School
Vallivue High School
Wenatchee High School



After preliminary competition there is an awards ceremony to give trophies to the top three bands and caption awards in each division. The top 12 bands, according to score, will be invited back for finals competition where the slate is wiped clean and bands compete for top honors and caption awards.

Caption Awards: Brass and Winds, Percussion, Auxiliary, General Effect, Marching and Drum Major (finals only).

Top music educators and professionals from the Northwest and the country make up the nine-judge panel adjudicating the competition in many categories such as marching individual, marching general effect, marching ensemble, music ensemble, music general effect, music individual, percussion, and auxiliary. Each band is given audio and written adjudication notes for prelim and finals performances. This is a very educational experience for your staff and students.

Judging in 2016
Rick Bassman - Visual Individual
Jimmy Fursman - Visual GE/Ensemble
Alan Keown - Percussion
Steve Kuske - Music GE
Ron Maier - Visual Ensemble/GE
Lewis Norfleet - Music Ensemble
Amy Sciuto-Hancock - Auxiliary
Dave Turnbull - Music Individual

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This show is put together by dedicated band parents, students and professionals who have put in many hours to assure each show runs smoothly and is enjoyable to all.