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



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


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

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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.