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

Director Information


Download your director's packet here

Due September 24
Presale Ticket Order

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!

Directors Packet

2016 Preliminary Schedule

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

Enrollment up to 999

Enrollment of 1000+, with a band size of up to 79 members (including auxiliaries)


Enrollment of 1000+, with a band size of 80 to 99 members (including auxiliaries)

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.

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
Heidi Hanes, Pasco (509) 547-5581, Ext. 3703 or

We hope to see you at this year’s competition!

Maria Allan
Corresponding Secretary

Required Forms

  • Application Form - deadline August 31
    1st 26 bands accepted, due no later than September 1
    Each band is required to complete the application form.  We do ask for group size and enrollment numbers; if you don't know the information, just give us your best guess.  We will contact you around September 1 to update your info if it has changed.
    • 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.
  • Program Text and Picture
    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.
  • Send your info to Monica Wheeler at
  • Pre-Show Ticket Order Form
    Due September 24
    As a courtesy we have extended preshow ticket prices to our visiting groups, boosters and their families.  We realize you may not be able to make it to one of our local outlets so you can download this form, complete it and send it with your payment and we will gladly send your tickets or hold them at the 'will call' window to pick up on the day of the show.
    • You can also purchase tickets using PayPal, see Patron Page for information.