PIFT 2018 Visitor Information

Tournament Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Gates Open: 2:45 p.m.

Performances Begin: 3:45 p.m.

Awards Ceremony: 7:45 p.m.

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Poway High School

15500 Espola Road, Poway, California 92064map

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The Poway Invitational Field Tournament (PIFT) will be held in Poway High School's Titan Stadium on Saturday, October 20, 2018. In its 25th year, PIFT will host visitors from all over Southern California. .

Gate Admission

  • Adults: $15
  • Seniors (60 and Over): $10
  • Active Military w/ID: $10
  • High School Students: $10
  • Middle School Students: $10
  • Elementary School Students: $5
  • 5 and Under: Free

Admission for spectators is sold at the ticket window across the parking lane from the South entrance to Titan Stadium and at the admissions stand located at the Northeast entrance of the stadium (see the PIFT Venue Map). You will be given a wrist band to wear that will be checked by the ushers as you enter the stadium. Spectators are seated on the Home bleachers (East side of the stadium).


Concessions are available throughout the day. Gourmet food vendors are on the central plaza south of the Titan Stadium near the admissions window. There are also concessions booths filled with mouthwatering choices on both the Home and Visitor sides of the stadium.

Merchandise & Souvenirs

Treat yourself with some music-themed souvenirs at the PIFT Merchandise booth located on the central plaza south of the Titan Stadium near the admissions window. Here are just a few of the items that will be sold:

  • Official PIFT 2018 programs and T-shifts (design below)
  • Beanies featuring embroidered musical instruments
  • Buttons with fun band sayings
  • Jewelry, including earrings, bracelets, & dog tags
  • T-Ssirts with band-themed artwork
  • Water bottles with instrument logos
  • Bottle cap jewelry customized with school logos, band, and sport emblems

Cash, check, and credits cards will be accepted. All proceeds support the Poway High School Instrumental Music Program.

Tournament Programs

Official PIFT 2018 programs are sold at the admissions windows and the PIFT Merchandise booth located on the central plaza south of the stadium. There will also be roving vendors selling programs on both sides of the stadium. The price is $5 per copy.

First Aid

There are two First Aid stations housed in RVs on the PIFT site. One is located on the field at the north end of the Titan Stadium, and the other is in the bus parking lot (band staging) at the south end of campus off Titan Way (see the PIFT Venue Map). If you need assistance, please ask a student or adult PIFT volunteer and they will get you the help you need.

Carpool Drop-Off & Pick-Up

If you need to drop off or pick up passengers at PIFT, please use the designated Carpool Drop-Off/Pick-Up zone at the front of the school on Espola Road (see the PIFT Venue Map). Note that the entrance to the Drop-Off/Pick-Up zone may only be accessed with a right turn off southbound Espola Road. Please do not access Titan Way to drop off passengers. Titan Way is designated for buses and equipment vehicles only.

After 7:15 p.m., the parking lot just north of Titan Stadium off Espola Road will be open for use as a "cell phone" lot. Please park only in available marked spaces and not in the lanes while you wait for your passengers. Prior to 7:15 p.m., this parking lot is only for handicapped visitors and premium (paid) parking.

Directions & Parking

Poway High School is located about five miles east of I-15 via the Rancho Bernardo Road exit or the Camino Del Norte exit. See Poway High School on Google Maps.

Carpooling is highly encouraged. Due to limited space, there is no free parking for spectators or students arriving in private autos on the Poway High School campus, except for handicapped parking. There may be limited on-street parking in the neighborhoods surrounding Poway High School, including southbound Espola Rd between Titan Way and Summer Sage Rd, and on northbound Riparian Road between Titan Way and Oakstand Road.

Free handicapped parking is available in the North lot of Poway High School adjacent to the north end of Titan Stadium off Espola Road. There are also a limited number of handicapped parking spaces immediately adjacent to the south end of Titan Stadium. These spaces are accessed by asking the attendant at the Judges/VIP entrance in front of the school off Espola Road.

Free parking is available at the Poway LDS Church (14211 Twin Peaks Road) and the Poway Trinity Church (14047 Twin Peaks Road) with free shuttles running continuously to and from Poway High School beginning at 2:15 p.m. This will continue throughout the evening to bring spectators back to their cars. Please arrive early to allow extra time for the shuttle service.

Paid premium parking is available for a fee of $10 per vehicle at the North lot of Poway High School adjacent to Titan Stadium off Espola Road. Only cash will be accepted.

See the map below for directions. Download the PIFT Visitor Parking Map for additional parking information.

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about PIFT, please contact the PIFT 2018 Chair, Pam Yates, at powayfieldtournament@gmail.com.