Poway Invitational Field Tournament (PIFT) 2017

Tournament Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Poway High School

15500 Espola Road

Poway, California

Poway High School welcomed 20 bands from all over Southern California on Saturday, October 21, 2017 to the Poway Invitational Field Tournament (PIFT). The visiting bands performed their competitive field shows for a panel of Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) judges.

PIFT 2017 Results

A summary of the PIFT 2017 scores can be downloaded from the SCSBOA website.

Participating Bands

We would like to thank the following marching bands for participating at PIFT 2017:

  • Serra High School
  • West Hills High School
  • La Costa Canyon High School
  • Fallbrook High School
  • Christian High School
  • El Capitan High School
  • Grossmont High School
  • Bonita Vista High School
  • Valhalla High School
  • Sweetwater High School
  • Steele Canyon High School
  • Aliso Niguel High School
  • San Pasqual High School
  • Helix Charter High School
  • Del Norte High School
  • Rancho Buena Vista High School
  • Chino High School
  • Rancho Bernardo High School
  • Mt. Carmel High School
  • Poway High School

Thank You!

PIFT 2017 would not have been possible without the leadership of Co-Chairs Melissa Martinez and Paula Pullenza, and the time, energy, and donations generously given by students, parents, family members, friends, and alumni. A special thanks goes out to Tom Han for donating many hours to produce the beautiful PIFT 2017 program, and to Doug Jones for working with the City of Poway to ensure a safe and smooth-running band staging site.

We would also like to thank the following individuals for their invaluable help:

  • Tina White, City Manager, City of Poway
  • Carrol Legg, City Manager’s Secretary, City of Poway
  • Steve Crosby, City Engineer, City of Poway Development Services
  • Steve Crosby, City Engineer, City of Poway Development Services
  • Jon Collins, Traffic Engineer, City of Poway Development Services
  • Jason Rivera, Assistant Engineer, City of Poway Development Services
  • Chief Mark Sanchez, City of Poway Fire Department
  • Susy Turbull, City of Poway Fire Department
  • Colleen Bechtel, President and Owner, Co’s Traffic Control
  • Marc Armstrong, Co’s Traffic Control
  • Tony Mendoza, Co’s Traffic Control
  • Dayn Richardson, Co’s Traffic Control
  • Miguel Uresti, Co’s Traffic Control

Tournament Photos

Please enjoy the following Flickr photo album taken at PIFT, courtesy of the Poway High School Music Boosters. PHSMB would like to thank photographers, Gina Leverette and Lisa Degelsmith, for their time and talent.

Sponsors & Donors

We would like to thank our generous sponsors and donors. Please consider showing your appreciation to the following businesses for their support of PIFT 2017:

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about PIFT, please contact the PIFT 2017 Lead Chair, Melissa Martinez, at phsmb.tournament.chair@gmail.com.