Poway Invitational Field Tournament (PIFT) 2018

Tournament Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Poway High School

15500 Espola Road

Poway, California

Poway High School welcomed 9 Southern California marching bands on Saturday, October 20, 2018 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 2018 Results

A summary of the PIFT 2018 scores can be downloaded from the SCSBOA website.

Participating Bands

We would like to thank the following marching bands for participating at PIFT 2018:

  • Serra High School
  • Steele Canyon High School
  • Christian High School
  • San Pasqual High School
  • Point Loma High School
  • Helix Charter High School
  • Rancho Bernardo High School
  • Rancho Buena Vista High School
  • Mt. Carmel High School
  • Poway High School

Adjudication Panel

We would like to acknowledge the SCSBOA adjudication panel that presided at PIFT:

  • John Vorwald | Head Judge
  • Marc Davis | Music Performance
  • Ken Gammie | Music Performance
  • Dean Hickman | Music Effect
  • Greg Solomon | Visual Effect
  • Jim Bunselmeier | Visual Performance
  • Pete Sapadin | Percussion
  • Cindy Frias | Auxiliary
  • Karen Panganiban | Tech/Tabulator

Thank You!

PIFT 2018 would not have been possible without the leadership of PIFT Chair Pam Yates, and the time, energy, and donations generously given by students, parents, family members, friends, and alumni. A special thanks goes out to Reah and Andrew Fredrickson for all the wonderful signage, to the Skvoretz family and Steve and Velvet for the use of their RVs, to Paula Pullenza for producing the beautiful PIFT 2018 program, and to Doug Jones, Brian Wetzker, and Dixon Llanderal for ensuring a safe and smooth-running band staging site.

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

  • Carol Osborne, PUSD Associate Supervisor
  • Alex Holland, Watkins Realty Group alex@watkingrealtygroup.com
  • Patti Puckett, Watkins Realty Group patti@watkingrealtygroup.com
  • Emma Leverette
  • 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
  • Isidro, 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 2018:

Contact Us

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