Poway B & O Festival Information for Directors

2019 Poway Band & Orchestra Festival

April 9 through 11, 2019

Orchestra Showcase, Wednesday, April 10

Winds Showcase, Thursday, April 11

Poway Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA)

15498 Espola Road, Poway, California 92064map

Host Tech Fee Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2019

Adjudication Form, Instrumentation, & Seating Chart Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019

Festival Registration

After submitting your admission form and fees to SCSBOA, please follow these steps to complete your registration for the Poway Festival:

  1. Submit the Festival Tech Fee for each ensemble/group directly to the Festival Host.
    • The Tech Fee is $35 for each ensemble. This fee pays for the venue's professional technicians. You may include fees for multiple ensembles on a single check.
    • Mail your fees to the Festival Host (checks payable to "PHSMB") to:
      Poway High School Music Boosters
      Attn: B & O Festival
      PO Box 1376
      Poway, CA 92074-1376
    • The deadline to pay all Tech Fees is Friday, March 8, 2019.
    • There will be no refunds after Friday, March 22, 2019.
  2. When you have finalized your music selections, complete either the online Festival Adjudication Form or the electronic Festival Adjudication Form (download PDF).
    • You must complete a separate form for each ensemble/group from your school that will be performing.
    • This form is used to complete the adjudication packet that is given to the SCSBOA judges, as well as, to provide the music selections for the Festival program.
    • If you are using the PDF form, please type in the information in the fillable boxes where possible. If you choose to handwrite the form, please do so legibly and scan it. Email the PDF or scanned Adjudication Form to festival@phsmb.com.
    • The deadline to submit this form is Friday, March 15, 2019.
  3. Complete a Festival Instrumentation Form (download PDF).
    • You must complete a separate form for each ensemble/group from your school that will be performing.
    • This form is used to complete the adjudication packet that is given to the SCSBOA judges.
    • Please type in the information in the fillable boxes where possible. If you choose to handwrite the form, please do so legibly and scan it. Email the PDF or scanned Adjudication Form to festival@phsmb.com.
    • The deadline to submit this form is Friday, March 15, 2019.
  4. Complete a Festival Seating Chart (download PDF). Alternatively, you may submit a seating chart using your own preferred form.
    • You must complete a separate chart for each ensemble/group from your school that will be performing.
    • This form is submitted directly to the Festival host to ensure that the stage is set up correctly for your group.
    • Please type in the information in the fillable boxes where possible. Indicate the position of chairs and stands by hand.
    • Email your scanned Seating Chart to festival@phsmb.com.
    • The deadline to submit this form is Friday, March 15, 2019.

Thank you for registering for the 2019 Poway Band & Orchestra Festival. Please check this page in mid-March for detailed Festival information. We will also be emailing you a Festival Director's Packet. We look forward to seeing you in April.

Contact Us

If you have questions or would like more information about the 2019 Poway Band and Orchestra Festival, please contact the Festival chair, Paula Pullenza, at festival@phsmb.com.