Poway Invitational Field Tournament (PIFT) 2019

Tournament Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019

Poway High School

15500 Espola Road

Poway, California

Poway High School welcomed 16 Southern California marching bands on Saturday, October 19, 2019 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 2019 Results

A summary of the PIFT 2019 scores can be downloaded from the SCSBOA website.

Participating Bands

We would like to thank the following marching bands for participating at PIFT 2019:

  • Oceanside High School
  • Christian High School
  • Santa Barbara High School
  • Steele Canyon High School
  • San Pasqual High School
  • Serra High School
  • Point Loma High School
  • Bellflower High School
  • Eastlake High School
  • El Camino High School
  • Aliso Niguel High School
  • Del Norte High School
  • Great Oak 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
  • Kim Kruger | Music Performance
  • Charles Wolf | Music Effect
  • Ed Martinez | Visual Effect
  • Gary Wampler | Visual Performance
  • John Rush | Percussion
  • Chad Kohlmier | Auxiliary
  • Magdalena Gutierrez-Wolf | Tech/Tabulator

Thank You!

PIFT 2019 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 the following volunteers for going above and beyond at PIFT:

  • Reah Fredrickson (EB alumni parent) and Andrew Fredrickson (EB alumni) for all the wonderful signage
  • Doug Jones, Dixon Llanderal (EB alumni parent) and Andrew Fredrickson for ensuring a safe and smooth-running band staging site
  • Dan Friend and his crew for starting early to set up and staying late to tear down
  • Emma Leverette (EB alumni) for making the Coffee Booth the place to be
  • Gina & Jim Leverette (EB alumni parents) for taking photos and videos

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

  • Dr. Jennifer Burks, PUSD Associate Supervisor
  • Richard Nash, PHS Principal
  • Gannon Burks, PHS Associate Principal
  • Constantine family for the use of their RV
  • Kurosaka family for the use of their RV
  • Hayley Speck, General Manager, at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Poway
  • John at Pacific Pizza, Poway
  • Jackie at El Ranchito Taco Shop, Poway
  • Chik-fil-A, Poway
  • Stephanie Harris at BearCom, Escondido
  • Home Depot, Poway
  • Trinity Church of San Diego, Poway
  • Poway Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
  • Co’s Traffic Control
  • Poway Sheriff's Senior Volunteer Patrol
  • City of Poway Public Works Department
  • Big Frog
  • Bertrand's Music
  • Crystal Gardens Florist
  • Carmel Mtn. Ranch Dental Care
  • North County Gymnastics and the Gyminny Kids
  • Lopez & Wilmert, LLP
  • PHS Music Alumni, Alumni Parents, & Friends

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, Stuart Asakawa, and Danny Chen 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 2019:

Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about PIFT, please contact the PIFT 2019 Chair, Pam Yates, at powayfieldtournament@gmail.com.