Poway Invitational Field Tournament (PIFT) 2018

Entry Deadline: Friday, September 21, 2018

Tournament Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Poway High School

15500 Espola Road

Poway, California 92064

Poway High School, located in San Diego County, will host the Poway Invitational Field Tournament (PIFT) on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Judging will be provided under the auspices of the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA).

PIFT 2018 Registration

Registration for PIFT 2018 is now open. The deadline to submit an entry form is Friday, September 21, 2018. Please click on the link below to register.


Contact Us

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

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 2017, 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: