The Seventeenth Annual Harvest Marching Band Festival!
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Zaepfel Stadium in Yakima, Washington!! 2017 Registration Now Open!
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Directions to Zaepfel Stadium for the 2017 Harvest Marching Festival
From both North and South I-82 take the Hwy 12 West Exit to 40th Ave.
Head South on 40th Ave. 5 lights to Tieton Dr. Zaepfel Stadium and Eisenhower High School will be on your right. Parking available at the school and at several businesses on the Northside of Tieton Ave.
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The purposes of the Harvest Marching Band Festival include:
A few of the features that make the Harvest Band Festival special for Marching Bands:
To showcase the finest High School Marching Bands in the Northwest
- To provide Bands and Band Directors with the highest quality judging and performance feedback
- To provide the citizens of Central Washington an opportunity to see the best of today's youth perform at the highest levels
- To provide the city of Yakima with an economic stimulus
- To support the Band programs of both A.C. Davis and Eisenhower High Schools
- Results announced within ten minutes (five minutes in 2006-2012, 2016!!) of the completion of preliminary competition.
- Outstanding Trophies!
- Judging Review Sheets after Preliminaries and Finals that include the score sub-sections of each of the eight judging categories.
- Sunshine Guaranteed! (OK, OK - probable. But we can hope can't we?)
- For the record, it has never rained during Harvest competitionl! Light drizzle maybe once, but that's it!
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