Join us on Saturday, October 12th, 2013 at Hillsboro Stadium in Hillsboro, Oregon, for the inaugural Bands of America: Northwest! This Bands of America and Music for All affiliated marching band contest has the potential to become an annual BOA Northwest Regional Championship. That would give bands from our area an opportunity to qualify for national competition, year after year!
Register for BOA-NW: NW.BOA.Hybrid.Entry.Form*. [PDF]
*Important Note: Mail ONLY the above entry form and accompanying payment directly to West Salem High School. All other NWAPA forms and payments can be sent here.
BOA-NW Website: westsalemband.org/nwboa.html
Join our mailing list (left sidebar) to receive regular updates from the NWAPA, and connect with us via email if you have any questions. We are excited to be welcoming Bands of America and Music for All to the Pacific Northwest!
Please mark your calendars for Saturday, August 25th at 2:00 PM. The meeting location will be Tigard High School.
- The draw for performance order at each show will take place at this meeting. Directors, please ensure you or a representative will be in attendance. The circuit will not draw for any absent units. It is suggested and recommended that all directors have a backup individual who can attend the meeting on short notice in case of emergency.
- You must pay your fall Annual Membership fee to draw for show order. Please download the Fall Invoice to determine the total amount you owe for membership, shows and surety bond. (available under Resources).
Additional information will be provided in the coming weeks concerning judging, classifications, and a variety of other topics. Please check this site regularly as the fall season approaches. It begins!
Questions? Feel free to drop us a line by clicking the “Contact Us” link at the top of the page. Bye for now!
Please note that Pride of the Northwest, hosted by Grants Pass High School, has moved to the 13th of October (originally 10/27). This was due to an unexpected issue with facilities availability. We thank Grants Pass for their flexibility and apologize for any ensuing conflicts this presents to members. The circuit does not anticipate any additional changes to this fall’s competition schedule. The original post of the schedule has been modified to reflect the change, and is presented below.
NWAPA is happy to announce the Fall 2012 Marching Competition Schedule:
(All dates are Saturdays)
09/29: Pacific Coast Invitational @ Sprague High School (Season Premiere)
10/06: Sunset Classic @ Hillsboro Stadium
10/13: Century Showcase @ Hillsboro Stadium (double weekend)
10/13: Pride of the Northwest @ Grants Pass High School (double weekend)
10/20: Festival of Bands @ Autzen Stadium, U of O
10/27: Southridge Spectacle @ Hillsboro Stadium
11/03: McKenzie Classic & NWAPA Championships @ Hillsboro Stadium
You can download a hard copy of this schedule with more details here:
Special thanks to all Parent Volunteers and Band Directors who helped assemble this schedule. Questions? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy planning!
10:00 AM – Board Meeting
11:00 AM – Winter 2012 Show Host Meeting
12:00 NN – General Membership Meeting
Very Rough Agenda:
-Fall Proposal Voting
-Winter Proposal Voting
-Approve Fall & Winter Handbooks
-Draw for Winter 2012 performance order
This is a reminder that the Fall Wrap-Up & Winter meeting will take place on December 10 at a location to be determined. The approximate meeting time for general membership will be around Noon. Please mark your calendars!
The NWAPA Board of Officers have reviewed the show sponsor bids and have approved the following schedule for the 2012 Winter Season.
The schedule is subject to change up until the Winter NWAPA meeting on Saturday, Dec. 10.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email Ron Comfort at nwapaVP@gmail.com
February 4 - CG Premier Clinic and Show @ Tigard HS
February 11 - Percussion Premier Clinic and Show @ Evergreen HS
February 18 – CG & Percussion Show @ Glencoe HS
February 25 - CG & Percussino Show @ Liberty HS
March 3 - CG & Percussion Show @ Skyview HS
March 10 - Northwest Invitational @ Site TBD <This is a NON circuit event to assist in getting the WGI Regional back in the Northwest>
March 17 - No NWAPA Contests
March 24 - CG & Percussion Show @ Westview HS
March 31 - No NWAPA Contests
April 7 - NWAPA Championships @ West Salem HS - Single Round Championship Events
April 12 to 14 - WGI Color Guard World Championships in Dayton, OH
April 19 to 21 - WGI Percussion World Championships in Dayton, OH