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Mt. Carmel Band & Guard Finish the regular 6A Season ranked 2nd in SCSBOA!!!

Congratulations on an outstanding regular season! Mt. Carmel finished the regular season ranked 2nd  in SCSBOA 6A!!!

Week of November 15th

Friday-Call time 5:15 PM Football Game performance at Half Time! We will leave the stadium after our show and load Semi for Arcadia. Get a good night’s rest, we have a big day Saturday.

Saturday-Championships Day!

Call time for EVERYONE-7:00 AM at Mt. Carmel

Everyone must ride up on the bus! Parents: if you are driving up to Citrus College, you may take your student home with you after awards. Please provide Ms. Francis a written note by this Thursday!

Load buses and leave as soon as we load.

Buses arrive at Santa Anita Racetrack parking lot for Parade. Parade Band gets ready. Non parade band goes with Band Moms to the Parade route to watch the parade and then follow the band to Arcadia High School for Awards. Parade Band competes at 12:20 PM.

AFOB Performance Order 11-5-21

Parade band changes back into street clothes at the buses. Awards at 2:00 at the Arcadia High School Stadium. This year, we will eat at Arcadia High school for an early dinner! Arcadia High School will have plenty of food choices. (Students should bring money for dinner or bring their own food for dinner).

3:30 PM-load buses and leave for Citrus College

4:15 PM-arrive at Citrus College. Senior Line!

5:00 PM Stretch and change into uniform

7:08 PM Mt. Carmel Performs for the 6A Championship!

Click here for directions & info.

8:00 PM line up for the Band Retreat in stadium. Stay in uniform…no shakos!

8:30 PM Awards in Full Retreat

9:00PM-back to buses, change into street clothes and load buses.

11:45 PM-12:00 AM- arrive back at MC!

Congratulations on a truly “Miracle Marching Season MC!”




Week of November 8th

Congratulations on another GREAT Performance at Westview!

Saturday: Rancho Buena Vista Tournament

Meet at Mt. Carmel Band Room-We will be taking buses to the tournament.

Call Time is 4:45 PM Buses leave as soon as we are loaded.

Perform at 7:45 PM

Awards at 9:00 PM

Load buses at 9:30 PM

2021 RBV Premiere Field Tournament Schedule

Directions to Rancho Buena Vista High School 
From Interstate 5:
• Take Hwy 78 East about 5.5 miles to S. Melrose Dr.
• Turn right on S. Melrose Dr. and go about 2 miles to Shadowridge Dr.
• Turn right on Shadowridge Dr. and right on Longhorn Dr.
From Interstate 15:
• Take Hwy 78 West about 7 miles to Sycamore Ave.
• Turn left on Sycamore Ave. and right on Shadowridge Dr.
• Take Shadowridge Dr. about 2.2 miles and turn right on Longhorn Dr.
Note: The large parking lot is primarily reserved for buses, equipment trucks, and directors. Paid parking is available for
$10. Spectator parking is available along marked areas of Melrose Dr. Shadowridge Dr. and Longhorn Dr. See map for
more information


Return to Mt. Carmel by 10:15-10:30 PM

*Note: Monday is a minimum day and we have called a Parade Band rehearsal 1:15-2:00 on the street! Bring a sack lunch or get food at lunch break during the school day.



Week of November 1st

Congratulations to all for hosting another Great Mt. Carmel Tournament of Bands!

Wednesday: Evening rehearsal 6:00 PM-7:30 Use the extra personal time to catch up on homework or just de-stress from all your hard work! NO PARADE!!! 6:00 Call for EVERYONE!!!

Friday: Load Semi for Saturday (Don’t forget to take home your instrument/equipment for Saturday

Saturday: Mira Mesa High School Tournament! 

Call time at Mira Mesa High School. Please Drop off your student at Mira Mesa High School on Mira Mesa Blvd.

Call time: 5:00 PM

Perform at 7:00 PM

Awards at 8:00 PM

2021 Mira Mesa Invitational Field Tournament Lineup

Week of Oct. 25th


Mt. Carmel Tournament of Bands This Week!!!

Parents! please sign up for Volunteer Shifts to help with our tournament!

Click here to volunteer

We also need food donations! Please see the link at the above site and donate what you can.

Friday-Set up MC Tournament-Students and Parents don’t forget your shift times!

Saturday- MC Tournament!

Parade Band Call Time at MC band Room: 11:00 AM

Parade Competition time is 1:00 PM

Awards at 2:15

Field Band Call Time at MC Band Room: 6:00 PM

Performance at 7:45 PM

Awards at 8:15 PM

Don’t forget to stay and help clean up the tournament!


Week of 10/18

Wednesday Evening Rehearsal 6:00 PM-9:15 PM

Friday-Football game Call time: 5:30 PM

Poway Tournament of Bands 10/23

Saturday call time at Poway High School 4:30 PM

Our Semi Trailer will be parked on Titan Way

Performance at 6:30 PM

Awards at 7:45 PM (This is the last exhibition performance MC will have. Competition begins at the MC tournament for us)

Awards are optional for this performance. Students may stay if they wish and will need to sit together in the designated area in the stadium. All other ceremonies students will be required to stay for awards.

Click link for schedule:

2021 Poway