Week of November 13th


This is finals week so please budget your study time so you have plenty of time to prepare for your finals and still be prepared for our final week of competition.

Friday-period 5 field show rehearsal

Parade Band rehearsal 1:15-2:15 plan to eat a lunch after school. Please plan ahead.

Load semi

Saturday-Championship Day! (Below schedule may change so please check back)

Bring warm clothes, a sack lunch, snacks, plenty of water and some money for dinner…we will be gone until midnight!

It will be cold for the evening so consider buying thermal undergarments to wear under your uniform if you get cold easily.

Call time for everyone 7:30 AM

load buses…No blankets are allowed on the bus this year!

Arrive at Santa Anita Racetrack 10:00 AM

Mt. Carmel Parade Band on the competition line 12:16 PM

After the parade, change into street clothes and have a snack. We will be going to dinner at 3:30 PM at the Santa Anita Mall.

Parade Awards begin at 1:30 at Arcadia High School Stadium.

After awards, load bus and travel to Santa Anita Westfield Mall 400 South Baldwin Ave. Arcadia (next to the racetrack) at 3:15 PM

Senior line at 3:30 PM

You may eat at the food court or other restaurants at the mall. Do not leave the mall!

Back on the buses at 5:30 PM to go to Citrus College Stadium for field Championships!

1000 West Foothill Blvd. Glendora

Click here for field show information:

6:30 PM arrive at Citrus College and begin preparation for our performance.

8:33 PM Mt. Carmel Performs!

Awards at 9:45 PM

After awards, load buses and head back to San Diego

Estimated arrival back to MC 12:00-12:15 AM

Parents, please be on time to pick up your student so our chaperones can go home on time too.

Congratulations on another outstanding Marching Season!

Special thanks to all our parents for their support, hard work and encouragement of our fantastic MC students!






Week of November 6th

Parents: Our Music Foundation donations drive is in need of your support! If you haven’t yet contributed your donation or have only contributed a portion, please consider supporting our very special program. Remember, your donation is tax deductible for this tax year, so it’s a great time to donate. It takes at least $600.00 per student to fully fund instruction, field show costs, uniform and transportation for the year. Please donate whatever you can and our foundation can take monthly installments too. Checks can be made to “MCMF” and dropped off in the MCMF mailbox in the Band Room hallway, or click the Donate Now button.

Wednesday-rehearsal 6:00 PM-9:15

Friday-Veterans Day Rehearsal

8:00AM-9:30 AM-Parade Band and Guard rehearsal on street

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Field show rehearsal bring a lunch, snacks, water and sunscreen etc.

*After rehearsal: Load parade drums, Guard banner and parade Sousaphones on Box Truck.

Saturday-AM Parade-PM Field Show (we will take buses and leave from Mt. Carmel)

Parade Band and Guard call 7:15 AM at Mt. Carmel. Students will change into Red Trousers at the band room, grab their garment bags with jackets, shakos and instruments. Bring your street clothes to change into after the parade. Board buses and leave for Liberty Station.

Also, bring money for lunch or your own sack lunch for after the parade. After Awards, load buses and return to MC.

Competition Line at 11:12 AM

Awards at 12:45 PM…After awards, load buses and depart for MC.

Return time 2:00 PM. Uniforms need to load on semi for field show.

Map and Schedule

Percussion and Sousaphones will need to load semi after arriving back from parade. Time TBA

Field Show call: 5:00 PM at Mt. Carmel Band Room. Load Buses and depart for San Ysidro High School.

Perform at 8:45 PM

CVIFT Schedule 2017

SYH Field Map 2017

Directions and information

Arrive back to MC by 11:00 PM

Week of 10-30

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

Friday-Football Game vs. Westview Call time 5:30 PM

Saturday-Mira Mesa Invitational Tournament

Parade BandCall time 1:00 PM

(SAT Test Takers: Take your instrument and uniform home Friday night, Change in your parents car on the way over to Mira Mesa H.S. Parents: be ready to pick up and drop off your student at Mira Mesa High School as soon as they are released!

Remember, Mira Mesa Blvd. will be closed by 12:45 PM so consider an alternate route. Try: go West on Miramar Road to North on Camino Ruiz to Mira Mesa High School).

Parade Competition line at 2:25 PM


Parade Awards at 3:00 PM

Field Band-Call time 7:30 PM Parents, please drop your students off and buy a ticket to support our students!

Field Performance at 9:15 PM


Mira Mesa High School-10510 Marauder Way
San Diego, CA 92126

Awards at 10:00 PM

Awards should be over by 10:30 PM

Week of 10-23

PARENTS: We are still short 50 volunteer hours for our Tournament this Saturday. Please sign up NOW! We need everyone’s help with our Tournament of Bands! Remember this is not the tournament to watch in the stands, it’s the one we need everyone to help and work.

Click here to sign up: Volunteer

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

Friday: Pro Gro Day-Volunteer work to set up for tournament…make sure you know your times for your jobs!

Saturday: Mt. Carmel Tournament of Bands! Know your Volunteer times and don’t be late.

Call time for Parade Band-11:00 AM Parade Band on the Competition Line at 12:25 PM

Call time for Field Band-7:15 PM Field Band performs at 8:45 PM

Everyone stays to help with clean up!!! If we all pitch in, we get done very quickly!

Week of 10-16

Parents: Our Tournament of Bands is in just two weeks! We need ALL HANDS ON DECK!!! Please sign up for Volunteer help and start bringing in your food donations to help us raise the maximum amount of dollars to help our kids!

Click here for online sign up to volunteer: http://www.mchsbandtournament.com/Tournament/volunteers/login.php

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

Friday-Call 5:00 PM Pre-Game performance of our field show at 6:10PM! This is Homecoming and our band performs before the game. Students will come back to the Band Room after the show and change into Red Polos and Black Shorts or Black Pants and go back up to the game for Pep tunes!

After the Game, Load the trucks for the Poway Tournament on Saturday.


Saturday Poway Invitational Tournament of Bands!

Call Time at Poway High School-6:00 PM

Parents! Buy a ticket and enjoy the show! We need a sea of red cheering on our students!!!

*Students who wish to go to Homecoming are dismissed as soon as they change out of uniform.

Awards at 9:00 PM should be over by 9:30 PM. Please pick up your student on time!

Tournament schedule

Map to Poway High