There will be 13 marching bands competing at the 15th Annual Farmington Marching Invitational this Saturday at Haile Memorial Stadium.
Beginning at 1 p.m. bands will take the field at the high school to participate in this year’s 15th competition. The bands include: Fulton, Sikeston, Park Hills Central, North County, Cape Central, Union, Washington, Liberty(Mountain View), Wentzville Holt, Pattonville, Poplar Bluff and Parkway Central.
The Farmington High School Black Knight Marching Band will perform an exhibition at 4:30 p.m. The award ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.
Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for students.
The event is sponsored by the Farmington Band Boosters. The festival began in 1998 in memory of Band Booster President John Biri. It was Mr. Biri’s dream for FHS to host a marching festival.
The band boosters are proud to continue to host the festival, now in its 15th year. The community is invited to attend an afternoon of great marching band entertainment.