The Annual Washington Community High School Marching Panther Invitational will be held Saturday, September 7 at WCHS’s Babcook Field from 1-9:15 p.m. Gates will open at noon and cost for adults will be $8, $5 for Seniors and K-12 students. Washington School District #50, District #51, District #52 and St. Patrick Band students wearing their band shirt and WCHS students with a current school ID are free.

Area businesses and the WCHS Band Boosters will serve concessions.  Invitational t-shirts will be available for $15.  

Come out and enjoy a great afternoon and evening of music, competition and fun!  The Marching Panthers are proud to announce the 32nd Annual WCHS Marching Panther Invitational. Twenty-five high school marching bands from across the state will perform their 2019 marching band field show in competition.  The list of high schools competing will include: Canton, Champaign Central, Dunlap, Dwight, East Peoria, El Paso-Gridley, Eureka, Farmington Central, Galesburg, IVC, Kewanee, LaSalle-Peru, Limestone, Metamora, Morton, Normal, Olympia, RPS 205 (Rockford), Pekin, Pontiac, Sherrard, St. Joseph-Ogden, Tri Valley, United Township, Watseka and Washington(exhibition).

The Marching Panthers will top off the night with an exhibition performance of their field show, “Sideshow”.  For more information, please contact Saundi Pugh at 309-258-1824.