Band festival set for Oct. 19
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and the Marching Highland
Cavaliers will host the second annual CAV-L-CADE of Bands on Saturday, Oct. 19,
Gates will open at 1:30 p.m. and the competition begins at 3 p.m. Bands
from three states will compete for the prestigious Chancellor's Cup and a $1,000
Patrick Henry High School from Glade Spring, Va. won the inaugural cup
last year. Scheduled to compete this year are: Letcher County Central High from
Whitesburg, Ky., Alcoa High from Alcoa, Tenn., Morristown East High from
Morristown, Tenn., Castlewood High from Castlewood, Va., Union High from Big
Stone Gap, Va., Eastside High from Coeburn, Va., and Virginia High from Bristol,
There is still time for band directors to register their bands, and
the cutoff date will be Oct. 5. Bands will compete in Carl Smith Stadium on the
campus of UVa-Wise.
In case of inclement weather, the contest will move to the David J. Prior Convocation Center.