First-ever Nevada marching band to attend Bands of America Grand Nationals Competition

Pinecrest Academy of Nevada - Cadence
Posted at 3:32 PM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-12 14:39:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Pinecrest Academy Cadence Marching Band will travel to Indianapolis, Indiana, Nov. 11-13 to compete in the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium.

No school from Nevada has ever participated in the Bands of America Grand National Championships.

The school says this is an exciting opportunity to represent not only Pinecrest Academy Cadence High School but the entire state of Nevada.

The costs associated with sending 60 students is a substantial burden that is passed down to individual students and their families. To ensure everyone has the opportunity to attend this competition, fundraising is vital.

Pinecrest Academy Cadence Marching Band will host several fundraisers to help support students and their families that will be traveling to Indiana for the championships.

FanAngel – FanAngel is a fundraising platform to help individuals as well as the band as a whole raise money to support students.

Fireworks Booths – Pinecrest Academy Cadence Marching Band will be selling fireworks. Students will earn money towards their trip from the proceeds of the fireworks booths.

Fireworks sales run from June 28th through July 4th at the following locations:

  • Speedee Mart - 401 E Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89002
  • Green Valley Grocery - 234 N Arroyo Grande Blvd, Henderson, NV 89014