The Clovis High School Marching Band won the state championship in competition at the Saturday at the 44th Zia Marching Fiesta, locking in its 10th consecutive claim to the coveted title and 20th state championship overall.
The win came following stand-out performance in preliminary competition which garnered the Wildcat band awards for Best Musical Achievement, Best Visual Achievement, Best General Effect and Best in Class (4A).
The finals competition was cancelled due to inclement weather and the Wildcat band was awarded Grand Champion based on preliminary competition scores.
The win marks the conclusion of the Wildcat band’s competitive marching season.
Due to the cancelation of final competition at the Zia Marching Fiesta, the Wildcat Marching Band will give a special presentation of its award-winning show, “Points of Reflection” Thursday, October 20, at halftime of the Clovis versus Capital football game. A special presentation will be made at the conclusion of the show.
The band is requesting that everyone wears purple on Thursday, and fly the new Wildcat flags in recognition of this amazing group and its accomplishments.
If you still need a new flag, they can be purchased at https://forms.gle/B3CDsNPidmHZrECT7
New CMS Wildcat merchandise has also been recently added to our webstore at https://clovisschools.itemorder.com/
The Clovis High School Marching Band is under the direction of Bill Allred, and is assisted by Anthony Gonzales, Juan De Leon, Dustyn Crane, Brandon Rowe, Jenny Flores, Michealla Bailey, and colorguard instructors Alyssa Glaze and Belen Becerra.