Panther Creek Band Invitational

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Cary, NC – This Saturday, September 29, 2012, is the 5th Annual Panther Creek Invitational (PCI) Marching Band Competition. It is spectacle-size entertainment and everyone is invited. 

Panther Creek Marching Band Invitational

18 high school marching bands from around the Triangle and across the state – 1500 marching band students in all – will compete for the coveted PCI trophies.

After dark, you’ll see the biggest crowds (more than 1,000 people jammed into the football stadium) and the largest bands (some more than 170 students).

Pepsi Challenge Award Presentation – $25,000

At approximately 9:30 pmPepsi will present a check for $25,000 to Panther Creek band director David Robinson for the school’s first-place win last December in the national Pepsi Refresh contest. PCHS garnered the most online votes in the $25,000 category for non-profit community organizations.

Event Deatils

5th Annual Panther Creek Invitational (PCI) Marching Band Competition
Sat., Sept. 29, 2012
2-11 pm

Gates open 2:00 pm
First band performs 4:00 pm
(biggest bands — Class 4-A – start playing @ 8pm)
Trophies awarded ~10:00 pm

Panther Creek High School (stadium)
6770 McCrimmon Pkwy
Cary 27519

Tickets: Available at the gate Sept. 29th only
$10 General Admission // $5 Seniors (55+) & children (4-10)
Children under 4 free

More Info:

  • Website:
  • Twitter: @PCHSband


Events coverage on CaryCitizen is sponsored in part by HumSub, presenting Diwali 2012 on Saturday, October 20.