Hundreds of musicians prepare for marching band competition in Kennewick

Hundreds of musical athletes from across the Northwest are preparing to come to the Tri-Cities this weekend for a major marching band competition.

The 32nd annual Cavalcade of Bands is being held all day Saturday at Lampson Stadium at Kennewick High School.

20 bands from across the region will be competing.

Performers will be judged on musicality and marching technique, among other things.

Hermiston High School's marching band kicks off the competition at 9:30 AM.