Clovis High band starting competition season

The Clovis High School Wildcat Marching Band starts its 2009 competition season Saturday at the Tumbleweed Classic in Denver City.

The following weekend, Oct. 9-10, the band travels to Arlington, Texas for the Bands of America national competition.

This year’s marching show is named Rhapsody in Red and was designed and choreographed exclusively for the Wildcat Marching Band.

The band began two and three-a-day practices in July to learn the show.

The band also practices before and after school.