Panther Roar Marching Invitational

The Ridgeview High School Band program is proud to announce our 4th annual marching band competition, the Panther Roar Marching Invitational! This FMBC Regional Event will be held at Ridgeview High School and we are delighted to extend this invitation to you.

An early registration fee of $150 is due by September 15, 2022. Normal registration is $200 and the last day to register is September 29, 2022 and we will cap registration at 20 bands. To register click HERE or scroll to the bottom of the page. If you need one, a registration fee invoice will be emailed to you when the registration is completed (please email to request one: The band registration and fee must be complete and turned in by this date or your band will not be considered for our competition.

Please make checks to Ridgeview High School and Band Competition for the memo and mail them to: 466 Madison Avenue

Orange Park, FL 32065

The competition is set to take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022. Performance order will be announced once registration is complete. For any questions or concerns please contact us at the number: (904) 336-8975 or the email:


Arnaldo Colón

Director of Bands

Band Classification

Classifications will be in accordance with FMBC regulations and bands can only choose to be put in the exhibition class for ratings. If you would like to perform in a larger class please indicate that on the band registration. Here is the class structure for reference:

  • Class 1A (1-45 All Performers)

  • Class 2A (46-69 All Performers)

  • Class 3A (70-99 All Performers)

  • Class 4A (100-145 All Performers)

  • Class 5A (146 All Performers)

  • Ratings Only (FBA Style)

  • Comments Only


There will be adjudicators present to critique each band in the following captions:

Music Individual - Mark Cole

Music Ensemble - Dick Turner

Visual Individual - Kevin Devitt

Visual Ensemble - Joseph Cavallaro

Music General Effect - Kathy LaVay-Turner

Visual General Effect - Katie Buelow

Percussion -Paul Gansemer

Color Guard - Chris DeBoard


Every band will receive a participation plaque with recognition if they have earned a superior or superior with distinction in the captions of music, general effect, visual, percussion, and colorguard. The top 3 in each class will a placement trophy.