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Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have made the unfortunate decision to cancel the 2023 Invitational. We hope to return in 2024. Thank you for your understanding.


Shawn Funk
Director of Instrumental Music
Arapahoe High School



Mr. Funk’s text for welcome page, re-add when 2024 is scheduled:

Welcome to the 17th Annual Arapahoe Invitational Marching Festival!  The Arapahoe Invitational will be hosted at the Littleton Public Schools Stadium in Littleton on Saturday, October 21, 2023.  This will be a CBA Sanctioned Festival and will follow all CBA rules and guidelines. A copy of the registration packet can be found HERE.

The entry fee for the festival will be $375.00 per band and will include a video recording of your performances.

Our panel of judges has been selected based on experience and integrity. All of our judges will have significant experience at the national level.

If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me via e-mail at (preferred) or 303-347-6031, or the Arapahoe Invitational Coordinator at

Thank you and I look forward to having you and your students as a part of our festival! 



The competition is at Littleton Public Schools Stadium. 199 E Littleton Blvd, Littleton, CO 80121

Please allow 45 minutes before your school’s performance time to park, walk to the stadium, and purchase your ticket.

2024 Schedule

View the 2024 schedule (PDF)

2024 Ticket Prices

We accept cash and credit cards.

Prelims: Adults-$, Seniors $, Students-$
Finals: Adults-$, Seniors $, Students-$
Combo: Adults-$, Seniors $, Students-$
Children under 5 are admitted free.

You may purchase your tickets in advance. Advance purchase tickets are non-refundable.


2024 Maps

maps coming soon!

Concessions and Merchandise

We accept cash and credit cards at our concessions and merchandise stands.

CLICK HERE to view the concessions menu

We will be offering Arapahoe Invitational patches and stickers as well as assorted t-shirts. Programs will also be for sale.