Hundreds get into rhythm at Garfield drumline expo

Marcel Robinson practices with the Garfield High School drumline before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Marcel Robinson practices with the Garfield High School drumline before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

The competition rumbled, as 15 local high school and middle school drumline groups performed at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday at Garfield High School.

The expo featured additional exhibition performances from the Garfield High School varsity drumline, Emerald City Boom and the Seahawks Blue Thunder. The Glacier Peak High School drumline, from Snohomish, placed first in the competition.

The BDX, which is a fundraiser for Garfield High School’s drumline programs is currently largest drumline competition in Washington State.

A member of Garfield High SchoolÕs drumline prepares her cymbal before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State.
A member of Garfield High School’s drumline prepares her cymbal before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX). (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Garfield High School drumline practices before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Garfield High School drumline practices before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

The Garfield High School drumline comes together for a group huddle before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Garfield High School drumline comes together for a group huddle before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Senior Upendo Moore makes his way to practice before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016 with the Garfield High School drumline. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Senior Upendo Moore makes his way to practice before performing at the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016 with the Garfield High School drumline. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Lake Stevens High School drumline watches the Glacier Peak High School drumline perform at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual BDX on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Lake Stevens High School drumline watches the Glacier Peak High School drumline perform at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual BDX on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Ingraham High School drumline watches other teams compete at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Ingraham High School drumline watches other teams compete at Garfield High School’s 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Garfield High School drumline director Tony Solano performs with the Seahawks Blue Thunder during the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Garfield High School drumline director Tony Sodano performs with the Seahawks Blue Thunder during the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Spectators watch teams compete at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Spectators watch teams compete at Garfield High School’s 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Members of the Glacier Peak High School drumline celebrate after receiving the first place award in the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Members of the Glacier Peak High School drumline celebrate after receiving the first place award in the 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
A member of Lincoln High SchoolÕs Junior Varsity drumline team prepares to perform at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
A member of Lincoln High School’s Junior Varsity drumline team prepares to perform at Garfield High School’s 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Members of the Thomas Jefferson High School drumlins prepare to compete at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the high schoolÕs gymnasium. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Members of the Thomas Jefferson High School drumlines prepare to compete at Garfield High School’s 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Washington Middle School drumline practices their routine before competing at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Washington Middle School drumline practices their routine before competing. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Ingraham High School drumline members unload equipment before competing at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Ingraham High School drumline members unload equipment. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Lincoln High School Junior Varsity drumline team prepares to perform at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Lincoln High School Junior Varsity drumline team prepares to perform. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
A member of Thomas Jefferson High SchoolÕs drumline switches hats at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
A member of Thomas Jefferson High School’s drumline switches hats before performing. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
A member of Lincoln High SchoolÕs Junior Varsity drumline team takes a break before performing at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
A member of Lincoln High School’s Junior Varsity drumline team takes a break before performing. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Glacier Peak High School drumline walks to their starting positions before performing at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Glacier Peak High School drumline placed first in the BDX competition. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
The Glacier Peak High School drumline walks to their starting positions before performing. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Sixth grader Edien Nega performs with the Washington Middle School drumline at Garfield High School's 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Sixth grader Edien Nega performs with the Washington Middle School drumline. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Members of Life Christian High School practice before competing at Garfield High School's 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Life Christian High School placed second in the BDX competition. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Members of Life Christian High School practice before competing at Garfield High School’s 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Members of Lincoln High SchoolÕs Junior Varsity drumline team wait to perform at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Members of Lincoln High School’s Junior Varsity drumline team wait to perform. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Lincoln High School's Junior Varsity drumline team performs at Garfield High SchoolÕs 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
Lincoln High School’s Junior Varsity drumline team performs at Garfield High School’s 8th Annual Bulldog Drumline Expo (BDX) on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Garfield High School BDX is the largest drumline competition in Washington State. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)
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