Big Purple Color Guard

Potential members should have at least one year of color guard experience. Exceptions can be made on an individual basis, especially for those with experience in twirling, cheerleading or drill team.

Time Commitment
The color guard is required to be present at all rehearsals and performances, including football games, chapel performances, parades, etc. The color guard rehearses with the band five days a week (Monday - Friday 11:50 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.) and has a two-hour sectional once a week outside of the scheduled band time. Sectional days and times will be determined by the co-captains and members based on schedules.

All color guard members are eligible for the Big Purple scholarship.

Auditions (basic fundamentals) - Saturday, August 16, 2014
Prep Clinic: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. in WPAC North Lobby
Group Dinner: 6 p.m., location TBA 
Check-In & Auditions: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Student Recreation and Wellness Center, Gym D

For more information please contact Emily Berry at or 325-674-2199. 

All members of the color guard must be enrolled in band. Band can be taken either for credit, no-credit, or P.E. credit. See question 5 on Big Purple FAQ for more information.

Captain/Lieutenant Auditions
The auditions for color guard captain are held in the spring. To audition for captain/lieutenant, one year of experience in the ACU color guard is required.

See also: Acuity Winter Guard


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