The K-State Color Guard is a performance squad that performs with the Pride of Wildcat Land. Members will have the chance to perform at Pre-Game and half time of K-State Football games, travel to bowl games, and perform at a variety of pep rallies and special events. New and returning members will be required to attend multiple camps throughout the summer prior to the start of the band season.
2021 KSUMBCG SCHEDULE:
_____ Pre-Game Camp: June 26-27 (First-year members)
_____ Technique Camp: July 17 (All members)
_____ Band Camp: (All members) August 15th - 22nd
____ Sep 3-5 Stanford(travel to Arlington, TX)
____ Sep 10 Purple Power Play
____ Sep 11 Purple Power Play
____ Sep 11 Southern Illinois
____ Sep 18 Nevada
____ Oct 2 Oklahoma
____ Oct 16 Iowa State
____ Oct 23 Central States Marching Festival
____ Oct 29 Homecoming Parade
____ Oct 30 TCU
____ Nov 6 Kansas(travel to Lawrence, KS)
____ Nov 13 West Virginia
____ Nov 20 Baylor
____ Nov 21 Marching Band Concert
____ Dec 3 Holiday Parade
____ Dec 3-5 Big XII Championship (travel to Arlington, TX)
____ Dec 12 Marching Band Banquet
____ TBD Bowl Game/Trip
All Color Guard members will attend all summer camps, regular rehearsals, performances and parades. New members will be required to attend a weekend clinic during the summer to learn pre-game routines. As members of the band, the Color Guard will perform at all marching band functions unless determined otherwise by the Director of Bands and Color Guard Coordinator.
WEEKLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:
Monday (sectionals) 6pm-9:00pm
Tuesday (full band rehearsal) 3:30pm-5:20pm
Wednesday No Rehearsal
Thursday (full band rehearsal; sectionals) 3:30-5:20pm; 5:30-6:30pm
Friday (tentative rehearsal--performance weeks only) 3:30pm-5:20pm
Saturday (performance) Average call time ranges from 6-8 hours prior to kick-off; determined by Director of Bands.
Please plan your fall class schedule around this rehearsal schedule!
The K-State Marching Band will provide Color Guard primary performance uniforms.
Color Guard members must purchase: Secondary uniforms to include but not limited to:shoes, shorts, t-shirt, long-sleeved cold weather top, wind pants, wind jacket, winter jacket, short black socks, long black socks, hair accessories, performance makeup. (An order form will be sent out after auditions and additional items will be specified. First year member’s secondary uniform cost is approximately $350 based on last season.)
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Questions? Need more information?
Contact Dr. Tracz at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the Band Office 785-532-3816