Texas Educational Colorguard Association
Building Better Guards for Better Bands


Announcements

Registration is open for the 2018 contest season.  

Please be sure to note the new payment address and to provide your business office with an updated IRS Form W-9.  You can find that form here:  2018 TECA W-9

Payments sent to the wrong address will not be credited to your unit and you could face late fees.  

The registration schedule is as follows:

Early registration through Oct 31 - $700 for the first unit in a class (guard/percussion/winds) $300 for the second

Regular registration Nov. 1 - Dec. 15 - $800 for the first unit in a class, $400 for the second

Late registration Dec. 15 - Jan 15 - $900 for the first unit in a class, $500 for the second. 

After Jan 15, registration is closed.


2018 Contest Schedule

January
20 – Valley View HS

27- First Score Requirement (guard) 

South – Hidalgo HS (guard only)
North – Medina Valley HS (guard/percussion/winds)

February
3 – San Antonio WGI Guard Regional
Palmview HS (guard/percussion winds)

10 – Dallas WGI & Houston WGI Guard Regionals
Madison HS, San Antonio (guard/percussion/winds)

17 – TMEA - No Contest

24- Houston WGI Percussion/Winds Regional, Second score requirement
South – Rio Hondo HS (guard/percussion/winds)
North – Wagner HS, San Antonio

March

3 – Austin WGI Guard Regional
Jourdanton HS (guard/percussion/winds)

10 – Dallas WGI Percussion/Winds Regional
South - Edinburg North HS (guard/percussion/winds)
North - Warren HS (guard only)

17- Denton WGI Power Regional, Third score requirement
Laredo United High School (guard/percussion/winds)

24 – Guard Zones
South – Vela HS
North - Wagner HS, San Antonio

31 – EASTER WEEKEND  - Calallen HS (percussion/winds only)

April
7 – Championships (Guard) Site TBD
14 – Championships (Percussion/Winds) Site TBD

12-14 – WGI Guard
19-22 – WGI Percussion/Winds




Congratulations to our 2017 Class Champions:

SCHOLASTIC NOVICE - Brownsville Porter HS

SCHOLASTIC CADET - Ida Diaz JH

SCHOLASTIC REGIONAL AA - Brownsville Pace HS

SCHOLASTIC REGIONAL A - Palmview HS

SCHOLASTIC A - Laredo Alexander HS

SCHOLASTIC NATIONAL A - Edinburg North HS

SCHOLASTIC OPEN - Harlandale HS

INDEPENDENT A - United Independent

SCHOLASTIC CONCERT CADET - Edinburg South MS

SCHOLASTIC CONCERT A - Mission Veteran's Memorial HS

SCHOLASTIC CONCERT OPEN - Sharyland HS

SCHOLASTIC MARCHING AA - Brownsville Pace HS

SCHOLASTIC MARCHING A - Brownsville Rivera HS

SCHOLASTIC MARCHING OPEN - Laredo Alexander HS

SCHOLASTIC MARCHING WORLD - San Benito HS

INDEPENDENT MARCHING OPEN - Timbre Independent

WINDS SCHOLASTIC A - Edinburg North HS


CHAMPIONSHIPS

April 1 - Circuit Championships Finals (Guard AND Percussion AND Winds) HM King HS, Kingsville 

COLORGUARD RECAPS

PERCUSSION/WINDS RECAPS

March 25 - Colorguard Zone Championships (PRELIMS)

North Zone- Southwest High School, San Antonio

NORTH ZONE RECAPS

South Zone  - Edinburg North High School, Edinburg

SOUTH ZONE RECAPS



TECA would like to congratulate the following units for their recent promotions:


Sharyland HS percussion from Scholastic Concert A to Scholastic Concert Open


Del Rio HS percussion from Scholastic Marching AA to Scholastic Marching A

Lopez HS percussion from Scholastic Marching AA to Scholastic Marching A

McCollum HS percussion from Scholastic Marching AA to Scholastic Marching A

Medina Valley HS percussion from Scholastic Marching AA to Scholastic Marching A


San Benito HS percussion from Scholastic Marching Open to Scholastic Marching World


Hldalgo HS guard from Scholastic A to Scholastic National A. 


CC Winn HS guard from Scholastic Regional A to Scholastic A

Eagle Pass HS guard from Scholastic Regional A to Scholastic A

Medina Valley HS guard from Scholastic Regional A to Scholastic A

Mission HS guard from Scholastic Regional A to Scholastic A

Earl Warren HS JV guard from Scholastic Regional A to Scholastic A


Alexander HS B guard from Scholastic Regional AA to Scholastic Regional A

La Joya HS guard from Scholastic Regional AA to Scholastic Regional A

Madison HS JV guard from Scholastic Regional AA to Scholastic Regional A

Robert Vela JV guard from Scholastic Regional AA to Scholastic Regional A

United HS A guard from Scholastic Regional AA to Scholastic Regional A


Donna HS guard from Scholastic Novice to Scholastic Regional AA

McCollum HS guard from Scholastic Novice to Scholastic Regional AA

PSJA HS guard from Scholastic Novice to Scholastic Regional AA

Roosevelt HS guard from Scholastic Novice to Scholastic Regional AA

Taft, TX HS guard from Scholastic Novice to Scholastic Regional AA

United HS B guard from Scholastic Novice to Scholastic Regional AA


Looking for the contest information packet? Or who is scheduled to go to critique? Look under 2017 Contest Schedule on this page.

Looking for the zone or championships contest schedule? Look under 2017 Contest Schedule on this page. 

Looking for the place to view or update your SPIEL SHEET? Visit the REGISTRAION page (login required).

Looking for the circuit by-laws? Or timing requirements for your classification? Have questions about copyright? Visit the FORMS page. 

Looking for judges' sheets? Or judge panels? Or the rule books? Visit the JUDGES page (login required).

Looking for recaps from recent shows?  Scroll down on this page.

Want to place a classified ad for an instructor? Or to sell gently used items? Visit the CLASSIFIEDS page.


2017 Contest Schedule:

BLOCK A

January 14, 2017 - Boerne High School

Guard Recaps

Percussion Recaps

January 21, 2017 - United High School, Laredo

Guard Recaps

Percussion Recaps

January 28, 2017 - Canyon High School, New Braunfels

Guard Recaps

January 28, 2017 - Hidalgo High School

Hidalgo Contest Packet

Guard Recaps

Percussion Recaps

Winds Recaps

BLOCK B

February 4, 2017 - Steele High School, Cibolo

Guard Recaps

Percussion Recaps

February 11 - NO CONTEST, TMEA

February 18 - Churchill HS, San Antonio

Churchill Recaps

February 18 - Valley View High School, Hidalgo

Valley View Recaps

February 25 - Madison High School, San Antonio

Madison Recaps

February 25 - Palmview High School, Mission

Palmview Recaps

BLOCK C

March 4 - Jourdanton High School

Jourdanton Recaps

March 11 - Harlandale High School, San Antonio

Harlandale Recaps

March 11 - Robert Vela High School, Edinburg

Vela Recaps

March 18 - Earl Warren High School, San Antonio

Warren Recaps

March 18 - Lopez High School, Brownsville

Lopez Recaps

CHAMPIONSHIPS

March 25 - Colorguard Zone Championships (PRELIMS)

                   North Zone - Southwest High School, San Antonio

CONTEST SCHEDULE

Southwest Contest Packet

                   South Zone - Edinburg North High School, Edinburg

CONTEST SCHEDULE

Edinburg North Contest Packet

April 1 - Circuit Championships Finals (Guard AND Percussion AND Winds)

                 HM King High School, Kingsville 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE - COLORGUARD

CONTEST SCHEDULE - PERCUSSION & WINDS

HM King Contest Packet


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Board of Directors:

President:  Nathan Flynt, Jourdanton HS

Vice President of Colorguard: Jeremy Contreras, Earl Warren HS

Vice President of Percussion: Jacob Thompson, Alexander HS

Vice President of Winds: Chad Dempsey, Edinburg North HS 

Treasurer: Esperanza Avila,  Southwest Legacy HS

Secretary: Jessica Savino, Edinburg North HS

Historian: Jacob Barrientes, Earl Warren HS

Parliamentarian: Ruben Alejandre: Medina Valley HS


Chief Colorguard Judge: Shirley Williams

Chief Percussion Judge: Ron Schermerhorn

Colorguard Education Director: Ed Gonzales & Denelle Acosta

Percussion Education Director: Steven McCardle

Contest Director (North): Ray Ramirez & Ronald Burton

Contest Director (South): Aaron Sandoval

Tabulator (North): Nicholas Flynt

Tabulator (South): Alejandro Requenez

 
  


Links:

Winter Guard Circuits:

Winter Guard International

Texas Color Guard Circuit

North Texas Color Guard Association