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For Sale:

Selling 17 drumline/ Colorguard uniforms.  I have 3 large 4 medium 4 small 5 extra small.

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Asking price is $50 a uniform.



The Rowlett High School Color Guard is looking for a head color guard director for the 2017-2018 school year. Candidates must have strong equipment skills, experience in choreography for both marching and winter guard, and program management skills.



August 2017 to June 2018 


Very competitive



Please send to BOTH:

Jason Myers – Associate Band Director, Rowlett HS:

Art Ruangtip – Director of Bands, Rowlett HS:

Knowledge of overall operation of color guard program
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Knowledge of state and UIL policies governing band
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills


Three years or more color guard directing experience 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

·         Direct and manage the overall color guard for Rowlett HS. Provide students with an opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities and ensure compliance with all state, University Interscholastic League (UIL), and district requirements.

·         Teach one class Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 2:30pm: RHS is on Block schedule. This is a class that meets every other day. All year long class.

·         Maintain and teach rehearsals after school with the high school marching band on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm

·         Maintain a regular section rehearsal schedule for one winter guard after school. Possible two winter guards if program increases in size

·         Attend all marching band rehearsals, football games, marching contests, and all competitive winter guard events

·         Align rehearsal standards, teaching styles, rehearsal priorities, ensemble fundamentals, etc., with the Director of Bands, and with other staff as required.

·         Manage the overall program in show design, costumes, flag design, ordering materials, creating calendars and schedules, etc…

·         Establish performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate in guard.

·         Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, UIL rules, and board policy in the band area.

·         Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs.

·         Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.

·         Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students. 

·         Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.



All interested candidate please send a Cover Letter/Resume/References to BOTH:

Jason Myers – Associate Band Director, Rowlett HS:

Art Ruangtip – Director of Bands, Rowlett HS:


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ATX Winterguard is hosting a solo/ensemble contest Saturday, May 20 at Lake Travis High School. 

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Smithson Valley HS has the following props for sale: 

26 12 –14 foot trees assorted colors with 4 rolling caster wheel base for each in great shape.  The asking price is $1500 but negotiable.  Please contact Mr. Woodfield at SVHS.

Winter Guard Tarps

Thinking about the fall or even next winter?

Sperling Designs is currently accepting client applications for the 2017 Fall season. Check out (or @SperlingDesigns on Instagram) for pictures, videos, and testimonials of our work. SperlingDesigns designed for units that have made BOA, UIL, WGI, TCGC, TECA, and NTCA Finals. Sign up today and find out the SperlingDesigns difference for yourself.

Abel R Vasquez Custom Sewing and Color Guard Instruction

Large Selections of New and Used flags ready to ship!  Custom Flag Design available to fit your budget!

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