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2019 Event Calendar Now Available
2019 Event Calendar Now Available
September 18 2018

After a lengthy application and selection process, the event schedule for the upcoming competitive season is now available! We are also excited to announce the addition of a new event partner for the upcoming season - Berkeley High School, located in Moncks Corner, South Carolina!

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CWEA Announces New Policy Governing Scholastic Member Participation in Independent Groups
CWEA Announces New Policy Governing Scholastic Member Participation in Independent Groups
August 21 2018

At the annual Spring Membership Meeting in June, a proposal was put forth for consideration to change the rules governing Scholastic Member Participation in Independent Groups. In the past, CWEA discouraged independent color guard, percussion & winds groups from utilizing high school students who were previously enrolled in an active high school program who had not yet graduated.

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2019 Advisory Council Members
2019 Advisory Council Members
June 15 2018

​At the recent CWEA Spring Meeting, the voting membership present approved the restructuring of the Advisory Council into two separate bodies focused on Guard and Percussion/Winds, respectively. The membership nominated and elected up to two delegates from each competitive class.

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Mike Leitzke Appointed Percussion/Winds Judge Coordinator
Mike Leitzke Appointed Percussion/Winds Judge Coordinator
June 12 2018

We are pleased to announce that effective immediately, Mike Leitzke will fill the role of Percussion/Winds Judge Coordinator for the Carolina Winter Ensemble Association. Mike, an active judge on the CWEA roster for many years, has extensive knowledge of the marching arts and currently serves as an adjudicator for circuits around the country.

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Advisory Council Nominations
Advisory Council Nominations
June 5 2018

At the 2018 Spring Meeting, a proposal was passed to restructure the Advisory Council. The council is to be split into two separate bodies - one for Color Guard and one for Percussion/Winds. Instead of the council members being the class champions from the previous season, the seats would be filled by group representatives nominated and elected to the positions. This was an effort to allow each division to be fully represented, as well as allow each advisory council to discuss successes and challenges specific to their division.

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2018 Spring Meeting Election and Proposal Results
2018 Spring Meeting Election and Proposal Results
June 3 2018

Members of CWEA met this past Saturday to recap the year and consider numerous proposals submitted from groups throughout the organization. Additionally, there were four seats on the Board of Directors open for election.

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CWEA Announces Changes to Color Guard Judge Coordination Team
CWEA Announces Changes to Color Guard Judge Coordination Team
May 23 2018

The Carolina Winter Ensemble Association Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Judge Coordinator Frank Miller, effective immediately. CWEA President Cody Crawford expressed his gratitude toward Mr. Miller, saying, "We thank Frank for his years of service helping to grow CWEA and the judging program to what it is today! Our organization's success over recent years is partly due to Frank's tireless efforts for CWEA. We wish him well in his future endeavors."​

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2018 Election Nominations and Proposals Now Available
2018 Election Nominations and Proposals Now Available
May 22 2018

As part of the Spring Membership Meeting, a list of proposed changes will be presented to the membership for consideration. We will also hold elections for open positions on the Board of Directors.

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