Color Guard Championships - A, Open & World

March 23, 2019
Winthrop Coliseum - Rock Hill, SC
1162 Eden Terrace, Rock Hill, SC 29732

Event Description

The Carolina Winter Ensemble Association exists to create a positive and rewarding performance experience for our youth and to develop a nurturing environment that will enhance the skills of the performers and instructors at all levels. Join us as over 150 groups from five different states converge on Rock Hill, South Carolina to compete at the 2019 CWEA Color Guard Championships!

Ticket Information

Ticket Pricing

  • Early Bird Discount Tickets (Available 2/8/19 12:00 PM until 3/16/19 11:59 PM)
    • Adult Admission (ages 13 and up) - $17.00
    • Youth Admission (ages 6 to 12) - $12.00
    • Child Admission (ages 5 and under) - FREE
    • ONLINE ONLY - Not available at the door
  • General Event Tickets (Available 3/17/19 12:00 AM until 3/23/19 11:00 PM)
    • Adult Admission (ages 13 and up) - $20.00
    • Youth Admission (ages 6 to 12) - $15.00
    • Child Admission (ages 5 and under) - FREE
    • Available online and at the door on March 23, 2019

Ticket Information

All seats for this event are considered general admission and are available on a first come, first serve basis. No seating may be reserved by patrons. All patrons attending the event must have a ticket to gain access to the event. Children 5 and under will be permitted into the event without a ticket however they may be required to sit on a parent/guardian’s lap for the duration of the event. Please be prepared to show proof of age at the gate if asked. All sales are final. No requests for refunds will be accepted. It is the patron's responsibility to ensure they are seated at least 15 minutes prior to a scheduled performance. Tickets purchased for this event are considered a revocable license to attend the stated event. CWEA reserves the right to revoke admission with or without refund of admission.

Multi-Venue Admission

Tickets purchased for the Color Guard Championships event will be valid at both Winthrop Coliseum and Northwestern High School on March 23, 2019 ONLY. A separate ticket is not required for each venue. Tickets purchased for the Color Guard Championships event are not valid for admission to the Percussion/Winds Championships event on March 24, 2019.

Disabled Seating

Disabled seating is available for this event on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are experiencing difficulties locating a seat, please speak with a CWEA Representative and we will be happy to work with you to locate an available seat to fit your needs.

Other Information

Contest Personnel

IMPORTANT NOTE: Judge panels will be assigned for each round as the event gets closer. All judges will be selected from the following list of adjudicators:

Equipment: Tim Hudnall, Ira Jenkins & Mike Levesque
Movement: Nikki Crawford-Jones, Erin Brown & Michael Thompson
Design: Jack Pursifull, Travis Wingate & Scott Pizani
Effect: Chris Frick, Jim Goodrich, Ron Comfort, Warren Rickart, Randy Nelson & Jeff Bridges
Lead Judges: Warren Rickart, Randy Nelson & Jeff Bridges

Event Policies

Flash Photography

As safety is paramount to all performers, any type of flash photography is strictly prohibited. Family, friends and fans may take still photos of CWEA events for personal use only. The images may not be sold or otherwise distributed or publicly displayed without the written permission of the Carolina Winter Ensemble Association. CWEA defines public display as a web site, printed publication or physical location where the public at large can gain access to one or more images of a CWEA participating group in performance.

Video Recording

Due to US Copyright Law, and at the request of the performing ensembles, videotaping and/or recording of this event is strictly prohibited. You may be subject to dismissal from the arena without refund of admission if found to be in violation of this rule. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Participating Groups
Independent A
Adventure Independent
Crusader Independent
Incipient Independent
Metanoia Winter Guard
Pride of the Mountains Winter Guard
Independent Open
Charles Towne Independent
The District presented by Etude
Independent World
National A
Byrnes HS A
Central Cabarrus HS Varsity
Clover HS Varsity
Dobyns-Bennett HS Varsity
Easley HS Varsity
East Lincoln HS A
Fort Mill HS Varsity
Northwest Cabarrus HS Varsity
Northwest Guilford HS Varsity
River Bluff HS Varsity
Scholastic A
Ardrey Kell HS Varsity
Ashley Ridge HS
Cuthbertson HS
Daniel HS Varsity
Lexington HS Varsity
Mauldin HS Varsity
Mooresville HS Varsity
Mount Pleasant HS
Nation Ford HS Varsity
Olympic HS
Pendleton HS
White Knoll HS Varsity
Scholastic AA
A.L. Brown HS Varsity
Bandys HS
Blue Ridge HS Varsity
Colleton County HS
Dorman HS Varsity
East Lincoln HS B
Foard HS
Gaffney HS Varsity
Jay M Robinson HS
Marvin Ridge HS JV
North Lincoln HS
Northwestern HS
Providence HS
Tuscola HS Varsity
Wando HS
West Lincoln HS
York Comprehensive HS A
Scholastic AAA
Blacksburg HS
Blythewood HS
Boiling Springs HS Varsity
Central Cabarrus HS JV
Chapin HS Varsity
Dobyns-Bennett HS JV
Easley HS JV
East Davidson Winter Guard
Forestview HS
Fort Mill HS JV
Gilbert HS
Hartsville HS
Laurens District 55 HS
Lugoff Elgin HS Varsity
Mauldin HS JV
Mooresville HS JV
Nation Ford HS JV
North Buncombe HS Varsity
Northwest Cabarrus HS JV
Northwest Guilford HS JV
Northwestern HS JV
Palmetto HS
Parkwood HS Varsity
Pickens HS Varsity
Porter Ridge HS
Powdersville HS Varsity
River Bluff HS JV
Riverside HS
Smoky Mountain HS
South Caldwell HS A
South Effingham HS
Stanly County Winter Guard
Summerville HS JV
Sun Valley HS
Wade Hampton HS
West Forsyth HS
West-Oak HS
Woodmont HS Varsity
Wren HS Varsity
York Comprehensive HS B
Scholastic Open
Byrnes HS
Marvin Ridge HS
Summerville HS