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Upcoming Items:
Winter recap/annual mtng: May 15
Location: Sherwood HS
Fall 2016 event entry opens: June 1
Fall draw meeting: Aug. 28
Location: Liberty HS

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Drums of Fire DCI Event July 2

July 2nd – This is Portland and the Willamette Valley’s premiere 
Drum Corps International (DCI) Event!  
Experience the full power and fury of drum corps at its finest.
Featuring Santa Clara Vanguard, Oregon Crusaders, Cascades 
and other corps from the West… 
some of the best marching music groups in the world, 
Hope to see you there! 

Drums of Fire is an officially sanctioned Rose Festival event.
Gates open at Tigard High School at 5pm and the show starts 
at 7:00 PM. Tickets range from $15 to $30

Learn more about Drums of Fire at 
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Fall 2016 Event Registration is Open

To register for events, use your unit registration link.

If you need your link sent to you, send a note to Tom at <>

Please DO NOT modify your Unit Type (Band, Percussion, Guard, or Winds).

If the unit link you are using is not for a Band unit, please email Tom.

Judges Training Opportunity

NWAPA Judges Coordinator Curtis Costanza will be coordinating a judges training opportunity at the Drums of Fire DCI Contest in Tigard, OR on July 2nd.   If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Curtis Costanza at for more details.

Camp Rhapsody

Camp Rhapsody is a summer colorguard camp located in beautiful Oak Harbor, Washington – just a short drive Northwest of Seattle!  Camp Rhapsody is geared towards all levels of colorguard students – and can accommodate single students or an entire team!  We also have a Boot Camp track for those students that have just graduated from high school and would like to better prepare for Independent Colorguard auditions!  This year, summer camp runs Monday, July 18th – Friday, July 22nd!  Please visit for more information and to register!

Please contact with any questions!  We look forward to seeing you at camp!

2016/2017 NWAPA Board Announced

The NWAPA is pleased to announce their new Board of Directors.  The new Board will start their roles on June 1st.

President – Brant Stai, Sherwood High School

Secretary – Michael Davis, West Salem High School

Treasurer – Laura Beeler, Liberty High School

Fall Vice President – Becca Sullens, Southridge High School

Winter Vice President (Guard) – Jeff Capponi, Tigard High School

Winter Vice President (Percussion) – Josh Madrid, OC Indoor Percussion

Winter Vice President (Winds) – Max Logan, Sherwood High School

Past President – Kevin Soon, Liberty High School