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Colorguard Championships 3/25 is at capacity

The Colorguard Championships Event at Liberty HS 3/25 is at capacity. No more new unit registrations will be allowed. Please email Jeff Mitchell if you would like to be placed on a wait list.

Draft Schedule Posted – Columbia River Winter Arts Invitational @ St Helens

The schedule for the 2017 Columbia River Winter Arts Invitational at St Helens HS on February 25th has been posted.  It can be found on the St Helens Event Page.  Please note:

  • The critique slots for Percussion, Winds and Guard will be filled in when the schedule is locked.
  • The schedule will be locked one week prior to the contest.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Jeff Mitchell .

Tigard Guard Premier – Schedule Update & Weather Reminder

Tigard Premier Event has been updated.  Please review in the event that your performance time in the clinic or night show has been affected.  The schedule can be reviewed on the Tigard Event Page or on your personal Contest Dynamics Unit Event Page that was sent to you via email.

Additionally, please note that despite the winter weather forecast, the Tigard Premier Event will run as scheduled.  The NWAPA encourages each participant ensemble to make the safest choice regarding travel to and from the event.  We understand that each unit has unique and different challenges concerning travel and we support any decisions made to keep performers and families safe.  Contest Officials will make schedule announcements as they arise and update the schedule found at the web and unit event links noted above.

 If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to:

Jeff Mitchell,

Christine Clayton,

Thank you!  We’re looking forward to a great premier event!

Percussion Premier Schedule – Posted

Hello!  The scheduled for the 2017 NWAPA Percussion Premier at Glencoe HS on February 11th has been posted.  It can be found on the Percussion Premier Event Page.  If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Jeff Mitchell .

Guard Premier Schedules Updated – At Capacity

The schedules for the 2017 NWAPA Winter Guard Premier at Tigard HS on February 4th are have been updated and the event is now at capacity.  Please navigate to the Premier Event Page to review.  If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Jeff Mitchell .