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Upcoming Items:
General Membership Meeting
Date: Saturday Dec. 9
Location: Sherwood HS
Time: Noon-2:00pm
Percussion Clinic with Sean Vega, Caleb Rothe
Time: 2:00-6:00pm

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Contest Coordinator

Grants Pass event 10/15 will run as scheduled – UPDATED SCHEDULE

The PNW Grants Pass event 10/15 will run as scheduled.

The Grants Pass venue offers covered spectator seating, a turf warm up field, and indoor homeroom space for every guest band.

Contest Officials will keep a close watch on the developing situation and post updates as they occur.

We recognize that the weather may not be suitable for travel in all regions and encourage individual participant schools to make the choice that is best for their students.

The schedule has been updated as of 4:00p Friday afternoon – Please check the below link for updated schedule information for this event.

Grants Pass PNW Schedule



Winter Schedule Draft

The NWAPA 2017 Winter Season schedule rough draft has been set.

Stay tuned for announcement of a finalized schedule.

Feb 4th Tigard HS (Colorguard)
Feb 11th Glencoe HS (Percussion / Winds)
Feb 18th No Event
Feb 25th TBD (Colorguard / Percussion / Winds)
March 4th Evergreen HS (Colorguard / Percussion / Winds)
March 11th WGI Colorguard Regional @ Skyview HS
March 18th Percussion Regional @ Liberty HS (Winds TBD)
March 25th Colorguard Championships @ Liberty HS
April 1st No Event
April 8th Percussion / Winds Championships @ West Salem HS

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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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!