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To sell, advertise, or buy equipment, see the Swap Meet page.
(See Resources -> Swap Meet)
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- Register a new unit
- See a list of all units
- Pay past-due fees

Use the "Events" menu to...
- See a list of all events
- See the entry lists

Handbooks: See the "Resources" menu for the Fall or Winter activities.

Registration: To update your unit registration (enter events, add spiel info, pay your invoice, etc.) use the private link that was emailed to you when the unit was created.

If you have lost the link, you can request it via the "Units -> Add New Unit" menu, or contact Tom ( and ask for it.

Have a suggestion for the NWAPA? Use this contact form.

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

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!

NWAPA 2016 Fall Schedule

Sept 24 – McKenzie Classic @ McKenzie Stadium – Vancouver WA

Oct 1 – PCI @ Sprague HS – Salem OR

Oct 1 – Music in Motion @ Mariner HS – Mulkilteo WA

Oct 8 – Century Showcase @ Hillsboro Stadium – Hillsboro OR

Oct 15 – Pride of the Northwest @ Grants Pass HS – Grants Pass OR

Oct 22 – Spectacle of Sound @ Hillsboro Stadium – Hillsboro OR

Oct 29 – Sunset Classic @ Hillsboro Stadium – Hillsboro OR

Nov 5 – NWAPA Championships           (site TBD)


More news and updates will be posted soon.

NOTE: Please do not attempt to register for any events yet.

Registration opens on June 1. Any early-entries will be erased when registration opens.

March 5th Winter Percussion Contest Confirmed

Oregon Crusaders will be hosting a Winter Percussion event on March 5th at McMinnville HS.  To sign up, use the registration link provided via email when your unit was created.  If you have lost the link, you can request it via the “Units -> Add New Unit” menu, or contact Tom (

The event will consist of a non-adjudicated clinic experience and a judged contest.


March 12th Sherwood Event **Wait-list Update**

Effective Dec 14th, due to event capacity, all new unit registrations for March 12th Sherwood event will be placed into wait-list status. Units in wait-list status will be notified as soon as possible as performance slots become available based on unit entry fee payment date.