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Location: Sherwood HS
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Guard Champs Schedule Posted

The final draft of the 2017 NWAPA Guard Championships schedule is now posted.  Please navigate to the Championships event page for the schedule and additional information.  If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Jeff Mitchell at

Directors Packet : Liberty Indoor Classic Packet 2017

Logistics Map : Liberty CG Flow Map Units perform to the North side of the gym.

St Helens Schedules Posted

The schedules for Saturday’s contest at St Helens have been posted along with all Director’s packets and maps for the day.  Included are the instructions and rotations for critique.  Please note that while everyone has been given a critique time, you are not required to attend.  If you need or want to trade spots with someone, please feel free to arrange that with the other unit.  There should be plenty of time to accommodate everyone as long as you arrive at the critique room during the times set aside for critique.  Please visit the St Helens events page for all details.

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!