UToledo Band Program

Rocket Marching Band
Color Guard
2020 Audition Information

Below you will find all the information regarding Color Guard auditions for the 2020 edition of the University of Toledo Rocket Marching Band. Please read all the information carefully, and make sure you complete the audition process in full.

Auditions for the 2020 Color Guard will be done via a video audition process. Deadline for submission is Tuesday, June 30. 

**PLEASE do not hesitate to contact us if you are faced with issues related to technology or equipment access.**

Video Auditions: Your audition video will consist of three (3) portions: Movement, Flag, and Choreography.

 Movement Section:

  • Marching Forward 8 Toe Lead Step and Backward 8
  • 2 Chasse and 2 Saute across the floors in combination
  • 2 Chaine Turn across the floors in combination

Flag Section:

  • 16 Counts of Drop Spins
  • Angle Drill - 16 counts in 2's followed by 16 counts in 1's
  • Figure 8's - 16 counts in 2's
  • Tosses - 4 Pop Tosses followed by 4 Parallel Tosses

Choreography Section:

  • 32 Counts of choreography per the video.

YouTube Link to Playlist of Training Videos:

 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3vLG6Gz1pBN6OppyljIHLWFUZFLuSAkO

Audition Submissions: To submit your video audition to us, please record all of the above and (preferably) post as a single video to YouTube in an unlisted post. Then forward that link to us at UTColorguard@aol.com. Deadline for submission is June 30th.

**PLEASE do not hesitate to contact us if you are faced with issues related to technology or equipment access.**

General Information: This season we are looking to march 15-20 members in the guard and have an additional 2-3 alternates. The final number depends upon the caliber of applicants as determined by the staff. Candidates selected are members of the band and are subject to the same regulations and expectations as the other band members. UToledo Color Guard members must audition each year. Questions can be answered by contacting the Guard Coordinator, Chad Clum, by e-mail at UTColorguard@aol.com or Phone: 419-345-6781.

GO ROCKETS!!!

Last Updated: 6/27/22