The following individuals can answer
any questions you may have regarding Colorguard or Winterguard
and will be happy to assist you.
Sheila Santa Ana
Alexis Santa Ana
The Naaman Forest High School Winterguard placed first out of nine on Saturday, February 2nd at Aledo High School. They scored a 53.82. The girls competed in the Regional AAA division. The North Texas Color Guard Association (NTCA) is the host and division for north Texas. Their next contest is at Centennial High School in Burleson on March 9th.
The Colorguard is the non-musical section of
the marching band that interprets the show music via movement,
dance and the synchronized spinning and tossing of flags and
weapons. Using rifles, sabers and a wide assortment
of flags, the guard provides a fantastic visual effect choreographed
to the show music by adding color and entertainment.
Membership into the guard is by audition and is open to all
NFHS band students, both male and female.
FAQS ABOUT COLORGUARD:
|No. The most important thing to bring
to the program is a willingness to learn and work hard
as a team. You will learn how to spin and maneuver
a flag, rifle, or saber. Any background in the field
of dance is helpful but not required. There are
week-long camps offered by area colleges during the summer
where individuals can learn new weapon skills or improve
on existing ones. These camps are encouraged but
|Yes. The Colorguard travels with the
marching band during its competition season to perform
at football games, UIL contests and other DFW competitions.
|The Colorguard practices after school the
same time as the marching band. Practice is mandatory.
There is also a Colorguard clinic one week in May before
try-outs for the next season.
|Our season is the same as football: September
to November. Like every other sport, colorguard
has a pre-season. Our pre-season is during the summer.
We must get properly trained and learn our show
before school starts. This will help ensure a successful
|The Colorguard fee varies from year to
year depending on costumes, equipment and accessories.
There are opportunities for each member to participate
in fundraising activities to help defer the cost of the
program. For current pricing, please contact the
Colorguard Representative. There is a separate fee
|Winterguard is similar to outdoor Colorguard
except the performances are indoors in gymnasiums through
the winter season, usually December through early April.
Practices are held on specific week nights and most contests
fall on Saturdays and last all day. The Naaman Forest
Winterguard typically competes in 5 contests through the
North Texas Colorguard Association (NTCA) Winterguard
circuit. Guards in the circuit compete against each
other in categories based on skill level. Winterguard
is referred to as the "Sport of the Arts," due
to the equally athletic and artistic nature of the activity.
Danielle Butts, Director
Alexis Santa Ana, Captain
Kelsea Daniels, Lieutenant
Top Left going counterclockwise: McKenzie Phillips, Emily Christian, Jasmine Acosta, Ivy Enriquez, Kelsey Estes, Dana Lathen, Tiffany Guard, Alicia Piña, Ericka Chacaj, Chloe Potter