Guard State Championships
March 28, 2020
Desert Financial Arena @ Arizona State University
Director Information

Color Guard Adjudicators:

EQ: Tim Hart

EQ: Dennis Romero

EQ: Alice Hays

EQ: Phyliss Selby

MVT: Todd James

MVT/DA/Chief: Catherine Plant

GE: Tony Melancon

GE: Lance Coochyouma

GE: Brian Ellis

GE/DA: Joyce Loughrige

GE/Chief: Tony Christofano

GE: Laura Baker

GE: KC Michel

GE: Mason Tanquary

GE: Robin Montoya

DA/Chief: Scott Montoya

DA: Swaga Deb

DA: Beth Hermanson

Support Staff:

T&P: Eric Zerull

T&P: Karen Herrera

T&P: Bryan Scheidecker

Sound Engineer: Aaron Hudson & Sean Hazel

Contest Administrator: Danielle Dorks-Gray & Thien Pham


Flow & Site Maps

Attached below.

Spiel Sheets

Spiel sheet information is submitted via CompetitionSuite on the Administration tab. Select Winter Guard Arizona along the left-hand side. Anything in parentheses will not be announced, so please provide pronunciation help for show titles or director names that our announcer may have trouble with.

Critique *For Dayton Groups*

Location: TBD

Color Guard Critique: TBD PM

Color Guard Only: Starting in 2020, WGAZ will utilize the critique sign-up option available in CompetitionSuite. CompetitionSuite sign-ups will close on at 11:59pm Arizona Time on the Wednesday prior to the event.

Groups who have signed up will be taken in performance order. If a unit does not sign up prior to the deadline on CompetitionSuite, the unit representative may ask to be seen after the units that have signed up if time allows.

Please check in with the WGAZ representative when you arrive at the critique location to ensure your group will be called. Start times are approximate.

Color Guard Music Upload

Directors may upload their performance music in a MP3 or WAV file via CompetitionSuite. Using this system is not required and groups can use their own CD or sound device if desired. Instructions on uploading music.CompetitionSuite uploads will shut down on at 11:59pm Arizona time on the Wednesday prior to the event.


Available via CompetitionSuite.

Video Recordings

There is to be no video recording of any WGAZ performance. No video cameras will be allowed in any contest venue and no authorized space will be provided for groups to record their performance.

Any liability associated with unauthorized recordings will rest with the individual or organization making the recording. WGAZ does not condone, nor accept any liability for, any unauthorized recordings.

No video passes will be issued.

Ticket Information

Ticket Prices/Info:

  • One Day Ticket - $25.00 (Good Friday OR Saturday of Color Guard Championships)
  • Combo 2 Day Ticket - $40.00
  • 5 and under free

WGAZ recommends that spectators arrive at least 30 minute before your units performance.


Packard and Stadium Structures will be available Friday and Saturday. Friday is a working business day on the university campus and parking structure fees will apply. $3.00 an hour or $15.00 per day. WGAZ encourages you to carpool as this is an ASU fee and does not benefit the circuit or a host school/booster group.

365community events will be taking place both nights so please allow enough time prior to your student's performance time.

Clear Bag Policy:

ASU will be enforcing the clear bag policy, but be prepared to have your bags checked. No outside food or drink allowed.

Registered Groups
Scholastic Novice
Apache Junction Winterguard
Catalina HS Winterguard
Mountain Pointe Winterguard
Kofa HS
Highland Winterguard - Teal
Sahuarita Winterguard
Tucson Magnet HS
San Tan Charter School Color Guard
Casteel Winterguard - Navy
Youngker Emerald Guard
American Leadership Academy Ironwood HS
Independent Prep
Academy Winter Youth Guard
Scholastic Junior High
South Valley Sabercat Guard
Gilbert Regional
Sossaman Gold
Altadena Maroon
Cooley Cougar Colorguard - Purple
ASU Black
Scholastic Junior High A
Altadena Blue
Cooley Cougar Colorguard - Black
Scholastic Elementary
San Tan Elementary Winterguard
Centennial Winterguard
Higley Traditional Academy Color Guard
Gateway Pointe Elementary Color Guard
Chaparral Elementary Color Guard
ASU Sparky's
ASU Maroon
ASU Gold
Scholastic AA
Millennium Winterguard
Sandra Day O'Connor Blue Winterguard
Rincon University Winterguard - Black
Highland Winterguard - Black
Desert Mountain HS
Casteel Winterguard - White
Casa Grande Winterguard
Williams Field - Red
Scholastic A
Rincon University Winterguard - Purple
Campo Verde Varsity Guard
Perry Winterguard
Corona del Sol Guard
Canyon del Oro Winterguard
Basha Winterguard - Green
Boulder Creek HS Winterguard
Higley Winterguard - Navy
ASU SunDevils
Independent A
Convergence Winterguard
Granite Mountain Winterguard
Mesquite Winterguard
Oasis Winterguard
Scholastic Open
Mountain Ridge Varsity Winterguard
Desert Vista HS
Williams Field - Black
Independent Open
FeniX Independent
Independent World
FeniX Independent