Winter Guard 2019


Welcome to Winter Guard 2019. Parents/Guardians please review with your student.



11/26, 11/28, and 11/30 4-7pm, report to band room – minimum 2 days required of participation

Report to DHS band room for auditions, time TBD after school

Audition fee: $50 non-refundable due 11/26 - see registration

Accepted students will be notified during auditions at the discretion of Color Guard Instructor




There are two registrations required for participation in Winter Guard


1- DHSBPA Website -  $50 audition fee and participation agreement - Required by 11/26/18 


To register your student for the Winter Guard audition, please Log in and go to My Account, My Forms.  This is where you will review/accept the participation agreement and pay the initial audition fee - please note this does not guarantee student placement in Winter Guard.


Accepted students will then be required to pay Winter Guard dues of $300 for the season,  see Dues and Fees section.


Parents/Guardians who do not already have an account on the DHSBPA website - please click here for instructions.

Audition Registration Registration Instructions



2 - Decatur High School Athtletics PRIVIT Website - Required for all Accepted Students into the Winter Guard program.  Due by 12/15/18

Focused on the health and safety of individuals participating in organized activities or sports, PRIVIT® has transformed the paper process used for collecting personal health information from individuals prior to participation.

Click here for DHS PRIVIT website


Dues and Fees


Winter Guard dues are $300 in total for students accepted into the program as outlined.  There is a $50.00 non-refundable audition fee. If your student is selected for Winter Guard and participates the $50.00 will be applied to total Winter Guard dues leaving a balance of $250.00


$50 non-refundable audition fee due 11/26

$150 due 12/21

$100 final due 1/7

TOTAL $300 for selected participating students


Dues cover program costs including competition fees, instruction fees, use of uniform and props (returned end of season), and Winter Guard tee shirt.


All prior balances from marching band dues or other past due balances must be paid for participation by 12/21/18. For questions about balance contact the band presidents at


Lost/damaged item replacement fees apply upon occurrence and will be added to students account as due for payment. Examples include glove replacements $10 and flag bag $25.


Rehearsal Schedule and Competition Dates


Rehearsal schedule - Preliminary

Beginning weekly in January after break (also likely one rehearsal week in December)

Monday and Fridays 4pm-7pm or 6pm-9pm to be determined


Competition dates

2/9/19 - Harrison H.S.

3/9/19 - Kell H.S.

3/23/19 - Mill Creek H.S.

3/30/19 - University of TN Chattanooga


Contact Info


For questions contact:

Corian Ellisor, ColorGuard Instructor (Emergency contact 281-731-0318)

Robert Truan, Band Director