Color Guard

Western Michigan University color guard auditions are held each year in August. To participate, student must attend this audition date. This year's auditions are on Saturday, August 20, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

  • Registration is required for the pre-audition workshop and auditions.
  • Please note all auditions will occur at the Dalton Music Building at WMU. There is no cost to audition.

Pre-audition workshop

To prepare for the auditions, there is a pre-audition workshop is held in July. This year, the workshop is Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Attendance at the workshop is not required but highly encouraged as students will get to meet our staff, learn our techniques, and discuss auditions. Registration is required.


For the auditions no prepared routines are necessary. We will teach all students a new routine and you will be evaluated on your skill level, coordination, and potential you demonstrate. The Bronco Marching Band will provide all equipment. Your contribution will be hard work and a positive attitude.

Register for 2016 Color Guard Auditions and workshop