Texas Educational Colorguard Association

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REGISTRATION IS NOT OPEN AT THIS TIME. 
Thank you for your patience, and check back often. 
 


The 2015 Fall membership meeting was held on Sunday, August 16 at Jourdanton High School

Minutes are here. 


2016 Contest Schedule:

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

We hope to have registration open by September 1 and closed by December 15, 2015.

Each unit may enter as many “regular season” shows as they like in either or both zones. 

Each unit MUST have a score from BLOCK A and another from BLOCK B to qualify for championships. A WGI regional score may be used in place of a TECA score in the second block ONLY. Each unit must have a TECA score in the first block of shows. 

AT REGISTRATION, Each unit must select the zone in which they will attend championships.  

January 9 – FIELD DAY (NORTH AND SOUTH ZONE – SITES TO BE DETERMINED) Field day will be an opportunity to bring your guard out early in the contest season for an evaluation by judges without being officially “judged.”  Each group will perform, the judges will speak directly to the performers and designer/instructor on the floor, and the group will then reset and run again. 

BLOCK A

January 16 – West Oso High School, Corpus Christi

January 23 – Martin High School, Laredo

January 30 – Steele High School, Cibolo and Vela High School, Edinburg (first score-by date)

BLOCK B

February 6 – New Braunfels High School and Hidalgo High School (Ft. Worth and Houston WGI guard regionals)

February 13 – NO CONTEST, TMEA

February 20 – Madison High School, San Antonio and Rio Hondo High School (San Antonio WGI guard regional)

February 27 – Jourdanton High School (second score-by date) (Austin WGI guard regional, Dallas WGI percussion/winds regional)

March 5 – Harlandale High School, San Antonio (Houston WGI percussion/winds regional)

March 12 – Edinburg North High School (WGI Southwestern Colorguard Championships, Denton, TX)

March 19 – CADET/NOVICE CHAMPIONSHIPS
North Zone @ Southwest High School, San Antonio        
South Zone @ Pioneer High School, Sharyland

March 26 – Warren High School, San Antonio (EASTER WEEKEND)

April 2 – REGIONAL A, SCHOLASTIC A, SCHOLASTIC NATIONAL A, INDEPENDENT CHAMPIONSHIPS
North Zone @ Canyon High School, New Braunfels 
South Zone @ PSJA North High School, Pharr

April 9 – ALL PERCUSSION CLASSES AND WINDS CHAMPIONSHIPS
North Zone @ South San High School, San Antonio 
South Zone @ Palmview High School, La Joya

 


TECA is seeking Tabulators, Sound Technicians and Contest Coordinators for the 2016 contest season - one for the San Antonio area shows and one for the Rio Grande Valley area shows.  These are paid positions within the circuit.  Qualified candidates must be able to attend all shows in their area.  For more information, please contact Nathan Flynt

Tabulators must have excellent computer and trouble shooting skills.  Working knowledge of wireless networks, tablet PCs, and laptop PCs is required.  Someone familiar with programming who has excellent communication skills is the ideal candidate.

Contest coordinators must have a valid Texas drivers license and be able to drive a rental truck.  The contest coordinator gathers, transports and sets up all circuit owned equipment for each show.  He or she then assists in keeping shows running smoothly.  At the end of each show, they tear down, load and transport equipment back to the circuit's storage facility.  Someone with excellent people skills and a knowledge of professional sound systems is the ideal candidate. 

Sound Technicians must have a great speaking voice and the ability to read both handwritten and computer generated scripts.  Sound techs must be familiar with all aspects of the contest including names and classification of units, how to set up and tear down professional sound systems, and the abiltiy to read and respond on the fly to requests made by judges, show hosts and contest staff.  The ability to read and speak Spanish is desired but not required. 


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2015 CLASS CHAMPIONS

SCHOLASTIC NOVICE RED - JUAREZ LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL, LA JOYA

SCHOLASTIC NOVICE BLUE - UNITED SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL, LAREDO

SCHOLASTIC CONCERT CADET - CALALLEN MIDDLE SCHOOL, CORPUS CHRISTI

SCHOLASTIC CONCERT A - VELA HIGH SCHOOL, EDINBURG

CONCERT OPEN - CALALLEN HIGH SCHOOL, CORPUS CHRISTI

SCHOLASTIC MARCHING AAA - AKINS HIGH SCHOOL, AUSTIN

SCHOLASTIC MARCHING AA - SMITHSON VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, SPRING BRANCH

SCHOLASTIC MARCHING A - LEE HIGH SCHOOL, SAN ANTONIO

SCHOLASTIC CADET - IDA DIAZ JUNIOR HIGH, HIDALGO

SCHOLASTIC REGIONAL AAA BLUE - FREDERICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL, FREDERICKSBURG

SCHOLASTIC REGIONAL AAA RED - SOUTH SAN HIGH SCHOOL, SAN ANTONIO

SCHOLASTIC REGIONAL AA - STEELE HIGH SCHOOL, CIBOLO

SCHOLASTIC REGIONAL A - CRYSTAL CITY HIGH SCHOOL, CRYSTAL CITY

SCHOLASTIC A - CANYON HIGH SCHOOL, NEW BRAUNFELS

SCHOLASTIC NATIONAL A - EDINBURG NORTH HIGH SCHOOL, EDINBURG

INDEPENDENT A - CAPRICCIO INDEPENDENT, SAN ANTONIO


 

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Board of Directors:

President: Nathan Flynt
Vice President - Colorguard: Jeremy Contreras
Vice President - Percussion John DeLeon
Treasurer: Denelle Acosta-Smith
Secretary: Fred Rodriguez
Historian: Danielle Ramirez
Parliamentarian: Ruben Alejandre

Contest Director:
Tom Esperiqueta
Chief Guard Judge: Shirley Williams
Chief Percussion Judge: Ron Schermerhorn
Colorguard Education Director: Ed Gonzales
Percussion Education Director Steven McCardle
Webmaster: Nathan Flynt
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