Keeping Your Grip: How to Tape a Color Guard Fla

Keeping Your Grip: How to Tape a Color Guard Flag In a complicated routine taping your color guard flag my be just the thing to tighten up performance. Here are some of the best tips on tape placement. Has your instructor told everyone to change the color guard flag? Has your old tape undergone some wear and tear? It’s time …

The Truth About Color Guard Competitions

The Truth About Color Guard Competitions A lot of people don’t realize how intense a color guard competition can be. They require a lot of hard work and preparation. Read on to learn more. The sport of color guard (yes, it’s indeed a sport) is often misunderstood. What’s even more misunderstood is a color guard competition. Getting to a competition …

Color Guard Jokes You Can Relate To

Color Guard Jokes You Can Relate To Being part of color guard means being part of a fun tight-knit group. It also means sharing color guard jokes that only your peeps would understand. Being in the color guard is more than spinning a bunch of flags into the air. It’s a sport that requires practice, dedication, a high pain tolerance, and a …

5 Essential Types of Color Guard Equipment

5 Essential Types of Color Guard Equipment It’s time to check your color guard inventory. Do you have all the color guard equipment you need? Here are 5 types of equipment you can’t go without. Keyword(s): color guard equipment The right color guard equipment can take your performance to the next level. It adds to the entertainment value for the …

What Is Color Guard? (Hint: It’s a Sport)

Think color guard isn’t a sport? Think again! But what is color guard anyway? Who started it? Read on to learn everything you need to know. What’s the deal with those people twirling colorful flags with the band? Sounds like you may be wondering, “What is color guard?” Color guard is a misunderstood sport, and we are here to tell …

Winter Guard – The Biggest Sport You Never Heard Of

Winter Guard – The Biggest Sport You Never Heard Of It’s a utilitarian high school gym. There are books and backpacks piled along the walls. The volleyball nets are removed and the basketball hoops are up. On a giant tarp in the middle of the floor, a different activity is underway.   Young men and women in a variety of …

WGI Video – How It’s Made

Winter Guard International (WGI) produced an excellent feature on how digitally printed tarps are produced.  We were one of two companies prominently featured in this piece and we think it was really well done, and hope you do too!   Do we feel a little bit like movie stars now?  Well .. . . maybe just a LITTLE bit.   We …

Colorful Custom Floor Tarp

Custom Design Strategies for Floor Tarps

Custom Design Strategies for Floor Tarps Designing artwork for your floor tarp is one of the most critical elements of your show. Other than the uniforms it is literally the first thing the audience (and the judges!) will see.  First impressions are important. At Winter Guard Tarps we have been printing large custom winter guard floor tarps, percussion tarps, drum line …

Drums!

The following is a reprint of an article about drums with some super basic info. Could be helpful for a beginner, 1st-year band student etc. Enjoy the article below:

Color Guard Historical Society

Winter Guard Tarps found this archive of the Color Guard Historical Society which is no longer a working website.  We present it here for historical purposes.    We hope you find it useful. Color Guard Historical Society The “List” of Non-Active Guards The Colorguard Historical Society is proud to bring you Inactive and Active guard lists with a ‘group page‘ …