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Schedule Available for March 18th Bellevue West Contest

The schedule for the Bellevue West contest on Saturday, March 18th, is now available. The school is located at 1501 Thurston Avenue in Bellevue, NE. The first performance will begin at 3:00pm. The schedule is available in our Calendar page or by clicking HERE.


HWAA at WGI Denver Guard Regional

HWAA continued its strong showing at WGI Regionals this season on March 11th out in Denver, Colorado. Bellevue East H.S. and Railmen Winter Guards represented Nebraska well.

In Scholastic Regional A, Bellevue East H.S. JV wound up in 5th place! In Independent Regional A, Railmen Winter Guard had a great show for 3rd place! In Scholastic A, Bellevue East H.S. Varsity performed well and took 5th place! And Railmen Winter Guard brought home another 1st place trophy in the Independent A class! Congrats to all these units for a job well done!


HWAA at WGI Minneapolis Percussion, Springfield Guard Regionals

On March 4th, three HWAA groups participated in WGI Regionals. Minneapolis, Minnesota, was the location for Bellevue West H.S. Scholastic Open and Columbus H.S. Scholastic A percussion groups, while Springfield, Missori, was the place for Bellevue West H.S. Scholastic Open guard.

In the Minneapolis Regional, Bellevue West H.S. took home first place in the Scholastic Open class! Columbus H.S. finished strong in the evening Finals, and brought back 6th place in Scholastic A! In the Springfield Regional, Bellevue West H.S. took second place in the Scholastic Open class! Congratulations to all three units!


WGI Omaha Regional Is A Success

HWAA had a total of 13 units performing at the first-ever WGI Omaha Color Guard Regional on Saturday, February 25th. Congratulations for all our groups who made this regional a success: Bellevue East, Bellevue West, Millard North, Millard West, Omaha Burke, Papillion-La Vista South, O-N-E Performing Arts, and Railmen! Special shout-out to the Railmen and Bellevue East volunteers who made the Regional possible!

Check out the WGI Color Guard Scores page here for the Prelims and Finals results.


2017 HWAA Season Schedule Announced

HWAA has finalized the schedule for the 2017 Winter Season. With the addition of the WGI Color Guard Omaha Regional, HWAA has a total of 5 regular season performance opportunities, along with the HWAA Championships contest. The schedule is as follows:

January 28th - Evaluation Clinic and Show - Papillion-La Vista South High School

February 11th - Regular Season Contest - Elkhorn High School

February 18th - Regular Season Contest - Underwood High School

*February 25th - WGI Color Guard Omaha Regional (HWAA Off)

March 4th - Regular Season Contest - Burke High School

March 18th - Regular Season Contest - Bellevue West High School

April 1st - HWAA Championships - Hosted by HWAA - Bellevue East High School


2016 HWAA Champions

Congratulations to the following groups for becoming the 2016 HWAA Champions:

Scholastic Novice Guard - Papillion-La Vista South H.S. Sterling
Scholastic Regional A Guard - Bellevue West H.S. Gold
Independent Regional A Guard - Clarity
Scholastic B Guard - Bellevue West H.S. JV
Scholastic A Guard - Bellevue West H.S. Varsity
Independent A Guard - Railmen Winter Guard
Scholastic A Winds - Papillion-La Vista South H.S.
Scholastic Novice Percussion - Bellevue West H.S. Novice
Scholastic Regional A Percussion - Creston H.S.
Scholastic A Percussion - Columbus H.S.
Independent A Percussion - Purecussion Music
Scholastic Open Percussion - Bellevue West H.S.


2016 HWAA Championships Videos

HWAA is pleased to partner with Alliance Media again this year to provide high quality DVDs for all of the performances at the 2016 HWAA Championships. All units are filmed with multiple cameras similar to WGI and DCI events.

Please visit the HWAA page on the Alliance Media website for more information:





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