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February 18th - Underwood H.S. Schedule

The schedule for the February 18th contest at Underwood High School is now available. The school is located at 629 North Street in Underwood, IA. The contest starts at 4:00pm. Come join us at this new venue! Click Here for the schedule or head to our Calendar page.


WGI Omaha Regional Information

Omaha is hosting a WGI Color Guard regional this year at Bellevue East High School on February 25th. Check out the WGI Omaha Regional page here for more details about the schedule and other details. HWAA has many units participating. We hope you will come experience this high-level competition and support our local groups!


Railmen Winter Guards takes 1st at WGI St. Louis Regional!

Congratulations to both Railmen Winter Guards for competing in the St. Louis Regional this past weekend and finishing in the top place in both Independent Regional A and Independnet A classes! Great job to both units!


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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