Looking for a fundraising opportunity for your organization? Consider hosting an event for MCGC this year. Our contest staff is happy to help you through the process. Please complete the show host application and return it by July 1st to Kari Lynn Clark at [email protected]. For more information, please contact Kari Lynn Clark.
Please see the link below for the minutes from the Spring Meeting on Sunday, May 19th. Also included are the results from all rule proposals.
Date: May 19, 2019. Board of Directors will meet at 11 am and the General Membership will meet at 1 pm.
Location: James B. Henry Executive Center, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910
Rule Proposals for your consideration: 2020 Rule Proposals
Board positions up for election: Vice President of Color Guard, Secretary, MCGC Representative, Percussion and Winds Representative
If you wish to assign a voting representative, contact MCGC Secretary Baron Creutz at [email protected] by May 12.
The Nick Saputo Memorial Scholarship was created for Michigan percussionists in need of financial assistance to pursue their musical passion. Since 2011, this scholarship has provided more than $20,000 to passionate students across Michigan. Scholarship funds may be used toward an upcoming winterline or Drum Corps International season. Students must submit at least one letter of recommendation. The deadline to apply is March 2. Apply here: http://nicksaputoscholarship.
MCGC is now accepting nominations for our Hall of Fame. Nominations are due March 15, and will be reviewed by the current Hall of Fame members. More information on submitting nominations can be found in this document.
Inductees will be announced at our 2019 Championships events.
If you have questions, please reach out to Hall of Fame member Brian Liwak at [email protected].
The application is now entirely ONLINE! Performing members, judges, and staff are eligible to apply
Before beginning the online application, please gather the following documents:
- A letter confirming you belong to a current MCGC team with a handwritten signature from your Unit Director.
- Three letters of recommendation from an adult advisor, teacher, counselor, pastor or instructor, each with a handwritten signature.
- Your personal essay, written by you, that includes your years of participation in MCGC, units you have participated with and the impact MCGC and pageantry arts has had on you and your future. Additionally, we want to hear about how a scholarship will benefit you and what character traits you feel the ideal candidate for an MCGC Scholarship would have.
Once you have electronic versions of these documents in hand, CLICK HERE for more information and to complete the application. The application will also be posted on the website.
The deadline to submit an application is February 15th, 2019.
Scholarship winners will be announced at MCGC Championship events.
If you have questions, reach out to the Scholarship Committee at [email protected].
Use these documents to help organize your 2019 season! The MCGC Deadlines Checklist includes deadlines for registration/fees for each contest throughout the season, and we have also created a Competition Suite Tutorial to assist you with this process.
Don't forget to enter your Show Title and Member Count as well!
Saturday, December 1
10:30 am-5 pm
Chippewa Valley HS
Follow this link to register: https://goo.gl/forms/YOBOEhUJ8Sj0e8eS2
Below is a link to the notes taken by Rules Committee Chair Greg Cole at the recent WGI Symposium.
Complete the form and submit your dues (as well as Field Day entry/opt-out fees) by December 1 to avoid a $300 late fee.
Feel free to reach out to the Board with any questions!
We're proud to announce our finalized 2019 Contest Schedule! The schedule can be found at the link below:
The proposals to be voted on at our upcoming Spring Membership Meeting can be found at the link below. Please review the proposals before our meeting on June 10.