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    Nick Saputo Scholarship

    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.weebly.com/.

    Hall of Fame nominations

    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].

    MCGC Scholarship Application now available!

    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].

    MCGC Registration Resources

    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!

    MCGC 2019 Percussion and Winds clinic!

    Saturday, December 1

    10:30 am-5 pm

    Chippewa Valley HS

    $10

    Follow this link to register: https://goo.gl/forms/YOBOEhUJ8Sj0e8eS2

    WGI 2018 Circuit Partner Symposium Summary

    Below is a link to the notes taken by Rules Committee Chair Greg Cole at the recent WGI Symposium.

    WGI 2018 Circuit Partner Symposium Notes




    MCGC Membership Form is LIVE

    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!

    2019 MCGC Membership Application


    2019 Contest Schedule!

    We're proud to announce our finalized 2019 Contest Schedule! The schedule can be found at the link below:


    2019 Contest Schedule

    2018 BoD, Committee, and Judge's Reports

    For review of the membership leading into our Spring Meeting on June 11.


    BoD Reports

    Committees Reports

    Judges Reports

    2019 Rule Proposals

    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.


    2019 MCGC Rule Proposals

    Recent Events
    Lakeland II (Perc/Winds only)
    MCGC Regional A Color Guard Championships
    West Bloomfield II (Guard Only)
    Chippewa Valley II (Winds / Perc)
    Jenison (Winds / Perc / Guard)