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Our CGE editorial team works together over the web to keep CGE moving forward. We write, brainstorm ideas, share what's going on in our region, and edit articles submitted by all of the amazing and generous color guard educators who contribute to this growing resource. If you would like to submit an article or have an announcement about a camp or clinic that you would like to share please contact our team at cgeducators at aol.

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USSBA to hold Indoor Clinic

| December 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

USSBA (U.S. Scholastic Band Association) is hosting an instructional clinic for both students AND instructors on January 24th at Upper Darby High School in Drexel Hill, PA from noon until 5 p.m.  This clinic will feature a group of amazing clinicians including Tom Aungst, Marc Sylverster, Giff Howarth and Greg Lagola.  Instructors are $49.00, Students […]

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WE HAVE A WINNER!

| December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

We are SO excited to announce our winner of this past week’s first-ever giveaway contest!  Click “Read More” to find out!

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Enter Our First GIVEAWAY CONTEST!!

| December 4, 2009 | 0 Comments
Enter Our First GIVEAWAY CONTEST!!

We are SO excited to announce that today we are starting our very first GIVEAWAY CONTEST here at CGE!  Yes, just by leaving a comment you get a chance to win something free!  And who doesn’t want something free? No Limit Productions, the producers of “Live to Spin,” a documentary following the Pacificaires through their […]

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WGI’s 12 Days of Christmas

| December 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you are not a facebook fan of WGI’s then you might be missing out on some great deals!  Fan or not, every day for the next 11 (it started yesterday), WGI is offering a special deal on WGI merchandise for the holiday season.  Today (Wednesday Dec. 2) they’re offering the 2007 Independent World Class […]

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Mapping Out Your Show

| December 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

From time to time we like to feature older articles that may still be relevant for our newer readers who may not have seen them the first time around!  Today it’s our instructional resource, “Mapping Out Your Show.”   One of the very first articles posted here at CGE back in January 2007, it discusses […]

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CNN.com features video about Blind Student in Colorado Marching Band

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Wow – sorry for the multiple posts today but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to let people know about this wonderful story – especially in this week of Thanksgiving.  Check out this CNN.com video about a blind mellophone performer in a Colorado high school marching band who, with the help of his section leader, […]

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A Color Guard Thanksgiving!

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments
A Color Guard Thanksgiving!

This month I’ve been trying to focus at least one time each day on something I am thankful for as we head into this year’s Thanksgiving holiday.  It’s forced me to take at least five minutes each day to step away from the daily stress and think positive – remembering just how lucky I am […]

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“Live To Spin” Documentary has been Released

| November 24, 2009 | 1 Comment
“Live To Spin” Documentary has been Released

Last spring we were lucky enough to meet Anna Jakubowski through our CGE community.  Anna was working on a documentary which chronicled a full season with the Pacificaires , a winter guard from British Columbia, Canada.  In a wonderful twist of fate, the Pacificaires ended this special season as WGI finalists as well! She took […]

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Blackwatch Clinic at Mechanicsburg!

| November 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

Blackwatch , the highly acclaimed independent world class ensemble from Mt. Laurel New Jersey is hosting a spin/movement clinic at Mechanicburg High School in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania  “for all levels of performers from any association,” Saturday December 12, 2009.  The cost is only $20.00 per student (collected at the door).  Here’s a link to the original […]

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Check out the Glossary!

| November 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

For those of you who are new to the site, chances are you haven’t found time to discover all the tidbits buried within the three years of sharing that exists here.  If you check out the menu at the top of the page there are several “drop down” menus that reveal even more layers of […]

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