MERCER UNIVERSITY COLORGUARD

The Mercer University Colorguard is comprised of hard-working and talented individuals who come from a variety of different skill levels! We have members who have performed throughout their high school careers, some who have marched with different DCI bands, and even some members who have never spun at all!

Interested in being a part of one of the best collegiate visual ensembles in the South?

Then Join Us!

Register for band camp now or learn more below to get started.

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What Do We Do?


Our members incorporate dance, flag, and rifle into all routines, and this year, for the first time ever, we are excited to welcome Majorettes into our visual ensemble! Our goal is to provide a fun and entertaining performance for audiences throughout the Game Day festivities!


What is the time commitment?


We offer Colorguard as part of the Marching Band from August to November, and then Basketball Guard from November to March.

Football Colorguard practices with the Marching band on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9pm (and some Fridays).

Basketball Guard includes a halftime performance feature, independent of the band, while also performing and dancing to the tunes of the Pep Band. Basketball Guard practices one night a week for two hours, and on the mornings of performances.

Band Camp Dates:
  • Colorguard & Majorettes:  Move-In on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
  • Full Band Camp: August 7th-14th, 2020
  • Bear Beginnings Performance: Saturday, August 15th, 2020

***IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE***

Due to the suspension of all Spring activities on campus in order to comply with social distancing regulations, we will no longer be hosting Spinfest for this year. However, we still want to connect with prospective members, so please follow us on Instagram (@mercercolorguard) or contact our Instructor, Marina Mixon, if you have questions!

Are there Auditions?

There are NO auditions to be a part of our team, we will teach you everything you need to know during our Spring Clinics and Band Camp!

-Sign up now to learn more about Band Camp or Register below!

What is Spinfest?

Spinfest is our annual Spring clinic, open to any age high school student and any current Mercer students! Spinfest is a time to get an inside look at Mercer's Colorguard, learn some new tricks, and have fun! We invite all to hang out with us for the weekend, spending Saturday and Sunday learning body technique and flag routine.

Click the button below to learn more about Spinfest and be notified when Spinfest is open!

Do You Have Questions?

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Mercer University Marching Band


Please contact our Colorguard Instructor, Marina Mixon at Mixon_mf@mercer.edu for more information.

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