Colorguard Auditions

The UNI Panther Marching Band Colorguard consists of up to 30 seasoned spinners, performing five different shows throughout the fall football season.  PMB's Colorguard is a great way to continue your love of performing after high school!  All performances take place inside the 17,000 seat UNI-DOME in front of the most energetic audiences in college football!  Join the PMB in 2023 with for yet another exciting and special season. Check back often as we build our performance schedule to see what opportunities await!

If accepted into the Colorguard, you will need to register for the PMB. Registration for the 2023 PMB will open during the Spring semester. IN the meantime, learn more about the PMB here!

PREPARE FOR THE AUDITION


There are two different ways to audition: You can either do live audition with current members or submit a video. Regardless of how you audition, please prepare the following: 


1. Flag Warm-Up: Available here, and includes instructional video and full run of the warm video to “Let Go” by Dean Lewis.

2. A 1:30-2:00 prepared solo that demonstrates three tosses:

  • Parallel
  • 45
  • Vertical

The music for the solo is The Incredibles, and is available here. You can choose any part of the song. You may optioanlyl include rifle work if you wish.

 


1. LIVE AUDITION

Saturday, March 4 2023: 9am – 2pm, UNI Campus West Gym

 

Click Here to Register

 

    Your audition will consist of:

  1. Performing the Flag Warm-Up Routine and Prepared Solo as described above. PMB Color Guard Members Smiling
  2. A routine taught by UNI Colorguard Instructor


 

2. SUBMIT AN AUDITION VIDEO 

 

Click Here to Register

 

Your audition will consist of: 

 

1. Performing the Flag Warm-Up Routine and Prepared Solo as described above.

 ​Email video links to amy.hunzelman@uni.edu

 

Please register as soon as possible so we know to expect your video by July 1, 2023. 

 

All new members will be notified by July 15 if they have been accepted into the Panther Marching Band Colorguard.

 

Important Dates to Remember for 2023:
August 12: Move into Dorms (if living on campus)
August 12-13: Colorguard Camp
August 14-18: Band Camp
August 21: UNI First Day of Classes

 

The PMB Colorguard Practice Schedule:

Mondays, 4:00-6:00pm (Colorguard Sectional); 6:30-8:30pm (Full PMB)

Wednesdays 4:00-6:00pm (Colorguard Sectional); 6:30-8:30pm (Full PMB)
Fridays 3:00-4:30pm (Full PMB)

PMB Colorguard Looking into Crown