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Audition Fees


The audition fee is a one-time non-refundable fee. The audition fee will cover your food at the auditions and audition packets/ materials. The audition fee can be paid ahead of time online via credit card/ debit card on our site. We will also accept cash and checks at check-in of each camp.

What Will The Staff Be Looking For When I Audition?

Auditions will allow our staff to evaluate every prospective member in music, marching, movement, and equipment handling skills. We will also be looking at several additional factors, including:

  • Positive attitude.
  • Work ethic.
  • Commitment to effort.
  • Ability to focus and follow directions.
  • Ability to learn exercises.
  • Ability to process information and instruction.
  • Ability to handle constructive criticism in a positive manner.

In addition to an audition in a rehearsal/ ensemble setting, each prospective member will also be interviewed by the appropriate Caption Head.

2018 Dues

Tour Fees for the  2018 season will be $2,700.