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The Dallas-Fort Worth Area Clinic & Audition Camp is designed for prospective members who intend to audition for the 2018 Santa Clara Vanguard. We are glad you are considering a summer with SCV! From Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon you will rehearse, sleep, and eat with other auditionees tour-style. Don’t forget to bring an air mattress, toiletries, and a towel! Throughout the weekend our staff will be conducting individual auditions to decide placements in the Vanguard, recommendations to audition for the Vanguard Cadets, or invitations to return next year after gaining some additional experience. Just relax and do your best. Good luck!
Be sure to fill out an RSVP before attending this Clinic/Audition weekend. Once you do so, we will send you the 2018 Prospective Member Information packet in the mail which includes more details and information about joining the Santa Clara Vanguard.
The registration fee is $125 and can be paid beginning November 1st. The registration fee is payable online, by phone via credit card, by mail via check or money order; or in person via cash, check, money order or credit card. Prospective members registering or walking in on the day-of will pay $150. Full payment is required for participation, and no previous year credits can be used to pay the registration fee. Make sure you get a receipt! Should you be invited to return (based upon your CAMP or 1-DAY audition results) it will be mandatory that you attend the January Call Back Camp (April/May for color guard) in San Jose, CA, to complete your evaluation toward full membership in the 2018 Santa Clara Vanguard.
When you come to check in for your audition, you must present a school or government issued photo ID which we will copy to keep for our records. During check-in we will also be collecting your Medical History and Release form, Image Use Release form, and a copy of your medical insurance card. Blank forms will be available at check-in if you haven’t filled one out in advance. If under 18, a parent’s signature is required. Upon successfully completing the registration process, you will be provided with a wristband and name tag to mark your participation.
Please do not arrive at the school before 7:30 AM on Saturday morning. Also, do NOT call the school for any information about the SCV Camp. The school doors will open at 7:30AM and registration will begin Saturday morning at 8:00AM. There will be a short opening presentation by the corps’ management at 9:00 AM and rehearsal will follow at 9:15 AM.
All prospective members will be provided with sleeping accommodations at the school for the weekend (don’t forget your air mattress, a pillow and blanket). Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snack will be provided for all camp attendees, starting with lunch on Saturday and ending with lunch on Sunday. Please make sure to eat breakfast before coming for registration on Saturday. Saturday’s rehearsal/audition session will begin at approximately 8:30 AM and will conclude on Sunday by 2:30 PM. Clean up and shuttles to the airport will then begin by 3:30 PM.
To ensure your safety and security, all SCV camps operate as a closed campus. No one will leave the campus during the camp unless you have approval by the director.
Those flying into Dallas to join us for the weekend should fly into DFW (Love Field is acceptable, but not preferred). Also note that the MAIN FORT WORTH Amtrak and Greyhound stations are the easiest to access for the camp weekend. Vanguard Shuttles to the airport and transportation centers will be available EARLY Saturday morning until noon. Shuttles will resume on Sunday for departures. Please try to time your departure from an airport or transportation center after 4:00 PM on Sunday. A Friday arrival or Monday departure cannot be accommodated. Make your shuttle request through your MySCV account as soon as you set your travel plans.
If you have any questions, please contact us at ACorps@SCVanguard.org. Once again, we are excited you have chosen SCV and look forward to seeing you in Dallas!