The Marching Challenge
For your first video, record yourself marching the Blue Stars Diamond Drill Exercise. A breakdown of the exercise can be found HERE.
Tempos: (Use an audible metronome that judges will be able to hear in recording)
Tempo 144 BPM
Tempo 160 BPM
Tempo 172 BPM
Use the technique you are most comfortable with! You will be judged based on how consistently you perform YOUR marching technique!
You can march with or without an instrument for this round.
If you are a battery performer, feel free to crab step the lateral moves.
The Movement Challenge
First your second video, record yourself performing a 60 count movement phrase created by the Blue Stars choreographer Kris Galbreath.
You can listen and download the audio excerpt HERE. The phrase begins with 8 clicks before you begin.
A video tutorial of the movement can be found HERE
A video of the frontview performance can be found HERE
A video of the rearview performance can be found HERE
Perform the movement phrase with an audible playing of the excerpt.
Make sure that your entire body is visible throughout the duration of the movement phrase.
All contestant classifications are expected to perform all 60 counts of the phrase.
Recording & Submission
Filming (Please use recordings above as a reference).
You do not have to be on a field with yard-lines but please measure each side of the Diamond for an accurate step size.
Please film so that your whole body is visible for the entire exercise
Place your camera so that the front of your body is visible
Make sure there is an audible metronome in the video
Upload your video (see submission info for how to upload)
You will create and upload an unlisted Youtube video for the marching challenge.
You will create and upload an unlisted Youtube video for the movement challenge.
Details about how to submit each video will be emailed to all finalist contestants.