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December Houston Rehearsal & Audition

December 2, 2019

The December Houston rehearsal and audition for the 2020 Colts will be held Sunday, December 8, at Clear Brook High School. The address is 4607 FM 2351, Friendswood, TX 77546. Click here for a Google map to the school. Camp check-in will begin at 8:30 AM. Specific parking directions and where to enter the school will be out soon!

The cost for your first rehearsal is $200 (or $150 for returning members), which includes all audition and application fees. Pay the fees online for your first camp in advance and SAVE $25. Deadline for advance payment discount for the camps is the Monday immediately before a camp at 11:00 PM This fee covers the cost of your audition and the event and does not apply toward your summer tuition.

Always check colts.org within a few hours of leaving for camp for any last-minute updates!

Registration will begin at 8:30 AM. Rehearsal begins at 9:00 AM, and will conclude at 5:00 PM on Sunday. Plan on arriving at 8:30 AM to register.


The Colts do not provide transportation to or from the Houston airports for this event. The school is relatively close to both Houston airports, so services like UBER, Lyft, or taxi should be available and relatively inexpensive. You should still include all flight details on your RSVP. If you need help finding a ride to camp please notify us ASAP by email at colts@colts.org. You can also help fellow members by offering a ride in your vehicle. You can also let us know if you have extra room or if you need assistance on your RSVP.


PARKING
Parking is available on campus throughout the day. Specific parking details will be available soon!


CAMP PAPERWORK
Prior to camp, you will be expected to turn in:

When you arrive to check in, bring with you:


WHAT TO BRING
You will receive an audition t-shirt at check in to write your name on that you will wear for all rehearsal segments of the day. Don't forget to bring a water bottle!
Color Guard: Bring lightweight, workout clothing for rehearsals (no jeans), your own flag, rifle, and/or sabre, and knee pads (definitely recommended). There is no need to purchase any special equipment for rehearsals. You will wear your audition t-shirt for all rehearsal segments through the day.

MEMBERSHIP CONTRACTS
All positions in the corps are open. Following the event, you will receive 1) an offer of membership, 2) a recall for a second audition, or 3) a suggestion to come back again next year or to consider Colt Cadets. Most will receive a recall to a second rehearsal, so please plan accordingly. Recall auditions can be scheduled three weeks after your initial audition at one of our events. Attend early and attend often for your best chance at a position in the Colts.


SCHEDULE CONFLICTS
Camp attendance is critical to our and your success. If you cannot attend this rehearsal but are planning to attend an upcoming audition, you must be in touch in advance through the RSVP. It is important to communicate with your caption head as well. Too much communication is better than not enough.

PARENTS
An informational meeting for parents will be held Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. Bring all of your questions! Schedules will be available at the check in table with locations for everything going on throughout the day.

Parents are strongly encouraged to attend the camp. Parental support is what makes the Colts successful, and you are needed to give the kids the incredible Colts experience we are known for. Also, this is the best way for you to find out about our program, meet other parents, and get comfortable with what this is all about. You will find a very welcoming and exciting opportunity here.

Parents are encouraged to sign onto the email distribution list to receive Colts information via email.


EMAIL AND WEBSITE
Please make sure you have received audition information in your area of interest! These materials are emailed to you after requesting information for the current season. Join our facebook groups for your area of interest! These pages will help you meet other members prior to auditions and clarify questions you may have.

Make sure you have signed onto the email distribution list with your current email address, and check your email frequently! Encourage your parents to sign up for the membership emailings too.

Welcome! We are excited to have you as a part of the Colts family!

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