Marching Owls Color Guard and Majorette auditions will be held April 21, 2 pm, at FAU Stadium Gate 6. Please fill out the interest form on the bottom of this page to get on our email list. If you have questions abotu auditions, please reach out to Stephanie Shaktman (Color Guard Instructor) or Lindsey Finkel (Majorette Instructor). 


Please prepare a solo routine to the music of your choice. The solo should be at least one minute long, but feel free to create a longer piece that showcases your skills and creativity! At FAU, we spin flag, sabre, and rifle. You are encouraged to demonstrate your skills on any and all pieces of equipment that you spin. 

Athletic attire and closed toed shoes are recommended for auditions. It is not required to wear a uniform/costume. 

If you are auditioning for the colorguard and are unable to attend auditions in person, please email Stephanie Shaktman for further instructions. 



Prepare a solo routine to music of your choice at least one minute and thirty seconds in length.  Please include the following skills in your routine or perform them seperately directly after.

  • 2 spin catch right and left
  • 2 spin back hand
  • 2 spin horizontal
  • 2 spin catch behind the back and/or catch blind
  • Toss Illusion
  • Toss walkover/cartwheel
  • Toss step kick
  • Toss right or left leap
  • Basic contact material
  • Cartwheel or walkover trick
  • Rolls and contact work
  • 2 and 3 baton work

The following skills are optional, but encouraged if you can demonstrate them:

  • 3 spins catch everywhere
  • 1 spin illusion
  • Double illusion
  • 1 spin cartwheel/walkover
  • Double element tricks

What to wear:

  • Your choice of solo costume with tights
  • Full makeup
  • Hair in a bun or ponytail

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