Somerville High School Winter Guard


About the Guard Groups








 The Somerville High School Winter Guard is composed of two separate groups-the Scholastic World (SW) and the Scholastic Regional A (SRA), also known as the Performance Group.


The World Class guard competes at the highest level of scholastic competition and competes in two circuits - MAIN (Mid Atlantic Indoor Network) and WGI (Winter Guard International). We are 2-time WGI WORLD CHAMPIONS (2012 Scholastic A and 2015 Scholastic Open).


The SRA Performance group only competes in MAIN competitions and is created for students who cannot commit to the demanding world class schedule. It is also a place where students can continue to improve on their skills.


Competition schedules for both groups can be found below.


For up-to-date competition start times and scores, you can click on the buttons below to go directly to the MAINGUARDS and WGI websites.

Competition Schedules

Sat. and Sun. Feb. 22-23, 2020

WGI Regionals - SW group

South Brunswick High School

Sat. and Sun. Mar. 21-22, 2020

WGI Eastern Regionals - SW group

Lehigh University

Sat. Mar. 28, 2020

SHS Indoor Guard Home Show (MAIN Competition)

Branchburg Central Middle School

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2019-2020 Winter Guard

Winter 2019 - Spring 2020

Schedules for both World and Regional AA teams can be found here.  
All performances and practices are mandatory for both teams. Any unexcused absences during the season is cause for removal from the team. 


June 2015

The Somerville High School Winter Guard Open Team performed at the CONTEMPORARY COLOR concerts held at Air Canada Center, Toronto, Canada last June 22 and 23 and at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY last June 27 and 28.


Thank you to David Byrne for spearheading this event to promote this sport of the arts - Winter Guard.


A hugh shout-out to Ad-Rock and Money Mark who made this event so much more memorable to the team. 

Open Team Citations

May and June 2015

A number of them have started to pour in: 

5/26 Somerset County Freeholders

6/2  Somerville BOE

6/11 NJ State House

6/15 Somerville Borough 


We appreciate all the recognition of our achievement. Special thanks to our Superintendent, Dr. Tim Purnell, for his unwavering support of our program.


WGI Scholastic Open Class World Champions!

April 16-18, 2015

With a score of 95.50, the SHS Winter Guard Open Team wins the WGI World Championships held at Dayton, OH over the course of 3 days.


To view their award-winning performance, click here.


We are so proud of these hardworking group of girls and boys and can only sing high praises to their coaches - Joe Harris, Jay Drake and Cindy Wong.



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