I PHYSICALLY CAN’T NOT REBLOG THIS WHEN IT COMES UP ON MY DASH
IT’S TOO COOL
It’s called Winterguard. It’s a sport. Those girls are marching band color-guard girls during the summer touring season, and during the winter they compete against other color-guard teams to music. Costumes, props, mats, everything has to be carried onto the gym floor and then taken back away and counts as part of your performance time.
So when Family Guy or other popular media makes fun of color-guard girls, it pisses me off. We are not rejected cheerleaders. We are what you see above. We kick ass. We spin rifles and flags and sabres.
reasons why i’d become a guard girl in a heartbeat.
This has nothing to do with books, but REBLOGGING FOR YOU, KENDRA, GUARD POWER.
I was on flagline for 4 years in high school and 3 years in college. I freaking LOVED it. I wanted to do winterguard, too, but it was in the next town over and parents nixed it, not wanting to drive me there, even though my best friend was joining and her mother offered to drive us since we took my friend to band practices, etc, over the summer. (side note, my brother played baseball and they went to every single one of his games, home or away, yet would only come to one of my parades, the one held in our home town. This is part of why I flipped out senior year.)
Cheerleaders (in college) were cool about us. Majorettes, on the other hand…