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El Ritmo Winter Guard

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2024 Show: Wild

Using the Music of recording artist Poe.


Rehearsals are Every Sunday

10:00am - 6:00pm


Feb 17, 2024 - SVWAA Show #2 - Hanford West - 7:44pm performance time

Feb 18, 2024 - Practice - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Feb 23 - 25 - WGI San Diego Regional

Saturday 02/24 - Prelims - 2:47pm performance time

Sunday 02/25 - Finals - 11:30am - 11:47 am Performance time. Dependent on Pre-lim Placement

Sunday, March 3 - Practice - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday, March 10 - Practice - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, March 16 - SVWAA Show #4

Sunday, March 17 - Practice - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, March 24 - WGI Bakersfield 

Saturday, April 6,  SVWAA Championships - West Hills College, Eagle Arena

Meet The Team

Ruben is a long time member of the pageantry world.  He has designed for many schools and independent groups throughout California. 

Programs taught: Corcoran High School, Hanford High School, Modesto High School, Hanford West High School, Ventura Independent Winter Guard, Tulare Union High School, Valley Independent Percussion, among others.  Mr. Amavisca is also the Treasurer and a founding member of the South Valley Winter Arts Association (SVWAA Circuit) and is an Adjudicator with the CCGC (California Color Guard Circuit) in San Jose, PPAACC (Pep and Pageantry Arts Association of Central California) in Bakersfield and the South West Judges Network in Partnership with CSBC. 

Rehearsal and Performance Schedule


Rehearsals will be held on Sundays begining in late October,  10:00 am - 6:00 pm.  

Rehearsal Locations will be announced once we have secured them.  

We are looking at:  COS-Visalia, Hanford West-Hanford, Exeter High School, Exeter, CA. 

We are looking at using all 3 on a rotating basis.  

A couple full weekend camps will be scheduled once the show and cast have been solidified.  

Fees and Sponsorship

Guard Fee Payments - Guard fees will be going up from the 2023 season as we will be adding 2 WGI Shows to our schedule.   Along with paying for registration your fees will be going towards Uniforms, Transportation Cost for WGI Shows and other administrative fees that we incur (Facility Rental, etc)

Sponsorship letters will be available for those of you wanting to get sponsorships for your season fees.  

We would also like to have you, the members, contact businesses and organizations around the valley to get sponsors for equipment and other of the expenses to run El Ritmo.  

More information on Fees and requirements are available once you have made the ensemble.  

Our Sponsors

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