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Guard Officer Auditions

Leadership positions in the Frenship Guard are:

  • Caption Head

  • Section Leader (section leaders can be assigned specific duties/responsibilities within this role)

Guard members wishing to audition for a leadership position within the guard will follow the steps below.

Step 1
Step 2

Create a short video to be viewed by the Band Staff.

This video should contain the following information:

  • Please tell us your full name and how many years you’ve completed in the guard. Please share any weapons experience and Officer experience, in addition to flag experience. 

  • Please tell us for what leadership position you are auditioning.

  • Please tell us why you think you would be a good candidate for the Guard Leadership position.

  • What do you consider your greatest strength? 

  • What is one weakness of yours upon which you would like to improve? 

  • What do you think is the job of the Guard Officer? 

  • If you saw someone struggling with the flag work,  what would you do? 

  • How best can you, as a guard leader, support both Ms. Knight and Caitlin in their jobs of guard director and guard technician? 

  • Finally, please share anything else that you’d like us to know before we make our decision! 

Be sure to have adequate light to ensure a quality video.  There is no maximum time limit for the video, but please keep your comments concise and avoid rambling.

Step 3

If you do not have a YouTube account, create one (or borrow someone else's).

Upload your video to your YouTube account.

Mark your video as "Unlisted" - only someone with the link can access the video.

Make sure your permissions are set correctly so that we can view your video.

Step 4

Complete the Video Submission Form for Guard Officers.

Copy/paste the link to your YouTube video in the form.


June 1 - complete Interest Form for Leadership Team

June 8 - deadline for video submission

June 8-11 - staff review videos & finalize results

June 12 - announce results

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