TIA Atlantic Coast Championship 2019

Big weekend for SURGE COLOR GUARD!
Surge Cadets tied for GOLD as Independent Cadet Guard champions.
Surge 2.0 earned FIRST PLACE as the new Independent Junior Guard champions.
Surge earned SECOND PLACE as Independent A Guard.

Many thanks to our amazing coaches, families, and supporters. Your last chance to see Surge Cadets and Surge 2.0 perform their 2019 program is Saturday, May 11th at the Oaklyn PTA Spring Fling: www.oaklynpta.org

TIA Region 1 Championship

Gold medals for all three Surge Independent teams at the 2019 Tournament Indoor Association Region 1 Championship on April 28th!

As a special bonus to our night – our director, Debbie Heller, was honored this year for her 40+ years of commitment to the “Sport of the Arts”! In addition to founding Surge Independent and building a great team of coaches to expand into Surge Cadets and Surge 2.0, Debbie works with the Haddon Heights school district’s colorguard teams.

WGI Championship

Surge Independent (A) ranked 30th out of 60 colorguards going into the Independent A preliminary competition for WGI. They placed 35th during prelims with a score of 80.88 and 35th during semi-finals with a score of 81.1. Congratulations on reaching the Semi-Finals, “Big” Surge!

Haddon Heights High School “High Voltage”, our partners in local guard, placed 79th out of 143 going into the Scholastic A preliminary competition and 68th during prelims. Congratulations for placing above more than half the groups attending!

Welcome to the 2019 Season!

Welcome to the 2019 season of Surge Independent Color Guard! We exist through the generous support of OMAYSC, businesses in Oaklyn and throughout South Jersey, and our hard-working parents.

Current and prospective parents – please read the updates under About Us for your child’s team regarding expectations from your family this season. We are excited to add a new team to our roster – SURGE TOO – for 5th grade and up. Membership dues will be discussed with parents directly. 

The calendar has been updated with an event and rehearsal schedule. Please note rehearsal schedules are subject to change.  

Happy Holidays!

Members of the Surge Cadets and Surge JV are joining the Oaklyn Public School PTA’s float in the Collingswood Holiday Parade. Come out to see us on Saturday, November 24th, 2018. Families from all over come out to enjoy this parade! Parade starts at 10am and runs along Haddon Avenue in Collingswood, NJ (starting near Knight Park).

The Oaklyn float this year is themed ” Up on the Rooftop” and some of our team helped with decorations! 

Congratulations Haddon Heights

Haddon Heights Marching Band Congratulations to the Haddon Heights Marching Band and Colorguard for earning 1st Place at USBands NJ State Group 1 Championships on October 28th. They also won Best Colorguard and Best Visual Effect. Surge Independent is thankful for the support we receive from the HH teams and we are very happy for their win!