The Varsity Winter guard is a program sponsored by the Victor Band Boosters and the Victor Central School District. The Varsity Winter guard was created in 1998 and competed in Regional A Class in both the Northeast Color guard Circuit and the Mid-York Color guard Circuit.
In 1999, after finding success in the Regional A Class, the group moved up to Regional A1 and continued to compete in Regional A1 until 2004 when they were promoted to Scholastic A (a national competing class). Unfortunately, due to low membership interest the program went inactive in 2005. Luckily, the Varsity Winter guard made a come back in 2006 winning their local championships in Regional A1; an accolade they would repeat in 2007 as well.
The group successfully competed in Scholastic A in both local circuits, nationally at WGI regionals, and WGI World Championships for a number of years. In 2016, the Varsity Winter guard attended WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio where they competed with over 100 groups and received a bronze medal in Scholastic A.
Thanks to their accomplishments in 2016, the Varsity group was promoted to Scholastic Open class in 2017. Although there was a learning curve, when they returned to WGI World Championships in 2018 the group earned a spot in the semi-finals for their class. The Varsity Winter guard continued to make great strides in Scholastic Open and were predicted to make Scholastic Open finals in 2020 before the winter season was tragically cut short due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Cadet Winter guard is a program sponsored by the Victor Band Boosters and available to Victor Central School students in 5th grade to 7th grade.
The Cadet Winter guard was created in 2003 as an introduction to the movement and color guard skills necessary for the field band program. They compete in the Cadet Class in both the Northeast Color guard Circuit and the Mid-York Color guard Circuit.