CORPS TIME LIMIT CHART

 

Baton Twirling Corps One Baton

Show Corps / Twirling Corps with Props

Show Corps / Twirling Corps with Props and/or Scenery

Age Divisions

Juvenile & Open Division

Juvenile & Open Division

Open Division

Local-State-Regional

Age Divisions

 Juvenile, Junior Small, Senior Small & Large

 Juvenile, Junior Small, Senior Small & Large

Small & Large

Nationals

Entrance

no restrictions

no restrictions

no restrictions

on or off the floor

on or off the floor

on or off the floor

Exit

no restrictions

no restrictions

no restrictions

on or off the floor

on or off the floor

on or off the floor

Floor time 5 - 7 minutes

6 - 8 minutes

6 - 8 minutes

Juv 5 - 7 minutes

Time begins

First note of music or first movement

First note of music or first movement

First note of music or first movement

Time ends

last note of music

last note of music

last note of music

Music

Recorded

Recorded

No Restrictions

Props

None

Limited

No Restrictions

Scenery/Backdrops

None

None

Maximum - 12'

Twirling Time

minimum 2.5 minutes juvenile 2 minutes

minimum - 3 minutes juvenile - 2 minutes

minimum - 3 minutes

       
  Parade Corps
Recorded
Parade Corps
Live
Street Parade Corps

Age Divisions

Juvenile & Open division

Open division

Local only-Open division

Local-State-Regional

Age Divisions

Juvenile, Junior, Senior

One Division

None

Nationals

Entrance

Center line within 25' alley

Center line within 25' alley

Left of the judges

Exit

Right of the judges

Right of the judges

Right of the judges

Floor time

4 minutes

4 minutes

1.5 minutes

Time begins

First note of music or first movement

First note of music or first movement

First note of music or first movement

Time ends

Last note of music or last person over the line, whatever comes last

Last note of music or last person over the line, whatever comes last

Last note of music or last person over the line, whatever comes last

Music

recorded

live

recorded

Props

restricted

restricted

restricted

Scenery/Backdrops

none

none

none

Twirling Time

minimum - 1 minute

minimum - 1 minute

no minimum

       
  Flag Corps Music Section

Color Guard Solo/Teams

Age Divisions

Open division Open division

Pike solo-open divison

Rifle solo-boys
Rifle solo-girls
Sabre solo-open division
Rifle team-open division

Entrance

no restrictions

no restrictions

Starting line

on or off the floor

on or off the floor

Exit

no restrictions

no restrictions

Finish line

on or off the floor

on or off the floor

Floor Time

4 - 6 minutes

5 - 7 minutes

Solo 1 - 2 minutes
Team 2 - 3 minutes

Time begins

First note of music or first movement

First note of music or first movement

Opening Salute

Time ends

Last note of music

Last note of music

Closing Salute

Music

No restrictions

Live

 
Props

None

Limited

 
       
  Music Solo, Duets, etc. Corps Prince/Princess  

Age Divisions

Junior and Senior

Boys and Girls

 
Snare Drum solo

0-9 juvenile

Multiple Marching Toms

10-12 pre-teen

Multiple Percussion Solo

13-15 junior

Bell Solo

16+ senior

Marimba Solo
Mixed Duets
Mixed Trios  
Mallet Ensemble
Drum Ensemble
Mixed Ensemble    

Entrance

Starting line

Floor Time

solo 2 - 3 minutes
duet/trio 3 - 5 minutes

demonstration
30 seconds maximum

 
Time begins

First note of music or first movement

 

 
Time ends

Last note of music

Closing salute