California Color Guard Circuit was established in 1964 with the
objective "to promote color guard contests, thereby perpetuating
pageantry and effectiveness of the member units".
The C.C.G.C. has grown from the six charter units; Sacramento
Capitolaires, Stockton Police Cadets, Raleys Raiders, Richmond Hawks,
Praetorians and the Rhythmettes, to a circuit of 50 Color Guard units
competing in 9 different classifications and 25 percussion units in 8
The C.C.G.C. has been the circuit of 29 World Champions, 47 WGI
medalists and 116 WGI finalists. The California Color Guard Circuit
is truly, The Circuit of Champions.