The Dripping Springs High School Varsity Winterguard captured the Texas Color Guard Circuit (TCGC) Scholastic Open Class Gold Medal at the championships held March 30 at at Texas A&M's Reed Arena. DSHS scored 92.65 points, well ahead of second-place McNeil High School. Nine teams competed in the Scholastic Open class, one of the most competitive of the eight divisions. This is the second state title for the Varsity Winterguard, which also won a state title in their division in 2016.
Currently the DSHS Winterguard is ranked third nationally out of 50 teams. April 5-6, the group will travel to Dayton, Ohio, to compete in the Winter Guard International World Championships. The DSHS Varsity team also competed in this international event in 2016, and finished 10th out of 132 teams in Scholastic A Class.