Colourful outfits and fancy footwork the order of the day at majorette competition

Drum majorettes representing schools across the city took part in last weekend’s Western Province Majorettes and Cheerleading (WPMCA) group competition, at Groote Schuur Primary School. Pictured here are some of the teams which took part.

Dr Van Der Ross Primary School’s large drill squad members relax on the grass following their stint in front of the judges at Saturday’s WPMCA competition at Groote Schuur Primary School. Picture: Fuad Esack
Dr Van Der Ross Primary School’s Inganam Watu, Moweesha Appolis and Zoe Adams go through their paces in the section flag big group division. Picture: Fuad Esack
The Jets flag group members Siyolise Mathiti and Tanchlee Titus and the rest of the crew woo the crowd during their routine. Picture: Fuad Esack
Pictured are Hottentots Holland High School drummies Thoene Petinger, Leandre Majiedt, Logan Kortje and Shakiya Eksteen in action at the WPMCA group competition, at Groote Schuur Primary School. Picture: Fuad Esack
WPMCA adjudicator Hazel Malgas keeps a close eye on the squad in front of her. The judges look at overall performance technique which consists of marching in step, spacing and dressing and projection. Artistic impressions consists out of formations, audio, use of area and integration. They also judge group performance, which consists of variety, sync and exactness. Picture: Fuad Esack
Hottentots Holland High School’s Faith van der Berg cuts a striking figure during her squad’s routine. Picture: Fuad Esack
Saturday’s competition was not all about executing moves with pin point military precision, but also having fun, which may impress the judges. Picture: Fuad Esack
St Andrews drummies Caylin Titus, followed by Jadene Titus during the flags event. Picture: Fuad Esack