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You're invited to our 15th Annual River Valley Winter Arts Festival!

This year we're excited to be hosting both our NorthStar Circuit Winter Guard and Minnesota Percussion Association shows on the same date! Back to the old days with a daytime Winter Guard show and an evening Percussion and Winds show! 

Saturday February 11th, 2023! Location: ROGERS HiGH SCHOOL

Winter Guard show -  starts at 1:00 PM (Doors open at Noon)

Percussion and Winds show - starts at 5:30 PM (Doors open at 4:30 PM)

Performance groups from Minnesota’s percussion, winterguard,  and hornline competitive circuits -  Minnesota Percussion Association (MPA) and the North Star Circuit (NSC), will compete in front of nearly 2,000 spectators from all over Minnesota.

Purchase tickets for our Winter Guard show (Click here)! Show is at Rogers High School - Saturday 2/11/2023 at 1:00 PM!

All ticket sales for the North Star Circuit Winter Guard show will be sold online. Follow the link to get your tickets today!

Find info for our Percussion and Winds show (Click here)! Show is at Rogers High School - on Saturday 2/11/2023 at 5:30 PM!

Tickets will be sold at the door for this show. Cash or credit/debit will be accepted!

The 728 Cadets are proud to announce our newest group River Valley Junior Winter Guard and their inaugural 2023 program “Golden”.

River Valley Junior will represent the North Star Circuit as a flagline unit for its inaugural season. The ensemble will be making appearances at NSC shows throughout Minnesota concluding their season at North Star Circuit Championships in April. 

Directional staff includes Natalie Sterner

Design staff includes Natalie Sterner, Savannah Kearns, and Carrie Snyder 

Instructional staff includes Savannah Kearns, Carrie Snyder, and Jessie Taylor 

River Valley Junior Winter Guard is an entity of the 728 Cadets, comprising of students from District 728 middle and elementary schools.

728 Cadets Marching Arts Sponsors

First Bank Elk River * Dayton Lions * Elk River Lions * Rogers Lions * Dominium Foundation


First Bank Elk River


Dominium Foundation 

Central Minnesota Arts Board

Minnesota State Arts Board


First Bank of Elk River

The Elk River Eagles Club

Eye West

Clive's Restaurant

Anima Body Art

Zimmerman Fire Department

The Bank of Elk River

Geared Up Apparel

Hassan Sand And Gravel

North Central Insurance

Erik Vakula

Sue Verhoven

Peggy Gay

Milestone Orthodontics

Beaudry Oil

Christine Uttech

The Greeninger Family