WHAT IS COLOR GUARD? The color guard is a group of student performers that performs with the marching band during their half time show. Color guard members spin flag, rifle, saber and dance to visually enhance the music of the band’s show by adding color and character. Color guard is considered the sport of the arts!The Color Guard is a group of students that performs at football games with the band during half time. We meet for class during 7th period as well as outside of class for rehearsal.