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RESULTS: Midwest Cup – 01/06/18

Millard West Show Choirs kicked off the season on Saturday, January 6th, at Midwest Cup in Lincoln, NE. The groups had the opportunity to perform at the incredible Lied Center for Performing Arts on the UNL campus, which was simply amazing!

Swing Cats kicked off the morning, and Uptown Girls ended the morning session. Awards were DOUBLE EXCITING when Swing Cats won Grand Champion in the JV division and Uptown Girls won Grand Champion in the Unisex division!

WIG’s energy was contagious in the afternoon performance, which earned them two caption awards, as well as a spot in the finals. The morning competitors were eligible to make finals, and Uptown Girls grabbed a spot in the evening finals also.

Best Band went to West in the Groove (The Groovehouse), and Sammy Cope won Best Female Soloist, earning herself a plaque and a scholarship to the UNL Show Choir Camp in June.

Well done, everyone!


Final Results:

Grand Champion – Tiger Rhythm, Broken Arrow, OK

1st Runner Up – West in the Groove, Millard West Show Choirs

2nd Runner Up – Gold, Norris High School

3rd Runner Up – Uptown Girls, Millard West Show Choirs

4th Runner Up – Tiger Mystique, Broken Arrow High School, OK

5th Runner Up – Royalty, Wahoo High School

West in the Groove: Best Choreography, Best Band, Best Female Soloist

Tiger Rhythm: Best Vocals

Gold: Best Male Soloist


Swing Cats - Midwest Cup 2018

Uptown Girls - Midwest Cup 2018

West in the Groove - Midwest Cup 2018


Thanks to Sherrie Lombardo for the pictures from Saturday’s competition. Please remember to check out the MWHS Show Choir Family Facebook Group page for the latest pictures.  Special thanks to all who have been so willing to share their pictures with everyone!

1 Comment

  1. Ray and Marcia Brown on January 11, 2018 at 5:21 pm

    We are Grandpa and Grandma Brown to Alec Brown and are sooo HAPPY that Alec is involved with WIG and we also THANK YOU sooo much for all the Facebook info and pictures you post for us to see…we were out of the area for the Lincoln event and sooo enjoyed all the reports, pictures and info on this very SPECIAL time…keep all the comments coming….again THANK YOU….Ray and Marcia Ann Brown

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