Katie Buelow


Captions Winds Visual Analysis
Mrs. Buelow is currently the Educational and Caption Facilitator of the Visual Caption of Central States Judges Association (CSJA) and the Florida Marching Band Coalition (FMBC).  Mrs. Buelow is also an active member of the Michigan Color Guard Circuit (MCGC).


Her role as Educational and Caption Facilitator includes training, quality control, and training of current members and prospective judges to the organization.


Past adjudication affiliations included:   Twenty-five year member of Winter Guard International (WGI) and held a five year Adjudicator Advisory Member for WGI, Drum Corps Midwest, Drum Corp Associates, North Star Judges Guild and Florida Federation of Judges.


Mrs. Buelow is a graduate of the University of Minnesota in Business and has been sales manager for fortune 500 companies and has more than thirty (30) years’ experience in teaching and instructional background in the marching activity including marching band, drum corps, color guard, drill teams and dance line.  She is also the co-owner of Visual Performance Concepts, a drill writing and instructional services company.


Mrs. Buelow has been a member of Central States Judges Association since 1976 and has served as Caption Facilitator twice – most currently since 2002.  She has adjudicated local, state and final competitions throughout the United States and Internationally.


In 2008, Mrs. Buelow was named to the Central States Judges Association Hall of Fame for her contributions to the association and the marching activity.

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