Michael Rosales to Lead “Day After” Dance Clinic – Presented by Style Plus

WGI is excited to announce that internationally recognized dancer and choreographer Michael Rosales will teach a “Commercial Hip Hop” class for the “WGI Day After Dance Clinic presented by Style Plus”.This dynamic hip hop class will be held for up to 500 participants, beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 10, 2022 at the University of […]

WGI Announces Internal Group Policies Requirement for Participant Protection

In a continuing effort to make participant protection central to the mission of our organization, the WGI Board of Directors today announced an additional requirement for groups active in any WGI events to have effective internal policies and procedures for the protection and safety of its participants. This step is the latest in a continuing […]

WGI Announces New Participant Protection Training Requirement

The board of directors of WGI Sport of the Arts, the world’s premier organization producing indoor color guard, percussion, and winds competitions, today announced a sweeping new requirement for all groups participating in WGI events and activities. As stewards of young people who participate in WGI, protection from all forms of abuse is central to […]

WGI Announces Eligibility Extension for 2022

As we begin to move towards a full schedule of competitions in 2022, WGI is pleased to announce that the Color Guard and Percussion Advisory Boards have approved to temporarily extend the age eligibility rule for the 2022 competitive season. This decision considered those performers whose final age-out year fell within the canceled 2020 and […]

Presentations from the Virtual Season Open Forum

Below are the links to the presentations that Karl shared on the Color Guard Virtual Season Open Forum. To view the video, please visit the educational player. Video Considerations Overview of the Judging System

WGI Announces New Training Partnership with U.S. Center for SafeSport

WGI Sport of the Arts, the world’s leading producer of indoor events for color guards, percussion ensembles, and marching winds groups, today announced the creation of a strategic partnership with the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The partnership will focus on providing training to safeguard those participating in WGI from bullying, harassment, hazing, physical abuse, emotional […]

Imbue Winterguard Awarded International Travel Grant

WGI is excited to announce that this year’s $25,000 International Travel Grant has been awarded to Imbue Winterguard. Imbue, a 2014 Independent World bronze medalist, will use the grant to participate in WGI Japan on February 2, 2019. WGI first developed the grant in 2017 to help one U.S. group per year cover the costs […]

WGI Adopts Comprehensive Code of Conduct and Reporting Policy

The topic of participant protection in the marching arts has seen a vigorous discourse in recent months. WGI Sport of the Arts is committed to creating a positive, safe, and professional environment for all. With a heightened awareness of our responsibility to the young people WGI serves, the board of directors has instituted new policies […]