2023 Future Leaders Program: Applications Open!

WGI and the WGI Diversity and Inclusion Committee are excited to announce the I AM WGI: Future Leaders Program, a new mentorship and leadership opportunity for color guard, percussion and winds performers across the globe. “WGI’s Future Leaders Program is a crucial step in grounding and expanding our perspectives when it comes to performer advocacy,” […]

Volunteer and Experience WGI for FREE!

Receive a one-of-a-kind experience of our World Championships when you sign up to volunteer! Witness the raw emotion of performers as they exit the floor after the performance of their lives, congratulate them as they get their iconic post-show orange, and become the magic that so many others experience every year. Visit wgi.org/wcvolunteer to learn […]

Apply to be an Intern for the 2023 Season!

Looking for an exciting opportunity to build your portfolio? Join #TeamWGI as a PAID intern for the 2023 season! Visit WGI.org/internships to read more and apply today!

Future Music Educators Experience at BOA Grand Nationals!

From a Music For All Press Release If you’re a college student currently majoring in music education—undergraduate or graduate level—you can attend the 2022 BOA Grand National Championship Semifinals as our guest! When: Saturday, November 12, 2022 9:00 AM-5:30 PM ET Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis   Register by October 28, 2022 https://musicforall.org/futuremusiced/ Plus, all registered participants will […]

Hit Like a Girl Percussion Contest!

WGI is dedicated to celebrating the incredible work of all Women in the marching arts community.  Hit Like a Girl 2023 is the twelfth annual global drumming contest for female percussionists. Its purpose is to spotlight female drummers, percussionists, and beat-makers and encourage drumming and lifelong musicianship for girls and women, regardless of age or […]

Host a Finals Night Viewing Party at the Terrace Suites!

Experience the magic of finals night in UD Arena without the shoulder-to-shoulder traffic! Host a party of up to 10 people in one of our Terrace Suites and watch as the world’s most elite groups leave it all on the floor one last time. Located in the corners of UD Arena on the main concourse […]

WGI Mourns the Loss of Gary Graves

WGI is grieving the loss of one of its own today. Gary Graves was a renowned percussion adjudicator and a beacon of light to everyone who crossed paths with him both in and out of our activity. He passed away on September 20 at 62 years old. A judge specializing in indoor percussion, color guard, […]

Recap of #WGIcon2022

The second edition of WGI’s educational convention took place this past weekend in New Orleans. With a record number of attendees, there were plenty of magical moments and memories made between fellow educators of the indoor marching arts. Read below to see what happened at WGIcon 2022! Record Turnout in Attendance With over 200+ registered […]

WGI Recognizes Labor Day

WGI recognizes the first Monday in September as Labor Day and gives thanks to the many incredible contributions of laborers over the years. The WGI office will close on Monday, September 5, and will reopen at 9:00 AM Tuesday to resume operations in recognition of this holiday.

Important WGI 2024 Event Registration Information!

The time to register your group for a 2024 WGI event is here! Whether it’s a one-day event or a two-day regional, all roads lead to Dayton, Ohio for the WGI World Championships in April. Registration for all 2024 season events will occur in a tiered-release format. To see which tier your group qualifies for […]

WGI: Special Projects Manager Job Opening

WGI Sport of the Arts is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Special Projects Manager to work in our Dayton, Ohio, headquarters. The position functions in a small office in a highly collaborative environment under the supervision of the Director of Operations and should embrace our mission to inspire and educate young people […]

WGI 2022 Volunteer Testimonials

World Championships is truly a one of a kind experience, but don’t just take our word for it! Listen to some of our incredible volunteers explain why YOU need to get involved for #WGI2023. The interest form for the 2023 World Championships is now open, so Click Here to fill it out!

WGI’s Back to School Sale!

Don’t miss your chance to snag some of your favorite WGI merch during our back to school sale! 20% off store wide. Some exclusions may apply

Volunteer Interest Form for #WGI2023 is Now live!

BUILD A NETWORK WITHIN THE MARCHING ARTS COMMUNITY! There is no better time than World Championships to meet and network with some of the best minds and people in the activity. As a community that focuses on inclusivity and acceptance, volunteering is a cornerstone of this belief. Come together, make friends of all ages that […]

Summer Report from the 2022 WGI Board of Directors Meeting

The WGI Board of Directors had their annual meeting in Las Vegas this past weekend. Over two days, directors met to discuss a long list of organizational goals, review WGI policies, adopt a budget for the fiscal year, and approve proposals passed from the WGI Advisory Boards that have a financial impact. Of particular note, […]

What to Expect at the 2022 summer Board of Directors Meeting!

The summer meeting for the WGI Board of Directors occurs THIS weekend in Las Vegas! Here are three things you can expect from this weekend’s meetings. 1. Voting to Approve 2022 Advisory Board Proposals – At the conclusion of the Advisory Board meetings this past June, all proposals discussed at the meetings were voted on. […]

Get Your WGI Drawstring Bag!

Made from 100% polyester, the WGI Sport of the Arts Drawstring Bag is ultra strong and makes for the perfect travel or rehearsal bag. Grab yours by visiting shop.wgi.org