2024 Event Registration is Here!

The time has come to register for #WGI2024! Click Here to view the tiered registration information, see when you qualify to sign up for events, and to learn more about our Event Registration process.

WGIcon 2024: Call for Presenters!

WGI is looking for educators who are interested in sharing their knowledge and experience of the indoor marching arts at our instructor education event next September.

2024 Hall of Fame

The deadline to submit all WGI Hall of Fame nominees is November 17, 2023 at 11:59 PM. This is your chance to help recognize individuals from the winter percussion activity (color guard nominations are accepted on even-numbered years) at World Championships. To submit a nomination for the 2024 WGI Hall of Fame (Percussion), submit a letter of […]

Audition for #WGI2024

Interested in trying out for an Independent group but nervous to take the next steps? You can find all the details about when and where auditions are taking place across the nation for most Independent A, Open and World Class groups over at WGI.ORG/AUDITION! Don’t miss out on YOUR chance to join in on the magic of […]

2023 Summer Report from the WGI Board of Directors

The WGI Board of Directors had its 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.

Join Team WGI: Apply for the Event Staff Training Program!

WGI is looking for qualified candidates to apply for the WGI Event Staff Training Program. Work directly with current Contest Administrators, Site Managers, Tabulators, and Announcers to learn the ins and outs of a WGI event. Join an incredible team of individuals passionate about the indoor marching arts and help create a one-of-a-kind experience for […]

WGI Recognizes and Celebrates Juneteenth Freedom Day!

Juneteenth commemorates the day that the news of emancipation reached Galveston, TX in 1865. This comes 2.5 years after Lincoln declared the end of slavery in January of 1863. WGI honors and celebrates all Black voices in the marching arts and recognizes the importance of their presence and representation within our activity. Continue pushing boundaries […]

Happy Father’s Day From WGI!

Happy Father’s Day from WGI to all the amazing dads that have been there for us! Today, let’s appreciate every dad out there for the amazing roles they have in our lives. #WGI2023

WGI Statement June 5, 2023

The WGI Code of Conduct states: “Our reputation depends on the conduct of all parties involved in WGI. Good manners, courtesy, and common sense are all required to ensure appropriate conduct and behavior. Conduct or language that a reasonable person could perceive as rude, inappropriate, abusive, disorderly, derogatory, immoral, or threatening will not be tolerated.” […]

Save the Date: 2023 Advisory Board Location Information!

The 2023 WGI Advisory Board meeting dates are confirmed! WGI Sport of the Arts will hold its Advisory Board meetings on June 9-10, 2023, at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. This annual meeting gives representatives opportunities to discuss and vote on the rules and policies governing WGI. All advisory […]

Check out the WGI Job Board!

Click the image below to view the WGI Job Board where you can find the most up to date listing of jobs in the marching arts industry!

Happy Mother’s Day From WGI!

WGI wishes a warm and Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Band/Guard Mom’s out there making the activity go round! Featuring Cap City Percussion in their 2022 production entitled, “Mother.”

The Journey of a WGI Proposal

Check out the video below to see how a proposal passes through the various levels of WGI’s organizational structure before coming a rule!