WGI 2024: Know Before You Go!

WGI World Championships is right around the corner, and it’s essential to make the necessary preparations for a successful weekend on and off the floor!

Below, you will find the most updated information for all championship events and items you will want to know to make your experience as smooth as possible.

Fundraise For Your Group With WiddyUP!

WiddyUP is a fundraising platform that puts the performers in the spotlight when raising money for their group. Participants receive 95% of every dollar raised, and with an average donation of $52, this platform is a must-have for your next fundraising season!

Climbing the Ranks

At the most recent World Championships event in 2023, three groups achieved something particularly remarkable. LSM Winds, Clover HS Percussion, and the Somerset Academy Winter Guard won for the second year in a row after their promotions following their 2022 victories.

2024 Regional Event Calendars are Live!

Ready, set, GO! We’re thrilled to announce the RETURN of the Power Regionals along with the complete list of events for the 2024 season below. #WGI2024 Color Guard Events: Percussion Events: Winds Events:  

Randy Greenwell: The Judging Experience

By Trudy Horsting We are all thankful for what judges do for our activity. However, for many people, no matter how long you have been performing, the life of a judge feels unfamiliar, and becoming a judge feels inaccessible. As much admiration as we have for the role, those who fill it can feel distant. […]

LGBTQIA+ Pride Resources

WGI proudly supports LGBTQ+ Pride this month and throughout the year. We have compiled the following resources (accessible year-round) to help inform and educate on the challenges that LGBTQ+ individuals face, highlighting a few of the many programs and organizations that are working to make a positive impact on the LGBTQ+ Community. Scholarships and Financial […]

WGI Celebrates Pride Month!

June is Global Pride Month, and WGI aims to recognize and celebrate all members of the LGTBQIA+ community. During this month, and every month, we want you to know that ALL are welcome here at WGI Sport of the Arts. We have also compiled the following resources (accessible year-round) to help inform and educate on […]

Happy Birthday WGI!

In the Spring of 1977, a small group of representatives met and formed an organization to govern the color guard activity from coast to coast. The goal was to create a standard set of competition rules, establish unity in judging techniques, and provide a national championship event. The organization that would bloom from this meeting […]

2023 Advisory Board Travel Grant Recipients Announced

Congratulations to Jonathan Schnicke with Kent City Winter Winds and Jessica Slabaugh with American Fork High School Color Guard for being selected to receive the 2023 Advisory Board Travel Grants! The WGI Board of Directors created these grants to foster growth and encourage new perspectives in the indoor marching arts. The awarded tuition covers the […]

Call for Applications for the WGI Board of Directors!

WGI Sport of the Arts is looking for qualified individuals to fill open positions on the Board of Directors. Take a look at the qualifications and processes to become a member of the WGI Board of Directors below! Qualifications: Individuals must appear on the published staff list of an Advisory Board member as of April […]

2023 Winds World Class Finalist Review

By: Carson Huffer Congratulations to all of our 2023 World class finalists! Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Scholastic World Avon HS (98.350) 1st Explosive energy comes off of the sun in regular waves, and Avon High School took us straight to the blinding center of our solar system with their 2023 […]

2023 Winds Open Class Finalist Review

By: Carson Huffer Congratulations to all of our 2023 Open class finalists! Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Scholastic Open Westfield HS (94.325) 1st With a light-up metronome in the back of the floor and an effortlessly cool energy about themselves, Westfield High School tore the house down with their 2023 program […]

2023 Winds A Class Finalist Review

By: Carson Huffer Congratulations to all of our 2023 A class finalists! Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Scholastic A Bob Jones HS (93.850) 1st Bob Jones HS takes us to the creation of beautiful skies with their show “The Cloud Makers”. Floating across the floor, the performers flurried through bold and […]

2023 Winds World Class Finalist Review

By Carson Huffer Congratulations to all of our 2023 World class finalists!  Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Scholastic World Avon HS (98.350) 1st Explosive energy comes off of the sun in regular waves, and Avon High School took us straight to the blinding center of our solar system with their 2023 […]

2023 Winds Open Class Finalist Review

By Carson Huffer Congratulations to all of our 2023 Open class finalists!  Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Scholastic Open Westfield HS (94.325) 1st With a light-up metronome in the back of the floor and an effortlessly cool energy about themselves, Westfield High School tore the house down with their 2023 program […]