[ i ] AM WGI Day: WGI Trivia

The ultimate WGI quiz...43 questions for 43 seasons!


Congratulations to Nikolas M. for winning the WGI Trivia raffle! Check out the trivia answers below!


When was the organization WGI created?

  1. 1969
  2. 1980
  3. 1977
  4. 1985

 

When and where were the first WGI Olympics held?

  1. Dayton, Ohio, 1970
  2. Indianapolis, Indiana, 1981
  3. Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1978
  4. Phoenix, Arizona, 1989

 

When was the first time WGI World Championships were held at UD Arena?

  1. 1983
  2. 2000
  3. 1995 
  4. 1970

 

What year did the WGI Scholarship program start?

  1. 2002
  2. 1985
  3. 1977
  4. 1999

 

In what year did Percussion World Championships get its own weekend? 

  1. 1996
  2. 2009
  3. 2005
  4. 2000

 

How many drum lines participated in the first Percussion World Championships? 

  1. 20
  2. 9
  3. 2
  4. 100

 

What color guard group received the highest recorded score in 1996? 

  1. Aimachi
  2. South Shore Drill Team
  3. Blue Devils
  4. Blessed Sacrament

 

When were the iconic black curtains introduced to the World Championships stage? 

  1. 1999
  2. 2005
  3. 2002
  4. 1987

 

What percussion group was the highest scoring group at finals in 2012?

  1. Pioneer Indoor Percussion
  2. Woodbridge HS
  3. Matrix
  4. Mission Viejo

 

When was the first year that WGI supplied a tent for members to do equipment warm up at Dayton for World Championships? 

  1. 1990
  2. 1991
  3. 1982
  4. 1993

 

Which guard used the first full sized tarp at WGI Championships? 

  1. Pride of Cincinnati (1986)
  2. San Jose Raiders (1988)
  3. Union HS (1987)
  4. Erte (1985) 

 

How many different cities have been host to WGI Championships?

  1. 3
  2. 6
  3. 9
  4. 10

 

When was the first year that WGI expanded to 6 classes in the Color Guard division (Scholastic and Independent A, Open, and World)?

  1. 1991
  2. 1993
  3. 1994
  4. 1999

 

Which color guard was famous for using a fish during its performance at WGI Championships?

  1. Crown Guard
  2. Solution
  3. Patriots
  4. Bishop Kearney

 

When was the last year that WGI Color Guard Independent World had an age out rule? 

  1. 1993
  2. 2000
  3. 1999
  4. 1997

 

Including the 2020 season, how many different world class winter guards have consisted of an all male cast? 

  1. More than 7
  2. 5
  3. 2
  4. 1

 

Which world class winter guard of 1993 had a faux bird resting on the head of each member at the beginning of the show? 

  1. Emerald Marquis
  2. Blessed Sacrament 
  3. Field of View
  4. Victoriasville Phoenix

 

How many drumlines participated in the 2002 World Championships? 

  1. 300
  2. 49
  3. 536
  4. 131

 

Which color guard that is still competing is the oldest member of WGI?

  1. Alliance of Miami
  2. Blessed Sacrament
  3. Choctawhatchee HS
  4. Miamisburg HS

 

The WGI World Championships had a different title years ago, it was….

  1. Winter Guard Olympics
  2. The Winter Guard Games
  3. Color Guard Championships
  4. Guards of America

 

Which scholastic open guard was the first to be voted onto a Fans Favorite video? 

  1. Centerville
  2. Pope
  3. Pomona
  4. Northmont

 

Which scholastic drumline below has won each class (A, Open, and World)?

  1. Mission Viejo
  2. Avon 
  3. Northglenn
  4. King Phillip

 

Which independent guard dressed like peacocks in 1996? 

  1. Adagio
  2. Blue Devils 
  3. Sundowners 
  4. Everybody

 

Who was responsible for putting together the meeting that started WGI? 

  1. Sal Salas
  2. George Zingali
  3. Stanley Knaub
  4. Lynn Lindstrom

 

What year did the first percussion ensembles compete at WGI Championships? 

  1. 1978
  2. 1993
  3. 1991
  4. 1996

 

Which guard only spun sabre in 1993? 

  1. San Jose Raiders
  2. Lincoln-Way
  3. Buccaneers
  4. Alliance of Miami

 

In 1997, where was the 20th Anniversary World Championships held? 

  1. Dayton, OH 
  2. Phoenix, AZ
  3. Buffalo, NY
  4. Milwaukee, WI

 

Who was the first percussion ensemble from outside North America to medal in WGI Championships? 

  1. Avant Courir
  2. Aimachi 
  3. Mayflower
  4. Max Percussion Theatre

 

Which guard used live spoken word during their entire show in 1995? 

  1. Blue Devils 
  2. Mt. Carmel High School 
  3. Canadaigua Academy
  4. Forte

 

Who was the first Winds Independent World Champion?

  1. Rhythm X
  2. Aimachi
  3. FIU Indoor Winds
  4. STRYKE Winds

 

Which percussion ensemble in Scholastic Concert World Class has won five consecutive titles? 

  1. Baldwinsville HS
  2. Franklin Central HS
  3. Fort Mill HS
  4. Ayala HS

 

What was the name of the guard that only competed for one season and won Independent World Class? 

  1. Royal Sabres
  2. Odyssey
  3. Phantom Regiment
  4. Erte Productions

 

Which guard below won gold 10 years in a row?

  1. James Logan HS
  2. Carmel HS
  3. Bishop Kearney HS
  4. Union HS

 

Which group holds the record for longest absence followed by a re-appearance? 

  1. South Shore Drill Team
  2. Alliance of Miami 
  3. Phantom Regiment
  4. Odyssey

 

How many guards have won more than one Independent World Class gold medal? 

  1. 10 
  2. 9
  3. 8
  4. 7

 

When were the first Percussion Finals held at UD Arena?

  1. 1993
  2. 1998
  3. 2003
  4. 2008

 

How many spectators and participants enjoy WGI Regionals and Championships annually? 

  1. 100,000
  2. 120,000
  3. 150,000
  4. 90,000

 

When was the Winds division introduced at Championships with exhibitions from Aimachi, Alter HS, and Northglenn?

  1. 2012
  2. 2013
  3. 2014
  4. 2017

 

In what year did the WGI office move to Dayton, OH?

  1. 1983
  2. 1991
  3. 2002
  4. 2010

 

What famous television show did WGI performers appear on in 2012? 

  1. Glee
  2. Modern Family
  3. The Office
  4. The Big Bang Theory

 

When and where was the first European Percussion Regional held? 

  1. London, 2009
  2. Amsterdam, 1999
  3. Berlin, 2000
  4. Dublin, 1996

 

When was the first Winds/Percussion Regional in Indonesia held?

  1. 2003
  2. 2010
  3. 2016
  4. There hasn’t been one

 

What major broadcasting channel was the 1983 WGI World Championships shown on? 

  1. PBS
  2. NBC
  3. CBS
  4. ABC