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 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 […]

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 […]