Bringing Back Cool With Tarpon Springs HS

The idea of “cool” is a concept many people have tried to figure out, but Tarpon Springs High School World Winterguard spent the 2023 season showing audiences what they think “cool” really looks like.

2023 Cascadia Winterguard: Small but Mighty!

Cascadia Winterguard earned a finalist spot at the 2023 World Championships with a group of just five performers. We sat down with their director to learn how the team skillfully orchestrated a show with so few members and no floor.

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 […]

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.

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 […]

’23 Mayflower WG Feature

OFF THE FLOOR // We’re with ‘23 Mayflower WG discussing their 2023 production “Ohio” and the unique experiences of being an International group.   Stay tuned until the very end and enjoy some hilarious footage BTS footage! #HeyYall

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 IW Class Finalist Review

By: Trudy Horsting Congratulations to all of our 2023 Independent World class finalists! Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Paramount (97.450) 1st Paramount’s show “Drawn together” demonstrated the many ways we are each so unique. Uniforms with different patterns of grey, a splattered grey floor, and even rifles which were marked with […]

2023 SW Class Finalist Review

By: Trudy Horsting Congratulations to all of our 2023 Scholastic World class finalists!  Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Carmel HS (96.550) 1st Carmel HS brought their title “Lean on Me” to life, utilizing and depending on one another throughout the show with skillful partner work. The performers exuded confidence and grace […]

2023 IO Class Finalist Review

By: MJ Johnson Congratulations to all of our 2023 Independent Open class finalists! Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Vox Artium (96.700) 1st In “Til’ Death Do Us Part”, Vox Artium takes us through the story of a woman and her five husbands. It begins with a lovely wedding march as couples […]

2023 SO Class Finalist Review

By: MJ Johnson Congratulations to all of our 2023 Scholastic Open class finalists! Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Somerset Academy (97.250) 1st With “Rifles, Ropes, and Rhinestones!”, Somerset Academy takes the floor as stunning cowgirls decked head to toe in rhinestones and fringe. With costumes reminiscent of Orille Peck, who’s music […]

2023 SA Class Finalist Review

By: Alicia Sharp Congratulations to all of our 2023 Scholastic A class finalists! Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Dobyns-Bennett HS (98.915) 1st Dobyns-Bennett truly outdid themselves with their 2023 production entitled The Bride – of Frankenstein, that is. In one of the most beautiful costumes of the year, the performers from […]

2023 IA Class Finalist Review

By: Alicia Sharp Congratulations to all of our 2023 Independent A class finalists! Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Pacificaires (95.545) 1st Pacificaires presented their 2023 production entitled It’s a Wonderful Life, which was full of grace and a masterful performance across all captions. Set to music by Benjamin Clementine, the group […]

2023 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The 2023 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place on Wednesday of this past week, and this class of recipients had some stellar accolades to accompany their well-deserved induction. Read more about the three most recently inducted individuals into the hall of fame below and watch a video celebrating their incredible accomplishments with some of […]

2023 Independent World Class Finalist Review

By Trudy Horsting Congratulations to all of our 2023 Independent World class finalists!  Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Paramount (97.450) 1st Paramount’s show “Drawn together” demonstrated the many ways we are each so unique. Uniforms with different patterns of grey, a splattered grey floor, and even rifles which were marked with […]

2023 Independent Open Class Finalist Review

By MJ Johnson Congratulations to all of our 2023 Independent Open class finalists!  Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Vox Artium (96.700) 1st In “Til’ Death Do Us Part”, Vox Artium takes us through the story of a woman and her five husbands. It begins with a lovely wedding march as couples […]

2023 Independent A Class Finalist Review

Congratulations to all of our 2023 Independent A class finalists!  Review their productions below in order of Finals placement. Pacificaires (95.545) 1st Pacificaires presented their 2023 production entitled It’s a Wonderful Life, which was full of grace and a masterful performance across all captions. Set to music by Benjamin Clementine, the group gave a breathtaking performance […]