Inspiring the Next Generation With Heather Shrump

For Heather, the most important aspect of her job is improving the lives of the students she interacts with each day. Read more about the most important lessons she’s learned as a director for the past 27 years!

2024 Hall of Fame Inductee: Sean Vega

Sean Vega, one of this year’s inductees into the WGI Hall of Fame, has a long history of involvement in the Marching Arts. Click Here to read more about his current endeavors and aspirations for the future of the indoor activity.

2024 WGI Board of Directors Announces Advisory Board Travel Grant

The WGI Board of Directors recently approved funds for an advisory board travel grant to foster growth and encourage new perspectives in the activity. This tuition will cover the expenses of up to three individuals who do not competitively qualify for the Advisory Board, allowing them to participate in the annual Advisory Board meeting this upcoming June.

2024 Class of the Future Leaders Program Announced!

WGI and the WGI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee are excited to announce the 2024 class of the I AM WGI: Future Leaders Program, a mentorship and leadership opportunity for WGI performers across all regions and divisions.  Color Guard Rebecca Aguilar Nebai Chavez Sarah Pichardo Doria Smith Olivia Starnes Sade Taylor Paul Yoo Percussion/Winds Evan […]

WGI Mourns the Loss of Bob Thomas

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Bob Thomas, a long-time member of the WGI Winds Steering Committee and a dedicated educator/adjudicator for the marching arts.

WGI Needs Volunteers for Winds World Championships!

Calling all weekend warriors!

the 2024 WGI Winds World Championships is seeking volunteers for the weekend of April 20-21. If individuals can get themselves to Dayton, Ohio on Friday, April 20, WGI will take care of everything else!

Save the Date: 2024 Advisory Board Location Information!

The 2024 WGI Advisory Board meeting dates are confirmed!

WGI Sport of the Arts will hold its Advisory Board meetings on June 7-8, 2024, 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.

WGI’s Inclusive Costuming Resource List!

In 2021, the WGI Future Leaders Program (FLP), in conjunction with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, published the “Inclusive Costuming Resources”—a running catalog of costuming and design companies that provide diverse skin-tone garments for members of color.

Preparing for Competition Season

The 2024 competition season is right around the corner, and it’s important that all performers prepare physically and mentally for a busy season ahead. Whether scholastic or independent, here are a few good steps to help you in your pre-season preparations.

Fantasia Finishes Their Story in 2023

What started as a small program has blossomed into the incredible ensemble we know and love today. In addition to their competitive success, 2023 was an opportunity for Fantasia to bring new life to a production that wasn’t quite finished.

WGI 2024 Hall of Fame Recipients Announced

WGI is proud to announce the election of the newest class of individuals into the WGI Hall of Fame! 

The Hall of Fame is the highest honor presented to individuals who have influenced WGI history through their achievements and contributions.

Top 5 moments of 2023!

As another exciting year comes to an end, we can’t help but look back at some of the best moments from the year that occurred for the organization and the indoor marching arts activity. Take a look below at some of our highlights from 2023! 1. WGI Renewed Contract With City of Dayton Through 2031 […]

Join #TeamWGI! Director of Finance

WGI Sport of the Arts is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Finance to work in our Dayton, Ohio, headquarters.

4 Ways to Donate with WGI!

It’s officially Giving Tuesday with WGI, and with that comes the launch of this year’s Invest in Indoor Campaign! Complete your month of giving by donating to WGI, and see how your funds help shape the future of the indoor marching arts! Donating is now easier than ever, and it doesn’t even have to include […]

Reaching for the Stardust With Beavercreek HS!

“Guys, we should just do a David Bowie show.”

These words from Drew Brown, director at Beavercreek High School, launched the winter drumline into their second-place PSA 2023 show, “Reach for the Stardust.”