We are just ONE DAY away from the start of the 2019 Color Guard World Championships! We’ve gathered the top 10 reasons to attend World Champs, taking your WGI experience to the next level.
10. Support the Performers
As a performer, looking up and seeing your loved ones cheering you on from the stands is the best feeling in the world. Help the performers have their best run by supporting them from the stands!
9. Get Insprired!
Want to pursue a career in the performing arts? WGI World Championships is a perfect opportunity to observe, learn and get inspired! The WGI Hall of Fame could be in your future!
8. Test Your Prediction Skills
Watch and rank your favorite shows, stay on top of the competition results, and join the Fans’ Favorite Text Vote!
7. Get a souvenir Cup…
WGI will be offering limited edition WGI reusable souvenir cups to quench your thirst. Hurry and get yours before they are all gone!
6. …and a souvenir rifle!
Feel like you’d like something extra to commemorate your time in Dayton? Stop by the PepWear booth to purchase a souvie rifle!
5. Did someone say oranges?
Thanks to the Dayton Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, over 2,500 lbs of oranges are offered to performers at World Championships! Make sure to relax and enjoy yours after your performance.
4. The expo tent
Stop by the Expo tent to stock up on your favorite WGI merchandise, take a photo with WGI’s #IAmWGI statue at UD Arena, and even participate in awesome sales and giveaways hosted by WGI sponsors and other vendors!
3. Lifelong Friendships
World Championships is one of the rare opportunities where performers from across the world are able to be together in one place. Be sure to take this opportunity to catch up with old connections, and even make some new ones. Who knows, you could find your next lifelong friend here!
2. Day After Clinic with Mia Michaels
WGI is excited to welcome back world-renowned choreographer and three-time Outstanding Choreography Emmy winner, Mia Michaels, to WGI Color Guard World Championships! At 10 a.m. Sunday, April 7, Michaels will conduct a “Mia Michaels Live” session for the “WGI Day After Educational Series” at UD Arena.
This dance master class and motivational session will be held for up to 500 participants; students wishing to participate should go through their director to make reservations. We expect this exceptional experience to sell out, so mark your calendars and don’t wait to claim your spot! Those wishing to simply observe will be able to purchase spectator tickets at $10 per person at the door.
1. Trust us – It’s better live.
Although we do offer a webcast service for those unable to attend, nothing can compare to the emotions and rush of a live performance. If you change your mind, it’s never too late to snag yourself a seat!
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday general admission tickets may be purchased only at the door and will be available at all sites.