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Color Guard World Championships

Dayton, Ohio

April 1-4, 2020

University of Dayton Arena, Wright State University's Nutter Center, Cintas Center at Xavier University and BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky University

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Web: WGI.org

Email: Bart Woodley, Director of Operations & Sponsor Relations

Mail:
2405 Crosspointe Drive
Dayton, Ohio 45342

Phone: 937-247-5919

Ticket Line: 866-589-7161

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about WGI Percussion and Winds World Championships

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2017 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - A Class Highlights

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2016 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - Open Class Finals

2015 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - World Class Guards

2015 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - Open Class Finals

2015 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - A Class Finals

2014 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - World Class Guards

2014 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - Open Class Finals

2014 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - A Class Finals

2013 WGI Color Guard World Championships Photos - World Class Guards

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WGI 2020 Logo IMPORTANT NOTICE (March 11, 2020): At the direction of Dayton & Montgomery County Public Health, and in consultation with the Ohio Department of Health, and Governor DeWine, WGI Sport of the Arts is canceling the 2020 WGI World Championships for Color Guard, Percussion, and Winds.

The WGI Color Guard World Championships is the premier showcase for winter color guard. The event is produced by WGI Sport of the Arts which also produces the WGI Percussion and Winds World Championships on a separate weekend. The WGI Championships typically draw 15,000 participants over two weekends, including more than 350 color guards and 250 percussion ensembles from 40 states and 5 countries.

The color guard contest features preliminary rounds in six classes of competition, providing opportunities for units at all levels of expertise, from beginning to advanced. Scholastic units draw members from the same high school. Independent units draw members who are not necessarily affiliated with a particular school. Top scoring units in each division advance to the Finals round, where medals are awarded to the top three finishers.

WGI is focused on education and provides curriculum materials for classes in equipment, movement and design. WGI also provides a full educational program for instructors and judges. The organization promotes higher education by annually awarding $20,000 in academic scholarships to student performers. Winter guard and indoor percussion are the fastest growing of the marching arts, and high school marching bands benefit from the skills developed in these winter programs.

2019 Color Guard Medalists

Winter Guard Photo Montage For complete championships results and recaps, visit WGI.org

INDEPENDENT WORLD (IW)
98.250 Pride of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
96.150 Paramount, Atlanta, GA
96.100 Diamante, Anaheim, CA

INDEPENDENT OPEN (IO)
99.000 George Mason University Winterguard, Fairfax, VA
97.450 Paramount Open Winterguard, Atlanta, GA
95.600 Sensation Performance Ensemble, Flevoland, Netherlands

INDEPENDENT A (IA)
98.055 Icon Winter Guard, Los Angeles, CA
95.080 St. Anns, Neponset, MA
94.485 AMP, Camden, NJ

SCHOLASTIC WORLD (SW)
98.950 Avon HS, IN
96.100 Carmel HS, IN
95.850 Center Grove HS, Greenwood, IN

SCHOLASTIC OPEN (SO)
97.550 Fishers HS, IN
96.250 Arvin HS, CA
96.100 Dripping Springs HS, TX

SCHOLASTIC A (SA)
97.720 Fleming Island HS, FL
97.590 Sunlake HS, Land O' Lakes, FL
95.645 Northwest Cabarrus HS, Concord, NC

Ticket Information

You may order tickets three ways:
• Online: Tickets are available at WGI.org/tickets.
• By phone: The box office is open Monday through Friday 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (Eastern) at 866-589-7161.
• By mail: Visit WGI.org to download a ticket order form.

Tickets are also available at the door on the day of the show.

Live Webcast
• WGI offers a state-of-the-art live action webcast where you can watch the Championships competition — all days, all sites, all shows! For subscription information, visit WGI.org/webcast.

Related Events

• The Expo Tent — located just outside the spectator entrance — is your one-stop shop for the latest merchandise from WGI partners and sponsors and the place to buy your World Championship souvenirs.

Photo and Video Policy

• No video cameras are allowed inside the arenas.
• Small, non-professional, single frame "point & shoot" cameras are allowed into all venues. However, use of "Professional Cameras" are prohibited, unless the user has appropriate media credentials and prior written approval from Winter Guard International. Any camera that has a detachable lens or lens that extends to four (4) or more inches is considered a "Professional Camera" and thus prohibited. As safety is paramount to all performers, any type of flash photography is strictly prohibited. Family, friends and fans may take still photos of WGI events for personal use only. The images may not be sold or otherwise distributed or publicly displayed without the written permission of Winter Guard International. WGI defines public display as a web site, printed publication or physical location where the public at large can gain access to one or more images of a WGI participating group in performance. Tripods or other similar equipment that may obstruct the view or path of travel of others in the stands are also not allowed.

Future Dates

2020: April 1-4 Color Guard / April 15-18 Percussion / April 18-19 Winds
2021: April 7-10 Color Guard / April 14-17 Percussion / April 17-18 Winds
2022: April 6-9 Color Guard / April 20-23 Percussion / April 23-24 Winds
2023: April 12-15 Color Guard / April 19-22 Percussion / April 22-23 Winds
2024: April 10-13 Color Guard / April 17-20 Percussion / April 20-21 Winds

For More Information

Web: WGI.org

Email: Bart Woodley, Director of Operations & Sponsor Relations
Mail: 2405 Crosspointe Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45342
Phone: 937-247-5919
Ticket Line: 866-589-7161

Also view information about WGI Percussion and Winds World Championships

WGI WGI Sport of the Arts is the governing body for the indoor color guard, winds and percussion activities. Hosting regionals, culminating with World Championships in April, WGI is the premier organization for pageantry and education. The Sport of the Arts brings music to life through competitive performance, creating a positive and exhilarating experience for everyone involved. For more information visit WGI.org.