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WGI Spinfest offers training for color guard instructors and performers

Register by August 18, 2011 for discount rate

DAYTON, OH, August 8, 2011 — WGI Sport of the Arts invites color guard instructors and performers to Spinfest 2011, a gathering of the best creative and technical color guard minds for an intensive, hands-on educational event. Spinfest will be held September 10-11, 2011 near Dallas, Texas.

WGI Spinfest 2011 A "Must" For Instructors

Spinfest was created to help instructors with all aspects of designing and managing a successful winter guard program. Sessions on basic to intermediate equipment and movement techniques, roundtable discussions, and dialogue on WGI classification and adjudication topics make the event a "must" for all color guard instructors.

Sessions for instructors will be held 9 AM to 8 PM on Saturday, September 10 and 9 AM to 3 PM on Sunday, September 11 at the Garland Special Events Center in Garland, Texas. The registration fee is $150, or $129 if you register by August 18.

Spinfest 4 Performers

New for 2011, performers under the age of 22 can attend the "Spinfest 4 Performers" track which is a one-day program of hands-on flag, rifle, sabre and dance clinics. Students will learn from some of the best instructors in the activity, including Carol Abohatab, Scott Chandler, T.J. Doucette, Karl Lowe, Rosie Miller Queen, Andy Toth and more.

Sessions for performers will be held 10 AM to 7:30 PM on Saturday, September 10 at Naaman Forest High School in Garland, Texas. The registration fee is $49, or $39 if you register by August 18.

Visit for more information and to register online.

WGI Sport of the Arts About WGI: WGI Sport of the Arts is the governing body for the indoor color guard 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.

Source material and image courtesy of WGI.

Copyright 2011 All rights reserved. This material may not be published or redistributed without permission.

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