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Color Guard World Championships

Dayton, Ohio

April 3-5, 2014

UD Arena, Nutter Center, Dayton Convention Center, Cintas Center and James Trent Arena

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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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WGI 2014 Logo 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 World Championships one week after the color guard event. Last year's WGI Championships drew 11,000 participants over two weekends, including nearly 300 color guards and 200 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. Fifteen 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.

2014 Color Guard Medalists

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

INDEPENDENT WORLD (IW)
99.10 Onyx, Dayton, OH
96.65 Santa Clara Vanguard, Santa Clara, CA
94.05 Imbue (Modesto, CA)

INDEPENDENT OPEN (IO)
94.90 UCF Pegasus Open, Orlando, FL
94.70 Avidity Independent of McKendree University, St. Louis, MO
93.80 Lexis, Lexington, KY

INDEPENDENT A (IA)
96.070 Georgia State University Winterguard, Atlanta, GA
94.525 Brenham Independent, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
93.885 Shenendehowa IA, Clifton Park, NY

SCHOLASTIC WORLD (SW)
97.25 Tarpon Springs HS, FL
95.95 Carmel HS, IN
94.15 James Logan HS, Union City, CA

SCHOLASTIC OPEN (SO)
96.15 Spring HS, TX
94.55 West Orange HS, NJ
93.20 Stoneman Douglas HS, Parkland, FL

SCHOLASTIC A (SA)
96.43 Lyman HS, Longwood, FL
94.75 Lakota West HS, West Chester, OH
93.31 Little Elm HS, TX

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 1-866-589-7161.
• 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
• The WGI Fan Network provides a state-of-the-art live action webcast where you can watch the Championships competition — all 3 days, all sites, all shows! For subscription information, visit WGI.org/contents/Webcast.html.

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

2014: April 3-5 Color Guard / April 10-12 Percussion
2015: April 9-11 Percussion / April 16-18 Color Guard
2016: April 7-9 Color Guard / April 14-16 Percussion

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 World Championships

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. For more information visit WGI.org.



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