Tag Archives: WGI

2020 WGI & DSI Guard Room Makeover

It’s that time of year again! This year, WGI and DSI are proud to team up once more to offer the Ultimate DSI Guard Room Makeover! To be announced during the 2020 WGI finals retreat at UD Arena in Dayton, OH, three lucky groups will win: 24 Aluminum Flag Poles 48 Flag Pole Weight Anchors […]

Winter is Coming

It’s October! State band competitions, the end of high school football, and the middle of college gameday are upon us! With BOA Grand Nationals only 3 weeks away, schools are pushing through the end of the season with drive and intensity! As the sun sets earlier and pumpkin spice makes an appearance in the hands […]

Spotlight Series: On the Subject of Safety

A year has passed since the marching arts was thrust into a rediscovery of their identity surrounding the subject of student safety. As educators, we hope that what surfaced last summer wasn’t the result of actions committed by our friends, our colleagues, our mentors. And the truth of that matter is that all sports, activities, […]

WGI DSI Ultimate Guard Room Makeover

We understand that when you don’t have to worry about your equipment, you can spend more time worrying about cleaning “and” counts and making positive memories. Well, WGI and DSI have teamed up this year to offer 1 lucky scholastic WGI group the chance to win the Ultimate Guard Room Makeover! Simply make a video […]

Spotlight Series: Inside the Design Process. A Conversation with Michael Lentz

Onyx Winter Guard prepares for their 2018 performance of “A Year from Monday.” DSI Excalibur sabre shown. We all have the same ingredients, so we have to use those ingredients to create something unique and new.” Michael Lentz Director, Onyx For a few decades now, Onyx has captivated audiences with productions that push them to […]

Marching in Style: The 2019 DSI Footwear Line

Shopping for shoes is a tedious undertaking when you’re in the market for just the right pair. And in the marching industry, there are so many considerations when choosing the marching shoe that will be right for a number of “someone elses.” Picking shoes that will work for your students (that’s who will have to […]

Selecting the Perfect Rifle

Choosing a rifle that compliments the age, experience, and size of your colorguard can be complicated business. Where do you start? What options are available? What if your group has a unique variety of spinners? What if the school board doesn’t approve of the equipment? When I first began spinning rifle I was in 7th […]