Classifications

 

 

Colorguard

 

Festival Class ensembles — *non-members only* This class is for those units without resources to field a competitive winterguard.  Units registered in Festival Class will be adjudicated on WGI sheets and will receive a rating of Bronze, Silver, or Gold.

 

Cadet Class — Intermediate school students (6th grade and under); adjudicated on WGI Local A Sheets. Due to timing and penalties, it is not recommended that these groups compete on the WGI level.

 

Prep Class — Middle or junior high school students (8th grade and under); not necessarily school-affiliated; adjudicated on WGI Local A Sheets. Due to timing and penalties, it is not recommended that these groups compete on the WGI level.

 

Novice — Beginning programs that demonstrate fundamental, rudimentary, or simple skill levels; adjudicated on Local A Sheets. Due to timing and penalties, it is not recommended that these groups compete on the WGI level.

 

Scholastic Regional AA — Units whose program includes an introductory level of equipment and movement skills; adjudicated on WGI Regional A sheets. It is recommended that these groups compete on the WGI Regional A level.

 

Scholastic Regional A — Please refer to the WGI Color Guard Adjudication Manual.

 

Scholastic AA — Units whose program includes a basic level of equipment and movement skills, with units moving toward exploring Scholastic A on the national level; adjudicated on WGI A class sheets.

 

Scholastic A — Please refer to the WGI Color Guard Adjudication Manual.

 

Scholastic Open — Please refer to the WGI Color Guard Adjudication Manual.

 

Scholastic World — Please refer to the WGI Color Guard Adjudication Manual.

 

Independent Regional A — Units whose program includes an introductory/beginning level of equipment and body handling; adjudicated on WGI Regional A sheets. 

 

Independent A — Please refer to the WGI Color Guard Adjudication Manual.

 

Independent Open — Please refer to the WGI Color Guard Adjudication Manual.

 

Independent World — Please refer to the WGI Color Guard Adjudication Manual.

Percussion

Festival Class ensembles—*non-members only* This class is for those units without resources to field a competitive indoor percussion.  Units registered in Festival Class will be adjudicated on WGI sheets and will receive a rating of Bronze, Silver, or Gold.

 

Percussion Prep Class ensembles are middle or junior high school students (8th grade and younger). 

 

Percussion Scholastic Novice (PSN) ensembles are beginning programs that demonstrate beginning skill levels.

 

Percussion Scholastic AA (PSAA) ensembles are programs beyond novice level skills but do not compete at the national level. 

 

Percussion Scholastic A (PSA) — Please refer to the WGI Percussion Adjudication Manual.

 

Percussion Scholastic Open (PSO) — Please refer to the WGI Percussion Adjudication Manual.

 

Percussion Independent A (PIA) — Please refer to the WGI Percussion Adjudication Manual.

 

Percussion Independent Open (PIO) — Please refer to the WGI Percussion Adjudication Manual.

 

Percussion Scholastic Concert A (PSCA) — Please refer to the WGI Percussion Adjudication Manual.

 

Percussion Scholastic Concert Open (PSCO) — Please refer to the WGI Percussion Adjudication Manual.

Winds

 

Festival Class ensembles —*non-members only* This class is for those units without resources to field a competitive winds group.  Units registered in Festival Class will be adjudicated on WGI sheets and will receive a rating of Bronze, Silver, or Gold.

 

Scholastic A  Please refer to the WGI Winds Adjudication Manual.

 

Scholastic Open Please refer to the WGI Winds Adjudication Manual.

 

Scholastic World Please refer to the WGI Winds Adjudication Manual.

 

Independent A Please refer to the WGI Winds Adjudication Manual.

 

Independent Open — Please refer to the WGI Winds Adjudication Manual.

 

Independent World Please refer to the WGI Winds Adjudication Manual.

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