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Lincoln-Way to Host Winter Guard International Regional Event
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Lincoln-Way will host the Winter Guard International (WGI) Regional event February 29-March 1 at Lincoln-Way East.

Fifty-six Color Guard teams, including Lincoln-Way’s Varsity team, from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Nebraska will compete at the Chicago Regional.

WGI Sport of the Arts centers on providing a venue for young people to pursue excellence in both performance and competition through nationwide color guard, indoor percussion, and winds regional competitive events.

“WGI Sport of the Arts continues to be a catalyst for extracurricular activity in most high schools with over 100,000 dedicated students wanting to participate in the marching arts in local, national, and international events,” said WGI Executive Director Ron Nankervis. “From a humble beginning 43 years ago with 34 groups, WGI has grown to now see more than 1,500 groups participating in 2020.”

For a full list of participating schools, including the Lincoln-Way Varsity team with members from all three Lincoln-Way schools, visit: http://www.wgi.org/current-entries/

The Chicago Regional is a qualifying event for the 2020 WGI World Championships held in Dayton, OH in April. For more information, including tickets, visit www.wgi.org.