In accordance with WGI policy, the top five finishing A Class and top three finishing Open Class color guards at World Championships will be automatically promoted to the next higher class of competition for the following season.
WGI is proud to announce the following color guards have been promoted to Open Class for the 2019 season:
Icon Winter Guard
University of South Florida A
Fleming Island HS
Freedom HS (Tampa)
Northwest Cabarrus HS
Rancho Cucamonga HS
The following color guards have promoted to World Class for 2019:
George Mason University Winterguard
Paramount Open Winterguard
Sensation Performance Ensemble
Dripping Springs HS
WGI policy also states that any A Class color guard that makes finals for three consecutive seasons must be promoted to Open Class. WGI is proud to announce the following promotions based on their three-year achievement:
WGI is proud of the accomplishments of these color guards and wishes them well in future seasons.