KETTERING — The Northmont Intermediate and High School Winter Guards competed on Sunday, March 13 at the MidEast Performance Association regional at Fairmont High School.
The Northmont High School Guard took a first place finish while the Intermediates secured a second place position in the junior division. The high school will be heading to the World Guard International regional in Bowling Green, KY on March 19.
WGI Sport of the Arts is the world’s premier organization producing indoor color guard, percussion, and wind ensemble competitions. As a non-profit youth organization, WGI serves as the leading governing body of the indoor winter guard, percussion and winds activities. It is called the Sport of the Arts because it brings music to life through performance in a competitive format.
Now entering its 39th year in 2016, the sport continues to evolve and grow. There were more than 36,000 participants at the regional level and more than 12,000 participants at the Sport of the Arts World Championships this past April.
The Northmont Intermediate Guard is made up of members from grades 5-8 and the Northmont High School Guard is from grades 9-12.