AUSTIN, TX – Feb. 13, 2017 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, and WGI Sport of the Arts announced a multi-year partnership to exclusively live stream more than 20 WGI competitions annually on FloMarching.com. The partnership begins Feb. 18, 2017, with the Indianapolis Color Guard Regional, Dayton Percussion and Winds Regionals, and Pasadena Percussion and Winds Regionals.
Through the agreement, FloMarching will air some of the most popular marching arts competitions across all three WGI Divisions – color guard, percussion, and winds – including the WGI World Championships. FloMarching will also offer in-depth coverage of the performers, ensembles, and results from each contest. Event coverage includes contests and regional events, such as the Mid-Atlantic Color Guard Power Regional, South Percussion and Winds Regionals, and West Color Guard Power Regional.
“Marching arts competitions are some of the leading events for young performers to showcase their incredible talent and skills,” FloSports co-founder and CEO Martin Floreani said. “Our partnership with WGI allows us to expand our coverage of marching arts to unprecedented levels, and give fans worldwide exclusive access to content previously not available.”
“FloMarching.com is certainly now the leader in marching arts Live Webcasting, and we are thrilled to be on board!” said Bart Woodley, Director of Operations and Sponsor Relations at WGI. “To be able to offer our fans access to even more of our events via live webcasting, and to be partnering with such a high quality provider such as FloSports is a huge step for WGI media.”
In addition to coverage of WGI events, FloMarching.com also offers documentaries, technique videos, and up-to-date event calendars for the marching arts community.
FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, partners with event rights holders and governing bodies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Wrestling, Grappling, MMA, Elite Fitness, Boxing, Softball, Tennis, Pro Wrestling, Gymnastics, Marching, Basketball, Volleyball, eSports, Rodeo, Climbing, Swimming, Cheerleading, and Track.
ABOUT WINTER GUARD INTERNATIONAL (WGI)
WGI Sport of the Arts is the world’s premier organization producing indoor color guard, percussion, and wind ensemble competitions. It is called the Sport of the Arts because it brings music to life through performance in a competitive format. Now entering its 40th year in 2017, our non-profit competitive organization continues to evolve and grow. This season there will be more than 40,000 participants at the regional level, and more than 12,000 participants at the WGI World Championships in April 2017.