Winter Guard United Kingdom

WGUK and Guard Gear UK Sponsorship Partnership

Following the recent announcement that for the 2021 season Winter Guard United Kingdom will be operating on a virtual basis only we are extremely pleased to announce that Guard Gear UK have partnered together with WGUK to provide exclusive sponsorship for all our 2020 Virtual Education and the 2021 Virtual WGUK performance events.

Guard Gear UK are the UK’s leading distributor of equipment for Colourguard and Winterguard groups across the country and continent. They are also the only official European distributor of Design By King products and all their products can be found at

Paul Riddell of Guard Gear UK said “The team at Guard Gear UK are excited to be able to support the WGUK Virtual Education and Performance Events, since our launch in June 2020 we have been looking for ways to support the activity with more than just supplying products. We want UK performers and groups to be able thrive in these difficult and un-certain times. WGUK have once again set out a fantastic program to help keep the UK scene driving forward and we are so pleased to be a part of this new journey.”

Mark Nicholson, WGUK Chairman added “This sponsorship will enable WGUK to keep the costs to the performing units to an absolute minimum during these difficult times but also ensure we can provide quality education through both our Virtual Education Programme Zoom Webinars and also the ‘show day’ virtual events in January, February and March 2021 and huge thanks to Paul and his team for their support”.

As the 2021 season gets started keep an eye out for other exiting initiatives that this partnership will be able to offer.