Travis Wingate (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a native of Valdosta, GA and has been involved in the pageantry arts for over 20 years. While attending Valdosta State University, where he earned a Bachelors of Business Administration degree with a minor in Music, he was a member of the Northgate Independent Winter Guard from Atlanta, GA. Currently, Wingate is a visual judge for Winter Guard International (WGI), Drum Corps International, Bands of America, Drum Corps Associates, and numerous local circuits throughout the country. In addition to being a working judge, Wingate serves as the staging designer and program coordinator for the Lowndes High School Winter Guard Programs, a consistent WGI finalist and FFCC medalist, and is a consultant with Fusion Independent World winter guard. Wingate resides in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where he is the head of Growth Marketing for a software company.