DCW fan poll — Week 1

Compiled by Vince Lamb and Whitney Densmore

Publisher’s note: As in the past, votes are tallied online at dcwpoll@yahoo.com. First place votes precede point total. These polls will appear in Drum Corps World and on our Web site through the final weekend of the season.

* Division I
1. Santa Clara Vanguard, Santa Clara, CA (3) — 226
2. The Cavaliers, Rosemont, IL (4) — 222
3. Phantom Regiment, Rockford, IL (2) — 205
4. Blue Devils, Concord, CA (3) — 194
5. The Cadets, Bergenfield, NJ (1) — 171
6. Bluecoats, Canton, OH — 146
7. Glassmen, Toledo, OH — 142
8. Boston Crusaders, Boston, MA — 135
9. Madison Scouts, Madison, WI (1) — 127
10. Crossmen, Newark, DE — 110
11. Magic of Orlando, Orlando, FL — 102
12. Blue Knights, Denver, CO — 67
13. Spirit of JSU, Jacksonville, AL — 61
14. TIE — Seattle Cascades, Seattle, WA — 57
TIE — Carolina Crown, Ft. Mill, NC — 57
16. Colts, Dubuque, IA — 36
17. Troopers, Casper, WY — 27
18. Pioneer, Milwaukee, WI — 24
19. Capital Regiment, Columbus, OH — 20
20. Kiwanis Kavaliers, Kitchener, ONT — 12
21. Pacific Crest, Diamond Bar, CA — 11
22. Southwind, Lexington, KY — 9
23. Mandarins, Sacramento, CA — 5

* Division II
1. Spartans, Nashua, NH (3) — 72
2. Patriots, Rochester, NY (1) — 67
3. Jersey Surf, Berlin, NJ (1) — 65
4. Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets, Santa Clara, CA (2) — 63
5. Revolution, San Antonio, TX (1) — 62
6. East Coast Jazz, Malden, MA (1 ) — 49
7. Capital Sound, Madison, WI — 46
8. Esperanza, San Diego, CA (2) —  45
9. Impulse, Costa Mesa, CA — 38
10. Blue Devils B, Concord, CA — 33
11. Memphis Sound, Memphis, TN — 6
12. Modesto Fever, Modesto, CA — 1

* Division III
1. Raiders, Lodi, NJ (2) — 49
2. Americanos, Appleton, WI (1) — 46
3. TIE — Blue Stars, La Crosse, WI (1) — 45
TIE — Lehigh Valley Knights, Allentown, PA (1) — 45
5. Yamato, Riverside, CA/Kyoto, Japan (1) — 35
6. Cadets of New York City, New York City, NY — 27
7. Teal Sound, Jacksonville, FL — 25
8. Marion Glory Cadets, Marion, OH (1) — 24
9. Phoenix, Brick, NJ — 22
10. Scenic City, Chattanooga, TN — 21
Others receiving votes: Allegiance Elite, Bandettes, Blue Devils B, Court of Honor, Dimensions, Dutch Boy, Eclipze, Lake Erie Regiment, Quebec Alliance, Quest, Racine Scouts, San Diego Alliance, Taipei Yuehfu

* Senior corps
1. Syracuse Brigadiers, Syracuse, NY (4) — 138
2. Hawthorne Caballeros, Hawthorne, NJ (2) — 129
3. Reading Buccaneers, Reading, PA — 127
4. Bushwackers, Harrison, NJ (4) — 125
5. Minnesota Brass, St. Paul, MN (2) — 124
6. Empire Statesmen, Rochester, NY (2) — 118
7. San Francisco Renegades, San Francisco, CA (1) — 100
8. Connecticut Hurricanes, Derby, CT — 64
9. Rochester Crusaders, Rochester, NY — 43
10. New York Skyliners, Garfield, NJ — 41
11. CorpsVets of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA — 37
12. Kingston Grenadiers, Kingston, ONT — 33
13. Carolina Gold, Raleigh, NC — 15
14. TIE — River City Regiment, Sacramento, CA — 4
TIE — Kilties, Racine, WI — 4
16. Govenaires, St. Peter, MN — 1