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See what’s in the August 31, 2002 issue of DCW!

DCA Finals edition

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Cavaliers earn third DCI title, finish season undefeated
Coverage of the August 10 DCI Finals competition in Madison, WI

Syracuse Brigadiers lead strong field at DCA regional contest
Coverage of the August 17 show in Syracuse, NY

Ex-Commodores will take field with son, daughter at DCA championships
Bill and Tiffany Collins and Rick and Chris Clavejo are all members of the Renegades.

The amazing world of drum corps
Fascinating facts from drum corps history

Remembering an old friend
Pittsburgh Rockets, Pittsburgh, PA

Argonne Rebels hold reunion at ‘Drums along the Rockies’
The reunion was August 3, 2002.

Former 27th Lancers member killed in bombing
Janice Coulter, a 1983 member of the 27th Lancers, was killed when a Hebrew University in Israel was bombed.

Modern Drummer magazine gives ‘Editor Achievement Award’
Avedis Zildjian received the magazine’s highest recognition

Crusaders top Glassmen in late-season showdown
Coverage of the July 31 DCI show in Rome, NY

SCV Cadets, Revolution lead North American Open prelims
Coverage of the July 29 show in Erie, PA. Finals were canceled due to inclement weather.

Magic, Revolution dominate at Coast Guard Open
Coverage of the August 3 show in Holland, MI

The food at the show
A poem by Jim Centorino

The Cadets top field in Charlotte
Coverage of the July 30 show in Charlotte, NC

European update
Peter Jan de Werk provides the latest news about European drum corps

Magic tops Coast Guard Open division II prelims
Coverage of the August 2 division II prelims in Grand Haven, MI

Successful partnership between Carolina Corps keeps show alive
The DCI show in Winston-Salem, NC was almost canceled this year. Find out how it was saved.

Cymbal company CEO dies in tragic fall
Paiste CEO Toomas Paiste died August 9 from injuries received as a result of a fall.

He said, she said
Roger and Mitzi Ellis share stories of their summer with the Erie Thunderbirds senior corps.

Cozy’s Corner
Columnist Cozy Baker provides updates on the people of drum corps

Around the drum corps world
News about the goings-on in the drum corps world

Lehigh Valley Knights enjoy successful second season
Members of LVK are doing double-duty this year, with battery and guard members playing horns!

It’s a fact!
Don Daber’s comic based on facts from “A History of Drum and Bugle Corps”

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

The worldwide staff of writers and photographers provide show reviews during the season and interviews, feature articles, news and human interest stories during the off-season. The photographs that appear in the magazine are provided by 27 staff members who are scattered around the world. The publication covers World and Open Class Drum Corps International corps, Open and Class A Drum Corps Associates corps, alumni, mini-, parade and standstill units, as well as the growing activity in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and South Africa.