See what’s in the July 12, 2002 issue of DCW!

2002 Contest Schedule
Find out when your favorite corps will be in your area!

Brigs open their season, easily topping Caballeros
Coverage of the June 29 show in Binghamton, NY

Clifton YEA! event has host Cadets over Blue Devils
Coverage of the June 29 show in Clifton, NJ

SCV tops Northwest, Cascades on heels of Scouts
Coverage of the June 28 show in Cheney, WA

Statesmen and cross-town rival Crusaders begin seasons
Coverage of the June 29 show in Andover, NY

Glassmen stay ahead of Canton Bluecoats at central Ohio show
Coverage of the June 25 show in Lima, OH

Remembering an old friend
Photos of the Golden Lancers, a strong division III corps during the 1990s.

Glassmen shine in front of hometown crowd
Coverage of the June 29 show in Toledo, OH

Mandarins, Renegades win divisions at Firebird Classic
Coverage of the June 23 show in Sunnyvale, CA

Seven comments on page six
Lee Rudnicki comments on Northern California events.

Jubal to offer United States DCA and DCI performances
Jubal Drum and Bugle Corps, from The Netherlands, will be making a three-week tour to the United States this summer.

Fees prevent corps from traveling to Canada
Taipei Yuehfu from Taiwan won’t be competing in the “Canadian Open” again this summer due to Canadian government visa fee policies.

Cadets defeat Crossmen at Capital Showcase
Coverage of the June 27 show in Herndon, VA

The Soapbox
Part two of columnist Daniel Buteau’s analysis of DCI and the drum corps activity.

A few observations…
The Royal Air’s percussion caption head comments on the fans’ reactions to the corps June 14 performance in Oswego, IL.

Cozy’s Corner
Cozy Baker provides updates on the drum corps activity.

Cavies post 85.05 in Minnesota
Coverage of the June 29 show in Hastings, MN

Carolina Crown gives performance preview
Coverage of Crown’s June 21 preview show

Corps show improvement at Normal
Coverage of the June 27 show in Normal, IL

Cadets’ patriotic show tops Winston-Salem contest
Coverage of the June 25 show in North Carolina

Phantom Regiment tops ‘Dick Tracy Days’ field
Coverage of the June 23 show in Woodstock, IL

He said, she said
Mitzi and Roger Ellis were guests at the marriage of Sherry Mooney and Douglas Mellenthine of St. Joe’s Alumni corps.

Get the latest scores for all your favorite corps!

RAMD spectator and DCW reader poll
Results from week one of this fan poll.

Around the drum corps world
Get updates on various corps’ recent activities.

Letters to the editor
More debate on electronics and amplification; Is audience appeal being taken into account during judging?; Long-time marcher urges fans to let directors know opinions.

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