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Blue Devils win in Concord, sweep ‘Weekend of Champions’

by Michael Carlson, DCW staff

July 02, 2003

Court of Honor takes the field in its first DCI competition

by Marc Kaufmann, executive director

Court of Honor Drum and Bugle Corps made its Drum Corps International debut last June 23 in front of a packed house in Kennesaw, GA. The program, a mixture of songs from “The Wiz” and “The Wizard of Oz,” was well suited to the corps’ philosophy of excellence, education and most importantly ENTERTAINMENT.

The corps arrived at the Kennesaw show venue with butterflies in their stomachs and dreams in their hearts, as this was their first DCI show. After a calming warm-up and an...

July 01, 2003

Blue Devils dominate in Hayward

by Michael Carlson, DCW staff

Blue Devils...

June 30, 2003

Rain forces corps indoors in Normal

by Ron Baysinger, DCW staff


June 26, 2003

Crawford reunion banquet videos are now available

The Colonel Truman W. Crawford Reunion Banquet videotape and DVD are now available. The videos are approximately two hours long and include footage of the reception, dinner, program/musical salutes and interviews with Crawford’s friends and associates.

It is available on VHS for $39.95 or DVD for $49.95 each. Prices include shipping and handling, and profits will be donated to the A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig’s disease) Association in Crawford’s name.

To order, send a check or money order in U.S. funds only to:


June 26, 2003

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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.

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