Wind Gap Blue Eagles - Wind Gap, PA, USA
Photo by: Larry Eckert

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Blue Devils dominate in Hayward

by Michael Carlson, DCW staff

Rain forces corps indoors in Normal

by Ron Baysinger, DCW staff

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

DCW fan poll — Week 2

by Vince Lamb and Whitney Densmore

To vote in the Drum Corps World fan poll:

Vote for your top 17 division I corps (minimum 12), 10 division II corps (minimum 6), 10 division III corps (minimum 6) and 12 senior corps (minimum 8).

You may vote for any number of divisions, but each division requires a minimum ballot. Any ballot having fewer than the required number of active, competing corps will be discarded.

Ballots can be e-mailed to

Corps beat the heat at ‘Drums on the Ohio’

by Ron Baysinger, DCW staff

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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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