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Contrasting solutions for junior corps: Stewart vs. Hopkins

by Vince Lamb, DCW staff

Six years ago, the executive board of DCI met in Orlando to take stock of the organization’s first 25 years and look ahead to the 30th anniversary of DCI in 2002. Last weekend (January 24-26), the DCI board of directors returned to Orlando for its annual meeting and the 2003 Rules Congress. In response to the return of DCI to Orlando, I present this paper, which examines a great opportunity that was missed at the 1997 executive board meeting and did not bear fruit by DCI’s 30th Anniversary. Even though six...

January 29, 2003

DCI board votes in favor of amplification, shorter division II/III shows

January 27, 2003

Bushwackers prepare 2003 show

by David Lepore, DCW staff

Racine Scouts increase membership at January camp

January 23, 2003

A drum corps proposal

by Kelly Bitter, DCW editor

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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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