Wind Gap Blue Eagles - Wind Gap, PA, USA
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Madison Drum and Bugle Corps Association holds board elections

DCM judges guild disbanded, future of circuit discussed

by Kelly Bitter, DCW editor

After seven hours of presentations, discussions and voting, the future of Drum Corps Midwest is still uncertain.

DCM member corps voted to disband the DCM judges’ guild in favor of Drum Corps International judges at the organization’s October 7 meeting, but no decision was reached on the issue of discontinuing DCM and creating a new DCI-Midwest division.

DCI Executive Director Dan Acheson gave a presentation at the meeting outlining the benefits of bringing the Midwest corps under DCI...

October 11, 2002

27th Lancers to hold reunion

The 27th Lancers drum and bugle corps will hold their 35th reunion November 16 at the Sheraton Barcelo Four Points Hotel in Burlington, MA. Tickets are $45.00. For more information, visit

Air Force tops Navy at 27th annual competition

by Paul Auster

October 05, 2002

Madison Drum and Bugle Corps Association names executive director

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