Wind Gap Blue Eagles - Wind Gap, PA, USA
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River City Regiment and KVIE-TV team up for broadcast of 2002 DCI Finals

Sacramento, CA — The River City Regiment showed their support for the second consecutive year to their local PBS station, KVIE-TV, by working the phone banks for membership pledges during the Drum Corps International broadcast September 14. RCR donated a CD of their 2002 season performances to anyone who made a pledge during the telecast.

Mike Phillips, president of the River City Regiment, joined KVIE staff as on-air talent during the live pledge breaks. Phillips received many complements for his passionate insights and discussions of...

October 02, 2002

Kampschroer invites Drum Corps World readers to submit DCI Hall of Fame nominations

by Vince Lamb, DCW staff

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The amazing world of drum corps
Fascinating facts from drum corps history

2002 junior corps census shows continuing decline in numbers
The number of North American junior corps that made it to the field in 2002 has declined for the third consecutive season.

Limited touring status, rules changes discussed by DCI board
DCI’s board of directors discussed several issues at their meeting September 20 and 21.

Madison Scouts narrow...

October 01, 2002

2003 Madison Scouts, Southwind applications now available online

Applications for membership in the 2003 Madison Scouts and Southwind are now available and can be found at the corps’ Web sites, www.madisonscouts.org and www.southwind.org. From the home page, click on the link to “2003 season” and...

October 01, 2002

Madison Drum and Bugle Corps Association seeks directors

The Madison Drum and Bugle Corps Association is seeking applications for the position of director for its three drum and bugle corps.

A complete application will include a cover letter expressing the candidate’s interest in and qualifications for the position, a detailed resume and three references, including name, address, phone number, and e-mail address if applicable. The cover letter should include reference to the candidate’s demonstrated abilities in similar positions. Submit application materials to:

Madison Drum and...

October 01, 2002

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