Wind Gap Blue Eagles - Wind Gap, PA, USA
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HELP! DCI photo book missing corps

by Steve Vickers, Drum Corps World Publisher

I am working on a new book project that will include approximately 2,200 photographs of drum and bugle corps. These groups participated in one or more of the Drum Corps International Championships between 1972 and 2006.

I have spent the past 10 months going through the Drum Corps World photo archives — which are quite...

September 26, 2006

Connections: 2006 Madison Scouts Alumni Reunion Corps project

by David Endicott, DCW staff

Publisher’s note: This article appears, along with 20 selected photographs, in the August 31, 2006 post-DCI edition of Drum Corps World that was mailed to subscribers on Tuesday, August 29. The 32-page issue has full coverage of DCI week and a photograph of every corps that competed in Camp Randall Stadium during the week. There is also a selection of senior corps show reports and, of course, complete recaps (five pages worth). To subscribe, click on the “Subscription” box on the front page of...

August 31, 2006

Post-DCI edition of Drum Corps World delayed

Steve Vickers, Publisher

In the 32 years I have owned this publication, there have only been a handful of editions that were not mailed on time. In the last 20 years, it has only happened once — the April 2005 issue went out three days late due to my being incapacitated for five weeks following a heart attack.

The 2006 post-DCI issue of Drum Corps World has been a...

August 23, 2006

Visit the Drum Corps World booth during DCI week in Madison!

If you are planning to be in Madison, WI, for the Drum Corps International Championships, please stop by the Drum Corps World booth on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. It will be located in lot 19, just south of the stadium, at the corner of Breese Terrace and Regent Street.

On Thursday and Saturday, long-time DCW staff members Lynn and Ed Trautner will be there taking new and renewal subscriptions, selling copies of the 1967 American Legion and CYO Nationals DVDs released this spring and visiting with fans and corps members who stop...

August 03, 2006

Coming to DCI? Two special events on August 9!

During this year’s 34th Annual Drum Corps International Championships, two special events are scheduled that will benefit the Madison Drum & Bugle Corps Association, Inc., including a golf outing at Hawk’s Landing Golf Club and an exhibition with four corps including the Madison Scouts Alumni Reunion Corps. Both will take place on Wednesday, August 9.

The golf outing still has spots for golfers who like to mix a little recreation with their drum corps. It will be held beginning at 11:30 AM at the west side course. You can sign...

July 30, 2006

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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.

The worldwide staff of writers and photographers provide show reviews during the season and interviews, feature articles, news and human interest stories during the off-season. The photographs that appear in the magazine are provided by 27 staff members who are scattered around the world. The publication covers World and Open Class Drum Corps International corps, Open and Class A Drum Corps Associates corps, alumni, mini-, parade and standstill units, as well as the growing activity in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and South Africa.