Wind Gap Blue Eagles - Wind Gap, PA, USA
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Performers from many corps will join Renegades for Chinese New Year parade

Items sought for DCW’s next Historic Record Auction

The 22nd annual Historic Record Auction will appear in the March 2004 edition of Drum Corps World. The issue will be mailed to subscribers on Thursday, February 12. The listing of available items will also be posted on this Web site at the same time.

Drum corps fans who would like to sell all or part of their collection are asked to consider selling through this proven auction. Details on how the auction works can be found by clicking here.

The following types of items will be accepted:

* Record albums
* Compact discs

January 19, 2004

Major contest dates set for summer of ’04

The upcoming season promises to be full of exciting and competitive events for both the junior and senior segments of the drum and bugle corps activity worldwide. While the final schedules aren’t ready for any of the circuits, the following dates are firm for Drum Corps International, Drum Corps Associates and Drum Corps Midwest and several of the foreign association’s major competitions and events:

* June 26 (Saturday) in Louisville, KY — DCI’s second-year show, eight or more corps, at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.


January 19, 2004

Bridgemen announce new alumni association formation

We ranged in age from 12 to 21, but none older. All of us gave our high school years, summers and winters, and some of us gave up a few years of elementary school. We were members of the Bridgemen and Kidets from Bayonne, NJ.

What happened to all those who wore the yellow, black and white?

Welcome back my friends, to the show that never ends! Now they range in age from 30 to 65; a few younger, a few older. All have moved on to families and careers. A few have been in contact over the years, but not all in one spot.

That has all...

January 19, 2004

Color Guard Nederland launches new Web site

Color Guard Nederland, the color guard and indoor percussion circuit for the Netherlands and surrounding countries, has launched a new Web site. Winterguard.nl contains many links to marching resources. It is meant to be a “hang-out” for the CGN visitors. CGN hopes to make surfing easier and more fun for its fans and...

January 14, 2004

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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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