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Madison Scouts appoint new percussion staff

Madison Scouts (Madison, WI)

October 07, 2003

SoCal Dream splits from IYAO, becomes Dream Drum and Bugle Corps

The senior drum and bugle corps known as SoCal Dream has officially changed its name and has established its own non-profit status. Dream Association of California will be the new non-profit parent organization of the new Dream Drum and Bugle Corps, based in Los Angeles, CA.

This change in direction for the organization comes at a critical junction in the development of this 3-year-old corps, as it is busily preparing for their trip to the Drum Corps Associates Championships in September of 2004. The original organization, SoCal Dream, was...

October 06, 2003

WGI European Regional registration has started

Registration for the 2004 Winter Guard International European Regional that will be held on February 21, 2004, in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, has started. It is expected that units from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the United States and some other countries will compete.

Going to the European Regional offers units from abroad a chance to expose their organization to color guard around the world; have a chance to spend time in Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels or other cities; and have a chance to perform in front of a very appreciative...

October 03, 2003

Sunrisers will hold reunion to celebrate 50th anniversary

The Sunrisers will kick off their 50th anniversary celebration with a corps reunion and Hall of Fame induction ceremony November 29 at the Massapequa American Legion Post 166 in Massapequa, NY. The ceremony will last from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM. Directions can be found on the corps’ Web site at www.sunrisers.com. The cost is $30 and payments can be mailed to the Sunrisers at 157 Ocean Ave., Massapequa, NY, 11758. RSVP to...

October 03, 2003

DCI sets major event schedule for 2004

The tentative schedule of major events for 2004 was set at the Drum Corps International board of directors meeting the weekend of September 19. New to the schedule this year is a two-night event in Orlando, FL, that will take place July 16 and 17 and will be open to all division I corps that choose to participate.

On June 25 there will be a show in Normal, IL, in connection with the Bands of America camp, and the next night the Atlantic and central division corps will meet in Louisville, KY. July 10 will feature major shows in De Kalb, IL, and...

October 01, 2003

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