All-age drum and bugle corps sanctioning body Drum Corps Associates (DCA) will present the 50th-anniversary edition of its World Championships this weekend in Rochester, New York, with a variety of competitive events scheduled from Friday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31.

Learn more about the 2014 DCA World Championships.

To help mark the golden anniversary, DCA has released this series of historical vignettes hosted by longtime Drum Corps International broadcaster and Hall of Fame member Steve Rondinaro. Listen up as "Reliable Rondo" drops knowledge on a number of interesting topics!

The history of DCA World Championship locations

The closest finishes in DCA history

The rebirth of DCA corps that disbanded but rose to compete again

The DCA experience for the first time

Watch the DCA World Championships live online

For those who can't make it out to Rochester, Drum Corps International will once again power live webcasts of select DCA Championship events on the DCA Fan Network. A $69.95 season-long subscription will give you access to Video On Demand as well as the live webcasts of the 2014 Prelims competition and the Alumni Spectacular. Subscribers will also receive a $15 discount on the pay-per-view option to watch the Finals competition on Sunday.

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