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Corps news and announcements

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Rehearsal Camps This Weekend
March 26–28, 2010
Rehearsal Camps Next Weekend
April 2–4, 2010
The AcademyCascades
Blue Devils BSpirit of Newark/New Jersey
Blue Stars 
Boston Crusaders 
The Cadets 
Colts 
Crossmen 
Oregon Crusaders 
Phantom Regiment 
Racine Scouts 
Santa Clara Vanguard 
Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets 
Spirit 
Velvet Knights
*Denotes corps engaged in evaluation process for participation in the 2010 DCI Tour.
7th Regiment 7th Regiment participated in the Mystic (Conn.) Irish Parade last weekend. The corps was presented with an award for "Best Youth Group" by the parade committee. 7thRegiment.org
The Academy Proceeds from the Mariposa Foundation's annual Red, White, and Blue Classic Golf Tournament will benefit the Academy. The event will take place on April 9 at the Hillcrest Golf Course in Sun City West, Ariz. ArizonaAcademy.org
Blue Stars This June the Blue Stars will make a performance at La Crosse, Wis.'s Freedom Fest. Part motorcycle caravan, part concert series, and part air show hosted in honor of military personnel and veterans, the corps will perform on Saturday, June 19 on the campus of the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. BlueStars.org
The Cadets Cadets alumni are invited to a special gathering on Tuesday, April 6 in Garfield, N.J., for dinner, socializing and a sneak video preview of the corps taped at its March rehearsal camp. In addition to the April 6 event, Cadets director George Hopkins says, "We've got great things happening on May 4 and Memorial Day weekend, too. Coming off an extraordinary 75th Anniversary season that engaged alumni of all ages, we plan to keep that energy and passion alive." YEA.org
Carolina Crown Carolina Crown front ensemble member Grace Welter is counting down the days until spring training which is just nine weeks away. Read her latest blog entry on the corps' Web site. CarolinaCrown.org
The Cavaliers The Cavaliers were recently in action for their March rehearsal camp in Rosemont, Ill. "This camp was extremely successful," said 2010 drum major Brandon Cave. "The percussion and brass sections both had tremendous rehearsals, learning more of the show music and further defining technique." Cavaliers.org
Crossmen The Crossmen are looking for a few sets of helping hands to fill out their volunteer crew for the 2010 summer season. Download the corps' volunteer schedule to find the days and locations they could use your help. Crossmen.org
Glassmen The Glassmen are working with Leadership Toledo to host the Monte Carlo Card Party on May 1 in Toledo, Ohio. Proceeds from the event will benefit both organizations. Glassmen.org
Jersey Surf Embarking on the 20th anniversary of the corps' founding, the Jersey Surf will perform a show titled "Living the Dream" in 2010. The program will present "patriotic themes in both traditional and playfully unique interpretations," drawing from works by Charles Ives, Samuel Ward and Dudley Buck. JerseySurf.org
Madison Scouts The Madison Scouts are taking reservations for their fifth annual golf fundraiser. Happening on Saturday, June 26 in Middleton, Wis., this year's event will honor alum Tracy Newnam who recently passed away from cancer. MadisonScouts.org
Oregon Crusaders Twenty-five dollars will get you dinner, entertainment and an auction as part of the Oregon Crusaders' latest fundraiser on May 6 in Wilsonville, Ore. OregonCrusaders.org
Pacific Crest Seven Pacific Crest member were recently awarded $250 scholarships from the Eugene Rothstein Memorial Fund. The scholarships "help members who have financial need and who can articulate the life-enriching lessons they hope to learn from the Pacific Crest experience." PacificCrest.org
Santa Clara Vanguard Vanguard fans can head out to the corps' California headquarters this Sunday, March 28, for the organization's 43rd birthday celebration. This annual event brings fans, family and alumni together for a spaghetti dinner and entertainment including the debut performances of the Santa Clara Vanguard and Vanguard Cadets. SCVanguard.org
Spirit Spirit is looking to fill a few summer internship positions. While working with staff and management during the 2010 DCI Tour, the corps says that "this is a great experience for future band directors seeking to learn more about logistics, organization and management." SpiritDrumCorps.org
Teal Sound Teal Sound member Rachel Foster recounts her experience this January as a member of the All-DCI Color Guard performing with the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band in San Antonio. TealSound.org

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