7th Regiment The Surfers Alumni Association has kicked off its annual raffle. Proceeds will benefit the 7th Regiment fund to purchase new uniforms. Tickets are $10 and winners will be drawn July 21.
The Academy The Academy is encouraging supporters to make a donation to the band programs of Moore, Okla., a city that was devastated this week by tornado. In 2011 the Academy was a guest of Southmoore High School when traveling as part of the DCI Summer Tour.
Blue Devils An all-star Blue Devils drum line will compete and perform as part of the Malaysia World Band Competition in Kuala Lumpur at the beginning of July. This will be the organization's second trip to Malaysia, previously sending performers and staff in December of 2011.
Boston Crusaders Three individuals have been named as new members of the Crusaders Hall of Fame. They will be honored and inducted as part of the corps' June 14 Spring Fling event in Dorchester, Mass.
The Cadets The Cadets are seeking two field conductors to join the corps for its 2013 summer season. Interested applicants should have conducting experience at the high school or college level, be in excellent physical shape and take direction well.
The Cavaliers The Cavaliers' Family Day BBQ on Sunday, May 26 in Lisle, Ill., will feature food, fun and a special preview performance by the drum corps. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. CT.
Colts The Colts' 2013 production "Field of Dreams" will celebrate the corps' 50th anniversary with musical selections by Morton Gould, James Horner, Mack Gordon and Harry Warren, and others.
Genesis Genesis will kick off its summer tour on June 16 in Kingsville, Texas. View a complete schedule of 2013 tour stops on the corps' website.
Gold Gold is still recruiting brass, color guard and front ensemble percussion performers to join the corps for its 2013 summer tour. The group will next rehearse this weekend at Clairemont High School in San Diego.
Jersey Surf Hundreds of American flags will be flying in Sicklerville, N.J., Monday, May 27, as Jersey Surf hosts a special patriotic celebration recognizing all of those who have and continue to serve in the United States Armed Forces. The event will include a presentation by local dignitaries and a performance by the drum corps. For $39, you can sponsor one of the flags at the event and dedicate it honor of the person of your choice.
Legends Legends nearly has a complete roster of members for its 2013 season, but the corps is still in need of a tuba player and two color guard members to join its ranks. If interested, plan on attending the corps' rehearsal camp May 24-26 in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Madison Scouts Chuck Henson, longtime public address announcer for the Bands of America Grand National Championships and a Madison Scouts alum, will serve as emcee of the corps' Drums On Parade DCI Tour event on June 29 in Middleton, Wis. "A great supporter of the corps and activity, Chuck brings his incredible voice talent to this event to assure a great experience for our audience," Executive Director Chris Komnick said.
Music City Music City is still recruiting members for its brass, color guard and front ensemble percussion sections.
Pacific Crest Pacific Crest has openings for trumpet, marimba and synthesizer players. Those interested should contact the corps and plan on attending its Memorial Day Weekend rehearsal camp.
Raiders Raiders has openings in its color guard and brass sections. The corps' next scheduled rehearsal camp is May 31 to June 2 in Burlington, N.J.
Spartans June is a busy month for the Spartans. The corps has a number of public appearances scheduled throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts including parades and concerts.
Spirit of Atlanta Help kick off Spirit of Atlanta's 2013 summer tour at the corps' Memorial Day picnic on Sunday, May 26, in Gainesville, Ga.