In This Edition …

• Latest looks inside DCI audition camps
• Surf, Regiment name ’18 drum majors
• DCI Hall of Famer joins Madison creative staff
• Plus much more!

7th Regiment

This holiday season, 7th Regiment is kicking off a fundraising campaign for a new food truck.

The Battalion

The Battalion held an educational experience clinic last weekend, attracting prospective members for every section of the corps.

Blue Devils B

The “Be a Blue Devil for a Day” workshop will be held December 16 at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord, California. This is a day for prospective Blue Devils B members to learn from and interact with the organization’s members and staff, in the process strengthening their fundamentals.

Blue Knights

Blue Knights is in need of a shuttle driver and food service help for this weekend’s Denver BK Experience audition camp, which is expected to draw more than 250 participants.

Blue Stars

With first-round auditions complete, Blue Stars has about half of its 2018 brass and color guard sections set.

The Cavaliers

Take a look inside last weekend’s Cavaliers audition camp outside of Chicago in this recently-posted video.


Columbians’ December 15-17 audition camp will be held in Richland, Washington.


Genesis is selling its full complement of drums that were purchased new this past April, including stands, carriers, and cases.

Heat Wave

Heat Wave has announced its percussion staff for 2018, led by caption head Vic Kulinski and front ensemble caption head Justin Robards.


Impulse had record numbers of prospective corps members show up for the organization’s December 10 open house.


Both Incognito’s January 14 and February 11 audition camps will be held at Brea Olinda High School in Brea, California.

Jersey Surf

Dante Carl Salina and Connor Brown have been selected as Jersey Surf’s 2018 drum majors.

Louisiana Stars

Louisiana Stars posted details for the corps’ January 13-14 audition camp in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Madison Scouts

DCI Hall of Fame member Marie Czapinski is joining the Madison Scouts team as a visual program advisor for the corps’ 2018 season.


Another Mandarins Experience Camp for prospective corps members will be held December 16-17 in Arcadia, California.

Music City

Following events in Mississippi and eastern Tennessee, Music City had a healthy attendance at its third audition camp closer to home, held December 8-10.

Oregon Crusaders

Oregon Crusaders is seeking some additional volunteer help at his weekend’s audition camp in Houston.

Pacific Crest

Pacific Crest held an audition camp in Grand Terrace, California for all sections December 9-10, capped by performances by all captions.

Phantom Regiment

Phantom Regiment named three conductors that will lead the Rockford, Illinois corps during its 2018 season.

River City Rhythm

River City Rhythm had its first educational clinic of the new season last weekend. Future clinics will take place in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Hastings, Minnesota.

Santa Clara Vanguard

If you love bingo so much that you’d love to spend New Years Eve playing a marathon 35 games, you need to head over to Vanguard’s Bingo hall.

Seattle Cascades

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Southwind’s largest audition camp of the season will take place December 15-17 in Satsuma, Alabama.


Spartans’ December audition camp takes place this weekend in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Vanguard Cadets

The final audition camp for Vanguard Cadets is this weekend in San Jose, California.


A couple months ago, Watchmen acquired a construction trailer that will be used as the corps’ equipment trailer. The capital campaign to upgrade the trailer is ongoing.