In This Edition …
• Incognito thinks happy thoughts about 2018
• Audition camps and callbacks continue
• Corps kickoff year-end fundraising campaigns
• Plus much more!
More than 200 prospective members were in attendance at The Battalion’s recent educational clinic and audition camp in Utah.
Blue Devils B
Blue Devils B posted a new recruitment video looking to attract prospective members ages 14-19.
Bluecoats is accepting video auditions for a timpani player for the corps’ 2018 season.
You don’t have all the bottle openers you need if you don’t have a Boston Crusaders bottle opener, available exclusively through a donation to the corps’ holiday campaign.
There are many premiums available to those who donate to The Cadets’ holiday fundraising appeal, which this year is dedicated to the purchase of an RV for the use of the corps’ dedicated sewing team.
What has Carolina Crown been up to? Check out these photos from the corps’ December audition camp weekend.
The Columbians organization reports that more than 100 prospective members were in attendance at the corps’ recent audition weekend.
Crossmen’s 2018 Drum Major eXperience camp for all prospective field conductors is coming up January 26-28.
Fifth-year Genesis mellophone player Jackson Goode keeps fans updated in the latest video posted to the corps’ YouTube channel.
Joey Valenzuela returns to Gold as color guard caption head and designer for the corps’ 2018 season.
Guardians will be holding conductor auditions January 5-7 in Angleton, Texas.
Heat Wave put the corps’ prospective members through an intense workout at its recent audition camp.
Incognito tells fans to start thinking happy thoughts after revealing the title of the corps’ 2018 production, “Neverland.” Musical selections will come from the Foo Fighters, Ruth B, and Zendaya.
Just in time to celebrate the holidays and the recent “Star Wars” release, enjoy this entertaining musical mash-up by Jersey Surf alumnus Luke Gail.
Legends has openings in its brass, percussion and color guard sections.
Louisiana Stars’ first audition camps are coming up the final weekend of December in three different cities scattered throughout lower Louisiana.
Madison Scouts take fans inside the corps’ most recent audition and rehearsal camp in this photo gallery.
Oregon Crusaders will be holding open auditions for percussionists as its Portland camp coming up January 12-14.
Phantom Regiment executive director Rick Valenzuela recaps the many challenges that faced the corps during the early part of the 2017 season, reflects on how all the corps’ supporters came to the corps’ assistance, and looks forward to a bright 2018 in this end-of-year update.
After the corps’ successful educational workshop in Indianapolis, Pioneer moves its focus to its first audition camp in the Milwaukee area January 12-14.
Santa Clara Vanguard
Reservations are still being accepted for Santa Clara Vanguard’s New Year’s Eve bingo festivities.
Seattle Cascades had a heavy turnout for its first audition camp, setting the stage for January’s callback camp.
Southwind has extended its video audition deadline, with percussion videos due December 9 and brass and guard videos due January 5.
Spartans have made it easier for prospective members outside of New England to audition via video.
Spirit of Atlanta
The recent power failure at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport not only threw the nation’s flight grid into turmoil, it came just as Spirit of Atlanta’s three-day weekend camp concluded. That’s when the corps and its alumni sprang into action to be sure that no camp attendees were stranded.
Troopers announced the members of the corps’ 2018 percussion staff who will be led by caption head Lauren Teel.
The Vanguard Cadets audition season has come to a close, but callbacks are ahead in January.