In This Edition...

• Mandarins recognized by governing body of Sacramento County
• Troopers name new color guard caption manager
• Phantom Regiment posts 2019 educational staff rosters
• Plus much more!

The Academy

The Academy is seeking a director of operations to add to its administrative team.

Boston Crusaders

Boston Crusaders is offering free pre-audition feedback to all color guard performers wishing to receive a constructive critique of performance videos.

The Cadets

The Cadets confirmed a location for the corps' November 16-18 audition camp in Salem, New Jersey.

The Cavaliers

The Cavaliers have once again partnered with Visceral Dance Chicago to offer the corps’ color guard an exclusive, week-long dance training leading into the corps' 2019 summer tour.


Columbians has announced three audition dates in three different Washington cities.


Genesis is now partnering with TAMA Percussion and Brass.


Vyvian Perez is returning to Gold to teach the corps' cymbal line.


Jeremiah Jones has joined the Guardians' staff as percussion caption head, accompanied by percussion designers Matt Penland and Tyler Sammons.

Heat Wave

Meet the members of Heat Wave’s 2019 brass staff, led by caption head Stathis Linardos.


Impulse will be holding an audition and experience camp in Westminster, California on Saturday, December 8.

Jersey Surf

Jersey Surf added an audition camp on November 10 in Reston, Virginia, which is also convenient to prospective members in Maryland and Delaware.

Madison Scouts

Under the direction of caption manager Michael Hardiek, Madison Scouts revealed the members of the corps' 2019 visual staff.


The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors has issued a county resolution commending Mandarins for becoming one of the top-10 drum corps in the world, and also for enriching students in the Sacramento region.

Pacific Crest

As of November 1, Stuart Pompel is Pacific Crest’s first-ever full-time employee, now serving in the capacity of CEO.

Phantom Regiment

Phantom Regiment goes into detail about the corps’ 2019 color guard, brass, percussion and visual staff members.


Raiders introduced corps alum Jessica Allen as manager of member and alumni relations.

River City Rhythm

You can support River City Rhythm during Minnesota's Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 15.

Seattle Cascades

Jenna Chinburg is joining Seattle Cascades as its wellness consultant for 2019. Chinburg has five years experience in drum corps healthcare.


Tim Coady is Troopers' new color guard caption manager and is joined by new choreographers Michael O’Neil and Alex Holland.


Vessel will be hosting an audition opportunity on December 9 in Ontario, California.


Watchmen will have a recruitment booth at the Riverside Community College Big Orange Classic on Saturday, November 3.