In This Edition:

• Guardians bringing back "Unpeeled" team for 2020
• Troopers names corps member leadership team
• Boston looks ahead to milestone 80th anniversary
• And more!

The Academy

The Acadmey posted auditions dates for various locations in November and December.

The Battalion

The Battalion announced educational clinic and audition locations for Denver, Colorado and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Blue Devils

Blue Devils posted specific locations for the corps' November and December brass auditions in Texas and California.

Blue Devils B & C

The 2019 Blue Devils B and C moisture-wicking show shirts are now available at a discount. Fans can spend $50 in the BD Pro Shop and get 20% off an entire purchase through the end of October.


2019's silver medalist is seeking a tour manager, office manager, foodservice manager, commercial truck driver, and two assistant tour managers.

Boston Crusaders

For Boston Crusaders’ 80th anniversary, the Inspire Arts & Music board of directors launched a $1 million capital campaign to invest in the future success of the organization.

The Cadets

The Cadets’ parent organization, Youth Education in the Arts, is looking for a marketing manager. The corps’ sister organization, USBands, is seeking an event operations manager and an ensemble relations manager for sales.


Colts revealed its roster of 2020 visual instructional staff. "The knowledge, the experience, the eager approach to teamwork — all of that is there," caption head Jack Borland said abou the team of new and returning individuals.


Crossmen color guard caption head Tyler Edrington will be returning for his ninth season with the corps in 2020. "Tyler has established a strong, long-standing foundation for the guard and this corps," CEO Natalie Steele said. "We look forward to working with and along side this incredible team!"


Gold named Adam Norris as the corps' new battery percussion manager.


Guardians welcomed back the entire design team that crafted the corps' 2019 "Unpeeled" production for 2020.

Heat Wave

Led by returning program director Stathis Linardos, Heat Wave named its 2020 team of caption heads.


Impulse appointed Amanda Cruz as the corps' new new color guard caption head.

Les Stentors

Les Stentors de Sherbrooke is offering music and dance sessions for youth ages 8-12 on Saturdays through October 26.

Madison Scouts

Madison Scouts appointed Dr. Tiffany Galus, assistant director of the University of Texas Longhorn Band, as the corps' music ensemble director for 2020.

Pacific Crest

The Pacific Crest audition/experience camp December 13-15, will be held at Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California. Information for snare and tenor drum audition clinics is also available, as is info on how to submit a video audition.

Phantom Regiment

In a recently-posted video, Adam Sage, Phantom Regiment’s creative visual director and color guard designer, lets fans in on whose idea it was to integrate men into the corps’ guard back in 2005.


Marc Garside, Key Poulan, Travis Peterman, and Dan Bryan are among the members of Raiders’ 2020 design team.

Santa Clara Vanguard

Newly appointed Santa Clara Vanguard brass arranger Evan VanDoren is the first guest on "Sketchbook Podcast," a discussion site with artists, creators, and designers about inspiration and process.


Shadow has a number of items for sale from the past summer, including flags, guard uniforms, and Mapex battery percussion used for just two months.


Southwind audition and experience camps will be held in Daphne, Alabama the weekends of November 22-24 and December 13-15.


Spartans bingo nights are run every Tuesday and Wednesday night in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Spirit of Atlanta

Nominations for the Spirit of Atlanta Hall of Fame, Class of 2020, is open until December 15, 2019. Anyone may submit a nomination.


Led by returning drum major Savannah Light, Troopers appointed their 2020 corps member leadership team. "These individuals have shown a long term commitment to the Troopers organization," director Kristy Jackson said. "I am very excited to see their positivity thrive in a leadership capacity."


Those with leadership skills are encouraged to contact Watchmen for further information about becoming a drum major.