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Corps news and announcements

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

A roundup of the latest news and notes from Drum Corps International's World and Open Class corps.
7th Regiment 7th Regiment's first of three open houses for those interested in joining the corps in 2013, will take place Sunday, Nov. 18 at Bonnie Dover Jackson Middle School in New London, Conn.
7thRegiment.org
The Academy The Academy announced that its 2013 production will be titled, "Piano Man."
ArizonaAcademy.org
Blue Devils The Blue Devils' invitation-only annual awards banquet will take place Saturday, Nov. 24 in Concord, Calif.
BlueDevils.org
Blue Stars Blue Stars will kick off their 2013 auditions this coming weekend in Indianapolis.
BlueStars.org
Bluecoats It's not too late to register for and attend the Bluecoats' audition camp Nov. 17-18 in San Antonio.
Bluecoats.com
The Cadets Director George Hopkins wants your input on selecting the music for the Cadets' 2013 production, "Both Sides Now." The deadline for submissions is midnight, Monday, Nov. 19.
YEA.org
Carolina Crown Carolina Crown is taking on the Cadets to see who can raise more money to support the two corps. "Fundraising is so difficult these days, but so integral to our operations. With the challenge we can have a little good-natured fun and competition in the off-season and raise money at the same time," Carolina Crown Executive Director Jim Coates said. The last day to pledge support is Nov. 18.
CarolinaCrown.org
Cascades Percussion audition materials for the Cascades are now available for download on the corps' website.
SeattleCascades.org
The Cavaliers For those who may not be ready for a full-out audition with the Cavaliers, the corps will host a "clinic only" option at its upcoming camps. The experience will give attendees the opportunity to work with and learn from Cavaliers staff without the added pressure of an individual tryout.
Cavaliers.org
Colts Brandon Smith will return as color guard caption head with the 2013 Colts. "Brandon is truly a Southern gentleman," Colts Director Vicki MacFarlane said. "The structure and support built into the guard staff allow everyone to achieve the success for which the Colts color guard have become known."
Colts.org
Crossmen Crossmen kick off their 2013 audition season this weekend in Forney, Texas near Dallas. Check out the corps' new color guard recruitment video on YouTube.
YouTube.com
Jersey Surf Jersey Surf goes "Soul Surfing" in its latest recruitment video.
YouTube.com
Legends Legends is participating in the CITGO Fueling Good campaign, which will award $120,000 in gas prizes to worthy organizations. You can help the corps by voting on the Fueling Good website. The campaign runs through Nov. 28.
FuelingGood.com
Mandarins Chris Nalls is the newest addition to the Mandarins' brass staff. "Chris brings to the Mandarins a wealth of drum corps and performing arts experience," Brass Caption Head Dr. Dan Fong said.
Mandarins.org
Phantom Regiment Phantom Regiment's auditions get underway this weekend for percussion and color guard students in the Rockford, Ill. area. Though pre-registration is recommended, walk-ins are welcome.
Regiment.org
Pioneer Pioneer is participating in the CITGO Fueling Good campaign, which will award $120,000 in gas prizes to worthy organizations. You can help the corps by voting on the Fueling Good website. The campaign runs through Nov. 28.
FuelingGood.com
Santa Clara Vanguard Santa Clara Vanguard gets its audition season underway this weekend in Texas. Register and download a schedule of the weekend's activities on the corps's website.
SCVanguard.org
Spartans Spartans will get things started this weekend with an open house for brass, percussion and color guard students on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Nashua, N.H.
SpartansDBC.org
Spirit of Atlanta Spirit of Atlanta will perform a production titled "Speakeasy" in 2013.
SpiritDrumCorps.org
Troopers Troopers' brass handbook for prospective members is now available for download.
TroopersDrumCorps.org