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Corps news and announcements

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

The Academy Prizes of $2,500 and $1,000 are there for the taking in the Academy's National Tour Raffle. The drawing will be held on July 20, and you can purchase tickets online.
ArizonAcademy.org
Blue Devils New 2011 merchandise is on sale through the Blue Devils' online store. A pre-season CD, T-shirts and more are now available.
BlueDevils.org
Blue Stars Reporter Terry Rindfleisch is keeping tabs on the Blue Stars all summer long. Read his latest posts about the corps on the La Crosse Tribune website.
LaCrosseTribune.com
Bluecoats Bluecoats will host a special gathering for alumni prior to the corps' Innovations in Brass DCI Tour event on Thursday, July 7 in Akron, Ohio.
Bluecoats.com
Boston Crusaders Boston's Spring Fling gathering will take place on Friday, June 17 at 7 p.m. in Newton, Mass. The fundraising event will include dinner, auctions, giveaways and a special performance by the Crusaders Senior Drum & Bugle Corps.
BostonCrusaders.com
The Cadets The Cadets are seeking an athletic trainer who can travel with the corps this summer.
YEA.org
Carolina Crown From rehearsals to show sites, Carolina Crown has posted dates and locations of where you can find the corps on its 2011 "Rach Star" tour.
CarolinaCrown.org
The Cavaliers Read the Cavaliers' latest "pre-tour" update detailing what the corps has been up to as it gets set for the very first performances of the season this weekend in Texas.
Cavaliers.org
City Sound City Sound is raffling off a brand new Apple iPad as a fundraiser. The drawing will take place on Monday, June 27, and tickets cost $10.
City-Sound.org
Crossmen This week Crossmen debuted a brand new look to its official website. According to a post on the site, "The change compliments the vision conveyed by the 2011 production Crossmen are putting on the field in 2011. Our website is a living breathing representation of the corps and was due for a remake."
Crossmen.org
Forte Forte will take a break from its cook truck for a "taste of the real world." During pre-season rehearsals, corps members will dine out once a week at restaurants that will donate a portion of the proceeds back to the corps. Three restaurant locations are lined up between June 30 and July 14.
ForteCorps.org
Genesis Help Genesis win a $25,000 grant to purchase new instruments by voting for the corps in the Pepsi Refresh Project.
RefreshEverything.com/genesisdbc
Gold Don't miss Gold this Saturday, June 18 at the Pacific Crest Sneak Preview Show in Rowland Heights, Calif. Velvet Knights, Impulse and Pacific Crest will also be there to perform.
GoldDrumCorps.org
Impulse Impulse is in need of a field conductor and baritone player to round out the corps' roster for the summer of 2011.
ImpulseYouthArts.org
Jersey Surf Jersey Surf heads out Friday, June 17 to begin its spring training rehearsals and first of two tours for the 2011 summer season.
JerseySurf.org
Madison Scouts Learn about the Madison Scouts' 2011 spring training rehearsals in a new video posted on Vimeo.
Vimeo.com
Pacific Crest Pacific Crest breaks down its 2011 roster to find that corps members come from 70 cities throughout Southern California, in addition to four other states and Japan.
Pacific-Crest.org
Phantom Regiment Phantom Regiment debuts its 2011 member journal, this year written by Stephanie Black, a fourth-year member of the corps' color guard section.
Regiment.org/memoirs
Pioneer Pioneer will be "Gathering the Clans" in a special two-day event (July 9 and 10 in Milwaukee) in celebration of the organization's 50th anniversary .
Pioneer-Corps.org
Santa Clara Vanguard Santa Clara Vanguard is hosting a dine-out fundraiser at Chevy's in San Jose on Monday, June 20. Following, those in attendance will head to the Cinemark Movie Theater to watch DCI's "2011 Tour Premiere" cinema event.
SCVanguard.org
Spirit of Atlanta Check out an exhibition performance by Spirit of Atlanta on Friday, June 17 at 8:30 p.m. in Gainesville, Ga. The event is free and open to the public.
SpiritDrumCorps.org
Thunder While Thunder's all-day rehearsals begin on Sunday, June 19, there's still time to join the corps this season! Members are needed to fill a few positions in the color guard, front ensemble percussion and brass sections.
SpokaneThunder.org
Troopers The Troopers are in the running for a $50,000 grant and need your help! The organization is participating in the Pepsi Refresh Project. You can vote for the corps every day online or by text message and increase the number of votes you can cast with specially marked Pepsi products.
RefreshEverything.com/troopers