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The Troopers will retire this familiar blue and gray uniform when the corps debuts a new look in 2016.Photo by: Drum Corps International

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

In This Edition ...

• A look at new uniforms for Troopers and Genesis

• Jersey Surf and Crossmen reveal their 2016 productions

• Spirit of Atlanta's new hall of fame

• And more!

7th Regiment

7th Regiment is raising money to upgrade its mobile kitchen equipment.


The Academy

The Academy named the members of its 2016 visual instructional staff.


Blue Devils

During the Blue Devils’ spring sale, you can take 25 percent off everything in the corps’ online store but only through Sunday.


Blue Knights

Application deadlines have been extended in the Blue Knights’ search for an athletic trainer and food service manager to work with the corps during its 2016 summer tour.


Blue Stars

Blue Stars will host its annual 5k run/walk on Saturday, June 18. Registration for the event is now open.



Bluecoats kicked off a fundraiser this week that will help give the corps’ vehicle fleet a graphical makeover.


The Cadets

Max Mullinix joins the Cadets to serve as lead designer of the corps’ pro audio team.


Carolina Crown

Carolina Crown completed its March rehearsal camp last weekend in Fort Mill, South Carolina.


The Cavaliers

The Cavaliers showed us what they’ve been up to in recent weeks in this video recapping the corps’ March rehearsal camp.



Crossmen announced the title of its 2016 production, “Continuum,” which will feature original music by staff composer Andrew Markworth.



Take a look at the design of new uniforms Genesis aims to debut in 2016.



Guardians offered a preview of music the corps is working on for its 2016 summer tour in this video.


Jersey Surf

This week Jersey Surf revealed the title of its 2016 competitive production, “Ebb & Flow.”



The Mandarins organization celebrated its 53rd birthday on Wednesday.


Music City

Music City has plans to field a 150-person corps this summer and the organization is looking to fill a few positions in its color guard and brass sections.


Oregon Crusaders

Oregon Crusaders will host a James Bond-themed fundraising event on May 7 in Portland.



The latest edition of Pioneer’s “News From the Top” is available online.


River City Rhythm

River City Rhythm’s Shimmer Shakedown event on Friday, March 25, in Mounds View, Minnesota, will give attendees the opportunity to meet with corps staff and members.


Spirit of Atlanta

Spirit of Atlanta will use the backdrop of its 40th anniversary to induct its very first class of hall of fame members. The inaugural induction ceremony will take place on June 25 in Atlanta.



Drum corps fans pining for the start of the 2016 DCI Tour got a sneak peek at new uniforms the Troopers will wear this summer. "We wanted it to feel human, accessible,” staff member Michael Raiford said about the new design. “We were looking for the human quality of it, with clear nods to history."


Past Editions

Corps news and announcements (3/18/16)

Corps news and announcements (3/11/16)

Corps news and announcements (3/4/16)

Corps news and announcements (2/26/16)

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