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Carolina Crown debuted new uniforms ahead of the corps' first performance on Thursday at Lucas Oil Stadium.Photo by: Drum Corps International

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

In This Edition...

• Crown and Spirit of Atlanta's new uniformed looks

• Blue Devils and Vanguard ready for special anniversary celebrations

• There's still time for you to join a corps this summer

• Plus much more!

7th Regiment

This past weekend, 7th Regiment debuted its 2017 production, "As the Sun Loved the Moon," alongside the Boston Crusaders in Everett, Massachusetts.


The Academy

Prior to opening its season in Clovis, California, The Academy held a final send-off performance in Page, Arizona.


Blue Devils

The Devils advertised an incredible opportunity as part of this weekend's anniversary gala, a raffle item that includes backstage passes for a VIP Finals experience with DCI Hall of Fame members Dennis DeLucia and Steve Rondinaro.


Blue Knights

With the Blue Knights ready to kick off their 2017 season, the corps revealed a sleek, colorful new look to complement its production, “i.”


Blue Stars

Following a debut performance at the DCI Spring Training Finale on Tuesday, the Blue Stars appeared on Indianapolis' Fox 59 News station Wednesday morning.



The defending champions hosted Thank You Scientist – a progressive rock band that featured in the corps' 2017 show – for a private concert on Wednesday.


Boston Crusaders

The Crusaders recently made an appearance on Boston's WGBH news station, in the form of a feature on home-grown members of the corps.


Carolina Crown

Carolina Crown made its way to Indianapolis this week for the DCI Tour Premiere, but not before previewing their innovative new uniforms and 2017 program, “It Is,” for a local audience in Fort Mill, South Carolina.


The Cavaliers

See what it's like to warm-up with the Cavaliers' battery percussion section in one of the corps' latest videos.



For their 2017 show, “Enigma,” Crossmen revealed a new look, which features pink and orange accents on primarily black uniforms.



This week, DCI's newest World Class corps held its second community performance at Western Heights High School in Oklahoma City.


Heat Wave

On Saturday, Heat Wave officially moved in for spring training at Webber International University in Babson Park, Florida.



Legends announced an immediate opening in their trumpet section, and will be accepting applications through June 24.


Louisiana Stars

Louisiana Stars released a video recapping the corps' first week of spring training.


Madison Scouts

A new educational marching arts clinic, “Mad Skills,” will allow students to play alongside the Madison Scouts.



The Sacramento-based corps released a new uniform ahead of the start of its 2017 season.


Oregon Crusaders

OC held a sneak peak performance of “ENcompass” this past Thursday in Hillsboro, Oregon.


Phantom Regiment

Phantom Regiment recently hit the road for California, as the corps gets ready to debut its production "Phantasm" in Clovis.



The corps posted immediate openings for two trumpet players, one mellophone player, two cymbal players, one timpani player and two front ensemble players with a discounted summer tour fee.



The Raiders have an immediate opening for drivers to help move equipment, props and the food trailer across the country for the corps' summer tour.


River City Rhythm

“This is not your average band camp,” a local newspaper published in a feature about River City Rhythm's spring training endeavours.


Santa Clara Vanguard

SCV is holding an online memorabilia auction, a way to support the corps for those who weren't able to get tickets to the organization's anniversary gala.


Seattle Cascades

There has been a great start to the Seattle Cascades' food truck campaign, but there are many ways to help sustain one of the most traveled corps in the country.



Looking ahead to getting their season underway, Southwind released a promo video for the corps' upcoming 2017 debut.


Spirit of Atlanta

Just before the DCI Tour Premiere, the corps unveiled its new uniforms, featuring a sleek color palate and a break away from traditional shakos.



If you've kept your eyes peeled, Troopers has been releasing in-depth videos about the inner-workings of their production, "Duels and Duets."


Past Editions

Corps news and announcements (6/16/2017)

Corps news and announcements (6/9/2017)

Corps news and announcements (6/2/2017)

Corps news and announcements (5/26/2017)