In This Edition ...

• Vanguard continues Rose Parade preparations

• Phantom Regiment’s inspiring story of a food truck volunteer turned 2017 conductor

• Colts receive $10k grant from racing association

• Plus much more!

The Battalion

Aspiring conductors can hone their skills at the corps’ upcoming educational drum major clinic and auditions.

Blue Devils

Tickets for the Anniversary Weekend event celebrating the combined 60th anniversary of the Blue Devils and 50th anniversary of Santa Clara Vanguard on June 24 in California are now on sale.

Blue Knights

Meet the members of the Blue Knights’ 2017 brass staff who will be led by returning caption head Brad Toth.

Blue Stars

A donation to the Blue Stars’ “VANtastic” year-end campaign can score you a 2016 tax deduction.


Bluecoats recently profiled color guard alum Celeste Cooning. A visual artist, Cooning’s work has been seen in the Seattle-Tacoma Airport among other high profile locations.

Boston Crusaders

Boston Crusaders’ recently-appointed 2017 drum majors have more than a decade worth of experience with the corps between them.

The Cadets

A stop at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, will be a new addition to the Cadets-sponsored series of DCI Tour events in 2017.

Carolina Crown

Carolina Crown is looking for a female vocalist to add to its roster of performers for the corps’ 2017 season.

The Cavaliers

Donors to the corps’ year-end campaign could have the one-of-a-kind opportunity to “Join the Cavaliers for a Day.”

Colt Cadets

The Colts organization has received a $10,000 grant from the Dubuque (Iowa) Racing Association. The funding will be used to purchase a new kitchen trailer for the Colt Cadets.


Crossmen’s annual “Drum Major eXperience” camp is coming up January 20-22 in San Antonio.

Music City

Check out Music City’s color guard section hard at work during the corps’ recent December audition camp.

Phantom Regiment

Watch the inspiring story of one Phantom Regiment member who went from cook truck volunteer to conductor of the 2017 corps.


Here’s how your generous support can help Pioneer get “Down the Road” in 2017.

Santa Clara Vanguard

245 current and former members of the Santa Clara Vanguard are in Southern California this weekend for the 2017 Rose Parade. Here’s everything you need to know about the series of the performances the corps will be making.

Seattle Cascades

The Seattle Cascades recently debuted a new online store. Check out the selection of merchandise from the corps’ 2015 “Intergalactic” and 2016 50th anniversary “O” productions.

Spirit of Atlanta

Spirit of Atlanta recently named individuals to fill two important support staff positions including a medical program manager and executive chef.


In a new video, members of the Troopers express their gratitude to those who have donated to the organization’s year-end campaign.

Past Editions

Corps news and announcements (12/23/2016)

Corps news and announcements (12/16/2016)

Corps news and announcements (12/9/2016)

Corps news and announcements (12/2/2016)