In This Edition ...

• Regiment names new artistic director

• DCI World Champion to produce drum line for NBA Champion

• Upcoming drum corps golf fundraisers

• Plus much more!

7th Regiment

7th Regiment announced the resignation of corps director Tim Rall, Open Class Director of the Year in 2014.

The Academy

After finishing its most successful season, the Academy has announced its dates for brass and color guard auditions.

Blue Devils

The Blue Devils online store has extended its Labor Day sale through Friday, September 9.

Blue Knights

The Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble has established a scholarship in memory of alum Keith Nygaard.


This year the Bluecoats will produce Q-Stix, a percussion ensemble for the NBA World Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Open auditions will be held on September 18 in Cleveland.

Boston Crusaders

The annual Crusaders Golf Classic will take place on September 30 in Attleborough, Massachusetts.

The Cadets

Youth Education in the Arts’ secondary drum corps, Cadets2, won its very first Drum Corps Associates World Championship title over Labor Day Weekend.

Carolina Crown

DCI Hall of Fame member Jeff Sacktig is among a number of new hires to Carolina Crown’s design team.

The Cavaliers

The Cavaliers will host a Top Golf Party fundraiser on Sunday, September 18 in Naperville, Illinois. The event will feature a raffle with a $10,000 grand prize.


Colts appointed Jason Schubert to the position of director of operations and media. “Jason’s experiences as a member, drum major, staff member and tour director all provide a great foundation for his new role with the Colts organization," director Vicki MacFarlane said.


Crossmen appointed Blake Daughtrey as the corps’ visual caption head for 2017, joining new visual designer, Andy Ebert.


Mandarins named the members of its educational staff for the 2016 Mandarins Academy, a series of educational sessions focused on raising students’ performance level in brass, color guard, percussion, woodwind, and drum major leadership.

Music City

Music City named the new and returning staff members who will serve as caption heads for the corps’ 2017 season.

Oregon Crusaders

Tim Snyder has been named the new brass caption head of the Oregon Crusaders.

Phantom Regiment

Wes Cartright has been named Phantom Regiment’s artistic director, joined by visual designer Mark Moreno.


Southwind has announced its instructional staff for 2017, including a new visual caption head.


Ever dream of owning a drum corps motor coach? The Spartans organization is selling one of its well-traveled vehicles.


Troopers named the members of its 2017 brass staff who will be led by caption head Anthony Cruddas.

Past Editions

Corps news and announcements (9/2/16)

Corps news and announcements (8/26/16)

Corps news and announcements (8/19/16)

Corps news and announcements (8/5/16)