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Corps news and announcements

Corps news and announcements

by Drum Corps International

Rehearsal Camps This Weekend
April 9–11, 2010
Rehearsal Camps Next Weekend
April 16–18, 2010
7th RegimentCascades
Blue Devils BCity Sound*
City Sound*Colt Cadets
Colt CadetsGenesis*
GoldGold
ImpulseOregon Crusaders
Oregon CrusadersSanta Clara Vanguard Cadets
Platinum*Spartans*
RaidersSpirit of Newark/New Jersey
Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets Spokane Thunder*
Spartans* Teal Sound
Velvet KnightsVelvet Knights
*Denotes corps engaged in evaluation process for participation in the 2010 DCI Tour.
The Academy The Academy will host its eighth annual Summer Marching Academy, an educational marching music and leadership camp, this June in Mesa, Ariz. High school students can save $25 by registering before May 15. SummerMarchingAcademy.com
Blue Knights With more instruments, uniforms and equipment to store since limits on corps membership were raised several years ago from 128 to 150, the Blue Knights are launching a fundraising campaign to replace their aging equipment trailer. BKnights.org
Bluecoats The Bluecoats want alumni, family and friends to mark their calendars for Saturday, June 19, when the corps hosts its first annual Reunion and Family Day in Granville, Ohio. The event will include the debut performance of the 2010 Bluecoats, a barbeque dinner, and more. Bluecoats.com
The Cadets Want to learn more about the Cadets' 2010 production "Toy Souldier"? You can by registering for a live Webinar taking place on Tuesday, April 13. Led by director George Hopkins, the Webinar will give Cadets fans "a glimpse of what's to come to life on the field this summer." Early registration is suggested since space is limited. YEA.org
Carolina Crown Carolina Crown's CrownGUARD will be competing this weekend in Dayton, Ohio at the 2010 Winter Guard International World Championships. The group is a four-time WGI Independent World Class finalist. CarolinaCrown.org
Cascades The Cascades worked outside during their recent April rehearsal camp to learn the visual drill to the second movement of their 2010 production, "Silver Lining." Volunteers were on hand throughout the weekend to begin fitting corps members for uniforms. SeattleCascades.org
The Cavaliers The Classic Cavaliers will perform as part of the Heartland International Tattoo on Saturday, April 10 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. This will be the group's third appearance at the Tattoo which features more than 400 musicians, singers and entertainers including both military and civilian brass bands, drum corps, wind bands, bagpipe bands, drill teams, flag corps and an array of dancers. Cavaliers.org
Colts The local Dubuque, Iowa Asbury Eagles Club will be hosting a burger night fundraiser on Thursday, April 15. Proceeds from the event will help the Colts. Colts.org
Crossmen The Crossmen have posted a photo gallery from their March rehearsal camp at James Madison High School in San Antonio, Texas. Crossmen.org
Dutch Boy Undergoing a "vast change" in organizational structure, Dutch Boy has decided to not participate in the 2010 Drum Corps International Tour. "Both the staff and management are excited to continue developing a strong local program and a drum corps which will offer the membership a variety of local and regional performance opportunities over the next several months," said Dutch Boy President Brenda Clark in a letter posted on the corps' Web site. DutchBoyDrumCorps.com
Santa Clara Vanguard The Santa Clara Vanguard Winter Guard is in Dayton, Ohio this weekend competing at the 2010 Winter Guard International World Championships. The defending 2009 champion group is currently sitting at the top the leader board after scoring 96.8 in the quarterfinal round of competition. SCVanguard.org