From the Mandarins Web site: The Mandarins have offered a glimpse of a prototype uniform for the 2006 season on their Web site. The new uniform design aims to update the presence of the corps while maintaining their traditionally distinctive look. The new design intends to mimic elements of traditional Samurai dress. See the uniform prototype on

Pictured here at the 2005 World Championships, Mandarins will update this distinctive look for the 2006 season.