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BLUECOATS

Canton, OH

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2017 
DCI Finals
5th place

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The Bluecoats are a marching music education organization made up of 150 young men and women between the ages of 15 and 22. The Bluecoats were founded in 1972 as an outgrowth of the Canton Police Boys Club.

The Bluecoats have consistently placed in DCI’s elite “Top 12” since 1987.  We earned the bronze medal in 2010 and 2015, the silver medal in 2014, and were the Drum Corps International World Champions in 2016.

Wilmington High School

8101 Hamilton Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45231

BLUE STARS

La Crosse, WI

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Blue Stars Performing Arts for Youth is committed to developing life skills in young people through education and achievement in the performing arts. Students learn how applying teamwork, dedication, perseverance, goal setting, and discipline, contributes to their success now and in their future endeavors.

he Blue Stars Vision, quite simply, is to be the marching arts organization of choice for members, staff, and volunteers. We strive to build a lifelong family of camaraderie and friendship for our alumni and supporters.

Housing at Hamilton High School

CAROLINA CROWN

Fort Mill, SC

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Based out of Fort Mill, South Carolina, this is the largest performing ensemble offered by the Carolina Crown Organization. Students from all over the world come to audition on an annual basis to become part of this national touring group.

 

The general make-up of the 150 member group is young people between the ages of 16 and 22 who aspire to become music educators, performing artist and the leaders of tomorrow. While touring the United States the group performs while participating in competitions held in conjunction with Drum Corps International.

MADISON SCOUTS

Madison, WI

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The Madison Scouts has established itself as a premier youth performing arts organization on the modern drum and bugle corps scene. “Proud, Loud and Pleasing the Crowd”–an unofficial mantra of the corps–the Scouts are known for their entertainment-focused programs that consistently bring audiences to their feet.

Today’s corps boasts 150 performing members. Maintaining a diverse membership, performers join the corps from across the globe each year. 

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

Fairfield, OH

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The Fairfield Marching band is an award winning music ensemble with a long history of excellence.  The Summer Music Games in Cincinnati is sponsored by FHS Marching band is is the beneficiary of profits generated by the event.  

 

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CADETS

Allentown, PA

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The Cadets, a program of Youth Education in the Arts, is one of the oldest and most honored continuously operating drum and bugle corps with members from all over the country and world.  The corps was founded in Garfield, N.J. as the Holy Name Cadets in 1934 and has won 10 American Legion National Championships and 10 Drum Corps International World Championships.

The Cadets will travel over 14,000 miles this summer entertaining hundreds of thousands of drum corps fans throughout the nation.

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CAVALIERS

Rosemont, IL

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CINCINNATI TRADITION

Cincinnati, OH

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Cincinnati Tradition is a competitive, all age Drum and Bugle Corps based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. The corps has a rich heritage in the activity, and over the last few years has re-branded itself to be a highly competitive performance ensemble within the Drum Corps Associates circuit.

 

 

BOSTON CRUSADERS

Boston, MA

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2017 
DCI Finals
6th place

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The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps, founded in 1940, is the third-oldest junior drum and bugle corps in the nation and is proud to be a founding member of Drum Corps International. The corps, composed entirely of brass players, percussionists and color guard members under the age of 22, travels over 10,000 miles each summer, performing in more than 40 competitions and exhibitions before a combined audience of over 300,000 fans.

 

CROSSMEN

San Antonio, TX

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2017 
DCI
Finalist

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Blue Stars Performing Arts for Youth is committed to developing life skills in young people through education and achievement in the performing arts. Students learn how applying teamwork, dedication, perseverance, goal setting, and discipline, contributes to their success now and in their future endeavors.

The Blue Stars Vision, quite simply, is to be the marching arts organization of choice for members, staff, and volunteers. We strive to build a lifelong family of camaraderie and friendship for our alumni and supporters.

PHANTOM REGIMENT

Rockford, IL

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2017 
DCI Finals
9th place

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The Phantom Regiment is a youth organization dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance. It encourages team work, sportsmanship, civic pride and contributions of one’s personal best to a group effort. These lessons are learned through a musical and marching activity in which there is a blending of the arts and athletics.
 

As the originator of all classical pageantry, the Phantom Regiment combines the complexity and grandeur of timeless music with the clarity and impact of world-class drum corps. The Phantom Regiment has received many honors throughout its history, including serving as 1996 and 2008 Drum Corps International World Champion. The Phantom Regiment is comprised of performers with previous experience as musicians, dancers and color guard members. 

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CAROLINA CROWN

Fort Mill, SC

2017 
DCI Finals
3rd place

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Based out of Fort Mill, South Carolina, this is the largest performing ensemble offered by the Carolina Crown Organization. Students from all over the world come to audition on an annual basis to become part of this national touring group.

 

The general make-up of the 150 member group is young people between the ages of 16 and 22 who aspire to become music educators, performing artist and the leaders of tomorrow. While touring the United States the group performs while participating in competitions held in conjunction with Drum Corps International.

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Madison Scouts

Madison, WI

2017 
DCI
Finalist

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Forging past its humble beginnings, the Madison Scouts has established itself as a premier youth performing arts organization on the modern drum and bugle corps scene. “Proud, Loud and Pleasing the Crowd”–an unofficial mantra of the corps–the Scouts are known for their entertainment-focused programs that consistently bring audiences to their feet.

Today’s corps boasts 150 performing members selected from an audition process that spans the course of several months. Maintaining a diverse membership, performers join the corps from across the globe each year. The  2014 membership of the Madison Scouts represents countries as far away as Japan as wells as 41 of the Continental United States.

PIONEER

Milwaukee, WI

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2017 DCI Semifinalist

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Pioneer is a non-profit youth development organization based in Milwaukee, WI, and through the medium of the performing arts, is committed to supporting adolescent achievement towards the pursuit of excellence in all areas of their lives.

Pioneer prepares and inspires young adults to serve as leaders and role models for their peers by maintaining a strong emphasis on instilling positive leadership traits and principles, the development of individual moral character, goal setting and teaching the importance of responsibility and maintaining a strong work ethic.

2016 & 2017 DCA Class A Champions

CINCINNATI TRADITION

Cincinnati, OH

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2017 DCA
Champions

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Cincinnati Tradition is a competitive, all age Drum and Bugle Corps based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. The corps has a rich heritage in the activity, and over the last few years has re-branded itself to be a highly competitive performance ensemble within the Drum Corps Associates circuit.

 

 

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND

Fairfield, OH

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The Fairfield Marching band is an award winning music ensemble with a long history of excellence.  The Summer Music Games in Cincinnati is sponsored by FHS Marching band is is the beneficiary of profits generated by the event.  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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