Tomorrow Kidsgrove Scouts will be setting off across to the United States for their 4th Tour to compete at the Drum Corps Associates World Championships. The Corps will be flying from London to JFK Airport in New York.
The Company won the International Class at the Drum Corps International Open Class Championships. With a score of 72.325, they scored a bit more than 7th Regiment who ended on the 8th place in the Open Class. The Vanguard Cadets won the Open Class last Tuesday 8th August with a score of 80.725.
For the 18th time in Drum Corps International's 45-year history, the Blue Devils are back atop the drum corps universe. With a score of 98.537, the most decorated of DCI's corps celebrated its 60th anniversary with a gold medal in Saturday's DCI World Championship Finals.
This year will be the 15th outdoor DCE Championships held. To celibrate this with as many friends as possible, we want to get at least 6000 friends on our official DCE Facebook page. If we have them before DCE Championships 2017, we will give all our Facebook friends a coupon to watch the DCE Video Vault for free till 29 September 2017.
Drum Corps United Kingdom is pleased to announce that it is introducing its own Hall Of Fame as a way of honouring the “legends” of the UK Drum Corps activity ensuring they are remembered for the indelible impressions they have left on the UK activity.
The UK will see the first of their summer contests take place in Barnsley this Sunday, June 18th.
Last Saturday in Middelburg I had the chance to be present to the first judged performance of the Showband Axel (Axel, The Netherlands) inside the SoundSport/IMG circuit. We've decided to interview Marco van Ham, brass & show instructor of Showband Axel, in order to know better this new Dutch ensemble.
2 weeks past that we had IMG/Soundsport Middelburg, now it is time to cross the Canal back
to England, Basildon Essex will be the next place to be for the IMG/Soundsport competition