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Tuesday 20 September 2016

Jo Weerts is the new DCE contest director

Jo Weerts is the new contest director for Drum Corps Europe and Drum Corps Netherlands. He succeeds Kees Kopmels, who stepped down last year after 15 seasons.

Monday 19 September 2016

DCE publishes Championships schedule

The order of performances for the Premier Class Prelims and Junior Class Finals this Saturday has been published, based on this season's results at the European Music Games. The list is as follows.

Monday 19 September 2016

Watch the Video Vault for free until the DCE Championships 2016

Anyone who subscribes to the DCE Video Vault now, can watch for free over the coming weeks. This is the result of a promotion in the lead up to the 5000th like on Facebook.

Sunday 18 September 2016

The Company and Concord are the 2016 DCUK Champions

The Company are the 2016 Drum Corps United Kingdom Open Class Champions. The performance ensemble scored 85.40 points in Widnes on Saturday and also won all caption awards. The Concord Allstars are DCUK Junior Class Champions.

Friday 16 September 2016

Live webcast of DCUK Finals

This year, for the first time in its history, there will be a live webcast of the DCUK Finals, free of charge. The webcast will be available through the UK Fan Network website.

Thursday 15 September 2016

Jubal and Jong Jubal win gold at DCN Championships

Jubal and Jong Jubal were crowned Dutch champions in Dordrecht on Saturday. It was the fourth time in a row that Jubal took home the title. In addition, the corps won awards in all but two captions.

Tuesday 13 September 2016

The logo for the DCE Championships 2016!

Like in previous years, the DCE Championships will have its own logo. Peter Franken has produced a new and fresh design, without leaving the style that distinguishes the championships' logos since 2008.

Monday 12 September 2016

Vikings win Irish Championships

Vikings Drum Corps are the Irish champions again after their win in Dalymount Park, Dublin on Saturday.

Thursday 8 September 2016

TMB members work with legendary duo Ant and Dec

After being contacted in March 2016, the final edits of the brand new Suzuki surprise advert that Thurrock Marching Brass members have worked on with the legendary dynamic duo Ant & Dec is very close to being released.

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Starriders, Blue Bandits and Jong Beatrix win in Hameln

The drum corps month of the year started with a big bang on Saturday. In front of a full stand in Hamelin, the Starriders, Blue Bandits and Jong Beatrix won the German Open.

Tuesday 6 September 2016

Blue Devils staff join Kidsgrove Scouts

Some days ago the Kidsgrove Scouts have made an important announcement: three members of the Blue Devils A (Concord, CA) will fly from the USA to Kidsgrove in order to help the Scouts during the Finals week, on the road to the DCE European Championship (Kerkrade, September 24th).

Tuesday 30 August 2016

International instructors at Kadoudal’s Summer Camp

Kadoudal has just finished their Summer Camp which was held in their home town Quiberon between 22nd and 25th August. The camp was run by international instructors.

Thursday 25 August 2016

DrumLine Battle returns to DCUK Championships

Following the success of the DrumLine Battle held at the 2015 British Drum Corps Championships, Drum Corps United Kingdom have announced that for the 2016 Championships the event will be expanded to enable double the number of performing teams to take part.

Monday 22 August 2016

Celtic Crusaders win at home in Mullingar

Celtic Crusaders were the stand-out performance of the day. Their 2016 production “On a String” had much advanced since the Arklow contest and scored 53.70.

Wednesday 17 August 2016

European Music Games to continue in Ireland this Sunday

The second half of the Irish season will begin on Sunday in Downs GAA club in Mullingar. It promises to be a very close contest considering that less than three points separated all four corps after the Arklow contest in July.