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Wednesday 9 November 2016

DCE focuses on video on demand

Drum Corps Europe is fully committed to “video on demand” from this year onwards. The DVDs of the DCE Championships will be replaced by the online video platform with unlimited access to the DCE video archive.

Monday 7 November 2016

Hans Wansink and Marco Janssen are leaving DCE

Board members Hans Wansink and Marco Janssen will be leaving the board of Drum Corps Europe. Both were active in the organisation for many years.

Monday 7 November 2016

Thank you to our 2016 live webcast patrons!

Almost 50 drum corps fans contributed towards the running costs of the webcast, which made it possible for Drum Corps Europe to once again provide the service free of charge.

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Registration for DCE Championships and Indoor Music Games now open

The registration for both the DCE European Championships 2017 and the Indoor Music Games (including SoundSport) 2017 has now opened. 

Monday 24 October 2016

Juliana will run the Indoor Music Games Middelburg 2017

Juliana from Middelburg will host the Dutch leg of the Indoor Music Games and SoundSport series next year, which will be held on Saturday the 22nd of April. The Corps will take over the organisation of the show from Drum Corps Europe.

Monday 10 October 2016

Concord and Tin Soldiers plan for IMG SoundSport 2017

Preparations for the 2017 IMG SoundSport series are now well underway as bands and corps look towards next season. Concord Youth Music from Sheffield, South Yorkshire have announced their intention to enter the IMG section of The Forest of Dean show next year.

Saturday 8 October 2016

A change to DCE news reports

The way in which Drum Corps Europe reports on news is set to change. DCE will be putting a stronger focus on social media and instantly sharing drum corps news through Facebook and Twitter.

Thursday 29 September 2016

Relive the performances of the DCE Championships!

Last Saturday, 30 performances of European corps could be seen live in the Parkstad Limburg Stadium. Now you can watch the shows on the DCE Video Vault, almost all videos have been posted online.

Sunday 25 September 2016

The Company and Jong Jubal crowned DCE champions 2016

The Company and Jong Jubal are the wDCE European champions of 2016. Over 2,000 visitors were treated to 21 fantastic corps with a total of 33 show performances.

Saturday 24 September 2016

Today DCE Championships, tickets still available!

Today is the drum corps day of the year: the DCE Championships in Kerkrade - The Netherlands. Didn't pre-order any tickets online? No problem, you can still buy tickets for the DCE European Championships at the ticket office of the stadium. So do come to Kerkrade, you'll regret it if you don't!

Friday 23 September 2016

Live webcast of the DCE European Championships

DCE will broadcast this year's Championships live on the internet. The webcast can be watched free of charge, however DCE hopes that fans will support the webcast by becoming a patron.

Thursday 22 September 2016

Dates for the 2017 IMG SoundSport series announced

Drum Corps Europe are pleased to announce the dates for the 2017 IMG SoundSport shows. Following a successful inaugural season last year, the series will again be held across four European countries and will feature two shows in England for the first time.

Wednesday 21 September 2016

Extra education audio files provided at DCE

At this year's DCE Prelims two extra commentaries will be given to the corps. Marie Czapinski and Dave Cooksey have agreed to provide educational tapes (not judging tapes) to the participating units.

Wednesday 21 September 2016

Drum Corps World team at DCE Championships

Drum Corps World publisher Steve will be attending the DCE European Championship this Saturday in Kerkrade - The Netherlands. He will be writing reports on the event and two the American staff photographers, Richard Wersinger and Chris Maher, will be there to shoot along the sidelines.

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.