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Buccaneers and Skyliners Victorious in Peckville

The Reading Buccaneers continued their undefeated streak tonight at the Parade of Champions, a contest sponsored by the American Legion and Drum Corps Associates. A brief downpour hit the stadium before the start of the show but cleared out quickly resulting in a perfect night...
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Columbus Saints Join Class A in 2018

It is with great pleasure that Drum Corps Associates welcome the Columbus Saints from Columbus, Ohio to the Class ranks in 2018. The Saints passed their evaluation and are preparing for the upcoming DCA competition season. The Columbus Saints are celebrating their fifteenth...
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Welcome to Highland Regiment

The Highland Regiment from Somerset County, New Jersey is the newest corps competing in Class A. This corps was the idea of Corps Director, Phillip Martin along with a small group of his drum corps friends. Funding for the corps came from private donors who felt as Phil does,...
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Cincinnati Tradition and Chops Move to open Class in 2018

Drum Corps Associates is proud to announce that Cincinnati Tradition and Chops have both made the decision to move themselves up into the Open Class for the 2018 season.   Both of these Mid West corps have had a strong recruiting off season and now have the membership to make...
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A Note from the President

Drum Corps Associates Board of Directors’ and its members held our annual spring meeting on Saturday, April 28th in preparation for the upcoming 2018 season.   The draw took place and the final performance schedule will be posted on our website in the coming days.  The summer...
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DCA & BOX5 Media Strike Deal for 2018!

Drum Corps Associates is pleased to announce our partnership with BOX5 Media for the 2018 Championships in Williamsport PA!   BOX5 will be providing live streaming for our Peckville show as well as Prelims and Finals over Labor Day Weekend.   In addition BOX5 will include...
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Connecticut Hurricanes Announce 2018 – Drum Majors

The Connecticut Hurricanes are pleased to announce their drum majors for the upcoming DCA competition season.   Matt Piros will be returning to the podium for his second season as lead drum major and will be joined by veteran corps members Jordan Marchand and Greg Ford.   This...
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Statement from Drum Corps Associates

DCA is closely monitoring the changes that have been made to the YEA organization in light of the allegations against its former CEO.  DCA will continue to evaluate its policies and procedures as the situation evolves and will take all appropriate actions in order to protect the...
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JUDGING DCA CORPS

JUDGING DCA CORPS By Dr. John Kreitzer DCA Judging Coordinator Are the judges in the marching arts the good guys or the bad guys?  Your view can depend on the outcome of shows and the placement of your favorite group. The DCA judging system is much different from systems in other...
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