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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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Cadence Makes Its DCA Debut in 2018

Cadence Drum and Bugle Corps will be coming to compete in the DCA Class A ranks this summer. Cadence hails from Surrey County in England which is located twenty miles south of London. The corps was formed in 1991 as a merger of the Caversham Ambassadors and the Starriders Drum...
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Greetings from EXCELSIOR

RELEASE Jan.14 -2018 Greetings from EXCELSIOR It is with little relief but with determination for 2019 that EXCELSIOR announces its inactive status for the 2018 Season. 2017 proved to be a tough year for not only the Drum Corps but for my family as well, culminating in December...
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Meet Pat Bocker

Drum Corps Associates made history at the Annual Meeting in December when Pat Bocker was elected to serve as Vice President.   Pat has become the first female in the circuits history to ever sit in the Vice President’s chair.   She has a vast knowledge of drum corps having...
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