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DCA Annual Meeting / Rules Congress

DCA officially put the 2018 season to bed and looks forward to 2019 as they hosted their annual DCA winter meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on...
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Long Island Sunrisers fully reinstated for 2019 season

At the Annual DCA meeting held over the 1st weekend in December the Executive Board fully reinstated the Long Island Sunrisers for the 2019...
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Hurricanes Name New Executive Director

The Connecticut Hurricanes are pleased to announce that Greg Sember has been appointed as their new Executive Director for the 2019 DCA season....
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Citing operational & financial concerns, the Long Island Sunrisers placed on suspension until further notice.

By Drum Corps Associates   Citing operational & financial concerns, the Long Island Sunrisers placed on suspension until further notice. In...
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2018 I&E Scores

2018 DCA I&E Recap (PDF)
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2018 Prelims Schedule Released

The 2018 Preliminaries Schedule has been released: Performance Schedule (PDF) PRELIMS, SA...
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I&E – 2018 Schedules

I&E 2018 Schedules All Brass Solo-Quartets Site 1 & Site 2 (PDF) All Percussion Site #5 Bus Loop Stage (PDF) Brass Ensembles& Choirs...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Meet The Capone Family

Traditions come in a great many ways such as holidays, sports, traditions within families, and many more too numerous to name. Our activity of...
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DCA Holds Annual Meeting

Drum Corps Associates held its annual winter meeting in Williamsport, Pennsylvania over the first weekend in December as Williamsport will play...
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Meet the Armstrong Family

In today’s crazy world it is very challenging at times to raise a family, no less a family with four children.  One way to overcome some of...
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Meet Sidney Mautte

Almost every day every one of us has problems to solve, projects to finish on time or obstacles to conquer or tear down. Imagine in our activity...
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2017 Finals Schedule

2017 DCA Finals Schedule Sunday September 3, 2017 Capelli Sport Stadium Rochester, NY 4:30PM  --  Gates open for fans 5:30PM  --  Welcome by...
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2017 DCA Prelims Schedule

2017 DCA Prelims Schedule Saturday September 2, 2017 Capelli Sport Stadium Rochester, NY   Recorded National Anthems at 1:50PM   Due at...
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2017 DCA I&E and Mini Corps Schedule

2017 I&E Performer Schedule (PDF) Mini Corps Schedule – Empire Room 9:00 PM      National Anthems featuring the White Sabers Honor...
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Bidding Farewell to Rochester

In what promises to be an exciting close to the DCA 2017, the competition between the top corps is reaching its most exciting level in recent...
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Meet the Coursey Brothers

Meet the Coursey Brothers Family members marching in a drum corps have been a long standing key ingredient in making the drum corps activity a...
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Showdown in Peckville, PA!

The Drum Corps Associate’s summer tour rolls into Lackawana County, Pennsylvania as eight of DCA’s finest corps will be in...
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DCA Kicks Off 2017 Competition Season

DCA kicked off its 2017 competition season in grand style Saturday evening, June 24th in West Pittston, Pennsylvania with five DCA corps battling...
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Connecticut Hurricanes Announce New Drum Majors For 2017

Connecticut Hurricanes Announce New Drum Majors For 2017 The Connecticut Hurricanes are extremely pleased to announce their new Drum Majors for...
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“Meet the Strang Family”

“Meet the Strang Family” It is always rewarding to see families being involved with their children’s activities. Whether it is being...
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“DCA Kicks Off 2017 Season at Spring Meeting”

“DCA Kicks Off 2017 Season at Spring Meeting” The 2017 Drum Corps Associates season got off to a great start this past weekend at the annual...
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DCA Welcomes New Class A Corps

” DCA Welcomes New Class A Corps “ Drum Corps Associates is very pleased and excited to welcome the Southern Knights from Birmingham,...
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Meet The Mataruga Family

”  Meet The Mataruga Family “    It has been said that ” good things come in small packages, small can be better than large,...
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From Drum Major to Corps Director

” From Drum Major to Corps Director ” Every day we are faced with decisions we have to make. Right or wrong, good or bad we make them...
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Berks Arts Council Announces the Reading Buccaneers as Recipient of the 2017 Pagoda Award

Berks Arts Council Announces the Reading Buccaneers as Recipient of the 2017 Pagoda Award Pagoda Award and special concert by Al Chez and the...
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” DCA Holds Winter Meeting and Rules Congress “

” DCA Holds Winter Meeting and Rules Congress ” Drum Corps Associates recently held their Rules Congress and Winter meeting in...
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Kidsgrove Scouts Return To DCA in 2017

” Kidsgrove Scouts Return To DCA in 2017 ” Paul Revere may have said ” The British Are Coming “, however Drum Corps...
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Meet the Katz Family

Meet the Katz Family   We all know that many things are measured in time. Your age, how long you have been married or in a relationship with...
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” Meet The Ripley Family “

” Meet The Ripley Family “ Over the past several months we have been posting articles on families involved in a drum corps. Some...
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DCA Appoints New Treasurer

Drum Corps Associates is pleased to announce that John Carr has been appointed as the new Treasurer of DCA. Lou Tierno has accepted the position...
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Govenaires Travel to China

” Govenaires Travel to China “ After competing in the DCA World Championships, the Govenaires accepted an invitation to participate...
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2016 Championship Finals – Results

Class A: 1. Cincinnati Tradition 80.03 2. Erie Thunderbirds 77.75 3. Chops, Inc. 75.03   Open Class: 1. Cadets2 97.95 2. Buccaneers 97.25 3....
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2016 Championship Preliminaries – Results

Class A: 79.13 Cincinnati Tradition 77.35 Erie Thunderbirds 75.35 Chops, Inc. 74.45 Kilties 70.28 Excelsior Open Class: 97.68 Cadets2 97.03...
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