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2019 Drum Corps International World Class Championships Prelims Recap

My recap of this year’s Drum Corps International World Class Championships Prelims is now available for your reading pleasure in the September issue of Drum Corps World!

https://www.drumcorpsworld.com/publications/2019/september/#page=72

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2019 Drum Corps Season

2019 Tour Of Champions Akron Review

Here is my Drum Corps World review of the August 5th Tour of Champions Akron Drum Corps International World Class competition.

https://www.drumcorpsworld.com/publications/2019/august-16/#page=60

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2019 Drum Corps Season

2019 Celebration In Brass Live Blog And Recap

My FloMarching live blog and recap articles are now available on the FloMarching website. A subscription is required to view both articles.

Live blog – https://www.flomarching.com/articles/6528308-instant-recap-2019-celebration-in-brass

Recap – https://www.flomarching.com/articles/6528353-recap-2019-celebration-in-brass

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Show Review

2016 Drum Corps International World Class Finals Drum Corps World Review Published

My review of the 2016 Drum Corps International World Class Finals drum corps competition is now published in the August 19th edition of Drum Corps World.

You can read the review here.

You can also check out this and all previous digital editions of Drum Corps World here.

My LIVE From the Stands! coverage of the Drum Corps International World Class Finals competition can be found here.

Finally, I’ve created a Google Photos gallery of pictures I took during the competition. You can view it and add your own photos to the gallery here.

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Marching Arts

2016 Drum Corps International World Class Semifinals Photos And Coverage Published

My LIVE From the Stands! coverage of the 2016 Drum Corps International World Class Semifinals competition can be found here.

Also, I’ve created a Google Photos gallery of pictures I took during the competition. You can view it and add your own photos to the gallery here.

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Marching Arts

2016 Drum Corps International World Class Prelims Photos And Coverage Published

My LIVE From the Stands! coverage of the 2016 Drum Corps International World Class Prelims competition can be found here.

Also, I’ve created a Google Photos gallery of pictures I took during the competition. You can view it and add your own photos to the gallery here.

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Marching Arts

2016 DCI World Class Prelims – DCP Coverage

Thursday, I will be providing LIVE From the Stands coverage of the 2016 Drum Corps International World Class Preliminary competition on Drum Corps Planet. Join me LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, as I provide updates, analysis, and photos as the show happens. My coverage will take place in the Drum Corps Planet discussion forums so watch this post as well as my social media accounts for the link on show day.

If you will be at the show, please drop a note in the comments section below and let me know!

Show website
Facebook event page
Google+ event page

Schedule:
8:30 a.m. – Arrive at stadium
9:00 a.m. – Coverage begins
9:17 a.m. – Open Class 16th place
9:34 a.m. – Open Class 15th place
9:51 a.m. – Open Class 14th place
10:08 a.m. – Open Class 13th place
10:25 a.m. – Open Class 12th place

10:42 a.m. – Intermission (17 Min.)

10:59 a.m. – Open Class 11th place
11:16 a.m. – Open Class 10th place
11:33 a.m. – Open Class 9th place
11:50 a.m. – Open Class 8th place
12:07 p.m. – Open Class 7th place

12:24 p.m. – Intermission (51 Min.)

1:15 p.m. – Open Class 6th place
1:32 p.m. – Open Class 5th place
1:49 p.m. – Open Class 4th place
2:06 p.m. – Open Class 3rd place
2:23 p.m. – Open Class 2nd place
2:40 p.m. – Open Class 1st place

2:57 p.m. – Intermission (34 Min.)

3:31 p.m. – Pioneer – Milwaukee, WI
3:48 p.m. – Jersey Surf – Camden County, NJ
4:05 p.m. – Seattle Cascades – Seattle, WA
4:22 p.m. – Pacific Crest – Diamond Bar, CA
4:39 p.m. – Spirit of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
4:56 p.m. – Oregon Crusaders – Portland, OR
5:13 p.m. – Mandarins – Sacramento, CA

5:30 p.m. – Intermission (60 Min.)
6:30 p.m. – Big, Loud & Live 13 cinema broadcast begins

6:39 p.m. – Colts – Dubuque, IA
6:56 p.m. – Troopers – Casper, WY
7:13 p.m. – Boston Crusaders – Boston, MA
7:30 p.m. – The Academy – Tempe, AZ
7:47 p.m. – Madison Scouts – Madison, WI
8:04 p.m. – Crossmen – San Antonio, TX

8:21 PM – Intermission (16 Min.)

8:37 p.m. – Blue Stars – La Crosse, WI
8:54 p.m. – Phantom Regiment – Rockford, IL
9:11 p.m. – Blue Knights – Denver, CO
9:28 p.m. – The Cavaliers – Rosemont, IL
9:45 p.m. – The Cadets – Allentown, PA
10:02 p.m. – Santa Clara Vanguard – Santa Clara, CA
10:19 p.m. – Carolina Crown – Ft. Mill, SC
10:36 p.m. – Blue Devils – Concord, CA
10:53 p.m. – Bluecoats – Canton, OH

11:20 PM – Last scores announced
11:37 PM – Coverage ends

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Marching Arts

2016 DCI Tour of Champions Massillon – Drum Corps Planet/Drum Corps World Coverage

Tomorrow, I will be providing LIVE From the Stands coverage of the 2016 DCI Tour of Champions Massillon competition on Drum Corps Planet. Join me LIVE from Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massillon, Ohio, as I provide updates, analysis, and photos as the show happens. My coverage will take place in the Drum Corps Planet discussion forums so watch this post as well as my social media accounts for the link on show day.

I am also writing the show review for Drum Corps World. This will be a more polished run down of the performances from the night and will be published in one of the August 2016 editions of Drum Corps World. You can subscribe for free to DCW on the publication’s website, http://www.drumcorpsworld.com.

If you will be at the show, please drop a note in the comments section below and let me know!

Show website
Facebook event page
Google+ event page

Schedule:
6:30 p.m. Arrive at stadium
7:00 p.m. LIVE From the Stands! coverage begins
7:30 p.m. Welcome & National Anthem
7:40 p.m. The Cavaliers – Rosemont, IL
7:57 p.m. Blue Knights – Denver, CO
8:14 p.m. Phantom Regiment – Rockford, IL
8:31 p.m. Madison Scouts – Madison, WI
8:48 p.m. Intermission
9:18 p.m. The Cadets – Allentown, PA
9:35 p.m. Carolina Crown – Ft. Mill, SC
9:52 p.m. Santa Clara Vanguard – Santa Clara, CA
10:09 p.m. Bluecoats – Canton, OH
10:26 p.m. Encore
10:43 p.m. Awards
11:00 p.m. Coverage ends

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Scores

2012 DCI World Class Championship Results

1. 98.70 – Blue Devils
2. 97.65 – Carolina Crown
3. 96.55 – Phantom Regiment
4. 95.05 – Cadets
5. 94.45 – Santa Clara Vanguard
6. 92.55 – Bluecoats
7. 89.10 – Boston Crusaders
8. 88.85 – Cavaliers
9. 88.00 – Madison Scouts
10. 86.70 – Blue Knights
11. 84.40 – Spirit of Atlanta
12. 84.00 – Crossmen

Jim Jones Leadership Award – Shawn Phalen – Madison Scouts
George Zingali Best Colorguard – Blue Devils
John Brazale Best Visual – (tie) Blue Devils/Carolina Crown
Jim Ott Best Brass – Carolina Crown
Fred Sanford Best Percussion – Blue Devils
Don Angelica Best General Effect – Blue Devils

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Marching Arts

2011 DCI World Class Finals Coverage

Tonight is the last night of compettion for Drum Corps International and North American junior corps. I am covering the show at Lucas Oil Stadium from the press box, an impressive view! If you’d like to follow my Drum Corps Planet Live from the Press Box coverage, just go to this link. You can also follow my comments and photos on my various social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Enjoy!