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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.

Monday 19 September 2016

DCE publishes Championships schedule

The order of performances for the Premier Class Prelims and Junior Class Finals this Saturday has been published, based on this season's results at the European Music Games. The list is as follows.

Monday 19 September 2016

Watch the Video Vault for free until the DCE Championships 2016

Anyone who subscribes to the DCE Video Vault now, can watch for free over the coming weeks. This is the result of a promotion in the lead up to the 5000th like on Facebook.

Sunday 18 September 2016

The Company and Concord are the 2016 DCUK Champions

The Company are the 2016 Drum Corps United Kingdom Open Class Champions. The performance ensemble scored 85.40 points in Widnes on Saturday and also won all caption awards. The Concord Allstars are DCUK Junior Class Champions.

Friday 16 September 2016

Live webcast of DCUK Finals

This year, for the first time in its history, there will be a live webcast of the DCUK Finals, free of charge. The webcast will be available through the UK Fan Network website.

Thursday 15 September 2016

Jubal and Jong Jubal win gold at DCN Championships

Jubal and Jong Jubal were crowned Dutch champions in Dordrecht on Saturday. It was the fourth time in a row that Jubal took home the title. In addition, the corps won awards in all but two captions.

Tuesday 13 September 2016

The logo for the DCE Championships 2016!

Like in previous years, the DCE Championships will have its own logo. Peter Franken has produced a new and fresh design, without leaving the style that distinguishes the championships' logos since 2008.

Monday 12 September 2016

Vikings win Irish Championships

Vikings Drum Corps are the Irish champions again after their win in Dalymount Park, Dublin on Saturday.

Thursday 8 September 2016

TMB members work with legendary duo Ant and Dec

After being contacted in March 2016, the final edits of the brand new Suzuki surprise advert that Thurrock Marching Brass members have worked on with the legendary dynamic duo Ant & Dec is very close to being released.

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Starriders, Blue Bandits and Jong Beatrix win in Hameln

The drum corps month of the year started with a big bang on Saturday. In front of a full stand in Hamelin, the Starriders, Blue Bandits and Jong Beatrix won the German Open.