The German Open will be starting earlier than usual this year. The earlier time is necessary due to the large number of participants.
On Sunday 3rd July DCUK returned to the Kingfield Stadium in Woking, Surrey for the second contest of the 2016 UK season (the fifth in the European Music Games "tour"). The number of competing units was down on last years event (which hosted the Blue Devils International Corps - was that a year ago already!) but the level of performance by those that did attend was no less intense.
The Company has topped the second DCUK show of the season in Woking on Sunday. Jubal maintains its lead in the European Premier Class ranking.
For the first time anywhere, 'The 2016 SoundSport Virtual Preview' and 'The 2016 SoundSport Virtual World Championships' make it possible for teams around the world to participate in SoundSport performances through online video submissions.
The first contest of the 2016 IMSB season took place on Saturday 18th of June in Caronno Pertusella (Italy). In front of almost 800 people, four groups performed their shows in a beautiful and festive atmosphere. The contest was also the occasion to celebrate the 120th birthday of the Academy Parade Band that hosted the event.
The director of the Japanese instrument brand Tama Drums, Ken Hoshino, will be opening the new training field for Juliana from Middelburg next week. Juliana is moving to the new location because the old location has to make way for houses.
The two Italian groups of the Mosson Secutores project will appear under the new name 'Unity' at the DCE European Championships this year. The Drum Corps Europe board has approved the name change in the list of participants.