Preparations for the 2017 IMG SoundSport series are now well underway as bands and corps look towards next season. Concord Youth Music from Sheffield, South Yorkshire have announced their intention to enter the IMG section of The Forest of Dean show next year.
The Company and Jong Jubal are the wDCE European champions of 2016. Over 2,000 visitors were treated to 21 fantastic corps with a total of 33 show performances.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.