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Subject: Drumcorps FAQ 2/6 Corps' addresses

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for rec.arts.marching.drumcorps Part 2 of 6 Addresses and phone numbers for corps and regional associations Table of Contents: 1.0 What is drum corps? 1.0.1 DCI and DCA 1.0.2 Drum Corps International 1.0.3 Drum Corps World 1.0.4 scorelines 1.1 Drum corps on-line 1.1.1 History of drum corps on-line 1.1.2 Rec.arts.marching.drumcorps 1.1.3 Drumcorps digest 1.1.4 FTP and WWW site 1.1.5 Cybercorps 1.1.6 Drum Corps Web Sites 1.2 Audio and video recordings and books 1.2.1 compact discs and cassettes 1.2.2 videos 1.2.3 books 2.0 DCI corps' addresses 2.0.1 Open class corps 2.0.2 Div. II/III corps 2.0.3 DCA corps are listed in Part 6 of the FAQ 2.0.4 Future Corps 3.1 1997 tentative drumcorps music 3.2 1997 drum corps tour schedule 4.0 Historical Information 4.1 Previous DCI Champions 4.2 1992 DCI Scores 4.3 1993 DCI Information 4.3.1 Corps repertoires 4.3.2 Scores 4.3.3 Individual and Ensemble scores 4.3.4 DCA Finals scores 4.3.5 RAMD Readers Final Poll 4.4 1994 DCI Information 4.4.1 DCI Championships in Boston 4.4.2 SEASON Final poll 4.4.3 RAMD Final Reader's Poll 4.4.4 Corps' repertoires in 1994 4.5 1995 DCI Information 4.5.1 DCI Championships in Buffalo 4.5.2 SEASON Final poll 4.5.3 RAMD Final Reader's Poll 4.5.4 Corps' repertoires in 1995 4.6 1996 DCI Information 4.6.1 DCI Championships in Orlando 4.6.2 SEASON Final poll 4.6.3 RAMD Final Reader's Poll 4.6.4 Corps' repertoires in 1996 5.0 The words "drum corps" 5.1 Number of members allowed 5.2 Corps' budgets 5.3 Fundraising 5.4 How far do the corps travel? How many competitions? How long is the season? When are the Championships? 5.5 How can I catch the Championships on TV? 5.6 How does the judging work? 5.7 What is a legal bugle? 5.8 What kind of percussion is allowed? 5.9 What is the "pit area"? 5.10 How long is each show? 5.11 What are all those strange abbreviations and/or nicknames people keep using when writing about drum corps? 5.12 Why do people keep misspelling things? 5.13 How to join a drum corps 5.14 Rehearsal information 5.15 Where to get music for wind ensemble 6.0 DCA and the Senior corps. 6.1 Drum Corps Associates (DCA) 6.1.1 The DCA Story 6.1.2 Corps listing 6.2 Parade Corps 6.2.1 Ballad of the Unsung Heros 6.2.2 Corps listing 6.3 Rehearsals 6.4 Fallen Comrades 6.4.1 Folded Corps 6.4.2 MIA Corps 6.5 DCA Champions 2.0 Active DCI corps Below is a list of drum and bugle corps in North America. Most of the data was taken from the 1993 DCI World Championship Program and updated using the 1994 Preview of Champions program. Please send me updates, additions, or corrections. 2.0.1 DCI Member corps for 1997 Black Gold, P.O. Box 54283, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74155 405-336-2368, Cristi Cude, dir. inactive in 1994 Bluecoats, P.O. Box 2733, North Canton, Ohio 44720 216-699-1572, Bill Hamilton, dir. Blue Devils, 4065 Nelson Ave., Concord, CA 94520 510-689-2918, David Gibbs, dir. Blue Knights, P.O. Box 100789, Denver, CO 80250 (303) 777-1937, Mark Arnold, dir. Boston Crusaders, 6 Sever Street, Boston MA, 02129-1308 617-242-1025, Joe Ricci, dir. Cadets of Bergen County, P.O. Box 506, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 201-384-8822, scoreline: ext. 22, George Hopkins, dir. Carolina Crown, 227-A Main Street, Fort Mill, SC 29715 (803) 547-2270, FAX (803) 547-2295, Kevin Smith, dir., crowncorps@aol.com Cavaliers, P.O. Box 501, Rosemont, IL 60018 312-281-8737, Jeff Fiedler, dir. Colts, P.O. Box 515, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0515 319-582-4872, Greg Orwoll, dir. Crossmen, c/o YEA!, P.O. Box 506, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 (201) 384-8822 (Ext. 12), scoreline: ext. 21, Jim Coates, dir. Dutch Boy, P.O. Box 842, Kitchner, Ontario Canada N2G 4C5 519-744-3291, Ron Gaus, pres. inactive in 1995 Glassmen, 5546 Radcliffe Rd., Sylvania, Ohio 43560 419-882-1829, Brian Hickman, dir. Madison Scouts, P.O. Box 948, Madison, WI 53701 608-241-3171, Scott Stewart, dir. Magic of Orlando, P.O. Box 690426, Orlando, FL 32869 407-294-3635, Will Craig, dir Northern Aurora, 6730 Bay Road, Saginaw, MI 48604-9735 517-791-4431, Robert Waskoviak, dir. Phantom Regiment, 5125 35th St., Rockford Il, 61109 815-636-0250, Doug Logston, dir. Santa Clara Vanguard, 1765 Space Park Dr., Santa Clara, CA 95054 408-727-5591, J.W. Koester, dir. Sky Ryders Drum & Bugle Corps, c/o Rainbow Boosters Inc., P.O. Box 12131 Shawnee, KS 66282-2123, Dan Jewett, dir. Southwind, P.O. Box 2361, Montgomery, AL 36102-2361 334-272-1234, Dave Bryan, dir Spirit of Atlanta, 1123 Hunter Glen Dr., Woodstock, GA 30188 404-238-2015, Bill Duquette, dir. Troopers, P.O. Box 375, Casper, Wyoming 82602 307-472-2141. Mathew Krum, dir. 2.0.2 Other DCI corps (Div. II/III) 12th Command, 8001 Trafalgar, Taylor, MI. 48180 313-295-0620, Mark Ponder, dir. inactive in 1995 Academie Musicale, 3086 Galt Ouest, Sherbrooke, PQ Canada JIK IM2 819-563-5555, Gabe Francoeur, dir. Americanos, 1615 Drum Corps Drive, Menasha, WI 54952 414-772-5543, Jerome Kolosso, dir. Bayou City Blues, Houston, TX 713-351-8741, Bill Ridings, dir. Blue Devil "B", 4065 Nelson Avenue, Concord, CA 94520 510-689-2918 ext.3900 (area code change in '98 to 925), Mundy Viar, Dir. Blue Stars, 1418 Jackson St., LaCrosse, WI 54601 608-782-3219, Brian Whitty, dir. Capitol Aires Drum and Bugle Corps, PO Box 421, Madison, WI 53701 608-257-5849, Alan Marty, chairman of the board Capital Sound, PO Box 948, Madison, WI 53701 608-241-3171, Keith Gee, director Coachmen, 1828 Chipwood Lane NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 616-791-2272, William Faulds, dir. The Contemporary Youth Ensemble, 209 Montreal Road, P.O. Box 7074, Vanier, Ontario, Canada K1L 8E2 613-748-7435, Glenn Duncan, dir. Delta Brigade, 1400 Silvercreek, Sherwood, AR 72120 501-834-8641, Ronny Patterson, Executive Director Membership Office: Delta Brigade, 204 W. Montgomery, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476 501-886-8611, Brady Massey, Corps Director Fajardo, 17 Prospect Ave., Dumont, NJ 13208 201-592-3920 Golden Lancers, 2400 Grant Blvd., Pittsburg, PA. 15219 412-782-5320, Kenneth Behrend, dir. Illusion of Delaware County (PA) - PO Box 87 - Folsom, PA 19033 - Email RFields25@aol.com - Phone Bob Fields, Bus Mgr - 610-521-6016 (Garden State Division III Defending Champions) The Jersey Surf, 162 S. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009 609-767-0223, Bob Jacobs, dir. Kiwanis Kavaliers, P.O. Box 1811 Station C, Kitchener, ONT Canada N2G 4R3 519-895-0857, Doug Darwin, dir. Lake Erie Regiment, 113 West 10th Street, Erie, PA. 16501-1409 FAX & Phone: (814) 456-5300, Mr. Ray Luniewski, dir. Limited Edition, P.O. Box 16220, Columbus, Ohio 43216 614-755-4941 L'Insolite, 505 Des Bouluaex, Apt. 1, Jerome, QUE Canada J7Y 4G4 514-565-4975, Christian Brunet, dir. Lone Star, P.O. Box 1582, Deer Park Texas 77536 Questions: Alan Mimmsat alanm@flash.net Los Angeles Nightfire, 5131 Denny Ave. #10, North Hollywood, CA 91601 818-761-5227, Sam Signorelli, Dir. Mandarins, P.O. Box 22297, Sacramento, CA 95822 916-395-8310, Raymond Mar, dir. Marion Cadets, 434 West Church Street, Marion, OH 43302 614-383-2778 or 614-382-3013, Michael King, dir. Nite Express, P.O. Box 1142, Cedar Rapids, IA. 52406 319-362-9880, Ron Thibodeaux, dir. Northmen, P.O. Box 294, Green Bay, WI 54305 414-432-4207, Jeff Carstensen, dir. Pacific Crest Youth Arts, 1174 Diamond Bar Blvd, Suite 627, Diamond Bar, Ca 91765 888.727.4697 (888.PC.SHOWS), Greg Rochford, dir. Phantom Legion, 5125 35th Street, Rockford, IL 61109 Phone: 815/874-8751, Fax: 815/874-0324, Email: Brace@regiment.org Executive Director: Douglas Logstont, Program Manager: Tom Brace Phoenix Regiment, 8-18-1 Nishi Kamata OTA-KU, Tokyo, Japan 144 3-3732-4481, Mikio Arita, dir. Pioneer, 4601 Holt Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53219 414-327-2847, Roman Blenski III, dir. Railmen, P.O. Box 27105, Ralston, NE 68127 402-291-4762, David Young, dir. Raiders Drum & Bugle Corps, PO Box 1435, Bayonne, NJ 07002 (732) 866-4249, Exec Director: Karen Leffler, Corps Manager: Michael Hamilton Program Manager: Tom Maiello, raiderskl@aol.com Rochester Patriots, 2107 Buffalo Rd., Rochester, NY 14624 716-247-9670, John Nolan, dir. Royalaires, P.O. Box 1322, Guelph, Ontario Canada H1H 6N8 519-658-2157 Royal Brigade, 3063 Holderhill Lane, Salt Lake City, Utah 84118 801-965-9124 Royal Columbians, 586 Montgomery Street, Chicopee, MA 01020-1635 413 534-4970, dir. San Diego Earthquake, P.O. Box 900451, San Diego, CA 92190 619-460-4676, Daniel Baehr, Dir. SCV Cadets, 1765 Space Park Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 408-727-5591, George Brown, dir. Seattle Cascades, 16325 5th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98155 (206)-367-6695, Program Director: Sheri Evald St. John's, P.O. Box 2007, Brantford, ONT, Canada N3T 5T9 519-759-3600, Sandy Wallace, dir. Sound of Long Island 516-731-0595 Sound Storm Drum & Bugle Corps, 7098 Nenno Road, Allenton, WI 53002 Director, Tony Geurtsen 414-629-9960 Bus. Manager, Kara Lelinski 414-662-0141 Fax: 414-662-4726 Spartans, 93 Harris Rd., Nashua, NH 03062 Peter LaFlamme, dir. Spectrum, Box 1245, Corning, NY 14830 607-527-8138 Springfield Ambassadors, P.O. Box 8102, Springfield, MA 01138 413-737-2234 Texas Legion Drum & Bugle Corps P.O. Box 177499, Irving, Texas 75017-7499 (214) 697-7061, David Dunlap, Executive Dir. e-mail -- TexLegion@aol.com 2.0.3 DCA corps (Senior corps) are listed in Part 6 of the FAQ 2.0.4 Future Corps Future Corps is an 14-person drum corps (11 brass, 3 percussion) that performs year-round at Epcot Center in Orlando, FL. Future Corps is made up a many DCI alumni. They have a CD out, featuring all sorts of drum corps "favorites". Future corps CD can be bought by sending a check or money order for $16.95 (postage included) to: Encorps Productions, 1405 Enterprise Road, Deltona, FL 32725. FL residents add $1.02 for tax 2.1.1 Other drum corps associations In addition to DCI, there are many regionals and international drum corps organizations that promote the activity world-wide. Here is a complete listing of these organizations. DCA - Drum Corps Associates Michael Petrone, 10 Columbus Drive, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750 908-222-3835 DCI - Drum Corps International Larry Aldrich, executive director P.O. Box 548, Lombard, IL 60148 708-495-9866 DCI regional organizations: DCM - Drum Corps Midwest Roman Blenski, 4601 West Holt Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53220 414-327-2847 DCS - Drum Corps South newly reforned in 1993. DCW - Drum Corps West Tom Hope, 372 Florin Road Suite #303, Sacramento, CA 95832 916-429-9545 Independent regional organizations: DCNY - Drum Corps New York Carl Pynn, P.O. Box 22, Wampsville, NY 13163 315-363-8889/313-363-1230 E-Mass - Eastern Massachusetts Elaine Blinn, 18 Jef Road, Billerica, MA 02821 508-667-2443 GSC - Garden State Circuit Carmen Cirlincione, 249 Crystal Street, North Arlington, NJ 07032 201-998-4222 IAA - Illinois All-American Aurelia Kmiec, 4622 North Kostner Avenue, Chicago, IL 60630 708-725-8235 UDCA - United Drum Corps Association Ralph Parkhill, 523 Montauk Highway, Sayville, NY 11782 516-589-5047 International drum corps associations: DCD - Drum Corps Deutschland Thomas Rohr, Faselwiese 5, 6700 Ludwigshafen/Rh., Germany 0621-664010 DCH - Drum Corps Holland Jos Brusse, Farenheitlaan 29, 1222 LM, Lilversum, Netherlands 011-31-78-164512 DCUK - Drum Corps United Kingdom John Garton c/o The Oliver Hind Club, Edale Road, Sneinton Dale, Nottingham, England NG2 4HT 011-44-602-483200 DCWI - Drum Corps West Indies Junior Ricketts, 375 Pine Street, Brooklyn, NY 11208 718-235-0716 FAMQ - Federation des Association Musicales du Quebec Susie Proulx, P.O. Box 1000, Succursale M, Montreal, Quebec, H1V 3R2, Canada 514-252-3025 Ontario Drum Corps Association 2173 Line 29, RR 2 Tavistock, Ontario, Canada N0B 2R0 Phone: 519-655-2093 Fax: 519-655-3813 email: odca@golden.net ---- Original written by Michael Fath and Donald Chinn Updates and new material by Cathy Doser and Caryn Roberts RAMD FAQ administered by Cathy Doser (cathyd@halcyon.com) and Caryn Roberts (caryn@halcyon.com) Comments welcome on any aspect of this FAQ. We are especially looking for information on Div. II/III corps, and early drum corps information (VFW and American Legion Championships and pre-DCI corps in general). If you see anything that is inaccurate (such as corps address information or repertoire), please let us know. NOTICE: This FAQ is copyright (c) 1995 by Cathy Doser and is made available as a service to the drum corps and the Internet community. The FAQ may be distributed freely in printed or electronic form, provided that it is not modified. The FAQ may not be sold in any medium including electronic, CD-ROM, or database, or published in print without the express written permission of the authors. Contact Cathy Doser (cathyd@halcyon.com) if there are any questions. ---- Cathy Doser Caryn Roberts cathyd@halcyon.com caryn@halcyon.com