Cadets Arts & Entertainment has filed for bankruptcy

( With extreme sadness, we announce that Cadets Arts & Entertainment has filed for bankruptcy, bringing our corps’ competitive future to an end. We know this comes as a shock to many, and our Board deeply empathizes with all of the alumni, staff, donors, parents, and volunteers whose hearts are broken by this news. On … Continue reading “Cadets Arts & Entertainment has filed for bankruptcy”

The Cadets Suspend Competition for 2024

( Erie, Pennsylvania (October 13, 2023) — Cadets Arts & Entertainment (CAE), the non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that oversees The Cadets Drum Corps, has announced the suspension of The Cadets 2024 competitive season. This decision follows a thorough CAE Board review of the organization’s current financial condition. The board concluded that, while overall planned expenses for … Continue reading “The Cadets Suspend Competition for 2024”

Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps to Cease Operations

EMPOWER YOUTH IN THE PERFORMING ARTS, INC. ANNOUNCES CESSATION OF SOUTHWIND DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS OPERATIONS Mobile, AL – October 11th, 2023 – The Empower Youth in the Performing Arts, Inc. (EYPA) Board of Directors is announcing the difficult decision to cease operations of Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps. “We are very sad to shut … Continue reading “Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps to Cease Operations”

Drum Corps’ Tribute to Chuck Mangione

Jazz legend Chuck Mangione, who is a native of Rochester, New York, was honored September 1 as part of the 2023 Drum Corps Associates World Championships. With Mangione in attendance, this video retrospective of his music’s timeless influence on the drum corps activity was played as part of the event.


2023 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival

( Complete SoundSport and DrumLine Battle Results SoundSport Ratings Molotov Cockatiel – BronzeAlisal Marching Band – SilverFrankton/Lapel Marching Band – SilverJohn Adams High School – SilverBishop Dwenger Marching Band – SilverConquest Drum & Bugle Corps – SilverEclipse Drum & Bugle Corps – SilverLab Rats – SilverIMPACT – GoldSonus Brass Theater – GoldThe Cowtown Collection – … Continue reading “2023 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival”

2023 DCI World Championship World Class Semifinals

 1. Blue Devils       98.275
 2. Bluecoats         96.988
 3. Carolina Crown    96.950
 4. Boston Crusaders  96.738
 5. The Cadets        93.613
 6. Mandarins         93.350
 7. Phantom Regiment  93.163
 8. The Cavaliers     92.038
 9. Colts             90.038
10. Troopers          88.725
11. Blue Stars        88.550
12. Blue Knights      87.088
13. Crossmen          86.138
14. Pacific Crest     85.050
15. Spirit of Atlanta 83.625
16. Madison Scouts    82.988
17. Music City        82.875
18. The Academy       82.500
19. Spartans          81.275
20. Gold              79.913
21. Genesis           78.775
22. Southwind         77.450
23. Jersey Surf       75.488
24. Columbians        74.600
25. Seattle Cascades  73.925

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