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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

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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.
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Cathy Doser                                              Caryn Roberts
cathyd@halcyon.com                                   caryn@halcyon.com

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