25 07, 2015

Rehearsal Updates

2015-07-25T16:04:15-05:00July 25th, 2015|

Chers Phans, Good afternoon! Here is a recap of the first part of the week. After pushing our performance to the next level at the San Antonio regional, the corps was ready for some down time. On Sunday, we had a short block in the afternoon before heading to laundry. Cleaning clothes in San Antonio right after the regional is pretty difficult because most of the corps who attended also get this day off. Our horn bus had to share theirs with three other corps busses. Luckily, my bus only had to share with the Academy, and they were on [... Read More]

23 07, 2015

Watch DCI World Championship Prelims on the Big Screen

2015-07-23T08:31:41-05:00July 23rd, 2015|

Catch the top 15 corps at DCI World Championship Prelims in Indianapolis on Thursday August 6th. If you can't make it to Indy, watching us on the big screen is the way to go. Find a theater near you and purchase your tickets in advance at: http://www.fathomevents.com/event/dci-big-loud-and-live-12/more-info/details  

22 07, 2015

Texas Tour Update

2015-07-22T08:45:17-05:00July 22nd, 2015|

Chers Phans, Good evening! Saturday marked the end of the Regiment's 2015 Texas Tour with the San Antonio Regional in the Alamodome. It was an incredible performance for a very receptive crowd. This show capped off a week of a lot of pushing. We had two days of rehearsal in Oklahoma, the first in Tulsa, and the second in Ardmore. In Ardmore, OK, we rehearsed at Ardmore High School, and we also put on a clinic for several marching ensembles in the area. The flag line spent some time performing our basic technique exercises for the students, as well as [... Read More]

10 07, 2015

Help the Regiment in the new Drum Corps Challenge

2015-07-10T17:26:24-05:00July 10th, 2015|

DRUM CORPS CHALLENGE – New Combined Fundraising Campaign for the Drum Corps Activity Beginning on Friday, July 10, drum corps fans from around the world will have a chance to get in the game, by helping their favorite corps become the winners of the 2015 DRUM CORPS CHALLENGE fundraising contest. Building on the success enjoyed by various corps having one-on-one fundraising contests in past years, DRUM CORPS CHALLENGE pits 29 World and Open Class corps' against each other in Class-level play, with each corps trying to raise more money from their alumni, fans, and friends than every other corps in their class. [... Read More]

10 07, 2015

Sponsor a Helmet Bay in our NEW Equipment Trailer

2015-12-23T09:44:28-06:00July 10th, 2015|

You may have seen our brand new trailer by now, and we have lots of people to thank for helping us build it from the ground up! Before we post the thank you's, here's your chance to join the list. There are a few helmet bays left! You can secure your name in our trailer that should last us for over 25 years. Any donation to our trailer/helmet campaign over $500 will get you a plaque in our trailer. See photos of the new trailer. Online Form - Trailer Campaign - Helmet ONLY

9 07, 2015

Midwest Homecoming Update

2015-07-09T01:06:33-05:00July 9th, 2015|

Chers Phans, Good evening! We just completed a show day at Metamora Township High School in Metamora, Illinois. I am on the bus, and we are departing for Wisconsin to rehearse for a couple days in the UW Whitewater Perkins Stadium!  Last Friday was our home show at Boylan Catholic High School in Rockford. Show of Shows is always such a special time, because of all the alumni and family that come out to support us doing our thing. It's like a big reunion. Every year the color guard alumni come together and bring us treats for after ensemble. This [... Read More]

3 07, 2015

40th Annual Show of Shows Friday night

2015-07-03T00:32:02-05:00July 3rd, 2015|

The 40th annual Show of Shows held at Boylan High School is tonight, Friday July 3rd at 7:30pm. Come welcome the Regiment home from their West Coast tour with our annual home show. Tickets will be available at the stadium only starting at 3pm. Will Call tickets will also be available to be picked up then. There are still plenty of seats available (including VIP seats & dinner at 5:30pm), but avoid the lines at the start of the show by getting your tickets after 3pm. When: 7:30pm Where: Boylan Catholic High School, 4000 St Francis in Rockford More info: [... Read More]