Regionals-May 2016 to September 2016

Regional Marching Band Events
A listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From May 2016 to September 2016.

WEST

Drum Corps International
Jun 24—Fresno, CA—MidCal Champions Showcase
Jun 25—Sacramento, CA—Moonlight Classic
Jun 26—Stanford, CA—DCI West
Jun 29—Oxnard, CA—DCI on the SoCal Coast
Jul 1—Oceanside, CA—Corps at the Crest San Diego
Jul 1—Auburn, WA—Seattle Summer Music Games
Jul 2—Pasadena, CA—Corps at the Crest Los Angeles presented by Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization
Jul 2—Tigard, OR—Drums of Fire
Jul 3—Riverside, CA—Western Corps Connection
Jul 5—Tri Cities, WA—Drums Along the Columbia
Jul 5—Mesa, AZ—Drums Across the Desert
Jul 6—Boise, ID—Drums Along the Rockies-Boise Edition
Jul 7—Ogden, UT—Corps Encore
Jul 8—Mountain House, CA—Loudest Show on Earth
Jul 8—Casper, WY—Drums Along the Rockies-Casper Edition
Jul 9—Denver, CO—Drums Along the Rockies
Jul 9—Sacramento, CA—DCI Capital Classic Corps Show
Jul 15—Bakersfield, CA—Resound
Jul 16—San Marcos, CA—Gold Showcase at the Ranch
Jul 17—Bellflower, CA—So Cal Classic Open Class Championship

World Drum Major Association
May 23-24—Costa Mesa, CA—Costa Mesa ScottishFest
Jun 12-13—Lehi, UT—Utah Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Jul 14-16—San Diego, CA—DrumMajorCamp.com
Jul 17-18—Gresham, OR—Portland Highland Games
Jul 25-26—Enumclaw, WA—Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering

Parades
Jun 11—Portland, OR—Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade

MIDWEST

Drum Corps Associates
Aug 6—Racine, WI—Kiltie Klassic Invitational
Aug 19—Inver Grove Heights, MN—Sounds of Minnesota
Aug 20—St Peter, MN—Drum Corps EXPO

Drum Corps International
Jun 23—Indianapolis, IN—DCI Tour Premiere presented by French Lick Resort
Jun 25—Massillon, OH—Innovations in Brass-Massillon
Jun 25—Whitewater, WI—The Whitewater Classic
Jun 26—Michigan City, IN—Pageant of Drums
Jun 27—Hamilton, OH—Summer Music Games in Cincinnati
Jun 28—Dublin, OH—Emerald City Music Games
Jun 29—Evansville, IN—Drums on the Ohio
Jul 1—Muncie, IN—DCI Central Indiana
Jul 2—Lisle, IL—Cavalcade of Brass
Jul 3—Cedarburg, WI—Rotary Music Festival
Jul 5—La Crosse, WI—River City Rhapsody-La Crosse
Jul 6—Mankato, MN—The Thunder of Drums
Jul 9—Rockford, IL—Show of Shows
Jul 10—Madison, WI—Drums on Parade
Jul 11—Omaha, NE—Drums Across Nebraska
Jul 11—Lebanon, IL—DCI St. Louis
Jul 12—Overland Park, KS—Brass Impact
Jul 13—Sioux City, IA—DCI Morningside
Jul 13—Metamora, IL—Show of Shows-Metamora
Jul 14—Dubuque, IA—Music on the March
Jul 14—Wausau, WI—River City Rhapsody-Wausau
Jul 15—Rochester, MN—River City Rhapsody-Rochester
Jul 16—Minneapolis, MN—DCI Minnesota
Jul 17—Waukee, IA—Celebration in Brass
Jul 17—DeKalb, IL—Tour of Champions-North Illinois
Jul 18—El Dorado, KS—Drums Across Kansas presented by the City of El Dorado and Conventions and Visitors Bureau
Jul 18—Warrensburg, MO—Tour of Champions-Central Missouri
Jul 27—Oskaloosa, IA—Drum Corps Mid-America
Jul 29—Cedar Rapids, IA—Tournament of Drums
Jul 30—Troy, MI—Legends Drum Corps Invitational
Jul 30—Minneapolis Area, MN
Jul 31—Three Rivers, MI—Legends Drum Corps Open
Jul 31—Waukesha, WI—Show of Shows Waukesha
Aug 2—Ft. Wayne, IN—DCI Ft. Wayne
Aug 2—Centerville, OH—Soaring Sounds 37
Aug 2—Macomb, IL—DCI Western Illinois
Aug 3—Dixon, IL—Petunia City Brass
Aug 5—Forest City, IA—North Iowa Festival of Brass
Aug 6—Avon Lake, OH—Shoremen Brass Classic
Aug 6—Oregon, WI—Shadow Showcase
Aug 8—Massillon, OH—DCI Tour of Champions presented by the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival
Aug 8-9—Michigan City, IN—DCI Open Class World Championships
Aug 10—Indianapolis, IN—DCI Performers Showcase presented by System Blue
Aug 11-13—Indianapolis, IN—DCI World Championships (prelims presented by Earasers Musicians Earplugs)
Aug 13—Indianapolis, IN—SoundSport International Music and Food Festival

Parades
Jun 14—Benson, MN—Pioneerland Band Festival
Jun 26—Alexandria, MN—Vikingland Band Festival Parade Marching Championship

Tradeshows
Jun 2-4—Minneapolis, MN—CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium
Jun 27-Jul 2—Muncie, IN—Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha

Miscellaneous
Jun 25—Alexandria, MN—Minnesota Drum Corps Premiere

NORTHEAST

Drum Corps Associates
Jun 18—Wildwood, NJ—Cabs at the Beach
Jun 25—Lehman Township, PA—An Evening with the Corps
Jul 3—Pittsfield, MA—Precision and Pageantry
Jul 9—Clifton, NJ—Drum Corps Grand Prix
Jul 16—Nazareth, PA—Drum Corps: An American Tradition … DCA Edition
Jul 23—Bayonne, NJ—Tournament of Stars
Jul 24—Woodbridge, NJ—Bushwacker Invitational
Aug 6—Kingston, NY—March of Champions
Aug 7—Schuylerville, NY—Turning Point Invitational
Aug 13—Williamsport, PA—The Marching Millionaires DCA Invitational
Aug 20—Peckville, PA—Parade of Champions
Aug 20—Everett, MA—The Everett Drum and Bugle Corps Show
Aug 27—Reading, PA—Big Sounds in Motion
Sep 2-4—Rochester, NY—DCA Championship Weekend

Drum Corps International
Jun 28—Pittsburgh, PA—Innovations in Brass-Pittsburgh
Jun 30—Allentown, PA—Drum Corps: An American Tradition
Jul 1—Clifton, NJ—Drum Corps: An American Tradition
Jul 2—Chestnut Hill, MA—East Coast Classic
Jul 3—Lynn, MA—The Beanpot Invitational
Jul 5—Cranston, RI—Summer Music Preview
Jul 23—Manchester, NH— Fiesta de Musica
Jul 29—Sheffield, PA—Music on the Mountain
Aug 3—Pittsburgh, PA—DCI Pittsburgh presented by Three Rivers SUMMER MUSIC GAMES
Aug 4—Quincy, MA—CYO Nationals Tribute
Aug 4—Chester, PA—Tour of Champions, PPL Park
Aug 5—Johnsonburg, PA—A Blast in the Burg
Aug 5-6—Allentown, PA—DCI Eastern Classic
Aug 7—Rome, NY—Drums Along the Mohawk
Aug 7—Buffalo, NY—Tour of Champions-Buffalo
Aug 8—Erie, PA—Lake Erie Fanfare

Parades
Jul 4—Philadelphia, PA—Philadelphia Independence Day Parade

Tradeshows
May 19-20—Orono, ME—Maine MEA

SOUTH

Drum Corps Associates
Jul 2—Ijamsville, MD—Red, White, and Brass
Aug 6—Woodstock, GA—DCA Woodstock: Peace, Love, and Drum Corps
Aug 27—Hiram, GA—Southern Showdown

Drum Corps International
Jul 7—Chickasha, OK—DCI Central Oklahoma
Jul 8—Lexington, SC—CrownBEAT
Jul 9—Lakeland, FL—DCI Central Florida
Jul 11—Jupiter, FL—DCI Jupiter
Jul 12—Daytona Beach, FL—DCI Daytona Beach
Jul 15—Huntsville, AL—DCI North Alabama presented by U.S. Army Bands
Jul 16—Dallas, GA—Atlanta Brass Classic
Jul 16—Alexandria, KY—DCI Kentucky presented by DeMoulin Bros. and Co.
Jul 19—Bentonville, AR—Music on the Move
Jul 20—Broken Arrow, OK—Drums of Summer
Jul 21—Belton, TX—DCI Central Texas presented by Band Shoppe
Jul 21—Denton, TX—DCI Denton presented by The Cavaliers for Red River Thunder
Jul 22—Houston, TX— Tour of Champions-Texas, presented by THE exSIGHTment OF SOUND
Jul 23—San Antonio, TX—DCI Southwestern Championship presented by Fred J. Miller, Inc.
Jul 25—Lafayette, LA—Drums Across Cajun Field
Jul 25—Dallas, TX—DCI Dallas presented by North Texas Festival of Drums and Bugles
Jul 26—Mustang, OK—DCI in the Heartland
Jul 26—Biloxi, MS—Mississippi Sound Spectacular
Jul 27—Little Rock, AR—DCI Arkansas
Jul 27—Hattiesburg, MS—DCI Southern Mississippi
Jul 28—Birmingham, AL—DCI Birmingham
Jul 29—Opelika, AL—Alabama Sounds of Summer
Jul 29—Nashville, TN—The Masters of the Summer Music Games presented by Jupiter, Mapex, and Majestic
Jul 30—Atlanta, GA—The DCI Atlanta Southeastern Championship presented by Lone Star Percussion
Jul 31—Winston-Salem, NC—NightBEAT Tour of Champions
Aug 1—Salem, VA—WDBJ-7 Summer Music Games of Southwest Virginia
Aug 1—Charleston, WV—Drums Across the Tri-State
Aug 2—Annapolis, MD—Drum Corps: An American Tradition

Parades
May 21—Buckhannon, WV—West Virginia Strawberry Festival Grand Feature Parade
May 30—Washington, DC—National Memorial Day Parade
Jul 4—Washington, DC—National Independence Day Parade

Tradeshows
Jun 23-25—Nashville, TN—Summer NAMM
Jul 21-24—San Antonio, TX—Texas Bandmasters Association

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Lassiter High School

After 37 years as a band director (31 with a single band), Alfred L. Watkins retires from Lassiter High School. Here, he shares his philosophies ...