Drum Corps World will be available at European Championships

Steve Vickers

Single copies of the August 31 post-DCI edition of Drum Corps World will be available at the September 24 Drum Corps Europe Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Peter Jan de Werk, a writer for Drum Corps World, will be selling copies at the Color Guard Nederland souvenir and information table during the European event that will showcase drum and bugle corps from the United Kingdom, Holland, Germany, Sweden and Belgium. CGN runs the winter color guard, percussion and individual/ensemble events in The Netherlands.

At the Rotterdam show, open class groups will include: Jubal (Holland); Wölper Löwen (Germany); Northern Star (United Kingdom)p; DAP (Holland); Beatrix (Holland); Stormarn Magic (Germany); Jong-Holland (Holland); Federatieband (Holland); Juliana (Holland); Kidsgrove Scouts (United Kingdom);
and Starriders (Germany).

The cadet class entrants are: Jong Avalance (Holland); Showband Kids (Holland); Jong Jubal (Holland); and Jong Beatrix (Holland).

Class A groups include: Red Stars (Germany); Excelsior (Holland); JFB (Holland); Willem Eggert (Holland); Strängnäs (Sweden); and Distant Thunder (United Kingdom).

In the percussion class, Göteborg (Sweden); Harpe Davids (Holland); Blue Lions (Germany); DrumSpirit (Belgium); and Rhythm Stars (Holland) will compete.

The two British championships — Drum Corps United Kingdom, October 1 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire; and the British Youth Band Association, October 8 in Coventry, Warwickshire — as well as the September 24 European championships will be reported in Drum Corps World’s October and November editions, along with the Drum Corps Germany Championships, held September 17 in Hameln, Germany.