See what’s in the August 9, 2002 issue of DCW!

DCI Championships edition

2002 Contest Schedule
Find out when your favorite corps will be in your area!

Get the latest scores for all your favorite corps!

Cavaliers nip Cadets at dome show in Indianapolis
Coverage of the July 27 show in Indianapolis, IN

Empire Statesmen, Spartans top senior/junior contest
Coverage of the July 27 show in Rochester, NY, from a drum corps mom’s perspective

Bitter promoted to DCW editor
Kelly Bitter has been promoted from assistant editor to editor of Drum Corps World.

The Amazing World of Drum Corps
Brian Tolmann’s column of little-known facts about drum corps

What were you doing the week of August 16-20, 1972?
Publisher Steve Vickers shares his memories of the DCI Championships in Whitewater, WI.

Remembering an old friend
Photos of the Spectacle City Mariners from Greendale, WI, who were popular during the late 1960s and early ’70s.

RAMD spectator and DCW reader poll
Results from week seven of this fan poll.

Jim Centorino to release new compact disc
His fifth album, “Three Dreams” is scheduled for release this year.

He said, she said
Mitzi and Roger Ellis share their experiences marching with the Erie Thuderbirds senior corps in Pennsylvania

Skin cancer presents danger for corps members
Tom Tufaro takes a look at the importance of wearing sunscreen for drum corps members.

Seven Comments on page six
Columnist Lee Rudnicki shares his views on drum corps.

Brigs roll to another victory in New Jersey
Coverage of the July 27 show in Somerdale, NJ

Cavies win again at ‘Masters of the Summer Music Games’
Coverage of the July 26 show in Murfreesboro, TN

An interview with Jeff Fiedler, director of The Cavaliers
DCW’s Ian Scaife talks with Jeff Fiedler about his early days in drum corps and his involvement with The Cavaliers.

Crossmen win Midwestern prelims, four advance to finals
Coverage of the July 27 prelims show in Indianapolis, IN

Blue Devils, Capital Regiment, Marion Cadets soar in Ohio
Coverage of the July 28 show in Centerville, OH

It’s a fact!
Don Daber’s comic based on facts from “A History of Drum and Bugle Corps.”

Important information about DCI Championships
Details about finals week in Madison, including what not to bring, where to park and more.

How the first DCI Championships was won
The story of the 1972 Anaheim Kingsmen

2-3 Forum
Columnist Michael Carlson provides updates on the division II/III corps.

An interview with Tom Blair
DCW’s Michael Wetzel talks with DCI’s TV, video and DVD producer about the “Legacy Collection” DVDs.

“Visual”izing drill designs — Planar Analysis of DCI in 2001
Independent researcher Stuart Rice provides his analysis of DCI’s top six.

The Cavaliers remain undefeated, Crown beats Spirit in Georgia
Coverage of the July 24 show in Kennesaw, GA

The Mighty Tick
Jeff Davis analyzes how DCI Championship scores in the 1970s would have changed with the removal of the “subjective” categories.

The Cadets top corps field at Mississippi DCI competition
Coverage of the July 23 show in Pascagoula, MS

Spartans and Taipei Yuehfu take honors at ‘Garden State Open’
Coverage of the July 27 show in Wayne, NJ

Boston tops ‘Drums on the Ohio’
Coverage of the July 25 show in Evansville, IN

A new fan’s guide to drum corps — part 3
Andrew Wheeler explains the changes that have taken place in drum corps shows over the years.