Many Bases To Cover To Grab Big Event

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The Drum Corps Associates World Championships will be held in Rochester over Labor Day weekend at the new PAETEC Park in both 2006 and 2007. It is estimated that in each of the two years, the event will bring 20,000 people into our community and generate $11 million for the local economy. The Empire Statesmen Drum Corps, Rochester’s very own five-time World Champions, will play host to this prestigious competition — the largest Rochester event in terms of drawing outside dollars and people since the Ryder Cup in 1995.

How did Rochester land this entertainment and economic powerhouse?

As chairman of the 2006 and 2007 Drum Corps Associates World Championships, I can explain.

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Posted by on Thursday, June 8th, 2006. Filed under DCA News.