In The News: Show On The Road

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Road trips are an exciting rite of passage, but few take that journey on coach buses with 100 of their closest friends. In between rehearsals, the members of the Spartans Drum & Bugle Corps are packing up their suitcases along with their instruments in preparation for a two-week tour of the West Coast, culminating with competition in the Drum Corps International Championships in Pasadena, Calif.

Staged on football fields and exemplifying the highest level of precision and discipline, DCI is the Super Bowl of drum corps.

That means the Spartans have become a dynasty of sorts at this competition, appearing in the finals the last five years in a row and coveting three Division II World Championships, the most recent in 2004.

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Posted by on Saturday, July 28th, 2007. Filed under DCI World.