Drum Corps Japan Announces 2008-09 Season Schedule
Drum Corps Japan, Japan’s sole drum & bugle corps organization, has posted its schedule for the 2008-2009 competitive season.
Opening the season will be its Drum Corps Preview show at Kawasaki Kyujo (www.kawasaki-kyujyo.co.jp) in Kanagawa Prefecture, featuring six drum & bugle corps from around the Kanto (eastern) region in exhibition. On November 2, competition kicks off at the Tokyo Open at Ohta Stadium in Tokyo Prefecture. Finally, on January 11, 2009, the All-Japan Championships, featuring drum & bugle corps form all over Japan as well as other bell-front only marching bands, will once again take place at Ajinomoto Stadium (www.ajinomotostadium.com), home of the F.C. Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy professional soccer clubs.
Drum Corps Japan has served Japan’s drum & bugle corps activity for over 10 years and is the only marching circuit in Japan to host events in outdoor arenas.
Drum Corps Preview
Sunday, August 24, 2008
Kawasaki Kyujo – Kawasaki City
Sunday, November 2, 2008
Ohta Stadium – Tokyo
Sunday, January 11, 2009
Ajinomoto Stadium – Chofu City