DCUK 2009 Venues, Class Structure & Costs Announced
Drum Corps United Kingdom are now pleased to advise that the venues for their 2009 contests will be:
Saturday 11th July – Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland (in association with IMBA)
Sunday 19th July – Victoria Park, Warrington
Sunday 6th September – Eastleigh Football Club, Eastleigh, Hampshire
and as already announced:
Saturday 19th September – 30th British Drum Corps Championships – Northwich Victoria FC
At all contests prior to Championships Finals (inc Championships Prelims) there will be one Open Class for all established Corps plus a Junior Class for feeder units to Open Class Corps. The Junior Class will also be open to new and emerging Corps (subject to certain conditions – contact for details).
At Championships Finals there will be 3 Classes:- Open Class, A Class, Junior Class
Following the Championships Prelims competition, ‘Open’ Corps will be split into two classes – ‘Open’ Class and ‘A’ Class. Details of how the split will be determined will be announced prior to the first contest of the season once all the registrations have been received and there is confirmation of how many Corps are competing in 2009 Championships.
As previously announced, DCUK will be operating a “pay as you play” system for 2009 and Corps will only pay for the shows they enter (including 2009 Championships). Details are available on the Registration Information Page at www.dcuk.org.uk