2011 DCI Rules Change Proposal Results
Drum Corps International instructors, designers, judges and directors considered three rules proposals at DCI?s Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Jan. 21-22. With few proposals on the docket, it was a quick and tidy affair, in contrast to some gatherings in recent years.
The proposal to allow for vocal categories at the DCI Individual & Ensemble competition passed unanimously by the 22 voting World Class corps in attendance. Submitted by Tim Rall, Director of the Open Class 7th Regiment and Tom Spataro, Executive Director of the Boston Crusaders, the proposal was the brainchild of Christina Mavroudis, writer for both DCI.org and Drum Corps World. After learning the proposal was approved, Mavroudis said, ?I’m extremely excited this passed, but more than anything I?m excited for the performers who have waited for this opportunity to show their true vocal talent in front of their peers.?
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