Carolina Gold Declares DCA Open Class Status

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After winning the DCA World Championship in Class A in 2012, the Carolina Gold Drum & Bugle Corps of Greensboro, North Carolina formally announces that it will return to DCA OPEN CLASS competition in 2013.

Carolina Gold will present its 2013 field show entitled “Mission: Accepted”, a new take on the traditional secret agent theme featuring original compositions written by Rob Stein, Sean Combes, and Justin Mabry. Drill design will be by Charles Patton and Color Guard design by Drew Zellmer.

Visual Caption Head, Jordan Webb, along with Color Guard Caption Heads, Tracy Smith and Drew Zellmer return to the corps for 2013. New staff additions for the upcoming season include Tarvick Linder as Brass Caption Head and Tracy Wiggins as Percussion Caption Head.

The Corps last performed in DCA open class competition in 2006, its second consecutive year as a DCA Open Class Finalist. 2013 marks the tenth anniversary of Carolina Gold’s first appearance in DCA Open Class.

Carolina Gold has recently competed in DCA Class A from 2008 to 2012, appearing in DCA Championship Finals competition four of the last five years.

The Carolina Gold Drum & Bugle Corps will begin their competitive season at the DCA sanctioned “Sound of the South” competition hosted by the Shenandoah Sound Drum and Bugle Corps in Nokesville, VA on July 6th.

For more information, please contact Bob Callicutt, Public Relations Coordinator for Carolina Gold at brc031 [at] gmail [dot] com and/or Executive Director, Larry Harper at larryharper [at] gmail [dot] com

Posted by on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013. Filed under Current News, DCA News, FrontPage Feature.