Bidding Farewell To Rochester

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In what promises to be an exciting close to the DCA 2017, the competition between the top corps is reaching its most exciting level in recent years. It is bitter sweet as we prepare to leave Rochester, NY which has become so familiar to many. The city of Rochester has played host for our championship weekend event for the nineteenth time which is more than any other city in DCA’s long history! Scranton, Allentown, Annapolis, Syracuse and Bridgeport are just a few other cities who have hosted the event over the decades, but nowhere near the amount that the city of Rochester has. It all began when Rochester played host for Championships in 1968 thru 1971 and were back again in 1973 thru 1976. After a one year return in 1996, Rochester played host from 2006 thru 2011. Finally, the city hosted from 2014 thru this year’s Championships at Capelli Sports Stadium. The Reading Buccaneers were crowned champions in 1968 the very first year we were in Rochester. Will they do it again in our last year in Rochester? Only time will tell…..

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Posted by on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017. Filed under Current News, DCA News.