Will DCA be around in 5 years?


Will DCA be around in 5 years?  

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  1. 1. Will DCA be around in 5 years?

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44 minutes ago, ironlips said:

At one point we lived a few hundred yards from Belmont and I could hear his race calls in my backyard.

I always recognized echoes of Freddie in your own announcements at DCA shows and on the recordings. At one time, DCA had lots of photo finishes and dark horses. Not so much recently.

Wow... thank you for the compliment!!!!  Mr. Capossela was a living legend.

You're right about those photo finishes. Was involved in some during my time with Sun, up and down. It was more fun to be on the front end of that wire photo than on the back end.  LOL.

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DCA was formed 55 years ago by a handful of corps who understood that the American Legion was no longer meeting their needs. That scenario could repeat.  It would require vision, leadership and c

Excellent point.  For Minnesota corps, it costs us about $9K per charter bus (yes, per bus -- not total) to transport the corps members plus additional expenses of getting the trailer and equipment mo

I've not been on here for quite a while, but I've been following the discussion on this topic. I must agree with and bring up something Fran said: DCA had it's own vibe. He's right. I remember some DC

I dug this out because a respected DCA director posted on social media saying those worried about the future of DCA need not be, but no details or anything was posted, and the DCA website has no PR giving details...so does anyone know anything about the 13 remaining corps or any that may be trying to join ( or leave)?

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23 minutes ago, Jeff Ream said:

I dug this out because a respected DCA director posted on social media saying those worried about the future of DCA need not be, but no details or anything was posted, and the DCA website has no PR giving details...so does anyone know anything about the 13 remaining corps or any that may be trying to join ( or leave)?

“We’re cool... no details or questions but we’re cool”. 😬

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11 minutes ago, JimF-LowBari said:

“We’re cool... no details or questions but we’re cool”. 😬

Anybody who could be sharing anything is likely flying home from Atlanta today. Today's for buying DCI tickets, anyway.. Let's worry about DCA news tomorrow or Wednesday  :winky:

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33 minutes ago, grenadasmoothie said:

Anybody who could be sharing anything is likely flying home from Atlanta today. Today's for buying DCI tickets, anyway.. Let's worry about DCA news tomorrow or Wednesday  :winky:

It might snow here in Baltimore Wednesday. I'll save any other worries for after that. :tongue:

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52 minutes ago, grenadasmoothie said:

Anybody who could be sharing anything is likely flying home from Atlanta today. Today's for buying DCI tickets, anyway.. Let's worry about DCA news tomorrow or Wednesday  :winky:

kick the can down the curb. why not, it got us to less than 3000 paid at finals

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1 hour ago, grenadasmoothie said:

Anybody who could be sharing anything is likely flying home from Atlanta today. Today's for buying DCI tickets, anyway.. Let's worry about DCA news tomorrow or Wednesday  :winky:

But someone had time to share “no problems”....

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38 minutes ago, Jeff Ream said:

less than 3000 paid at finals

IMO those numbers reflect the current interest with all-age corps entertainment quality.

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11 minutes ago, Poppycock said:

IMO those numbers reflect the current interest with all-age corps entertainment quality.

it reflects a lot of things. especially a lack of marketing

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