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1 hour ago, DCP NewsFeed said:

The gang’s all here as Cadets alumnus Rick Wygant joins Nikki, Jeff Ream, and Fossil Chops to talk about the recent bankruptcy declaration by DCI’s oldest corps, The Cadets. We want to hear YOUR voices – call our submission line at 913-390-3190 and leave your best 2-3 minute take. You can use your real name […]

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So who now is the oldest active corps?  Boston, Cavaliers, someone else? 

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14 minutes ago, greg_orangecounty said:

So who now is the oldest active corps?  Boston, Cavaliers, someone else? 

Cavaliers have been active since 1948. I'm not sure if any others have been "Active" more than 75+years.

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33 minutes ago, greg_orangecounty said:

So who now is the oldest active corps?  Boston, Cavaliers, someone else? 

The Madison Scouts are so old that they forgot they existed prior to 1938.  Evidence of their activity in 1920 was just recently brought to light.

On the all-age side, the St. Peter Govenaires go back to the late 1920s.

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I think the current oldest WC drum corps is Madison Scouts (1938). Not sure if there were any inactive years for Madison but in terms of the year they were founded they would be the oldest now. 

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Very nice podcast to all involved. Well done, insightful, and respectful. I enjoyed listening to that. 

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Another oldie.  But long dead. 
The Norwood Park Drum and Bugle Corps was formed in 1928 by William Widmayer, who was their director and first instructor. The corps was a community-based parade corps, located on the northwest side of Chicago. The corps was one of 14 started by Widmayer at the request of local community 

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4 hours ago, Barneveld said:

Madison - 1938

Boston - 1940

Governaires 1927

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3 hours ago, jwillis35 said:

Very nice podcast to all involved. Well done, insightful, and respectful. I enjoyed listening to that. 

Thanks!

yeah this wasn't the kind of topic our usual snarkfest was made for. we like to bust ###, but losing an icon...yeah, we aren't bashing that

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