Contest Schedule

Hall Of Fame Members




2017 (Announcement)

JOE FITZPATRICK
For his unique contribution to the artistic and administrative development of DCUK, whilst also influencing the interpretation of competitive adjudication

JOHN JOHNSON
For his vision, leadership and founding of the Drum Corps activity in the UK
MARK MAYES
In recognition of the unique contribution he has made to shape the artistic direction of the Drum Corps activity in the UK

 

The original vehicle for recognising the great work of individuals and their contributions to the UK activity was the DCUK Fellowship which began in 1985 and 18 people were inducted. These eighteen people, list below, were automatically inducted into the DCUK Hall of Fame in the summer of 2017

2012

NIGEL BROWN
In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Drum Corps activity in the UK as an Administrator, Trustee and Judge, in particular for his service as Treasurer of MPAUK and DCUK.

ROB SWINDELLS
For his outstanding contribution to the British Drum Corps activity for over 20 years as Instructor, writer, Director and judge, he has also served on the Board of Trustees, and helped with both drum corps and winter guard contests, he has also been instrumental in spreading the British activity to Europe and the United States. 

2005

DOUGLAS CALDWELL
For his outstanding contribution to the marching band activity - contributing to various corps, to judging, and being a willing participant behind the scenes with training events and helping at contests 

2004

JOHN SWINDELLS
For his outstanding contribution to the marching band activity - 40 years as bandmaster/corps director of Kidsgrove Scouts, 10 years as DCUK Trustee and many years helping staff both Winterguard and Corps finals. 

2002

IAN LYALL
For his contribution and commitment to the drum corps activity through Chairman of the Judges Association and previous instructing.
DIANE SUETT
For her contribution to judging within DCUK over the past 22 years.

ALAN THOMPSON
In recognition of his continuous contribution to both the Drum Corps and Winterguard activity, more latterly with the development of Winter Guard United Kingdom

2000

KEITH MANN
In recognition to his contribution and commitment to the Drum Corps activity in the United Kingdom

MIKE NEWMAN
For his tireless contribution to and support of both the Drum Corps activity as a whole and DCUK in particular.

1999

VERONICA HOPE
In recognition of the outstanding service given to the Drum Corps movement in the UK.

1998

GLYN BOYINGTON
For his services and contribution to DCUK as Treasurer over the past 7 years
MICK MOSS
For his contribution to the Drum Corps activity over the past 45 years.


1997 
MARK GUTTERIDGE
For his continuous contribution to DCUK activities, the DCUK Board and his leadership of Individuals/Ensembles competitions over the past years.

1996 
IVAN BALCHIN
For his contribution to Judging
BOB HEWLETT
For his services to Drum Corps in the south west and as editor of the British Drum Corps News and the 1995 & 1996 Yearbooks

1995

CHRIS GIBBS
For his services to the DCUK Winterguard activity in the UK

RUSSELL MALLEY
For services to Judging and to the Board
ROGER STEELE
For services to the activity as Vice Chairman of the Board for 5 years


 

 

 

 
 
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