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Participating Corps 2018 DCE European Championships announced 


Press Release by the new Drum Corps Europe

The registration period for the 2018 DCE European Championships has been closed. The following Corps have registered:

Premier Class:
Beeches – Birmingham – GB
Blue Diamonds – Nienhagen – D
Cadence – Surrey – GB
Inbhear Mor – Arklow – Ir
Jubal – Dordrecht – NL
Juliana – Middelburg – NL
Kadoudal – Quiberon – F
Kidsgrove Scouts – Kidsgrove – GB
Liberty – Northampton – GB
Showband Spirit of ’52 – Rastede – D
Showband Calypso – Zwevegem – B
Starriders – Bad Mόnder – D
The Company – Chesterfield – GB
Vikings – Dublin – Ir
Wφlper Lφwen – Neustadt – D

Junior Class:
Diamond Cadets – Nienhagen – D
Johan Friso – Middelburg - NL
Jong Holland Junioren – Zwijndrecht – NL
Jong Jubal – Dordrecht – NL

Unfortunately this edition will miss Beatrix and Jong Beatrix from Hilversum, Netherlands. The corps decided not to compete for a while and focus on paid performances. 

Due to lack of brass players, Unity from Bosson – Besana, Italy is not able to compete this season. 

Finally Jong Holland from Zwijndrecht, Netherlands, also decided not to compete this year.

Back on the field are Kadoudal from Quiberon, France, who celebrate their 10th anniversary and Showband Calypso from Zwevegem, Belgium.

The Championships will be held in the Parkstad Limburg stadium, Kerkrade, on Saturday September 29th 2018. The timetable and program for the day will follow later this year.

It is expected that ticket sales will start around April 1st.

More information will follow soon!

2nd March 2018



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