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The Cadets win 10th DCI World Championships

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For the tenth time in the organization’s history, the Cadets can again call themselves World Champions. The corps proved that “Between Angles and Demons” lies a corps with unparalleled talent and dedication, earning a score of 98.35 and the 2011 World Championship title on Friday, Aug. 14, at the Drum Corps International Finals.

“It was the best performance I’ve ever seen in Finals, by far, in 29 years,” said Cadets director George Hopkins. “If you can get the audience to stand up for two minutes at the end, I don’t know what else you can do.”

“It was so electric in here when the corps members were performing,” said Cadets brass caption supervisor Gino Cipriani. “I’ve never seen them feel the way they felt when they came off the field. They worked so hard and they deserve everything they have; I was very happy for them.”

The 77-year old corps also earned two caption awards, which are determined by averaging the scores in each area from the Prelims, Semifinals, and Finals; the Donald Angelica Best General Effect Award and the Best Visual Performance Award went to the Cadets, reflecting the stunning visuals the corps created by clothing half the corps in maroon uniforms—the “demons”—and half in cream uniforms—the “angels.”

Read the full news story on the DCI website here

View the ‎2011 World Championship Finale Montage on YouTube 

15th August 2011



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