Legends Drum Corps May Full Corps Rehearsal Weekend
May 24-26, 2019


Lakeview HIGH School

15060 Helmer Rd S
​Battle Creek, MI 49015

Park in Lot B. Enter building through main entrance. 

Registration Process

Complete following items. These are all required before participation is allowed at auditions. Best to register in advance to receive access to audition materials to prepare and paperwork to complete prior to registration.

1.  Follow the steps indicated on the Join 2019 page.  This includes submitting your registration form and fee and audition fee.  2019 materials are available via an electronic download upon receipt of your registration form and payment and audition fee payment. 

  *Registration/Audition Fees must be paid at or before registration for participation to be allowed. Registration/Audition Fees are non-refundable.​

2.  Submit your 2019 Legends Drum Corps Questionnaire.  This will be emailed to you to complete electronically after you submit your registration form and payment and audition fee payment.  All applicants are required to complete this before participating in auditions. 

​​If you have any questions please contact:

Allison Patrick, Director of Administration

Friday, May 24

7:00 p.m.


  Please try not to arrive earlier than 6:45 p.m.                                             

8:30 p.m.  Full Corps Meeting
9:00 p.m.  Evening Block (2.5)
11:30 p.m.  Snack
12:45 a.m.  Lights Out

Saturday, May 25

8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  Morning Block (4)

1:00 p.m.


2:00 p.m.  Afternoon Block (4)
6:00 p.m.  Dinner
7:00 p.m.  Evening Block (4)
11:00 p.m.  Snack
12:15 a.m.  Lights Out

Sunday, May 26

8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  Morning Block (4)

11:30 a.m.

  Tour Meeting for Parents

      - Q&A session, Volunteer Needs, How to support Legends this season

      - We will live stream this meeting in the Parent Facebook page for those unable to attend  

1:00 p.m.  Closing Meeting/Lunch


  ​Dismissed as respective duties are wrapped up

What to Bring
Here is a suggested list of items that you should plan on bringing to camp:

Sleeping Bag/Pillow or full size air mattress (preferred size), no sharing
NO cots will be allowed
Bath Towel, 1 Gallon Water Jug
Toiletries - shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, etc.
Backpack, for transporting items needed for rehearsal
Comfortable clothes (t-shirts, shorts, sweatpants, warmups) - no jeans will be allowed for rehearsal
Athletic shoes (good pair) - no sandals/dress shoes will be allowed for rehearsal
Sweatshirt - for temperature comfort, if necessary

Section Specifics
Brass – please bring your own instrument and mouthpiece.  Marching tubas only, no sousaphones.  Bari/Euph applicants, we use large bore mouthpieces for Legends instruments.  White Cotton gloves will be required for rehearsals and are available for purchase at registration.  $3 per pair.  Refer to your packet for other specifics for the audition weekend.  You may bring and use your concert instrument for your individual audition only, if you feel more comfortable to demonstrate your musical abilities. Marching instruments will be used for all other aspects of the camp.  Bring a portable music stand if able.  Bring a copy of the 2019 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee. 

​​Battery – no need to bring a drum, carrier, or drum stand. We will have drums, carriers, and stands for all sections and we will also have cymbals.  Bring your own sticks and a drum pad.  Bring a notebook to take notes in.  Bring a portable music stand if able.  Bring a copy of the 2019 Audition materials. 

Front Line –  Keyboard applicants should bring 2 pairs of keyboard mallets, sticks, and a drum pad.  Auxiliary, drum set, and synth applicants should bring sticks, and drum pad.  Bring a portable music stand if able.  Bring a notebook to take notes in. Bring a copy of the 2019 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee. 

​Color Guard – Please bring guard gloves, a 6’ pole with a solid color flag, and a 36” rifle and sabre (or 39” is acceptable, as well) if you are interested in spinning weapon. We spin 37.5” rifle at Legends and will have some available at camp to use. If you have access to a 37.5”, bring that. Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing, and refrain from wearing clothes that cover your feet or ankles. We require you to wear all black on Sunday of the audition camp for small groups. Make sure your hair is pulled back throughout the weekend.

Field Conductor and Drum Major – Bring the following: pair of white gloves, metronome, copy of 2019 Audition materials (preferably in a binder), mp3s in materials folder on a playback device (phone is ok), pencil, and headphones.

Other Info

All prescription and over the counter medications will need to be checked in at registration.  Prescription medications must be brought in its prescribed container with the participant’s name on the container. Put this in a clear ziploc bag with your first and last name on it.  No participant should be carrying any over the counter medicine.  We need to monitor anything that is dispensed.  All medication will be available for pick up upon dismissal. 

Apparel During Auditions/Camp Weekends
Please refrain from wearing other corps apparel during the audition weekend.

Social Media/Video
No video of auditions, rehearsal or performances should be posted without the authorization of Legends. This policy is in effect to protect the interest of copyright and Legends.

Facebook - Visit and “like” the Legends Drum & Bugle Corps page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/legendsdrumandbuglecorps.  

Twitter - Follow us on Twitter 

Instagram - Follow us on Instagram at
Legends PAA

Our official hashtag for the 2019 season is #LegendsDBC19

Volunteer Info & Food Donation Wish List
For those that are interested in volunteering during the May Camp weekend, or would like to make a food donation, visit our 
volunteer page for more details on how you can support the drum corps.  Our primary need of support during Audition and Rehearsal Weekends is food prep and serving.  Additional projects typically arise at each weekend.  If you have questions about volunteering, please contact Ibe Sodawalla, Executive Director/CEO at ibe@legendspaa.org