Legends Drum Corps May Rehearsal Weekend
May 25-27, 2018 - Full Corps Rehearsal Weekend


Lakeview Middle School

300 28th St S

Battle Creek, MI 49015

Registration Process

CONTRACTED MEMBERS - follow the steps and deadlines in your contract email.

​​If you have any questions please contact:

Allison Patrick, Director of Administration

Friday, May 25

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
12:30 a.m.  Lights Out

Saturday, May 26

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
12:00 a.m.  Lights Out

Sunday, May 27

8:00 a.m.  Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  Morning Block (3.5)
12:30 p.m.  Lunch
2:00 p.m.  Tour Meeting (parents are encouraged to attend)
3:00 p.m.


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, Water Bottle
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
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 2018 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee. 

​Battery – Snares, tenors, and basses - bring a drum, stand, and harness.  Cymbals, bring  a 19" pair.  Bring your own sticks for the drum that you would like to be on and a drum pad.  Bring a notebook to take notes in.   You may or may not be asked to use your personal equipment.  Bring a portable music stand if able.  Bring a copy of the 2018 Audition materials. Audition materials are available via electronic download upon submission of your audition fee. 

Front Line –  Keyboard applicants should bring 2 pairs of keyboard mallets, sticks, and a drum pad.  Auxiliary, timpani, 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 2018 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, if you are interested in spinning weapon. 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 Conductors/Drum Major should bring the following: pair of white gloves, metronome, copy of 2018 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 and in a plastic ziploc bag.  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 

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Our official hashtag for the 2018 season is #LegendsDBC18

Volunteer Info
For those that are interested in volunteering during the May Rehearsal weekend, visit our 
volunteer page for more details on how you can support the drum corps. Our primary need of support during Rehearsal Weekends is food prep and serving.  Additional projects typically arise at each weekend.  If you have questions about volunteering, please contact Val Glasscock, Volunteer Coordinator at val@legendspaa.org