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The Cadets is one of the world's oldest and most honored continually operating drum and bugle corps with members ages 16 to 22 from all over the country and world. The corps was founded in Garfield, N.J. in 1934 as the Holy Name Cadets and has won 10 American Legion National Championships and 10 Drum Corps International World Championships. The Cadets travel an average of 15,000 miles nationwide each summer, competing and performing for hundreds of thousands of fans.

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   is a regionally performing drum and bugle corps made up of approximately 128 young men and women ages 16 to 25 that competes in the Drum Corps Associates circuit. Founded in 2012 as a weekend-only alternative to the 10-time DCI World Champion Cadets nationally touring ensemble, Cadets 2 maintains The Cadets' standard of excellence while offering a more time- and cost- effective drum corps experience to young people in and around the Lehigh Valley.

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USBands  serves as a competitive circuit for scholastic music programs nationwide, providing world-class performance venues and the best adjudication to tens of thousands of students. Each year, over 700 scholastic ensembles participate in 150 USBands-sanctioned events. The organization is divided into three seasonal departments: USBands Fall for competitive marching band, USBands Winter for competitive indoor color guard and percussion, and USBands Concert for symphonic festivals.

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  offers low-cost, comprehensive dance education to Allentown youth ages 6 to 22. Class offerings include ballet, jazz, hip-hop and contemporary/modern dance. Xcape aims to inspire and motivate students while fostering an appreciation for the arts. Instructors provide a fun and nurturing environment where students of all personalities and backgrounds can explore their creativity while learning valuable life skills such as teamwork, self discipline and work ethic.

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2017 Pennsylvania State Championship Announcement

The team at USBands excited to announce a brand new venue for the 2017 Pennsylvania State Championship. The event will be held at Lincoln University Stadium in Lincoln University, PA on October 28, 2017.

"We are super excited to add a new venue to the mix this year," said USBands Director, Steve Petzinger. "USBands is proud to be partnering with Lincoln University and look forward to a wonderful event this year and in years to come!"

The Pennsylvania State Championships have nearly doubled in size since 2013, with 26 competing bands in 2016. The 2017 event will be the first of its kind held at Lincoln University. The home of the lions, Lincoln University is a Division II member of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and the Eastern College Athletic Conference. 

This year, the event will grow even more with 50 bands competing for the title of USBands Pennsylvania State Champions. To register for this event or for any of our other great events, please email us at .


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