Cadets2 to Host DCA Competition in Nazareth on July 15

Cadets2, the current defending DCA World Champions, will return for the second consecutive year to Andrew Leh Stadium on the campus of Nazareth Area High School in Nazareth, PA on July 15 for Drum Corps: An American Tradition DCA Edition and a mid-seaon showcase of top all-age corps performances. 

George Hopkins, co-Director of Cadets2 and CEO of Youth Education in the Arts, a parent organization of Cadets2 said in announcing the event, "Nazareth was an ideal setting for our first DCA event in 2016 and we're happy to return for what we hope will be an annual tradition. Nazareth has an amazing musical tradition and their parents are fantastic partners in organizing and managing the event. We look forward to providing the corps, the judges and especially the fans with a great show!"

Four of the top five finishers at DCA's World Championships will be in competition on July 15. In addition to Cadets2 will be the Reading Buccaneers from near-by Reading, PA, the Hawthorne Caballeros from Hawthorne, NJ and Fusion Core from Morris County, NJ. Also featured will be the Sunrisers from Long Island, NY and the Bushwhackers from Princeton, NJ. Rounding out the line-up are the crowd-favorite Hawthorne Caballeros Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps.

Tickets are available for the Drum Corps: An American Tradition DCA Edition at or by calling 610.821.0345 ext 125. VIP tickets including center, high seating, VIP parking and a complementary program book are $40; Reserved seats between the 40 yard lines are $25 and Valued Reserve seats outside the 40 yard lines are $15.