FAN GUIDE: The Three 'C' Double Play Season Opener

What you need to know: Schedule, Tickets, Parking & More!

The Cavaliers will perform in The Three 'C' Double Play Season Opener!

Fans making the trip to Allentown, Pa., for the first Drum Corps – An American Tradition show of the season have more than just fabulous drum corps to enjoy. As part of the evening’s excitement, the team at Youth Education in the Arts has added a fresh and unique approach to the first event of the season that includes a question/answer session with the creative teams, a meet and greet with the corps’ directors, special recognition to America’s service members and a massive three-corps hornline for the grand finale!

The Three ‘C’ Double Play Season Opener starts at 8:03 p.m., as the three C’s – Carolina Crown, the Cavaliers, and The Cadets – unveil their 2010 productions!  null

Adding in a twist to the format – they do it twice during the evening with both scores averaged to determine a winner!

Gates to J. Birney Crum Stadium will open at 7 p.m. Come early and meet the directors of Carolina Crown, the Cavaliers, and The Cadets. Stroll and shop in the marketplace for the season’s newest looks, enjoy the talent of the Lehigh Valley Youth Drumline, and catch up with old friends as the 2010 season finally gets underway! 


  • Corps’ director’s Meet & Greet at Gate 1 from 7-8 p.m.
  • Pick the Creative Team’s brains! Question/Answer session mid-way through the show
  • Marching marketplace – Shop each corps’ store on wheels and pick up the newest gear
  • Recognition of America’s service members and honors to former Cadets who also served their country through the Cadets Hall of Honored Veterans
  • Lehigh Valley Youth Drumline pre-show marketplace performances
  • A double dose of The Cadets performing ‘Toy Souldier,’ The Cavaliers performing ‘Mad World,’ and Carolina Crown presenting ‘A Second Chance’
  • The grand finale – three World Class hornlines on the field performing together for a fantastic season-launching experience!


4 p.m. - Ticket Booth Opens
7 p.m. - Gates Open
7-8 p.m. – Meet the Directors at Gate 1
8:03 p.m.  – The Cavaliers
8:23 p.m.  – Carolina Crown
8:43 p.m.  – The Cadets
The Cadets Hall of Honored Veterans Presentation
Mid-Way Q&A with the Creative Teams
9:48 p.m. – Carolina Crown
10:08 p.m. – The Cadets
10:28 p.m. – The Cavaliers
10:55 p.m. – Awards and The Grand Finale Three-Corps Hornline!


Tickets for Drum Corps – An American Tradition remain available and will be for sale at the entrance gate beginning at 4 p.m.


Half-price admission tickets for veterans, active duty, military dependents and Lehigh Valley residents! Just show an ID at the ticket gate!

Children under 12 are admitted free. 

Tickets purchased online will be picked up at Will Call at Gate 1.



Gate 1(Lower): Will Call and Ticket Purchase (Located at Linden and 19th St.)

Gate 3 (Upper): Handicap parking and entrance, ticket purchase (Located at Turner and 22nd St.)


J. Birney Crum Stadium is located at Linden St at 19th St., Allentown, Pa.

North/East/West of Allentown: Take Route 22, exiting at 15th St. Proceed south towards town for approximately 1-1/2 miles past Trexler Middle School (left) and the Armory (right) to Linden St. Turn right onto Linden and proceed past William Allen High School. J. Birney Crum Stadium is on the right at the bottom of the hill.

East/South of Allentown: Take I-78 Westbound to Exit 55 (Cedar Crest Boulevard). Make right at bottom of ramp. Follow to the second traffic light (Hamilton Boulevard) (Perkins Restaurant will be on your left hand side) and make a right. Follow Hamilton approximately 2 miles to 19th Street and turn left. Follow one block to Linden Street and turn left. J. Birney Crum Stadium will be on your right

West of Allentown: Take I-78 Eastbound to Exit 54 (Hamilton Boulevard). Make left at bottom of ramp. Follow Hamilton approximately 3-4 miles to 19th Street and turn left. Follow one block to Linden Street and turn left. J. Birney Crum Stadium will be on your right.


Spectator parking is on residential streets surrounding the stadium and also in the park on Hamilton St. Gate 1 (lower) and Gate 3 (upper) will be open for admission to the stadium Handicap parking is located near Gate 3 on Turner St.


All the legendary, delicious favorites available through J. Birney Crum Stadium.





Drum Corps – An American Tradition is one of five YEA!-sponsored drum corps shows this summer!

Join us this summer at the following shows:

June 29 – College of New Jersey, Ewing, N.J.
July 6 – Chambersburg High School, Chambersburg, Pa.
Aug. 5 – West Chester University, West Chester, Pa.
Aug. 8 – Clifton Stadium, Clifton, N.J.

Drum Corps – An American Tradition ticket and show information.


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