The Spectator Side: West Chester

Everything you need to know if you're coming to the West Chester show!

As the corps make their way down the homestretch, the competition couldn't be any closer. It's DCI at its best, and the action is coming to Drum Corps: An American Tradition in West Chester, Pa. this Wednesday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m.! 

Not only are The Cadets and Carolina Crown locked in a close race, but so are the Madison Scouts and The Cavaliers. Add in local favorites the Crossmen and Jersey Surf, plus a special exhibition by the Reilly Raiders, and we've got an awesome mid-week drum corps show!

Here's all the info you could need to have a great experience at this event!


Event Information

Show Schedule                       Weather Forecast

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013
6:30 p.m.       Gates Open
7:30 p.m.       Welcome, National Anthem
7:38 p.m.       Jersey Surf
7:55 p.m.       Crossmen
8:12 p.m.       Madison Scouts
8:29 p.m.       The Cavaliers
8:46 p.m.       Intermission
9:10 p.m.       Carolina Crown
9:27 p.m.       The Cadets
9:44 p.m.       Reilly Raiders Alumni Corps
10:00 p.m.     Award Ceremony
                                                                       Sunset: 8:17 p.m.
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Parking & Event Flow

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The Spectator Entrance will be located beneath in the center of the home stands, as indicated by "Tickets" on this map.

Concessions will be located beneath the home stands.

The souvenir marketplace is indicated on the right side of the map above.


Judge Panel

Chief Judge & Colorguard: Marie Czapinski
GE Music: Wayne Dillon
GE Visual: Sal Adamo
Music Analyis: Daniel Bryan
Music Brass: Marc Hoskins
Music Percussion: Gifford Howarth
Visual Analysis: Bret Mascaro
Visual Proficiency: Christopher Moss


Tickets
*Ticket prices will increase by $5 on the day of the event. Any tickets purchased after 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2013 will be held at Will Call for pick-up at the show.

VIP: SOLD OUT
Premium: SOLD OUT
Reserved: $28 ($33 at the gate)
Value Reserved: $18 ($23 at the gate)

Order your seats here and save $5 per ticket off the gate price!

Great seats are still available, but only for a limited time. Tickets are selling fast in the Premium and Reserved Sections!


Corps Housing Sites

Want to catch your favorite corps' rehearsal before heading to the show? Here are the housing locations for each of the night's performing corps:

The Cadets
Hempfield HS
200 Stanley Ave.
Landisville, PA 17538
View our schedule

Carolina Crown
Francis D Raub MS
102 S St Cloud St.
Allentown, PA 18104

Madison Scouts
Haverford HS
200 Mill Rd.
Havertown, PA 19083

The Cavaliers
Appoquinimink HS
1080 Bunker Hill Rd.
Middletown, DE 19709

Crossmen
Bohemia Manor MS
2757 Augustine Herman Hwy.
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Jersey Surf
Kennett HS
100 E. South St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348


Directions

Farrell Field at West Chester University
875 South New St.
West Chester, PA 19383

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From Philadelphia  
Take Schuykill Expressway (Rt. 76 West) to Exit 26B.  Follow Rt. 202 South for approximately 20 minutes.  Take High Street exit to Rosedale Avenue and turn left, then proceed to South New Street and turn left.  OR, take West Chester Pike (Rt. 3 West) to Rt. 202 South by-pass to High Street exit to Rosedale Avenue and turn left, then proceed to South New Street and turn left. 

From Western Pennsylvania (PA turnpike)
Take Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 23 Downingtown/West Chester.  Follow signs to for Rt. 100 South.  Take Pottstown Pike exit and this will become High St. in the Borough of West Chester.  Stay on High St. and turn right onto Rosedale Avenue then proceed to South New Street and turn left.

From New Jersey Turnpike (North or South)
Take Exit 6 for Pennsylvania Turnpike.  Follow Pennsylvania turnpike west for approximately 35 miles and take Exit 24, Valley Forge.  Go about ¼ mile to second exit, 26 to Rt. 202 South.  Merge left twice on Rt. 202 South and continue for approximately 20 minutes and take High Street Exit. Take High Street to Rosedale Avenue and turn left.  Then proceed to South New Street and turn left.

From Commodore Barry Bridge (New Jersey)
Coming from either north or south on Rt. 295, follow signs for 322 West.  Cross Commodore Barry Bridge and continue on 322 West to Rt. 1.  Turn left on Rt. 1 to Rt. 202 North.  Turn right onto Rt. 202 North and go approximately 7 miles.  At the Holiday Inn, proceed ahead under the overpass and   continue north on High Street to Rosedale Avenue and turn left.  Then proceed to South New Street and turn left.

From Delaware, Maryland, Washington, and Delaware Memorial Bridge
Take Rt. 95 North through Wilmington to the exit for Rt. 202 North (Concord Pike).  Continue north on 202.  At the Holiday Inn proceed ahead under the overpass and continue north on High Street to Rosedale Avenue and turn left.  Then proceed to South New Street and turn left.

 

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