The La Crosse Area All-Star Band Returns to River City Rhapsody in 2013! May 16, 2012 10:56 AM
Join other area band students in a clinic and performance opportunity at the annual River City Rhapsody - La Crosse drum corps show on Friday, July 12, 2013 at UW-L's Veterans Memorial Stadium.
2013 Blue Stars Encore Composition Competition EXTENDED!! Mar 19, 2013 2:30 PM
The Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps has been blown away by the number and quality of entries we have received for our Encore Composition Competition. Thank you!
We have received requests to extend the competition. As a convenience to interested applicants, we will continue to accept compositions until next Wednesday, May 22nd at 11:59 PM. As a courtesy to those who have already submitted, the entry fee for all submissions in this extension period will be $75.00.
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2013 Blue Stars Grand Premier and Hall of Fame Ceremony Jan 16, 2013 1:28 PM
The Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce the return of our Grand Premier and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday June 15, 2013 at 5:30 PM.
The Grand Premier will again feature a premier performance by the 2013 Blue Stars, a Live and Silent Auction, and an historic ceremony to welcome the 2013 Class of the Blue Stars Hall of Fame.
We have reserved a block of 20 rooms at the Candlewood Suites in La Crosse - (608) 785-1110. You will definitely want to make your hotel reservations and join in the festivities on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 5:30 PM as we welcome the 2013 Class of the Blue Stars Hall of Fame.
As a special discount for the Grand Premier, Candlewood is offering a reduced rate from $139 to only $89 a night! Just ask for the "Blue Stars Block."
Blue Stars Spring Training 2013 Apr 22, 2013 3:41 PM
The Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps' 2013 Spring Training begins on May 24th at Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa.
The Blue Stars will once again offer bus shuttle service from Indiana and Illinois, as well as from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) for all members flying to Move-Ins.
Please click MORE to view Spring Training location information, transportation options and fees, and to download important information to prepare for the 2013 Tour.
Blue Stars Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Apr 24, 2013 12:18 PM
Beginning in 2011, the Blue Stars have honored individuals who have made an indelible mark on the organization during its 49-year history. The list includes our founders, administrators, instructors, members, volunteers, and supporters that have worked tirelessly to make the Blue Stars the outstanding organization it is today.
Nominations are solicited each winter, with the inductees chosen by the current Hall of Fame members and Blue Stars Board of Directors. Four individuals have been selected as the class of 2013 to join the 11 current members of the Blue Stars Hall of Fame. Click the MORE button to read about the 2013 inductees.
Blue Stars Tour Driving Opportunities Mar 25, 2013 9:23 AM
The Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps is in need of several drivers to support the corps this season. Our tour begins June 21st and runs through DCI World Championships on Saturday, August 10th.
We need to secure Class A-CDL drivers for the Equipment Truck and Food Truck tractors. In addition, we need dedicated drivers for the corps-owned RVs, and the Souvenir Van & trailer.
Support the 2013 Blue Stars Annual Campaign Mar 23, 2011 10:02 AM
The Blue Stars need your support!
With the constantly rising prices of fuel and food, the costs of running a drum and bugle corps continue to escalate. Please contribute now to the organization's 2013 Annual Campaign and receive Blue Stars' souvenirs including River City Rhapsody and DCI World Championship tickets, all while providing important financial support for the upcoming Blue Stars 2013 tour.
In addition, through the generosity of an anonymous donor, all donations received for the Annual Campaign before April 1, 2013 will be matched, up to a total of $10,000. Help us receive every dollar of the matching gift by making your contribution today!
The Blue Stars are a non-profit corporation and depend on contributions to fund our continuing operations. We are extremely appreciative of the generous financial support provided by our alumni, parents, fans, and the general public. Join the growing list of Blue Stars supporters!
Click MORE for a short description of the jobs available.
2013 Tour Schedule Aug 25, 2012 5:24 PM
Enjoy this interactive map and schedule to help you follow the Blue Stars throughout the 2013 Season.
Whether you are a parent, friend, or volunteer we understand the importance of knowing where the corps is at all times. Please click MORE to find comprehensive information regarding the corps' whereabouts this season.
2013 Blue Stars Jan 29, 2013 11:52 AM
2013 Blue Stars Graphics Files Jan 29, 2013 11:59 AM
Download the graphics files below and show the world your excitement for the 2013 Blue Stars! Right click on a file to save to your computer.