Blue Stars Win World Title

The 2001 Blue Stars capped their competitive season tonight with a first-place finish at the DCI World Championships in Buffalo, NY. The Blue Stars, second-place finishers in the preliminary competition, overtook the Raiders for the title by a razor-thin 0.05 points, and capturing the percussion and marching performance captions. The final scores in Division III were:

Blue Stars 88.55
Raiders 88.50
Americanos 86.80
Marion Glory Cadets 85.55
East Coast Jazz 82.80
Les Senateurs 80.60
Teal Sound 79.35

This is the third World Championship the corps has earned, and the first since 1993. Congratulations to all the members, and all of the corps competing this evening.