Cedar Rapids, IA United States
|1963||Fanfare * The Cedar Rapids Song (A Song of Dedication) * Mazurka * Speak Low * Battle Cry of Freedom * That Old Devil Moon * Theme from Lawrence of Arabia * They Call the Wind Maria (from Paint Your Wagon) * Our Day Will Come|
The corps won the National Lions Club Championships 1928-1944, the International Lions Club Championships 1937, 1941, and 1942, and the Iowa State American Legion Championships 1957-63. They also sponsored the annual Hawkeye Tournament of Drums.
The Cadets may have been the first corps to ever appear on television, at the Iowa State Fair in 1946. They were also featured in the Warner Brothers movie short feature, "A Day at the Fair," in 1947.
The corps colors were red, black, and white.
[Encyclopedia of Drum and Bugle Corps, 1966; DCW, 12/88, p.2; DCW, 1/04, p.3]
Highest Score 87.150
Final show in DCX Archives August 20, 1932 Chicagoland Music Festival Chicago IL placed 2 with a score of 87.150
Highest Score 86.650
Final show in DCX Archives July 31, 1954 Wisconsin Spectacle of Music South Milwaukee WI placed 6 with a score of 86.650
Highest Score 76.550
Final show in DCX Archives January 1, 1958 American Legion National Championships - Junior Prelims Chicago IL placed 17 with a score of 76.550
Highest Score 75.030
Final show in DCX Archives August 22, 1959 American Legion National Championships Minneapolis MN placed 11 with a score of 75.030
Highest Score 69.700
Final show in DCX Archives July 17, 1962 Fort Dodge IA placed 3 with a score of 69.700
Highest Score 79.300
Final show in DCX Archives August 25, 1963 Waterloo WI placed 3 with a score of 78.700
Highest Score 77.700
Final show in DCX Archives September 12, 1964 Drums on the Chippewa Eau Claire WI placed 2 with a score of 72.400
Highest Score 68.550
Final show in DCX Archives August 21, 1965 American Legion Nationals - Preliminary Contest Portland OR placed 7 with a score of 68.550