The Trailblazers

Overland Park, KS United States

Inactive Junior
1970 (Repertoire not available)  
1971 Theme from Patton * Jesus Christ Superstar * I Don't Know How to Love Him (from Jesus Christ Superstar)  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

CORPS Photos

"American Legion Post # 370 Overland Park, Kansas

Since their founding by Dr. R.L. Donelson in 1960, the Trailblazers Drum & Bugle Corps has steadily grown in quality, stature and prestige. They were proclaimed the official Drum & Bugle Corps for Overland Park, Kansas in 1968 and placed 8th in the Mid American Open in 1970. The Trailblazers have performed for the Kansas City Spurs Soccer, the N.A.I.A. Basketball Tournament, and the World Champion Kansas City Chiefs.

Executive Director Ernest B. Carson, Jr.
Music Director Larry D. Carson
Corps Manager Ronald Poole
Drum Major Larry Jacobs
Color Guard Captains Debbie Hadsall
Sheri Olsen

Under the sponsorship of Dwight Cowles American Legion Post 370, the Trailblazers have become one of the better corps in the Midwest, placing as high as 3rd in Kansas State Competition."

[From a publication article posted on the 1970's Drum Corps Facebook Group]

Members (2)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Antkowicz, Phil Percussion 1971 to 1972
Martin, Dallas Soprano-Mellophone 1962 to 1970

CORPS 2 items

The Trailblazers

Trailblazers,OverlandPark,KS,Pin1(eBay-2.75x1.75)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection
The Trailblazers

Trailblazers,OverlandPark,KS,Pin2-Yellow&Blue(Site)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection


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