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The StylePlus marching band product line has been supporting groups for over 40 years. They strive to support your local and national supplier with the highest quality products and exceptional service.

 

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Director’s Showcase International (DSI) is a leading wholesale distributor of marching band accessories, guard equipment, and concert & choral attire. For over 30 years DSI has supplied products to schools, band boosters, students and teachers around the globe.  Through their exclusive dealer network they have a presence in every US state and in 12 countries around the world.  DSI is headquartered in Ligonier, Indiana.

 

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Since 1986, Director Dr. Harry L. Dinkle has endorsed DINKLES Up – Front Footwear. DINKLES has been the industry leader in marching shoes for for over 2 decades and no other shoes on the market are constructed better or tested more than DINKLES. Their marching shoes are worn by drum corps, college marching bands, high school marching bands, and indoor percussion ensembles.

 

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Drill Master shoes are light, flexible, durable and supportive. The Rolled-Heel design improves performance and gives marching musicians peace of mind. They have a dressy and stylish look and are worn by champions yearly.

 

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Peacock Baton Company has manufactured the Peacock American Maces, American Scotty Maces and various Military Batons and accessories since 1970.  At Peacock Baton Company they understand the tradition of delicate balance, weight and design of the Drum Majors mace and baton.and have continued the tradition of making fine quality hand-made maces, batons, and accessories for over 40 years.

 

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USA has developed skill and technique-based camps that include all of your student leaders. They offer classes for section leaders, auxiliary captains, drum majors and band council members. Student leaders learn to work together to improve every group in your program.

 

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At Anchor Audio, Inc., we stand for top quality sound systems for a wide range of different uses and applications. With top customer service and a 6-year warranty on our portable sound systems, we know we can provide the right sound solution for you.

 

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Noreen & Kevin Roberts have owned Creative Costuming & Designs for 23 years and both have extensive experience in color guard, marching band, drum corps and pageantry. Creative Costuming & Designs specializes in producing quality costumes with customized designs and materials so your team’s costumes are one of a kind. Our staff will work with you to create a unique design and will never make or sell the exact design to another group during the same performance season.

 

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Tama is applying its four decades of high-quality drum-making expertise to the marching drum market. We intend to serve marching percussion artists by solving the design problems left unaddressed by the status quo equipment makers. These solutions will maximize the drummer’s comfort, safety, and performance, contributing to a richer performance experience.

 

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Peacocks Marching World is a proud supporter of Winter Guard Association of Southern California, WGASC. We also recommend checking out more information on Drum Corps International, DCI , and Winter Guard International, WGI!

 

Instructional Videos

The Thumb Roll

Drum Majors can use this basic spin to change the orientation of their equipment in their hand.


Drum Major Rifle Toss
Drum majors can use this basic spin as the foundation to other tosses.

Roundhouse for Mace or Military

Drum majors can perform this basic spin with a military or mace.

Drum Major Showmanship

Drum Major: How to Beat Time

This instructional video focuses on beating of time, a skill that allows a parade drum major to keep time and communicate with the marching band.


Links to websites for University and College Marching Bands

California
Azusa Pacific University
Bakersfiield College
California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
California State University, Fresno
Pasadena City College
Riverside Community College
San Diego State University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California
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Oregon
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University of Oregon
Washington
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Idaho
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Colorado
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Nevada
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Arizona
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University of Arizona
Utah
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University of Utah
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Weber State University
Montana
Montana State University
University of Montana
Wyoming
University of Wyoming
New Mexico
Eastern New Mexico University
New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico Military Institute
New Mexico State University
University of New Mexico
Oklahoma
East Central University
Langston University
Northeastern State University
Oklahoma State University
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
University of Central Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma
University of Tulsa
Texas
Abilene Christian University
Angelo State University
Baylor University
Blinn College
Cisco Junior College
East Texas Baptist University
Hardin Simmons University
Howard Payne University
Kilgore College
McMurry University
Midwestern State University
Prairie View A&M University
Sam Houston State University
Southern Methodist University
Stephen F. Austin State University
Tarleton State University
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Texas A&M University – Kingsville
Texas Christian University
Texas College
Texas Southern University
Texas State University
Texas Tech University
Trinity Valley Community College
Tyler Junior College
University of Houston
University of North Texas
University of Texas, Arlington
University of Texas, Austin
University of Texas, El Paso
Wayland Baptist University
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Kansas
Emporia State University
Fort Hays State University
Fort Scott Community College
Kansas State University
Pittsburg State University
University of Kansas
Washburn University
Nebraska
Doane College
Hastings College
University of Nebraska, Kearney
University of Nebraska, Omaha
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Wayne State College
South Dakota
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University of South Dakota
North Dakota
Minot State University
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University of North Dakota
Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Iowa
Drake University
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University of Missouri
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University of Arkansas
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University of Central Arkansas
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Louisiana Tech University
McNeese State University
Nicholls State University
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Tulane University
University of Louisiana, Lafayette
University of Louisiana, Monroe
Mississippi
Alcorn State University
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Delta State University
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Itawamba Community College
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Northwest Mississippi University
Pearl River Community College
University of Mississippi
University of Southern Mississippi
Alabama
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Marion Military Institute
Miles College
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Stillman College
Troy University
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University of West Alabama
Georgia
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Georgia Institute of Technology
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Morehouse College
Morris Brown College
University of North Georgia
Savannah State University
University of Georgia
University of West Georgia
Valdosta State University
Florida
Bethune-Cookman University
Florida A&M University
Florida International University
Florida State University
University of Central Florida
University of Florida
University of Miami
South Carolina
Charleston Southern University
Citadel – The Military College of the South
Clemson University
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Furman University
Newberry College
North Greenville University
South Carolina State University
North Carolina
Appalachian State University
Duke University
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Methodist University
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Shaw University
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Tennessee
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University of Notre Dame
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Ohio
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College of Wooster
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Malone University
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Virginia
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Virginia Military Institute
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Maryland
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United States Naval Academy
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University of Delaware
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Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg University
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Temple University
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburg
West Chester Universty
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New York
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Cornell University
Manhattan College
Marist College
University at Buffalo
Stony Brook University
Syracuse University
US Merchant Marine Academy
US Military Academy – West Point
Connecticut
Central Connecticut State University
New Haven University
Sacred Heart University
US Coast Guard Academy
University of Connecticut
Yale University
Rhode Island
University of Rhode Island
Massachusetts
Boston College
Boston University
College of the Holy Cross
Harvard University
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Norwich University
New Hampshire
University of New Hampshire
Dartmouth College
Maine
University of Maine
Washington, D.C.
Howard Unversity
Hawaii
University of Hawaii