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Colt Cadets 2017 Spring Rehearsal Schedule
January 17, 2017
The Colt Cadets will kick off their 2017 season with open rehearsals in February, with rehearsals continuing through May. All rehearsals are in the Dubuque area. Full schedule detailed here...
Schedule Changes For Colts January Camp
January 14, 2017
Due to the winter storm rolling through the southern Midwest, camp will be ending early this weekend. This will give those driving the most amount of daylight and allow those flying to have plenty of time to travel to airports. Full schedule detailed here...
Colts January Camp Remains On Schedule
January 13, 2017
The southern part of the Midwest will experience some wintery weather this weekend but all indications now are that the weather will permit travel on Friday and Sunday afternoons. If any student or parent does not feel safe at any time traveling to Dubuque, please stay home. Your position within the audition process will not be jeopardized if you cannot attend camp because of the weather. Read more...
Colts Board Of Directors Set For The New Year
January 9, 2017
At their November meeting, the Colts Board of Directors elected officers and additional Board members to oversee the organization for the 2016 - 2017 fiscal year. Read more...
January 13-15 Brass & Percussion Rehearsal And Audition Weekend Details
January 3, 2017
Attend our January Brass & Percussion weekend at the beautiful Five Flags Center in Dubuque! Lots of information for students auditioning, members, and parents. New students welcome! Click the headline to find out more...
Colts Receive $10,000 Grant From Dubuque Racing Association
December 22, 2016
When the Dubuque Racing Association announced their 2016 grant awards this year, the Colts Youth Organization was pleased to learn it received $10,000 for the purchase of a kitchen trailer for the Colt Cadets. This was the 20th consecutive year that the Colts received a grant of $5,000 or more from the DRA. Read more...
Colt Cadets Kicking Off 2017 Season In February
December 19, 2016
The Colt Cadets will kick off their 2017 season with open rehearsals in February from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at Table Mound Elementary in Dubuque. This preseason event is FREE to attend! Read more...
Schedule Changes For Colts December Camp
December 17, 2016
Due to the uncommonly cold temperatures expected to roll into the Midwest Saturday night into Sunday morning, camp will be ending early this weekend. Full schedule detailed here...
Colts December Camp Remains On Schedule
December 16, 2016
The Midwest will experience some wintery weather this weekend but all indications now are that the weather will permit travel on Friday and Sunday afternoons. If any student or parent does not feel safe at any time traveling to Dubuque, please stay home. Your position within the audition process will not be jeopardized if you cannot attend camp because of the weather. Read more...
Colt Cadets Announce 2017 Brass Team
December 14, 2016
The Colt Cadets are proud to announce their brass team for the 2017 season. A combination of new and old faces, many of whom are alumni of the organization, will create a strong and dynamic team. Read more...
Updates: Dubuque Rehearsal & Audition Weekend
December 12, 2016
Updates for this weekend's camp in Dubuque, including location, weekend weather and parent projects. Click here to read more....
Welcome To #WarehouseWednesday
December 7, 2016
Since early October, the Colts have been fully operational out of their new building. Construction projects are still continuing and the new office area is quickly taking on its final shape. Catch up on new updates from the move by clicking the headline.
Dubuque Rehearsal & Audition Weekend
December 6, 2016
All interested students are invited and welcome at the 2017 Colts December Audition and Rehearsal Weekend. The weekend camp will be held December 16-18 at Roosevelt Middle School in Dubuque, IA. Parent and student information detailed here...
Colts Welcome Gordon Henderson To Design Team
November 29, 2016
The Colts are pleased to welcome Gordon Henderson as the brass arranger for the 2017 season. Gordon will be joining the design team and working closely with Battery Arranger Ben Pyles and Front Ensemble Arranger David Nelson.
Colts Announce 2017 Brass Team
November 14, 2016
The Colts are pleased to announce their brass staff for the 2017 season. The team will be led by Caption Head Chad Miller. Audition information is also available. Read more...
November Kansas Rehearsal & Audition Weekend
November 7, 2016
All interested students are invited and welcome to attend the 2017 Colts November Kansas City Area Audition and Rehearsal Weekend. The weekend camp will be held November 18-25 at Perry-Lecompton High School in Perry, KS. Parent and student information detailed here...
November Dubuque Rehearsal & Audition Weekend
November 7, 2016
All interested students are invited and welcome at the 2017 Colts November Dubuque Audition and Rehearsal Weekend. The weekend camp will be held November 25-27 at the Five Flags Center in Dubuque, IA. Parent and student information detailed here...
Colt Cadets Announce 2017 Design Team
November 7, 2016
The Colt Cadets are proud to announce the design team for the 2017 season. A combination of new and old faces, many of whom are alumni of the organization, will create a strong and dynamic team. Read more...
Colts Announce 2017 Visual Team
October 31, 2016
The Colts are pleased to announce their visual staff for the 2017 season. The team will be led by Caption Head Bob Barfield and Visual Designer Ralph Stewart. Audition information is also available. Read more...
Colts Announce 2017 Color Guard Team
October 24, 2016
The Colts are pleased to announce their color guard staff for the 2017 season. The team will be led by Caption Head and Designer Brandon Smith. Stepping into a new role as assistant caption head is Colts alum Elana Siegel. Audition information is also available. Read more...
Visit The Colts At The Illinois State University Invitational Marching Championships
October 21, 2016
The Colts are excited to have a booth this year in the exhibitors section of the Illinois State University Invitational Marching Championships. The competition will be held on Saturday, October 22nd in Normal, Illinois and will feature over 40 of the best marching bands from Illinois.
2017 Membership Information Now Online
October 17, 2016
The 2017 Colts membership brochure is now online! Click the headline to read more about how to become a member of the 2017 Colts!
Colts Announce 2017 Percussion Team
October 4, 2016
The Colts are pleased to announce their percussion staff for the 2017 season. The team will be led by Caption Head and Battery Arranger Ben Pyles. Audition information is also available. Read more...
David Alford Named Colt Cadets Director
October 3, 2016
The Colts Youth Organization is proud to announce David Alford as director of the Colt Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps. David is a Colts alumnus from 2005 - 2007 and has experience as a brass staff member and volunteering with the Colts. Read more...
Updates On The New Colts Building
September 21, 2016
The past month has been filled with many late nights and busy weekends as the Colts work to finish the demolition phase and move everything from the old downtown office to the new warehouse and office. Read more...
Colts Announce Bob Barfield To Lead Visual Program
September 16, 2016
The Colts are pleased to introduce Bob Barfield as visual caption head. Bob brings with him 30+ years of experience performing, teaching, and designing with various high school groups and drum corps across the country. Read more...
Colts Announce 2017 Music Design Team
September 14, 2016
The Colts are pleased to announce the music design team for the 2017 season. A combination of new and old faces will be writing the music for 2017 program, under the direction of Program Coordinator Howard Weinstein. Read more...
Colts Announce 2017 Visual Design Team
September 12, 2016
The Colts are pleased to announce the visual design team for the 2017 season. All of the designers from 2016 will be returning, along with a new addition, under the direction of Howard Weinstein who is returning for his second season as program coordinator. Read more...
Colts Add Jason Schubert To Full-Time Staff
September 7, 2016
The Colts Youth Organization is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Schubert as director of operations and media. Jason's new role will provide operational and media support to the organizations as a whole. Read more...
Colts Welcome Back Program Coordinator Howard Weinstein
September 1, 2016
The Colts are pleased to announce that Program Coordinator Howard Weinstein will be returning for his second year with the corps. Read more...
Brandon Smith Returning As Color Guard Caption Head
September 1, 2016
The Colts are pleased to announce that Brandon Smith will continue in 2017 as color guard caption head. Read more...
Colts Announce Chad Miller To Lead Brass Program
August 30, 2016
The Colts are pleased to introduce Chad Miller as brass caption head. Chad is currently the brass instructor and wind caption head of the Tribe of Pride Marching Band at Lake Central High School in St. John, Indiana. Read more...
2016 Banquet Awards And Recap
August 30, 2016
The Colts Youth Organization annual awards and recognition banquet for the Colts and Colt Cadets was held on Wednesday, August 10th in Muncie, Indiana. Read more...
Colts Announce Ben Pyles To Lead Percussion Program
August 30, 2016
The Colts are pleased to introduce Benjamin Pyles as percussion caption head and battery arranger. Ben is currently the director of athletic percussion at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Back with the Colts design team arranging the front ensemble book is David Nelson. Read more...
Colts Announce 2017 Drum Majors
August 29, 2016
Announcing our two drum majors for the 2017 season: Noah Perkins and Jack Riehl. Noah just finished his first season as drum major and Jack completed his third year in the Colts front ensemble playing marimba. Read more...
Colts Annouce 2016 Hall Of Fame
June 21, 2016
The Colts Youth Organization is proud to announce its 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees. These honorees join 37 previous inductees in the Colts Hall of Fame whose history of outstanding contributions to the Colts has played a significant and long-term role in our organization and in the marching arts. Click the headline for the Class of 2016...
Colts Organization On The Move
June 3, 2016
Not only are the members of the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps on the move as they prepare for the upcoming season, the Colts Youth Organization is making plans to move their offices later this summer. Read more...
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