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JOIN OC18

Take the field in 2018!

One weekend can change your whole life. Join the Oregon Crusaders for our audition camps and experience what being a Crusader is like. We want you for the 2018 season!

Here are the three easy steps for joining Oregon Crusaders.  Complete these steps by scrolling down the page!

  • Complete the CorpsData form (or enter your corps data login to use existing data)
  • Download the audition materials
  • Register for the next camp or video audition

If you have questions, please send an email to audition@oregoncrusaders.org

We look forward to seeing you!

Upcoming Experience Camps

Portland Experience Camp December 2nd-3rd (All Sections)

Houston Experience Camp December 16th-17th (All Sections

Los Angeles One-Day Experience Event December 10th (Brass, Percussion, Color Guard)

Central Florida One-Day Experience Event December 10th (Brass Only)

2018 Audition Fees are:

  • $150 camp fee for auditionees and callbacks.
  • $100 One-day auditions (Los Angeles and Central Florida, waived for LAUSD students)
  • $100 for video auditions

Understand the cost of doing Oregon Crusaders on our Member Costs page.

Spread the Word

Print these posters to share in your local band rooms and help grow OC for 2018

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Take these next steps to becoming an Oregon Crusaders

Step 1: Register with Corpsdata

Step 2: Download the Audition Packet

Below is the audition packets for all sections. Download yours and start prepping for your audition!

Drum Major
Brass
Snare
Bass
Quads
Cymbals
Front Ensemble
Color Guard

Step 3: RSVP for Camp

Choose from the camps below to be taken to that RSVP form!

2018 Camps RSVP forms are not available yet. Check back soon for that information.

Can’t make it in person? Register for a video audition!

Video Audition

FAQ of OC Auditions

When are the audition camps?

2018 experience camps and one-day audition dates can be found in the Upcoming Camps section.

How can I get to camp? Is there a shuttle that will pick me up from the airport?

Our student travel policy is different for 2018. All of the information on that can be found on the Student Travel Policy.

What should I bring to a camp?

You can find that information on our What to Bring page.

I can’t come to a camp. What should I do?

We do accept video auditions. You can register for that here.

How should I prepare for my audition?

Download the audition packets and work on what is provided. These packets are developed by our staff, so it is the best guide. Also, come with a good attitude and a willingness to learn.

What are the financial obligations for marching OC?

2018 fees are TBA. Below was the 2017 fee breakdown.

Here is the basic breakdown of fees:

  • One time registration fee of $50 (waived for vets),
  • $150 for camp fee
  • $100 for video auditions

In total, that means those attending a camp for auditions is $200 ($150 for vets). For those who are doing a video audition and not a camp, it is total $150

If you are contracted, you will have your tour fees as well.

More information can be found on the Member Costs page.

My question isn’t here! Who can I contact?

Send an email over to audition@oregoncrusaders.org. Also, consider joining the Interest Group to ask quick questions.

I’m Contracted! Now What?

Congrats! Welcome to the OC family!

You’ll want to take a look at the Member Costs page and get familiar with the financial obligations of marching drum corps. You’ll know the cost breakdown, what you’re paying for, and when payments are do.

You’ll also want to look at all of the required member forms you will need to complete, including signing your contract, various medical forms, and some other forms as well.

Lastly, join the private member group. We use this group heavily for internal communications for our members, so you want to make sure you get in there as soon as you can to not miss any updates.