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The 2023 Crossmen is still looking for good people to fill our remaining spots!

Guard Auditions

The Crossmen Colorguard is reserving a few spots for dynamic performers who may have missed the spring audition cycle.    Please email us at and to connect with us on any remain spots that might exist.

Start Planning for 2024 Crossmen Membership!

Sign up for the latest information on 2024 Membership here!

Questions on 2024?   email us at

2024 overall Audition Timeline

August - December 2023

1. Register:  Get your audition packets and more info on the audition process
2. Audition:   Pick one or more options --  eXperience & Audition camps in November and/or Video Audition

An eXperience & Audition Camp is either a 3-day (Friday evening - Sunday afternoon)  or one-day camp.  These camp enable students who are just looking to learn and have the drum corps eXperience as well as those that would like to audition.  

eXperience & Audition camps will be in November &  December. 
Drum Major Camp is typically in December  

--  We typically have eXperience Camps in Houston, Allentown PA (Brass), DFW, Austin, San Antonio and Ohio (Cymbals).   A few contracts will be award at these, as well as invites to the Camp in January

--  During December there will be an Audition Camp.  Some contracts will be awarded at this time as well as invites to the January Camp..  This is the Guard's last in-person camp of the audition process (they do not have a January camp)

January 2024

Guard:   Video audition for remaining Spots

Brass and Percussion:  Contract will be award primarily at the Jan Camp.  Videos are still open for remaining spots.   

Full Corps:  start the physical fitness program

February - March 2024

Video Auditions for any remaining spots.

Brass will have an in-person camp February as well as video sessions in February and March.  

Percussion will have video sessions.  

Guard:  increase your skills in your respective winter guards

All Captions have weekly assignments and physical fitness programs.

April 2024

April--  All Caption in-person Camp 

May 2024

2023 Move-in!  

Other Info:

DCI's age limit is 21 years of age with one exception. Corps members who turn 22 on or after June 1 are eligible to march during that year. Minimum age is typically 16 years of age (we did have a couple 15 year old last season).   In 2022 our average age was 19 years of age.

Crossmen is made up of members from all over the world.  In 2022, Crossmen members came from 23 states and 3 countries.

Crossmen is a fully vaccinated Corps

How do I get an audition package?  Sign up on the interest form above and we will send you more information when it is available

How do I sign up for an eXperience camp?   Sign up on the interest form above and we will send you more information when it is available

Instruments:  For camps you bring your own (or your schools) instrument.  In the spring, we will have brand new Yamaha instruments for you!    Tubas can bring a sousaphone if you do not have access to a marching tuba.

One Day camps typically start at 8pm and end at 6pm

Weekend camps typically start around 5pm on Friday and are typically done by 3pm on Sunday.

If you would like more info or have questions, please email