Blue Stars Welcome Christina Knudsen as Director of Development Feb 26, 2014 3:39 PM
Blue Stars, Performing Arts for Youth, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Christina Knudsen as the organization's new director of development. Christina brings a wealth of talent and experience to the position, in addition to a direct connection to the La Crosse area and its nonprofit community.
Volunteer Drivers Needed for 2014 Tour Feb 23, 2014 8:13 AM
The Blue Stars are seeking to fill the volunteer driver spots for the upcoming 50th Anniversary 2014 tour. In addition to the four chartered tour buses from Gotta-Go Trailways, we operate two tractors pulling 48-foot trailers (Class A CDL required) and one 36-foot box truck (non-CDL). We also have two 15-passenger vans: one pulling the souvenir trailer and the other for additional transport needs.
Class A Commercial Drivers Licenses Required:
48 ' Equipment Truck
48' Food Truck
Standard Drivers License:
26' Box Truck
12 Passenger Van
15 Passenger Souvenir Van and trailer
Ideally, we are seeking mature drivers (over 25) with clean driving records and experience with the type of vehicles we use. Responsibilities include safe driving and general maintenance / safety checks on the vehicles. If you can spare a week, 2 weeks or more and would enjoy the tour experience, please send a short note to Brad Harris or sign up via the Volunteer Interest Form.
Blue Stars Hall of Fame Nominations - Class of 2014 Feb 18, 2014 9:49 AM
The Blue Stars Hall of Fame committee is now accepting nominations for the Blue Stars Hall of Fame, Class of 2014. This year, up to three (3) new inductees will join the esteemed members of 2011, 2012, and 2013 classes. Nomination submissions are due by March 21, 2014.
Blue Stars to Host Midwest Regional at UW-La Crosse Feb 12, 2014 1:31 PM
As Major League Baseball's All-Star Game heads to Minneapolis this July, a scheduling conflict affecting the DCI Minnesota event at TCF Bank Stadium will give Drum Corps International the opportunity to bring the event's lineup to La Crosse, Wis. to celebrate the Blue Stars' 50th anniversary.
In addition to the Blue Stars, performances by the Bluecoats, Boston Crusaders, Carolina Crown, Colts, Jersey Surf, Phantom Regiment, Spirit of Atlanta, Cadets, Cavaliers, Blue Saints, Music City, Legends, Racine Scouts and Govenaires will help to kick the hometown corps' anniversary celebration into high gear. The event will also feature a very special performance by the Blue Stars 50th Anniversary Alumni Corps which is being put together for the organization's milestone year.
Tickets for DCI La Crosse are now on sale through the Drum Corps International Box Office. Click the "More" button to purchase tickets today. The best seats are going fast, so don't delay!
Volunteers Needed for DCI La Crosse Event Feb 17, 2014 4:59 PM
The Blue Stars are thrilled to be hosting 16 drum corps in La Crosse on July 12 for the DCI La Crosse Regional. We'll need a lot of volunteers to help pull off the event in a world-class manner. Please sign-up to help us provide the corps and thousands of visiting patrons a positive impression of our home town!
Follow the link to sign up and volunteer at the DCI La Crosse event. Exact time slots will be assigned closer to the show date. Thanks for your help!
2014 Blue Stars Present: Where the Heart Is Feb 5, 2014 9:54 AM
Tickets Now On Sale for River City Rhapsody - Rochester Feb 5, 2014 10:17 AM
Tickets are now on sale for the River City Rhapsody drum & bugle corps show in Rochester, Minnesota. Don't miss the excitement on Sunday, June 29 when 8 of the country's top drum corps perform at Century High School Stadium. This year's event features:
Blue Stars - La Crosse, WI
2-Time World Champion Madison Scouts - Madison, WI
2-Time World Champion Phantom Regiment - Rockford, IL
7-Time World Champion The Cavaliers - Rosemont, IL