Malden Diplomats

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The Malden Diplomats, formed in 1977, was a junior marching and maneuvering and parade corps based in Malden, Massachusetts.

History

The corps was formed in 1977. The 'Dips' took on members, especially from the defunct Royal Marquis, and began competiton in 1978, rising through the ranks to become of the top Class A-II DCI corps in the country by 1983, when they finished second to Les Chatelaines. The corps finished third in DCI Class A competition in 1984 and 1985, before moving to Open Class competition in 1986 with a 17th-place finish in Prelims.

The Dips were active through at least 1988.

Michael Merrett; A History of Drum & Bugle Corps, 2002

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