Mark Twain Cadets

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The Mark Twain Cadets was a junior drum corps based in Elmira Heights, New York.

History

  • The corps was formed in the late 1960s in Elmira Heights, New York, and was sponsored by American Legion Post 154, Elmira Heights, New York. The corps was named after Mark Twain, the pen name of Samuel Clemens, who married an Elmira woman, lived a number of summers there, and is buried in Elmira, New York.
  • Corps colors were navy blue and orange with white trim.
  • The corps was a member of the NY-Penn circuit.

Scores

1970 US Open Championships (Marion, Ohio)

  • Open Class Prelims: 60.80 (23rd Place)

1971 US Open Championships (Marion, Ohio)

  • Class A Prelims: 69.75 (2nd Place)
  • Class A Finals: 64.75 (3rd Place)

1972 US Open Championships (Marion, Ohio)

  • Class A Prelims: 69.40 (9th Place)

1973 US Open Championships (Marion, Ohio)

  • Class A Prelims: 59.00 (10th Place)

1974 US Open Championships (Marion, Ohio)

  • Class A Prelims: 56.50 (8th Place)
  • Class A Finals: 49.85 (8th Place)

1975 US Open Championships (Marion, Ohio)

  • Class A Prelims: 48.09 (20th Place)

1975 American International Open (Butler, Pennsylvania)

  • Class A Prelims: 54.65 (13th Place)

1976 US Open Championships (Marion, Ohio)

  • Class A Prelims: 44.55 (30th Place)

1977 US Open Championships (Marion, Ohio)

  • Class A Prelims: 27.90 (26th Place)

Trivia

  • The corps colors, blue and orange, were the same colors as that of Edison High School (Elmira Heights, NY), where the corps practiced during the winter.
  • When visiting Marion, Ohio for the U.S. Open, the corps would practice on the field of Edison High School.

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