The GLASSMEN Drum and Bugle Corps is once again preparing
to present the seventh annual GLASSMEN ALL-STAR REVIEW on June 16,
in a new location - Withington Community Stadium in Jackson, Michigan.
The evening competition will be the official kickoff for the GLASSMEN
Drum and Bugle Corps' eight-week summer performance season. It will
mark the first celebration of the GLASSMEN's 40th Anniversary year...and
we hope you can help us celebrate!
Due to scheduling conflicts surrounding a proposed field resurfacing
project, the 2001 GLASSMEN ALL-STAR REVIEW on Saturday, June 16, will
not be held at the University of Toledo's Glass Bowl Stadium in Toledo,
OH. The show has been moved this year to Withington Community Stadium
Jackson, Michigan, next to Jackson High School. Just over the border
from the Toledo area and one-mile off Interstate 94, Jackson features
easy access from all major cities in the Midwest, plenty of lodging
opportunities, and a beautiful stadium with artificial turf and concrete
stands accommodating over 4,000 fans concert side.
The ALL-STAR REVIEW will feature ten drum and bugle corps from all
the Midwest, including: The GLASSMEN (Toledo, OH), The Cavaliers
(Rosemont, IL), Phantom Regiment (Rockford-Loves Park, IL), Madison
Scouts (Madison, WI), Bluecoats (Canton, OH), Colts (Dubuque, IA),
Pioneer (Milwaukee, WI), Southwind (Lexington, KY), Capital Regiment
(Columbus, OH) and Glory Cadets (Marion, OH).
Gates will open at 6:00 PM on Saturday, June 16, with the competition
beginning promptly at 7:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now, and are
available for $15 reserved seating and $12 general admission. To take
advantage of lower ticket fees, order online through the GLASSMEN
website at http://www.glassmen.org.
For a small service charge, you can
also order over the phone by calling Ticketweb at 1-866-468-3401 from
9am-5pm, PST. Tickets will go on sale at the stadium box office at
the day of the show. Groups of 10 or more should call the GLASSMEN
office at 419-452-6553.
For complete show updates and information, visit the GLASSMEN website
site includes maps, detailed directions,
pictures, and links for Jackson dining and accomodations. For more
information, contact the Jackson County Convention and Visitors Bureau
The GLASSMEN are excited about presenting the competition in a new
this year - and also thrilled that Jackson, Michigan has received
with open arms. All of the participating corps and fans are eager
continue this annual tradition, and are happy to follow the event
new location. The audience comes largely from the tri-state area,
also as far away as Texas and New Jersey. Over three thousand people
attended the competition last year, and even more are expected to
this season. With the continuance of the ALL-STAR REVIEW, as well
attracting larger regional competitions and championships over the
few decades, the GLASSMEN Drum and Bugle Corps has helped to establish
Southern Michigan and Northwest Ohio as a central arena for the drum
The GLASSMEN Drum & Bugle Corps is an Ohio, non-profit youth
organization of young men and women between the ages of 15 and 22
relies heavily on a philosophy involving a family approach. This
philosophy and dedication to the well-being of the members has brought
the GLASSMEN the distinction of being one of the most entertaining
educational youth organizations in the world.
THE GLASSMEN MISSION
The GLASSMEN provide opportunities that promote and develop life skills
and personal enrichment through education, participation, and