Malden Diplomats

Malden, MA United States

Inactive Junior
YearPositionScoreTheme/Songs
1981 230 39.150 (Repertoire not available)  
1982 213 50.650 (Repertoire not available)  
1983 202 49.900 (Repertoire not available)  
1984 30 66.500 (Repertoire not available)  
1985 29 69.300 (Repertoire not available)  
1986 29 67.800 (Repertoire not available)  
1987 32 61.900 (Repertoire not available)  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

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

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; http://www.thefog.com/dips/1979Dipsinfo.html]

Members (6)

Member Name Section Years Involved
Bush (Collins), Patty Horn - Soprano/French horn 1986 to 1988
dorman, david drum line 1984 to 1986
Frost, Stuart Drum Line 1987
Miller, Lorena Horn 1982 to 1984
Mitchell, Tom Horn 1986
thatcher, jennifer soprano 1980
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