Welcome to Drum Corp Asia,

Thank you for taking time to visit our web site

Mission statement – It is the mission of Drum Corp Asia to provide educational experiences for Drum Corps and Marching Bands that promote growth and development of the marching and pageantry activity in Asia.


  • To provide educational workshops for directors, designers, instructors, contest promoter and judges
  • To provide a scoring system that is designed specifically for Asia that is easy to understand at a fair fee
  • To provide quality judges that are trained and certified on the scoring system
  • To work with any organization that have similar goals and objectives as Drum Corp Asia
  • To provide a forum for individuals who want to learn and grow marching music in Asia
  • To provide a great experience for everyone attending a DCA event


  • Create an organizational board to oversee the operations of Drum Corp Asia
  • Set up educational workshops and clinics
  • Sign contracts with organizations and contest promoters to provide educational; workshops, contest procedures, a scoring system and qualified judges
  • Create an Asia Championship for the best groups in Asia to compete
  • We are getting closer to filling all positions on the board.

Chairmen Bob Thomas
Directors of Education Eric Awuy / David Cooksey / Marco Harder / James Lauver / Yoshito Ebisawa
Secretary Andy Jobs
Treasurer Lisa Ayodhia
Director of Marketing Dody Helmoth

Advisory Board.

Thailand – Aprivut Junt Minala / Nipatdh Kanchanahuta / Sukit Wong / Kasem Thipaymetrakul
Malaysia – Arif Soon / Zaharul Lailiddin Saidon
Indonesia – Benny Pasetyo / Rejendra Sigamanij / Dody Helmoth
Philippines – Saturnino Satur Taimsom / Manuel Sudayan Los Añes
Hong Kong – Gip Chan
China – Jesse. Minor

There has been a tremendous amount of interest from contest promoters about hosting a DCA contest. We will probably have about 15 to 20 contests this first year. The DCA System supports Drum and Brass Battles, Colorguard competitions and Field Competitions. Please click on our Events tab for more information.

We can provide judges and judging system for Drum and Brass Battles, Colorguard competitions and Field Competitions.

If you would like more information please email me at bob.thomas@drumcorpasia.org

We are always looking for good candidates to become part of our certified judging teamWe currently have over 90 candidates looking to pass their certified levels. For more information please click on the Judges tab.

We are currently looking for sponsors who would like to advertise and promote your products to Corps, Bands and members of DCA.


Bob Thomas
President and Chairmen of DCA

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