About The Raiders

Who are the Raiders?

The Raiders is a competitive performing arts and music education organization which participates in the Drum Corps International (DCI) Open Class circuit. Our mission is to provide young adults, ages 14-21, who come from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, access to musical, educational, and character-building experiences through the vehicle of the performing arts. Some notable accomplishments include:

  • 19 Time World Championship Finalist
  • 2006 Bronze Medalist
  • 2005 Divisional and World Champions
  • 2001 Silver Medalist

What does it take to be a Raider?

At the beginning of every season, every position is available. You do not already have to be a world class performer to be a member of the Raiders, you just need the desire to become one! Membership is based upon the following factors:

  • Dedication
  • Willingness and ability to learn
  • Talent
  • Physical fitness
  • Ability to meet all time commitments and financial requirements