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Annual Car Wash Fundraiser | June 7, 2017
Help support the Colts this Saturday at one of 20 car wash locations around Dubuque!


Welcome To Spring Training! | June 5, 2017
Spring Training for the 2017 season is off to a strong start!


Uniform Reveal At Memorial Day Parade | May 30, 2017
The 2017 Colts unveiled their brand new uniforms to the world at the annual Memorial Day Parade in downtown Dubuque. Catch a recap of the event, plus a few pictures from the day!


Colt Cadets Announce 2017 Program | May 21, 2017
Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the Colt Cadets are proud to present "The River's Edge."


Colt Cadets May Rehearsal And Pre-Tour Information | May 15, 2017
Details for this weekend's Colt Cadets camp at Jefferson Middle School in Dubuque along with information about move-ins.


Colts Announce 2017 Program | May 10, 2017
They say... logic makes you think... and emotion makes you act...


Colts Move In & Spring Training Reminders | May 5, 2017
Updates and reminders for all 2017 Colts members as we head in to Spring Training. Be sure to read prior to arriving on tour!


Colts Alumni Network Summer Events | April 26, 2017
Throughout the winter months, the Colts Alumni Steering Committee has been hard at work planning events for the Colts alumni and current membership. See a discription and plans for all the events here!


Colts April Rehearsal And Pre-Tour Information | April 17, 2017
Attend our April weekend rehearsal at Stephen Hempstead in Dubuque, Iowa! Lots of information for members and parents about both the camp weekend and move-ins. Click the headline to read more...


Now Accepting Nominations For Colts Hall Of Fame | April 15, 2017
The Colts are now accepting nominations for their Hall of Fame class of 2017! Any member of the public may nominate an individual for induction into the Colts Hall of Fame.


March 17-19 Colts Brass Rehearsal And Audition Weekend Details | March 6, 2017
Attend our March brass weekend at Maquoketa High School in Maquoketa, Iowa! Lots of information for students auditioning, members, and parents. New students welcome! Click the headline to find out more...


Colt Cadets March 10-12 Weekend Rehearsal Details | February 28, 2017
Attend the upcoming Colt Cadets weekend rehearsal! Lots of information for students auditioning, members, and parents. New students welcome! Click the headline to find out more...


Colts Debut New Website | February 18, 2017
In an exciting step forward for the organization, the Colts are proud to debut a brand new website. Click here to read more about the history of old Colts' websites and more information about the construction of the new site.


DCI World Championships Tickets And Hotel | February 7, 2017
The Colts are pleased to once again be offering some of the best Drum Corps International World Championships tickets to our families, alumni, fans and friends. Click for details...


February 17-19 Brass Rehearsal And Audition Weekend Details | February 4, 2017
Attend our February brass weekend at the beautiful Five Flags Center in Dubuque! Lots of information for students auditioning, members, and parents. New students welcome! Click the headline to find out more...


Colt Cadets 2017 Spring Rehearsal Schedule | January 17, 2017
The Colt Cadets will kick off their 2017 season with open rehearsals in February, with rehearsals continuing through May. All rehearsals are in the Dubuque area. Full schedule detailed here...


Colts Board Of Directors Set For The New Year | January 9, 2017
At their November meeting, the Colts Board of Directors elected officers and additional Board members to oversee the organization for the 2016 - 2017 fiscal year. Read more...


January 13-15 Brass & Percussion Rehearsal And Audition Weekend Details | January 3, 2017
Attend our January Brass & Percussion weekend at the beautiful Five Flags Center in Dubuque! Lots of information for students auditioning, members, and parents. New students welcome! Click the headline to find out more...


Colts Receive $10,000 Grant From Dubuque Racing Association | December 22, 2016
When the Dubuque Racing Association announced their 2016 grant awards this year, the Colts Youth Organization was pleased to learn it received $10,000 for the purchase of a kitchen trailer for the Colt Cadets. This was the 20th consecutive year that the Colts received a grant of $5,000 or more from the DRA. Read more...


Colt Cadets Kicking Off 2017 Season In February | December 19, 2016
The Colt Cadets will kick off their 2017 season with open rehearsals in February from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at Table Mound Elementary in Dubuque. This preseason event is FREE to attend! Read more...


Schedule Changes For Colts December Camp | December 17, 2016
Due to the uncommonly cold temperatures expected to roll into the Midwest Saturday night into Sunday morning, camp will be ending early this weekend. Full schedule detailed here...


Colts December Camp Remains On Schedule | December 16, 2016
The Midwest will experience some wintery weather this weekend but all indications now are that the weather will permit travel on Friday and Sunday afternoons. If any student or parent does not feel safe at any time traveling to Dubuque, please stay home. Your position within the audition process will not be jeopardized if you cannot attend camp because of the weather. Read more...


Colt Cadets Announce 2017 Brass Team | December 14, 2016
The Colt Cadets are proud to announce their brass team for the 2017 season. A combination of new and old faces, many of whom are alumni of the organization, will create a strong and dynamic team. Read more...


Updates: Dubuque Rehearsal & Audition Weekend | December 12, 2016
Updates for this weekend's camp in Dubuque, including location, weekend weather and parent projects. Click here to read more....


Welcome To #WarehouseWednesday | December 7, 2016
Since early October, the Colts have been fully operational out of their new building. Construction projects are still continuing and the new office area is quickly taking on its final shape. Catch up on new updates from the move by clicking the headline.


Dubuque Rehearsal & Audition Weekend | December 6, 2016
All interested students are invited and welcome at the 2017 Colts December Audition and Rehearsal Weekend. The weekend camp will be held December 16-18 at Roosevelt Middle School in Dubuque, IA. Parent and student information detailed here...


Colts Welcome Gordon Henderson To Design Team | November 29, 2016
The Colts are pleased to welcome Gordon Henderson as the brass arranger for the 2017 season. Gordon will be joining the design team and working closely with Battery Arranger Ben Pyles and Front Ensemble Arranger David Nelson.

Archive

Colts Announce 2017 Brass Team
November 14, 2016

November Kansas Rehearsal & Audition Weekend
November 7, 2016

November Dubuque Rehearsal & Audition Weekend
November 7, 2016

Colt Cadets Announce 2017 Design Team
November 7, 2016

Colts Announce 2017 Visual Team
October 31, 2016

Colts Announce 2017 Color Guard Team
October 24, 2016

Visit The Colts At The Illinois State University Invitational Marching Championships
October 21, 2016

2017 Membership Information Now Online
October 17, 2016

Colts Announce 2017 Percussion Team
October 4, 2016

David Alford Named Colt Cadets Director
October 3, 2016

Updates On The New Colts Building
September 21, 2016

Colts Announce Bob Barfield To Lead Visual Program
September 16, 2016

Colts Announce 2017 Music Design Team
September 14, 2016

Colts Announce 2017 Visual Design Team
September 12, 2016

Colts Add Jason Schubert To Full-Time Staff
September 7, 2016

Colts Welcome Back Program Coordinator Howard Weinstein
September 6, 2016

Brandon Smith Returning As Color Guard Caption Head
September 2, 2016

Colts Announce Chad Miller To Lead Brass Program
August 31, 2016

2016 Banquet Awards And Recap
August 30, 2016

Colts Announce Ben Pyles To Lead Percussion Program
August 30, 2016

Colts Announce 2017 Drum Majors
August 29, 2016

Colts Annual Banquet Set For Muncie
August 2, 2016

Colt Cadets July 24th Move In Details
July 21, 2016

Colts Annouce 2016 Hall Of Fame
June 21, 2016

Colts Summer Premiere FRIDAY!
June 21, 2016

Annual Colts Car Wash SATURDAY!
June 6, 2016

Colts Organization On The Move
June 3, 2016

Colts Move In Scheduled For May 27th
May 24, 2016

Colts Guard & Battery Early Move In Details
May 17, 2016

Colt Cadets Weekend Rehearsal Details: May 20-22
May 16, 2016

Colts April Rehearsal And Pre-Tour Information
April 26, 2016

Colt Cadets April 23-24 Overnight Rehearsal Details
April 18, 2016

Now Accepting Nominations For Colts Hall Of Fame
April 18, 2016

Colt Cadets Rehearsal This Sunday, April 10th
April 5, 2016

Colt Cadets Rehearsals Continue This Sunday, April 3rd
March 28, 2016

Colts March 18-20 Brass Rehearsal Details
March 11, 2016

2016 Summer Event Tickets On Sale NOW!
March 8, 2016

Colt Cadets March 12-13 Overnight Rehearsal Details
March 7, 2016

Colt Cadets Kick-Off Rehearsals Continue This Sunday, March 6th At Washington Middle School
March 1, 2016

Colt Cadets Kick-Off Rehearsals Continue This Sunday At Washington Middle School
February 24, 2016

DCI World Championships Tickets And Hotel
February 16, 2016

Colt Cadets Rehearsal Ready To Go
February 14, 2016

An Interview With Howard Weinstein
February 12, 2016

2016 Colt Cadets Rehearsals To Kick Off Sunday At Washington Middle School
February 9, 2016

Colts February Rehearsal & Audition Details
February 5, 2016

Colt Cadets Kicking Off 2016 Season With Two Open House Clinics In February
January 20, 2016

January 15-17 Rehearsal & Audition Weekend Details
January 6, 2016