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 Post subject: Big Mo's Rankings through June 27, 2015
PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:21 am 
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Here is the first one........Just for FUN!
Since Prelims will include everyone, my rankings will include everyone together this year.

Performances through June 27, 2015
1. Blue Devils Concord, California 76.500
2. The Cadets Allentown, Pennsylvania 75.222
3. Santa Clara Vanguard Santa Clara, California 74.875
4. Bluecoats Canton, Ohio 73.887
5. Carolina Crown Fort Mill, South Carolina 71.808
6. Phantom Regiment Rockford, Illinois 70.643
7. The Cavaliers Rosemont, Illinois 69.983
8. Blue Knights Denver, Colorado 69.918
9. The Academy Tempe, Arizona 66.687
10. Blue Stars LaCrosse, Wisconsin 65.837
11. Crossmen San Antonio, Texas 65.825
12. Madison Scouts Madison, Wisconsin 65.337
13. Boston Crusaders Boston, Massachusetts 64.985
14. Pacific Crest Diamond Bar, California 62.837
15. The Troopers Casper, Wyoming 62.571
16. Spirit of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia 61.914
17. Colts Dubuque, Iowa 61.185
18. Mandarins Sacramento, California 60.350
19. Blue Devils B Concord, California 58.226
20. Vanguard Cadets Santa Clara, California 57.625
21. Pioneer Milwaukee, Wisconsin 52.980
22. Genesis Austin, Texas 52.000
23. Legends Kalamazoo, Michigan 50.200
24. Golden Empire Bakersfield, California 50.175
25. Gold Oceanside, California 49.750
26. Impulse Buena Park, California 45.462
27. Watchmen Riverside, California 44.512
28. Blue Devils C Concord, California 38.430
29. Incognito Garden Grove, California 35.687
30. Racine Scouts Racine, Wisconsin 33.925

Yet to Perform World Class: Cascades, Jersey Surf, Oregon Crusaders
Yet to Perform Open Class: 7th Regiment, Blue Saints, Coastal Surge,
Colt Cadets, Columbians, Eruption, Guardians, Heat Wave, Les Stentors,
Louisiana Stars, Music City, Raiders, River City Rhythm, Southwind,
Spartans, Thunder,

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 Post subject: Re: Big Mo's Rankings through June 27, 2015
PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:54 am 
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Thanks for posting!

It seems weird to see Boston not in the Top 12 but I don't think this is out of the question this year. I bet they will get their act together and will make Finals, but I think it is going to be close. I keep hearing great things about The Academy this year so while I don't see them finishing as high as 9th as they are in your current standings, they just might make Finals for the first time in their history which would be huge for them I think. When they moved up to World Class there was so much hype about them being the next big thing, and as many corps do after a couple years in World Class, they fall back and there is less interest in them. While I don't want to see anyone fall out of Finals, I'd love to see them at the Saturday night performance.

I'd also be surprised to see Troopers as low as they sit in your standings too when all is said and done. I've heard some folks comment that the Top 12 is already set, but I just don't see this quite yet.


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 Post subject: Re: Big Mo's Rankings through June 27, 2015
PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:09 pm 
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It's clearly going to be a very tight race for top 12 this year....as much as I know it will rub someone the wrong way..
The top 8 are pretty much a slam dunk..
(random)
Bluecoats
Blue Devils
Crown
Cadets
Vanguard
Cavaliers
Phantom
BlueKnights

4 places for the following corps: Crossmen, Blue Stars, Madison, and Boston are probably the 4... but it would be great to see Trooper, Academy and Mandarins break in.
Crossmen
Blue Stars
Madison Scouts
Boston Crusaders
Colts
Academy
Spirit
Trooper
Mandarins
Scades
Pacific Crest


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 Post subject: Re: Big Mo's Rankings through June 27, 2015
PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 6:04 am 
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I think you are correct on the 8 you listed as definitely in. I'd add Blue Stars and Madison to that list too. Based on recent score spreads between those two and the corps behind them, I think they are locked in for Finals.

The last two spots are still TBD in my opinion. I think Crossmen and Boston will likely get in, but the Troopers and Academy will sure put up a fight!


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 Post subject: Re: Big Mo's Rankings through June 27, 2015
PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:37 pm 
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I have to say this is one year I am really looking forward to Atlanta.... trying to get a lot of my High School Band mates down to Atlanta for the show. Running out of time to get seats.. but trying to get them to make the 3 hour drive.


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