Join The 2022 Saints

The Columbus Saints are Central Ohio’s Drum & Bugle Corps, competing in DCA and DCI with a weekend only schedule, affordable cost, and quality education to level up your skills!

Membership in the Saints is an exciting experience for you and your entire family, and one that takes a desire to learn, work  hard, make friends, lots of dedication, hard work and personal responsibility.

We utilize music to help change lives, bring people together, and strengthen our community with the marching arts.

Level Up Your Skills | Make Friends | Learn A New Instrument | Get Active

Saints Interest Form

Take The Field

For membership within the Saints, you must sign-up, and attend a rehearsal to meet the corps, check out the program and find your placement with the corps.

We will work with you whether you’re a seasoned performer or a beginner to become a strong member, mentor, and friend.

To be a Saint you must be willing to stand tall and firm at all times!

Join 2022

Learn, Travel, Compete

The Saints compete in both Drum Corps International and Drum Corps Associates , and perform at community events throughout the season, performing about 20 times each years.

Our rehearsals, competitions and performances are scheduled with working members and families in mind. You can experience drum corps on the weekends (Fri-Sun), with select summer performances taking place on a weekday.

The majority of events are in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Indiana, culminating in Rochester, NY at Drum Corps Associates World Championships over Labor Day weekend.

Educators That Reflect Our Communities

Our staff members bring together global experience as educators, performers, and more.

From local band directors, HBCU Band alumni, DCI World, US Military Band veterans, and more; our staff are able to specialize member education all season to help you reach the highest level!

10 Reasons To Join

Let’s Get It Started

We’re excited to welcome you into our community of friends, family, and supporters.

Now recruiting for 2022! Brass, drumline, front ensemble, and color guard – all skill levels welcome!

Email lcarlton@columbussaints.org or call us at 614-697-4413 to learn more!

Saints Interest Form

  • …if you miss something the first time, you just keep pushing towards making it great.

    Adam Martini
    Adam Martini
    14-15 Baritone
  • …since my grandson has joined the Saints, it’s helped him focus, do better in school, and has exposed him to opportunities for travel, performance and education he never had before.

    Trudi Crawley
    Trudi Crawley
    Parent & Volunteer 14-18
  • Without the Saints I would never have been able to gain the skill & experience to help me march WGI and more. It’s a family that challenges you while having fun, with a cost that allows anyone to participate.

    Zack Todd
    Zack Todd
    Bass 15-17 | Tech 17'
  • The Saints gave me the chance to meet new people & make amazing friends, gain valuable skills needed to excel in marching band, and the training to be successful in numerous WGI guards. I love my Saints family!

    Makayla Readnour
    Makayla Readnour
    Winterguard & Drum Corps 16'