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The Blue Knights Experience is THE way for you to learn, connect, interact, and engage with the Blue Knights through BKX Perform!  This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from the best in he world on how to elevate your performance skills.  Begin your journey to gain experience with what drives the Blue Knights technique and pedagogy through this exclusive opportunity. BKX Perform! will help you grow as an individual, a leader, and form life-long connections with a community.

The 2023 BKX-Perform! DATR Clinic starts in:

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until 9am July 15, 2023

What is the 2024 BKX-Perform! DATR Clinic, and what does it include?

The 2024 BKX-Perform DATR clinic is a day of learning and instruction for brass, woodwinds, percussion, color guard and drum majors.  Participants will spend the day learning techniques, exercises and a piece to perform.  The clinic culminates with a performance in Canvas Stadium in front of the crowd, as the opening act for Drums Along the Rockies 2024!

The clinic will be an all-day event!  Check in begins at 8am and will be held on the Colorado State University campus.  Registration includes a BKX shirt (shirt not guaranteed if you register after July 1st) lunch and dinner.  Clinic registration does not include a ticket to Drums Along the Rockies (get show tickets here.)

Registration is open! 

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What do I need for a BKXperience 1-Day clinic?

Since the BKXperience 1-Day clinics are only part of one day, less is required to participate! Aside from paying your  clinic fee, see below for the list of needed items for each section.

Please bring your own instrument, a water jug, sunscreen, and athletic shoes with clothing that permits movement in warm weather.  Consider a hat and sunglasses as well!

Please bring sticks and/or mallets, a water jug, and athletic shoes with clothing that permits movement. Front ensemble percussion instruments will be provided. Battery and applicable front ensemble are highly encouraged to bring a practice pad if not able to bring your own drum.

Please bring your own 6′ flag, a water jug, and athletic shoes with clothing that permits movement. Gloves are optional. 

May my parents come to a BKXperience camp or clinic event?

Yes, parents may observe the clinic.  Parents are also more than welcome to join our team of volunteers for Drums Along the Rockies!  Parents should use the camp volunteer signup on our Current Volunteer Requests page, and will need to submit proof of vaccination.

What do I do about eating before a camp?

You should try to eat before the clinic begins.  

At our 1-day clinics, there will be a break for lunch and dinner where food will be provided.

When does the BKX - Perform clinic start and end?

Our clinic will begin with registration at 8:00 am and a welcome meeting at 9:00 am.  The 1-day clinic typically concludes at 7:00 pm.

Can I register the day of the event?

We highly encourage registering ahead of time as this enables us to better prepare for the number of attendees and ensure we have adequate staff, instrumentation and food available.  

I have a specific question about accommodations at camp not answered here, where can I ask?

Please feel free to reach out to info@ascendperformingarts.org, and we’ll be happy to help answer any questions or discuss accommodations!

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