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DAC HALL OF FAME WINNERS

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS

All listed division winners are State Season Sweepstakes (3 show total).
The Combined Sweepstakes is for Marching & Standstill  (2 show total).
The May High Score winner is for the May State Championships only.
The Sweepstakes High Score winner is for the whole season (3 show total).


(1978/79) (Esperanza)

1980
Division Intermediate - Mater Dei
Division Advanced - Magnolia
May High Score - Magnolia
Sweepstakes High Score - Magnolia


1981
Division Intermediate - Mission Viejo
Division Advanced - Mater Dei
May High Score - Mater Dei
Sweepstakes High Score - Mater Dei


1982
Division Novice - San Marino
Division Intermediate - Capistrano Valley
Division Advanced - Mater Dei
May High Score - Mater Dei
Sweepstakes High Score - Mater Dei


1983
Division Nov. - Artesia
Division Int. - El Camino
Division Adv. - Mater Dei
May High Score - Mater Dei
Sweepstakes High Score - Mater Dei


1984
Division Nov. - Walnut
Division Int. - Artesia
Division Adv. - Mater Dei
May High Score - Rowland
Sweepstakes High Score - Mater Dei


1985
Division Nov. - Temple City
Division Int. - Palmdale
Division Adv. - Mater Dei
May High Score - Mater Dei
Sweepstakes High Score - Mater Dei



1986
Division Nov. - Madison
Division Int. - Camarillo
Division Adv. - Mater Dei
May High Score - Mater Dei
Sweepstakes High Score - Mater Dei


1987
Division Nov. - Rubidoux
Division Int. - Palmdale
Division Adv. - Mater Dei
May High Score - Poway
Sweepstakes High Score - Mater Dei


1988
Division Jr. High - El Rancho J.H.
Division Nov. - Rosamond
Division Int. - Canyon
Division Adv. - Mt. Miguel
May High Score - La Habra
Sweepstakes High Score - Mt. Miguel


1989
Division Jr. High - Mission J.H.
Division Nov. - Troy
Division Int. - Dana Hills
Division Adv. - Poway
May High Score - Mt. Miguel
Sweepstakes High Score - Poway


1990
Division Jr. High - Lemon Grove J.H.
Division Open/Wild Card - RBV & Orange Glen
Div. III - Alta Loma
Div. II - Dana Hills
Div. I - Mater Dei
May High Score - Poway
Sweepstakes High Score - Mater Dei


1991
Division Jr. High - Lemon Grove J.H.
Division Open/Wild Card - Valley Regiment
Div. III - Vista
Div. II - Don Lugo
Div. I - Poway
May High Score - Poway
Sweepstakes High Score - Poway


1992
 Division Jr. High - Lemon Grove J.H. 
 Division Open/Wild Card - Ayala
 Div. III -Westminster
 Div. II - Dana Hills
 Div. I - Poway
 May High Score - Capo Valley
 Sweepstakes High Score - Poway


1993
 Division Jr. High - Sierra J.H.
 Division Open/Wild Card - Dana Hills 
 Div. III -Westminster
 Div. II - Rancho Buena Vista
 Div. I - Vista
 May High Score - Vista
 Sweepstakes High Score - Vista


1994
 Division Open/Wild Card - Dana Hills Blue
 Div. III - Artesia 
 Div. II - Dana Hills Silver
 Div. I - Montgomery
 May High Score - Poway
 Sweepstakes High Score - Montgomery


1995 
Division Open/Wild Card - Mt. Miguel 
Div. III - San Clemente 
Div. II - Dana Hills 
Div. I - Vista 
May High Score - Poway
Sweepstakes High Score - Vista


1996
Division Open/Wild Card - Pomona Unified
Div. IV - Artesia
Div. III - Hawthorne
Div. II - Serra
Div. I - Montgomery
May High Score - Montgomery
Sweepstakes High Score - Montgomery


1997
Division Jr. High - Townsend J.H.
Division Open/Wild Card - Canyon Springs
Div. IV - San Clemente
Div. III - San Pasqual
Div. II - Dana Hills
Div. I - Orange Glen
May High Score - Orange Glen
Sweepstakes High Score - Orange Glen


1998
Division Open/Wild Card - Hesperia
Div. IV - Sierra
Div. III - Glen A. Wilson
Div. II - San Clemente
Div. I - Foothill
May High Score - Marina
Sweepstakes High Score - Foothill


1999
Div. III - Los Amigos
Div. II - Valley
Div. I - Marina
May High Score - Marina
Sweepstakes High Score - Marina


2000
Division Jr. High - Hillsdale M.S.
Division Open/Wild Card - Tulare
Div. III - West Hills
Div. II - Century
Div. I - Mt. Miguel
May High Score - Montebello
Sweepstakes High Score - Mt. Miguel


2001
Division Jr. High - Memorial Academy
Division Open/Wild Card - Fallbrook
Div. III - Granite Hills
Div. II - Valhalla
Div. I - Rancho Buena Vista
May High Score - Rancho Buena Vista
Sweepstakes High Score - Rancho Buena Vista


2002
Division Jr. High - Greenfield M.S.
Division Small Ensemble - Los Amigos
Div. II - Monte Vista
Div. I - El Camino
May High Score - El Camino
Sweepstakes High Score - El Camino


2003
Indoor Standstill - Artesia
Indoor Marching - El Camino
Combined Sweepstakes - El Camino
Outdoor Standstill - Montebello
May High Score - Montebello
Sweepstakes High Score - Montebello


2004
Indoor Standstill - Los Amigos
Indoor Marching - El Camino
Combined Sweepstakes - El Camino
Outdoor Standstill - El Camino
May High Score - El Camino
Sweepstakes High Score - El Camino


2005
Jr. High - Hillsdale
Small Ensemble - Los Amigos
Indoor Standstill - Channel Islands
Indoor Marching - El Camino
Combined Sweepstakes - Tesoro
Outdoor Standstill - El Camino
May High Score - Tesoro
Sweepstakes High Score - El Camino


2006
Junior - Hillsdale
Indoor Standstill - Los Amigos
Indoor Marching - Tesoro
Combined Sweepstakes - Tesoro
Outdoor Standstill - Tesoro
May High Score - Tesoro
Sweepstakes High Score - Tesoro


2007
Junior - Hillsdale
Novice Standstill - John Glenn
Indoor/Outdoor Marching - Tesoro
Combined Sweepstakes - Tesoro
Advanced Standstill -Tesoro
May High Score - Tesoro
Sweepstakes High Score - Tesoro


2008
Junior - St. Mary & All Angels
Indoor Marching - Gardena
Combined Sweepstakes - Gardena 
Division II Standstill - Savanna
Division I Standstill - Mountain View
May High Score - Mountain View
Sweepstakes High Score - Mountain View


2009
Junior - St. Mary & All Angels
Indoor Marching- John Glenn
Combined Sweepstakes - West
Division II Standstill - Gardena
Division I Standstill - Alhambra
May High Score - Los Amigos
Sweepstakes High Score - Alhambra


2010
Junior - Peary MS
Indoor Marching- Heritage "A"
Combined Sweepstakes -Heritage "A"
Division II Standstill -Diamond Ranch
Division I Standstill - Los Amigos
May High Score - Los Amigos
Sweepstakes High Score - Los Amigos


2011
Junior - Peary MS
Marching- Katella
Combined Sweepstakes - Katella
Division II Standstill -Los Altos
Division I Standstill - Gardena
May High Score - Gardena 
Sweepstakes High Score - Gardena


2012
Junior - St. Mary's 
Large Ensemble/Small Drumline - Wilson
Marching - Alhambra
Combined Sweepstakes - Heritage A
Division II Standstill - El Segundo
Division I Standstill - Los Amigos
May High Score - Los Amigos
Sweepstakes High Score - Los Amigos


2013
Junior - Guajome MS
Large Ensemble - Century
Marching - Heritage
Combined Sweepstakes - Heritage
Division lll Standstill -Village Christian
Division II Standstill - Gahr
Division I Standstill - Los Amigos
May High Score - Los Amigos
Sweepstakes High Score - Los Amigos


2014
Junior - Guajome MS
Marching - Guajome 
Combined Sweepstakes - Guajome
Division ll Standstill - Redondo Union
Division l Standstill - Tesoro
May High Score - Gardena
Sweepstakes High Score - Tesoro


2015
Junior - Madison MS
Division III Standstill - South Gate
Division I Standstill - Gardena
Marching - Tesoro
May High Score - Gardena
Combined Sweepstakes High Score - Tesoro


2016
Junior - Madison MS
Division lll Standstill - Guajome
Division l Standstill - Gardena
Marching - N. Hollywood
May High Score - Gardena
Combined Sweepstakes High Score - Guajome
Sweepstakes High Score - Gardena


2017
Junior - Madison MS
Division l Standstill - Gardena
Marching - N. Hollywood
May High Score - Hoover
Combined Sweepstakes High Score - Desert Mirage
Sweepstakes High Score - N. Hollywood

Judges Biographies:

Mike Reilley: Top 12 DCI percussion instructor, Bachelors Music Education. Private music teacher, Concert band percussionist. 
Corps History: Richmond Hawks, Joaquin Caballeros. Corps Instructor: Stockton Commodores.
DAC judge since '80.

Bruce Bonney: CYO champion, US Open champion, Mid-American Open champion, DCI champion. Professional drum set, percussion teacher, electrician, Riverside County Sheriff's dept., pipe band drummer. 
Corps History: Hayward Starliters, Santa Ana Velvet Knights, Anaheim Kingsmen, Kingsmen Alumni Corps. 
DAC judge since '82.

Marty Sacksteder: World Open champion, CYO (percussion) champion, runner-up DCI percussion. Top 12 DCI percussion, percussion instructor, private teacher, pipe band drummer. 
Corps History: Anaheim Kingsmen, Sacramento Freelancers, Kingsmen Alumni Corps. Corps Instructor: Anaheim Kingsmen. 
DAC judge since '89.

Dale Lofgren: US Open champion, World Open champion, CYO (percussion) champion, DCI (percussion) champion. Bachelors Psychology, Masters Psychology. HS percussion teacher, corps percussion instructor, corps pit instructor, school psychologist, school principal, JH assistant principal.
Corps History: Carson Crusaders, Anaheim Kingsmen, Santa Clara Vanguard, Kingsmen Alumni Corps, Santa Clara Vanguard Alumni Corps. Corps Instructor: San Jose Conquistadors, Modesto Valley Fever, Anaheim Velvet Knights. 
DAC judge since '89.

in memoriam: Steve Biondo: Top 12 DCI percussion, touring percussionist, private music teacher, college music dept. coordinator, college percussion instructor. Corps History: Lynwood Diplomats, Lakewood Vaqueros, Santa Ana Velvet Knights, Anaheim Kingsmen, Kingsmen Alumni Corps. 
DAC judge since '97.

Jim Whobrey: US Open champion, World Open champion, CYO (percussion)champion, runner-up DCI percussion. DCI judge, photographer, collectables dealer. Associate Arts Music Education, Associate Arts Computer Technology, Bachelors & Masters Photography. HS percussion teacher, private teacher, youth band instructor/arranger. Corps History: Carson Crusaders, Anaheim Kingsmen. Corps Instructor: Phoenix Jester, Carson Matadors, City Sound, Kingsmen Alumni Corps.
DAC judge since '04.

Greg Meader: CYO champion, North American Open champion, DCI champion. Associate of Science degree. HS percussion instructor, Indoor independent drum instructor. Sound designer, recording engineer, music mixer. Corps History:  Santa Ana Squires, Santa Ana Velvet Knights, Anaheim Kingsmen, Concord Blue Devils, Kingsmen Alumni Corps.
DAC judge since '12.

Gary Wampler:  Mid- American Open champion, CYO champion, US Open champion,
DCI champion. Bachelors Music Education. Band director for life!
Corps History: Santa Ana Velvet Knights, Anaheim Kingsmen, Kingsmen Alumni Corps. 
DAC judge since '15. 


Michael Ellerby: American Legion (percussion) champion, Mid-American Open champion, CYO champion,  World Open champion, DCI champion. Bachelors Music Education, Masters Music Composition. Corps percussion arranger/instructor. HS percussion instructor, music arranger, drill designer. Tennis teacher, private music teacher, investor. 
Corps History: San Diego Golden Statesmen, Anaheim Kingsmen. Corps Instructor: Golden Statesmen, Monterey Park Girls, Anaheim Kingsmen, Stockton Commodores, Carson Crusaders, Anaheim Velvet Knights, Toledo Glassmen (percussion arranger), Kingsmen Alumni Corps. 
DAC coordinator/founder/head since '80.

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