RIP Richard Skare

It is with tremendous sadness that we share this news. On Friday, November 26, 2010, we lost a dear friend and brother, Rich Skare. As most of you know, Rich has been a steadfast member of the Renegades since 2001 playing Contrabass. Rich marched in the 80s and 90s as a member of the Santa Clara Vanguard and the Concord Blue Devils. Rich was also a member of Frontier Drum & Bugle Corps in 2008.
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San Francisco Renegades Announce New CEO and Organization Restructure

The Renegades Association Board of Directors are happy to announce Jeff Pearson as the organization’s new CEO. A former program manager and director of the Santa Clara Vanguard, Pearson brings three decades of experience as a drum corps performer and administrator to the Renegades. Pearson says, “I am excited to be participating with the Renegades again and I’m looking forward to helping to improve the foundation of the organization.” He will spearhead the efforts to point the corps in a new direction and will oversee the everyday operations of the competitive corps and all other programs.
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How I Joined Renegades – Michael Bertram

This drum corps addict has not missed a single DCI Championship since 1978. Find out he started out with Renegades.

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From the Archives 2006


2010 Banquet Awards

The San Francisco Renegades concluded the season with an amazing banquet held at the Corps Hall (aka Gilman’s place). A great time was had by all. Thanks to all who supported the corps this season.
Looking forward to 2011! See you at Open House.

Check out the 2010 Award Winners

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Parking Lot (after DCA Finals…)


How I Joined Renegades – Alex Collins

This Del Mar H.S alum started out watching Renegades from the stands while we rehearsed at the school… Here’s how she joined.

I knew about Renegades for a while before joining; they rehearsed at my High School time and again. I remember the excitement run through my little High School band when our director told us the Renegades would be there that weekend. I would almost always drop by the school to listen. Sometimes I’d sit behind the horn line staff and just enjoy the music (not to mention the sound of more than 10 horns). The contras were my favorites.
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