BDX2021

FAQs - BDX Talent Search

How do I register?

  1. Click here, then click on the event you want to attend and follow the registration instructions.
  2. Soon after completing that process, you will receive an additional confirmation email from us.
  3. Additional details and information about the event will be posted and emailed as we get closer to the event date.

What do I do if I can’t complete my check out on Eventbrite?

  • If the "Place Order" button is not available/clickable, it's because
    • A required field is not complete or
    • The credit card/PayPal info is not completely filled out

What do I do if I didn't get a confirmation email from Eventbrite?

  • If another person filled out the registration form, please ask them to forward you the confirmation email they received.

What is included in the registration?

  • You will receive your audition material packet in your email and feedback from the Blue Devils Staff during the audition.

Where is this event taking place?

  • October 3rd – New Jersey (Brass, Front Ensemble)
  • October 3rd – Austin, TX (Brass, Guard)
  • October 10th – Austin, TX (Front Ensemble, Battery)
  • October 10th – Miami, FL (Color Guard, Front Ensemble, Battery)
  • October 17th – Dallas, TX (ALL SECTIONS)
  • October 24th – Southern California (ALL SECTIONS)
  • November 15th – Indianapolis, IN (ALL SECTIONS)
  • *exact locations will be shared when we get closer to the event dates

What is an example of the daily schedule?

  • You will be given an assigned time to audition each location, more details and defined timing will come at a later date.

Where do I sign in to my BDPA Account?

  • Sign into your BDPA account here. If you don't already have an account from a previous experience with BDPA, one will be created for you when registering for an audition.

Can I audition for 2021?

  • While there are no auditions for any programs for the 2021 season, we are offering other opportunities to have the Blue Devil Experience.

I received a callback, is there a discount for the summer experiences and auditions?

  • Yes, after you have received the feedback from your virtual audition submission, please Sign into your BDPA account here and click on the "Audition Info" Tab in your dashboard, then under the feedback section you will see a message with the promo code.
  • Feedback is scheduled to be completed by the end of day on May 15th.
  • If you do not recieve a message and promo code by May 16th, please contact us at a-corps@bluedevils.org.

I did not receive a callback, is there a discount for the summer experiences and auditions?

  • Yes, after you have received the feedback from your virtual audition submission, please sign into your BDPA account here and click on the "Audition Info" Tab in your dashboard, then under the feedback section you will see a message with the promo code.
  • Feedback is scheduled to be completed by the end of day on May 15th.
  • If you do not have a message and promo code by May 16th, please contact us at a-corps@bluedevils.org.

I received a callback, am I required to attend all the BDX 2021 Events or just one?

  • The Intensive and Workshops are a great opportunity for you to experience the Blue Devil culture and start learning what is expected of all Blue Devils. You are welcomed and encouraged to come to as many of the BDX 2021 events as possible or you can go straight to the Blue Devils Audition Event in November.

I did not receive a callback, can I audition again?

  • Yes and you are welcomed and encouraged to come to as many of the BDX 2021 events as possible. You can choose to audition again (each time) or use the opportunity to learn and play with the Blue Devils during the 2021.

When will I be notified about tour fees?

  • You will receive information about fees for the year at the November Audition Events.

Do I need to bring my instrument or equipment?

  • Yes, while we do have some instruments, we recommended that you bring your own instrument or equipment.
    • Brass - If you have it, bring it.
    • Battery - If you have it, bring it, including drums, stands, carrier.
    • Front Ensemble - Bring any mallets you have
    • Guard - If you have it, bring it, this includes, flag (with pole), rifle, and saber

What are the Visual Guidelines for auditions?


What should I wear?

  • It is important you wear athletic clothes and cross-training athletic shoes for all Blue Devils auditions, and always bring a water bottle.

Do I have to audition in order to come to the BDX Open Call Talent Search?

  • No, but this event is a great opportunity for you to experience the Blue Devil culture and start learning what is expected of all Blue Devils. You can choose to audition when you register or even during the event.

Do we stay overnight?

  • There is no overnight housing at the rehearsal site.

Do you accept day or registrations (walk-ups)?

  • Yes, however for planning purposes it is preferred you register ahead of time.

Are snacks or meals provided?

  • No, but please bring a water bottle and snacks for yourself, based on the schedule provided for the day.

Are there any forms I need to fill out?

  • Yes, please complete the Medical Form and turn in during event check in.

Are there Health and Safety Guidelines?

  • Yes, we will provide all guidelines and acknowledgements as soon as those are available.

Who do I contact if I have any issues with registration or other questions not discussed here?

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