The largest light spectacular in the U.S., located on the Gila River Indian Community just south of Phoenix, AZ has agreed to have design, produce and sell the “Official Souvenir Apparel” for the remainder of this year’s festival.

Lights of the World runs November 18th 2016 through January 29th 2017 and currently did not have an apparel provider.

An agreement was reached between the owner of Marching Apparel and the partners of Lights of the World to have Marching Apparel join in now and then work together on the full time festivals in the future. Lights of the World has been in Houston, TX, Louisville, KY, and Atlanta, GA and chose Phoenix as its new home. Over 4,000,000 lights come alive and entertain thousands every night. Along with the lights there is a carnival with rides, games, crafts and food vendors. Over 300,000 visitors are expected to attend.

“Lights of the World is one the most amazing festivals I have ever been to.” – States Robert Taylor, CEO of – “Once I realized that they didn’t have an apparel offering things just started to happen. The partners are truly men with a vision that has become a reality. We are honored to join with them.”

Check out Lights of the World running every night through January 29th, 2017 at LightsoftheWorldUS.comand of course when you do visit – buy some souvenir apparel!



BD Performing Arts is pleased to announce as its official apparel provider and partner beginning the summer of 2016.

Justin Heimbecker, CEO of BDPA stated, “We are excited to partner with Their team has a wealth of experience in the world of pageantry and has consistently proven that they are committed to quality and excellence. This allows for a perfect alignment of values at BD Performing Arts.” is honored to become the official apparel provider and partner of BDPA. “Our philosophies in business and in product creativity as well as quality are aligned,” states Robert Taylor, CEO of “The Blue Devils represent what true champions are all about, and the partnership will bring forth amazing new offerings in apparel,” states Taylor.

The year-round relationship with will provide apparel and merchandise to all BDPA programs, including but not limited to:

  • Blue Devils
  • Blue Devils B
  • Blue Devils C
  • Blue Devils International
  • BD Entertainment
  • Diablo Wind Symphony
  • RCC Indoor Percussion
  • Blue Devils Winter Guard
  • Blue Devils Special Needs Guard

Be sure to stop by the booth this summer to check out the full merchandise selection, and don’t forget to pre-order your first round of 2016 Blue Devils apparel by May 21!


ma new 1, the leader in apparel to the marching arts is proud to announce the acquisition of a high end embroidery company in Gilbert, AZ.’s screenprinting operation has always been on site at our main manufacturing facility located in Tempe, AZ. We have always embroidered for our clients but have utilized the services of a very high end trade embroidery company. The opportunity to acquire our source arose and MarchingApparel.comdecided to acquire the company and bring the operation in house to further enhance our growing needs and be able to offer both traditional embroidery and now combined Screenprinting/Embroidered apparel to our clients.

“To produce unique apparel the combination of (Screenprinting & Embroidery) you must have both operations under one roof to ensure the quality of the product. We knew this was our next step in our growth and the opportunity came at just the right time” states CEO Robert Taylor. has been known for offering unique fashion style apparel in the past and this acquisition allows us to broaden our offering to all of our clients.

Embroidered products we produce include: Jackets of all types, T-Shirts, Polo Shirts, Hoodies, Bags, Hats, Backpacks, Sweats and so much more.

We thank our existing clients for the continued business throughout the years, and welcome all new customers to do what our current customers have done. “Produce Your Apparel Where Champions Produce Theirs.”


ma new 1fruhaufFruhauf Uniforms, Inc. and proudly announce their new partnership. Fruhauf will now be offering all its clientele compression shirts and shorts made by

Kenny Fruhauf, CEO of Fruhauf Uniforms, Inc. and Robert Taylor, CEO of over several meetings have discussed the health benefits of performers wearing compression wear which keeps the moisture in check as well as reducing the odor which builds up quickly. Uniforms are kept cleaner with the use of the compression wear –benefiting the marching arts organizations in cost savings for the cleaning and adds to the life of the uniform.

“After searching for a complimenting line to our Uniform products, we found the Compression Wear to be quite impressive!” states Kenny Fruhauf, CEO of Fruhauf Uniforms, Inc.

“To partner with an organization with over 100 years of history is incredible, Fruhauf is known as a leader in the design and manufacturing of superior quality uniforms.  Our corporate philosophies are almost identical and this makes for a perfect partnership.” states Robert Taylor, CEO of

For more information on Fruhauf Uniforms, visit

For more information on MarchingApparel, visit


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Guardians out of Houston, Texas has partnered with for all their apparel needs.

The creative team at is working together with Guardians to develop new merchandise for this emerging DCI Open Class corps.  The partnership will supply the members and fans with quality merchandise and comfort at affordable pricing and add versatility to its offering.

“Thank you Marching Apparel for helping with our souvies this year. You’ve helped increase our sales by 300% within the past camps and shows. You’ve got a great product! Thanks for everything.” said Johnathan Doerr, Guardians Corps Director

Robert Taylor, CEO of said of the agreement, “We are extremely pleased that the Guardians have chosen to produce all of their new apparel needs and look forward to a growing relationship.”


For more information on Guardians Drum and Bugle Corps, visit

For more information on, visit


yeaAfter a year of successes online and onsite, and The Cadets have announced an extension of their agreement for official apparel and design services between the two organizations.

The creative and marketing teams at YEA! are continuing to work to develop new lines of merchandise for the organization’s performing ensembles including The Cadets, Cadets2, Cadets Winter Percussion and Cadets Winter Guard.

“Merchandise is one of the main support functions of The Cadets, Cadets2 and YEA!,” said George Hopkins, CEO of YEA! and Director of The Cadets. “The continuation of this agreement for year two and beyond allows us to work with Robert Taylor and the team at in order to bring the style and quality to our merchandise that our fans, members and alumni expect.”

Robert Taylor, CEO of said of the agreement, “We are honored to continue our relationship with YEA! and The Cadets and look forward to continue producing the top quality apparel The Cadets are known for”.

For more information on Youth Education in the Arts and The Cadets, visit

For more information on, visit


Print and the Blue Saints are excited to announce they have partnered to provide all fan and member based apparel for the organization. The Blue Saints Drum and Bugle Corps is the first international organization to display the banner for Marching This partnership will supply the members and fans with quality merchandise and comfort at an affordable pricing and add versatility to it’s offering.

“We at are honored to partner with the Blue Saints as the organization is the oldest continuously operating Corps in Canada and has consistently provided a quality Drum Corps experience to students in Canada.” states Robert Taylor, CEO of

We are looking forward to be able to give the members and fans the comfort they deserve and a product that they will be proud to wear. As the first international group, the Blue Saints join many World Class Corps and several Open Class Corps that are already partnered with “We are very happy to bring into the Blue Saints family of sponsors.” states Mark Ripley, Director of the Blue Saints.

For more information on the Blue Saints, visit




Print is proud to announce the we are the official apparel provider to WGAZ (Winterguard Arizona).

“We at look forward to taking WGAZ to the next level in apparel for their regular apparel as well as their State Championship Apparel.” – Robert Taylor, CEO of

“Winterguard Arizona is very excited to partner with this season. We love what they’ve done with designs for marching bands, indoor percussion groups and drum corps across the country.” – Kim Moss, Marketing Director of WGAZ

Please Visit WGAZ at




NEW SIGNATURE SERIES LINE OF APPAREL LAUNCHED is pleased to announce the launch of our Signature Series line.

Being the largest producer to The Marching Arts in custom apparel, we at have often been asked if we offer a “generic style” line available for purchase by groups and individuals of band, colorguard, and percussion apparel.

In response, we created the Signature Series line, which was tested this past fall with great success. This new, ever growing offering includes generic apparel, but NOT with a generic look!

“In Keeping with our high quality custom apparel, we wanted the new line to be unique and not look like all the rest that is currently on the market” says Robert Taylor, CEO of

This fresh new apparel line will continue to grow. It is currently offered to groups nationwide for purchase to resell at their band competitions, colorguard and indoor percussion competitions, as well as for the bands themselves at a wholesale price.

“Groups throughout the country need opportunities to purchase quality apparel at wholesale pricing to give them the opportunity to resell the apparel to help fund their groups. With this new Signature Series line we are fulfilling this need.” states – Robert Taylor,CEO will in the future offer our Signature Series apparel online for individual purchase in our new online store coming soon. Keep a lookout for more new offerings from

Click here to see this new exciting line. 



On the day of DCI Finals morning and afternoon Saturday August 9th, 2014 at The Pan Am Plaza on Georgia St. outside of Lucas Oil Stadium, DCI presents both  Soundsport and Drumline Battle Events.

After launching last year, the event has been upgraded to include bleacher seating, food trucks and an Exhibiting Sponsor Pavilion, all in a festival atmosphere.

This new concept has grown rapidly and spread like wildfire worldwide allowing groups of varying sizes and locations to participate in these unique competitions.

“When I first heard about Soundsport and Drumline Battle I was immediately interested in the idea believing there was a wide open area for it to grow” states CEO Robert Taylor.

Please join and all the other Exhibiting Sponsors and the wonderful groups from all over the world at these 2 events starting at 9:30 am for Soundsport and 11:30 am for Drumline Battle.

For more information visit the websites of Soundsport and Drumline Battle.

Visit Soundsport at  Visit Drumline Battle at and Visit at Visit Drum Corps International at




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Youth Education in the Arts Announces Landmark Merchandise Agreement with

For the first time in their 80-year history, The Cadets and Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!) are proud to announce an official partnership in the merchandise and apparel category with

As part of the agreement, becomes the “Official Apparel Provider and Partner” of YEA!, working closely with the creative and marketing teams at YEA! to develop new lines of merchandise for the organization’s performing ensembles including The Cadets, Cadets2, Cadets Winter Percussion and Xcape Dance Company, as well as a full line of event wear for the USBands fall marching band and indoor seasons. Additionally, YEA! and will be developing a new line of music apparel for students, musicians, parents and fans to help share their love of music and dance.

“Merchandise continues to be one of the most important facets of the operations that support The Cadets, USBands and YEA!,” said George Hopkins, CEO of YEA! and Director of The Cadets. “We have made some strides in the past few years, but with our new alliance with Robert Taylor and the team at, we look to reinvent the way we handle merchandise and the quality and style of the garments we offer to our fans.”

Robert Taylor, CEO of said of the agreement, “We have long been admirers of The Cadets and the YEA! organization. They stand for the same principles we do as a company, including commitment to excellence and leadership in their field. By partnering with an organization of the size and scope of YEA!, we have only begun to scratch the surface of what is possible.  We pride ourselves in being able to produce quality apparel that has fashion and style designed into the finished piece. We are sure that fans of The Cadets, USBands and music will love what we come up with!”

Watch for more exciting announcements coming soon from the YEA! and partnership, including the unveiling of the 2014 Cadets and Cadets2 lines of merchandise in the next few weeks.

For more information on YEA!, please visit, and for more information on, please visit


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Coastal Surge welcomes as its official Apparel/Merchandise provider!

Both organizations are extremely excited to start their journey together in this new partnership. Coastal Surge will work exclusively with to provide all of the apparel and merchandise that will be available to the members, staff, friends, family and general public. Coastal Surge depends on a portion of their income from souvenirs and merchandise sales to help run the organization. has the expertise and experience to provide the highest quality merchandise on the market.

“Robert Taylor, CEO of is a very passionate and motivated business man who understands the needs and demands of the marching arts. He not only provides a quality product but also provides quality support and consultations on retail, marketing, inventory management, and how to maximize profits. Bob is always friendly and willing to do whatever it takes to make his customers happy.” says Matthew Shrewsbury, Coastal Surge Executive Director/CEO. is based in Phoenix, Arizona and is quickly developing an outstanding reputation for producing high quality and fashionable apparel for pageantry arts programs around the country.

For additional information about visit their website at or like them on Facebook at You can also visit the Coastal Surge Drum & Bugle Corps website at


pclogo to be Pacific Crest’s

Official Apparel Provider is now Pacific Crest’s official apparel provider. Both organizations are excited to announce this new partnership.

Starting this season, Pacific Crest will use as its sole provider of apparel for sale to the public. Like most arts organizations, Pacific Crest cannot survive on program fees and ticket sales, alone. Offering a quality program and tour requires additional funding, and the sale of logo apparel helps close our annual funding gap. has the expertise and experience to provide the highest quality merchandise to meet that end.

“Bob Taylor at truly gets the pageantry arts,” explains Pacific Crest Executive Director, Stuart Pompel. “And it’s not just about the quality of the products they produce. Bob knows that drum corps, marching bands, and indoor programs are not retail experts. He really wants all organizations to succeed, and coaches them to help maximize profits and manage inventory.”

Taylor is the CEO of, based in Phoenix, Arizona. The company has grown significantly over the past decade by focusing its efforts on quality products that help sustain pageantry arts organizations.

“It is a true honor to partner with such a great corps as Pacific Crest and to be able to help them realize their financial goals. PC is high quality from top to bottom, and reflects the type of organization that is pleased to partner with.”

For more information about, visit their Website at or on Facebook. You can visit the Pacific Crest Drum & Bugle Corps Website at


Print is pleased to announce that they are now the Official Apparel Provider for the perennial WGI Champion Ayala Percussion Ensemble.

“Ayala is truly a class organization with leadership that delivers amazing results for the students and organization alike.” said Robert Taylor. “We are pleased to support their dominance in WGI Percussion.” is honored to be Ayala’s “Official Apparel Provider” and we wish them a successful 2014 season.


repmap is looking to fill rep positions all across the country.

If you are interested in becoming a rep for, please contact our sales department at