Reading Buccaneers won the Drum Corps Associates (DCA) championship eight times between 2005 and 2015, while Bobby Jones was visual designer. During that decade, the Bucs’ won top visual scores in seven of eight championship years and again in 2011.
He has been a member of the Buccaneers’ Hall of Fame since 2014.
While active with the Buccaneers, he has also provided his visual design expertise to other well-known drum and bugle corps. In 2006, he was visual designer and caption head for the Crossmen. He has been visual designer and co-program coordinator with Sunrisers since 2015. He provided visual design services for Jersey Surf at two different times: in 2001 and again from 2011 to 2014.
In 2007, he was visual designer and caption head for Hawthorne Caballeros and served in the same two positions with Kingston Grenadiers in 2009. In between, he was Carolina Gold’s visual designer.
He has been a member of DCA’s visual task force since 2011. For more than 10 years, he has been visual judge for several organizations including the United States Scholastic Bands Association (USSBA, now known as USBands), Winter Guard International (WGI) and the Mummers Parade.