The Grenadier Corps

The Oktoberfest Grenadier Corps is always interested in fabulous couples to fill our roster. Couples must be married and willing to commit to at least three years. You will be a part of a great community organization and serve as ambassadors representing La Crosse and Oktoberfest across the greater Tri-State area and beyond.

Join the corps

Interested in joining the Grenadier Corps? Please complete the Grenadier Corps application form and provide as much information as possible. Please note that most of the fields are required. We respect your privacy and the information will be used for internal purposes only.

    Applicant Name (required)

    Age (required)

    Birthdate (required)


    Address (required)

    City (required)

    State (required)

    Zip Code (required)

    Telephone (required)

    Email (required)

    Children (names and ages)

    Second Applicant Name (required)

    Age (required)

    Birthdate (required)


    How long have you lived in the La Crosse area? (required)

    What are your hobbies and/or interests? (required)

    List any community service, i.e. church, school, volunteer work, festival experience, etc. (required)

    Who recommended you or what interested you to become members of the Grenadier Corps? (required)

    Are you willing to devote the time necessary to meet the commitment? (required)

    Will you be available during various summer weekends and Oktoberfest week? (required)

    What attributes can you offer our organization? (required)

    Enter the verification code into the box below. (required)

    You may also email your completed form to [email protected] or drop it in the mail to: Oktoberfest, USA, PO Box 1716, La Crosse, WI 54601-1716.

    Any questions…please call the La Crosse Oktoberfest office at (608) 784-3378

    Former Grenadier Generals

    The following couples have served as leaders of the Grenadier Corps.

    YearGrenadier Generals
    2018Adam & Stephanie Stevens
    2017Jeff & Terri Hankey
    2016Travis & Mandi Horstman
    2015Jeff & Amanda Jackson
    2014Nick & Katie Bjerke
    2013Dan & Robyn Johnson
    2012Wayde & Melissa Pollock
    2011Tom & Marilyn Tiggelaar
    2010Peter & Diann Pichotta
    2009Matt & Sheila Bachmann
    2008Terry & Marilee Zalewski
    2007Dan & Lynn Gundlach
    2006Ron & Nita Wagner
    2005Tim & Kathy Moore
    2004John & Leanne Stokes
    2003Bill & Jackie Pritchard
    2002Scott & Amy Gleason
    2001Dave & Laura Wagner
    2000Reggie & Becky Bicha
    1999Tom & Tami Baeier
    1998Jeff & Amy Wrobel
    1997Mark & Mary Erickson
    1996Paul & Barb Carlson
    1995Ardie & Susie Schock
    1994Ardie & Susie Schock
    1993`Ron & Donna Mae Phillips
    1992Mike & Robyn Tanke
    1991Bill & Karen Bush
    1990Chuck & Judy Smith; Jim & Mary Tracy
    1989Jim & Rosie Nelson
    1988Rod & Jackie Ostrem
    1987Ken & Mary Lou Balts
    1986Art & Shelley Fahey
    1985John & Lynn McConaughey
    1984John & Lynn McConaughey
    1983Chuck & Ardeen Olson
    1982Tom & Pat Pahs
    1981Morgan & Ruth Jostad
    1980Terry & Connie Christopherson
    1979Bill & Jan Larkin
    1978Bill & Jan Larkin
    1977Bert & Wanda Nelson
    1976Bill & Carol Bloom
    1975Larry & Donna Lee
    1974Wally & Betty Stoll
    1973Mike & Sue Core
    1972Mike & Sue Core
    1971Jack & MJ Custer