picture of 2018 DCI World Championships

Completed, Aug 9 - 11, 2018
 

It is time to find out who the best drum corps is in the world. The 2018 DCI World Championships are upon us. For the next three days, you will see the finest performances the world has to offer. Prelims* are on Thursday, August 9 beginning at 9 am ET. Semifinals will be on Friday, August 10 beginning at 2 pm ET. Then the finals for the DCI World Championship will get started on Saturday, August 11, at 4:55 PM ET.

  1. DCI Releases 2019 Tour Schedule With Exciting Changes

    DCI Releases 2019 Tour Schedule With Exciting Changes

    Nov 16, 2018

    Drum Corps International released their schedule for the 2019 DCI Summer Tour this morning, just days after the door swings closed on a fantastic season of high school marching band in Ba...

  2. Savannah Light Brings "Impressive Presence" To Troopers

    Savannah Light Brings "Impressive Presence" To Troopers

    Sep 20, 2018

    Corps Director Kristy Jackson described her as having "impressive presence that will, if it hasn't already, become very apparent as she takes the podium next summer."

  3. Genesis Revamps Music Staff In Preparation For 2019

    Genesis Revamps Music Staff In Preparation For 2019

    Sep 13, 2018

    It's been an exciting week for the Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps from Austin, TX. As Labor Day came and went, corps started announcing their newest staff additions and changes to be active...

  4. Crossmen Cut Cymbal Line For 2019 Season

    Crossmen Cut Cymbal Line For 2019 Season

    Sep 13, 2018

    Marking the end of an era for one of the few remaining cymbal lines in drum corps, the Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps have decided not to field marching cymbals in 2019.

  5. Troopers Announce Kristy Jackson As New Corps Director

    Troopers Announce Kristy Jackson As New Corps Director

    Sep 10, 2018

    Kristy Jackson first joined the Troopers organization in 2011 as a volunteer in the corps' bingo hall. Shortly after, she was brought on to the administrative team in 2012. 

  6. Pick Your Favorite DCI Finalist Uniform From 2018

    Pick Your Favorite DCI Finalist Uniform From 2018

    Sep 7, 2018

    There were a number of new uniforms on the field at this year's 2018 DCI World Championship finals—but who has the best? 

  7. Pacific Crest Revamps Staff After 25th Anniversary Year

    Pacific Crest Revamps Staff After 25th Anniversary Year

    Sep 6, 2018

    Pacific Crest unleashed a few big changes to each caption for the 2019 season including some new caption heads. 

  8. Blue Stars Make Big Changes In Percussion Caption

    Blue Stars Make Big Changes In Percussion Caption

    Sep 5, 2018

    After the pre-Labor Day hiatus, drum corps have come out of silence to begin announcing their staff changes for the 2019 season and forward. Despite an overall highly successful season fo...

  9. Must-Watch Videos For People New To Drum Corps

    Must-Watch Videos For People New To Drum Corps

    Aug 31, 2018

    It's nearly impossible to describe what the essence of drum corps in late-July, early-August feels like. The volume. The passion. The intensity—juxtaposed by the fragile and beautiful. 

  10. DCI Finalists Through History: The Best Of The Best

    DCI Finalists Through History: The Best Of The Best

    Aug 29, 2018

    Ever since I started watching DCI in 2009, I have always thought that scores were getting inflated year after year. I always expected the next year's winner to be more likely to break the...