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.
DCI Releases 2019 Tour Schedule With Exciting Changes
Nov 16, 2018Drum 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 Bands of America. The last spectators are still leaving Lucas Oil Stadium as we speak—pretty sure the security guards are STILL asking for the last Carmel parents to stop taking pictures.
Savannah Light Brings "Impressive Presence" To Troopers
Sep 20, 2018Corps 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."
Genesis Revamps Music Staff In Preparation For 2019
Sep 13, 2018It'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 for the 2019 season.
Crossmen Cut Cymbal Line For 2019 Season
Sep 13, 2018Marking 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.
Troopers Announce Kristy Jackson As New Corps Director
Sep 10, 2018Kristy 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.
Pick Your Favorite DCI Finalist Uniform From 2018
Sep 7, 2018There were a number of new uniforms on the field at this year's 2018 DCI World Championship finals—but who has the best?
Pacific Crest Revamps Staff After 25th Anniversary Year
Sep 6, 2018Pacific Crest unleashed a few big changes to each caption for the 2019 season including some new caption heads.
Blue Stars Make Big Changes In Percussion Caption
Sep 5, 2018After 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 for the Blue Stars, they have announced a big shift for their percussion program that has been in place for a number of years.
Must-Watch Videos For People New To Drum Corps
Aug 31, 2018It'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.
DCI Finalists Through History: The Best Of The Best
Aug 29, 2018Ever 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 record score and so on. However, after some quick research, it turns out that the highest scoring top 12 are relatively spread out.