Drum and Bugle Corps World Championships

Live Music

August 31, 2018 to September 2, 2018

STA Stadium on the Williamsport Area High School Campus

 Drum Corps International Marching Music's Major League ™ 

From modest beginnings more than four decades ago, Drum Corps International (DCI) has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth activity with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Through the annual DCI Tour and World Championships, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and nationally-broadcast events. Drum Corps International is Marching Music's Major League™.

Mission Statement

The mission of Drum Corps International is to bring the life-enriching benefits and enjoyment of marching music performing arts to more people worldwide. We do this by creating a stage for participating organizations to engage in education, competition, entertainment, and the promotion of individual growth.

Drum Corps Associates (DCA) World Championships are set to take place over Labor Day Weekend in Williamsport, PA.

Making their Championships debut in the same city that hosts the Little League World Series, all-age drum and bugle corps from across the country will compete in a series of events scheduled on Friday, August 31st through Sunday, September 2nd.

Great tickets for all three days of DCA World Championship events are still available.

Schedule of Events

Individual/Ensemble & Mini Corps Competition

Friday, August 31st, Time TBD

Individuals and ensembles take the stage in this event that takes on a party-like atmosphere in Williamsport.

DCA World Championship Prelims

Saturday, September 1st, 4 p.m. ET

Preliminary performances at STA Stadium on the Williamsport Area High School Campus

Alumni Spectacular

Sunday, September 2nd, 10 a.m. ET

Field performances by alumni corps at STA Stadium on the Williamsport Area High School Campus

DCA World Championship Finals

Sunday, September 2nd, 5 p.m. ET

Advancing corps after Saturday's Prelims square off for the Championship title at STA Stadium on the Williamsport Area High School Campus





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