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Drum Corps International (DCI) Dallas Competition

Lake Highlands High School

The best drum corps in the world return to North Texas on Monday, July 24 to compete at the 41st anniversary of Drum Corps International (DCI) Dallas. This is the only competition each year in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

This year’s elite line-up includes the Bluecoats (last year’s World Champion), Blue Devils (17-time World Champions), and the Cadets (10-time World Champions). Six of the ten drum corps competing at DCI Dallas this year were finalists in the 2016 World Championships.

Box Office-3 p.m.;   Gates Open-5:30 p.m.;   Competition Begins-7 p.m.

 DCI Dallas tickets are selling quickly and a very large turnout is expected again this year. Organizers strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance at

Please arrive early to locate parking. On-site paid parking is available and free remote parking is less than a mile from LHHS Stadium (signs will direct you). Free shuttles between remote parking and Wildcat Stadium are starting at 5:30 p.m.

 Drum Corps competing:

  • Bluecoats – Canton, OH
  • Blue Devils – Concord, CA
  • Boston Crusaders – Boston, MA
  • Cadets – Allentown, PA  
  • Carolina Crown – Ft. Mill, SC   
  • Colts – Dubuque, IA
  • Crossmen – San Antonio, TX
  • Jersey Surf – Camden County, NJ
  • Mandarins – Sacramento, CA
  • Troopers – Casper, WY

Official Site  

  • $30-$55
Box Office
  • 1-317-275-1212

9449 Church Road · Dallas, TX 75238