The Santa Clara Vanguard & The Blue Devils have jointly decided not to travel to Indianapolis for the showcase events on August 12-14, 2021

With the current state of the pandemic, the distance and limited DCI performances in 2021, both @scvanguard & @TheBlueDevils have jointly decided not to travel to Indianapolis for the showcase events on August 12-14, 2021. Full announcement on— Santa Clara Vanguard (@scvanguard) December 3, 2020

2021 DCI event series slated for Indy in August

( Drum Corps International is pleased to announce plans for a series of drum corps events to be held in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium August 12, 13 & 14, 2021. DCI and each of its individual organizations continue to gather information and closely monitor the evolving public health and safety conditions brought about by … Continue reading “2021 DCI event series slated for Indy in August”

Member corps vote to cancel 2020 DCI Tour

( We know this is a difficult time for everyone as we all respond to the COVID-19 crisis. The events worldwide have impacted Drum Corps International as well, forcing cancellation of the 2020 Summer Tour as of Wednesday, March 25. DCI’s voting membership unanimously reached the difficult decision with great regret after thorough evaluation of … Continue reading “Member corps vote to cancel 2020 DCI Tour”

Coronavirus update (March 18)

( In response to the most recent developments with the coronavirus (COVID-19), Drum Corps International convened a special meeting of its voting membership on Tuesday, March 17 via teleconference to discuss the current impact on the DCI community. Representatives from member organizations shared mitigation strategies and discussed planning options for the 2020 DCI Summer Tour. … Continue reading “Coronavirus update (March 18)”

Coronavirus update (March 12)

( Drum Corps International is continuing to monitor the impact of COVID-19 across the country. Specifically, we are following the quickly evolving developments at all levels as well as the ongoing determinations by local and national public health officials. We are also receiving tremendous assistance from our extended network of career healthcare professionals working through … Continue reading “Coronavirus update (March 12)”

2020 DCI Rules Congress proposals at-a-glance

  • Brass Amplification Limitations. Proposed by: Michael Martin, The Cavaliers. …
  • Evaluation Structure Innovation. …
  • Color Guard Sheet Enhancement. …
  • Any Instrument Policy. …
  • Allow for Live Sampling Created in Real Time. …
  • Rules and Systems Task Force Voted On by the Membership. …
  • Scoring System Update. …
  • Sound Reinforcement Limits.


2019 DCI World Championship Semifinals

 1. Blue Devils          97.700
 2. Bluecoats            97.550
 3. Santa Clara Vanguard 96.325
 4. Carolina Crown       96.025
 5. The Cavaliers        95.213
 6. Boston Crusaders     93.413
 7. Blue Knights         92.625
 8. Blue Stars           91.300
 9. The Cadets           89.800
10. Mandarins            89.438
11. Crossmen             88.225
12. Phantom Regiment     87.775
13. Spirit of Atlanta    85.587
14. Pacific Crest        85.350
15. The Academy          84.300
16. Colts                84.225
17. Madison Scouts       82.137
18. Troopers             81.663
19. Spartans             80.350
20. Genesis              78.725
21. Legends              78.400
22. Gold                 77.100
23. Music City           76.650
24. Jersey Surf          75.900
25. Seattle Cascades     73.275