DCI Open Class World Championship Finals
August 7 @ 6:00 pm – August 8 @ 8:00 pm
Drum Corps International (DCI), the leader in producing events for the world’s most elite marching ensembles for student musicians and performers, welcomes up to 12 of its elite marching music ensembles who will perform at Indiana Wesleyan University on Tuesday, August 8, in the DCI Open Class World Championship Finals, the culmination of the DCI Summer Tour for Open Class Corps following more than 80 competitive events on the national 2023 Drum Corps International Tour.
All finalist open class drum corps from across the nation will visit Marion to compete as part of DCI’s 51st season. The performances begin at 6:00 p.m. Each corps will offer a spellbinding musical and visual spectacle as they complete their quest for the gold in finals competition in 2023.
“Whether you are a long-time fan of the drum corps activity or newcomer attending for the very first time, this show will be nothing short of spectacular, as these dedicated elite performance ensembles take the field to showcase their passion and creativity, while celebrating the important educational and cultural contributions of marching music at the highest levels of achievement,” said Dan Acheson, CEO of DCI.
The “DCI Open Class World Championships” performance will take place at Wildcat Stadium on the campus of Indiana Wesleyan University located at 4201 S. Washington St., at 6:00 p.m. ET. Tickets for the event are now on sale. To view the complete 2023 SCI Summer Tour schedule.