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Thu, August 8, 2013 - 10:00 AM
Indianapolis, IN
DCI World Championship Prelims

The Drum Corps International World Championships mark a week?long celebration of the “very best” in the world of marching music. Championship events in Indianapolis will get started on Thursday, Aug. 8 with the Prelims competition.

In a format established two years ago, the Prelims will feature the performances of all World and Open Class corps as they compete head-to-head in this all-day event at Lucas Oil Stadium. From a field of more than 40 corps, the 25 top-scoring groups will advance to Friday’s Semifinals competition.

View the lineup and performance times for this event.

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Box office opens: 9:00 AM
Gates open: 10:00 AM
Start time: 10:00 AM

Ticket prices range from $25-$55. Groups of 20 or more receive a $10 discount on seats in the Super sections. Prices do not include additional handling fees.

To purchase, please go to, call 1-800-745-3000, or visit your local Ticketmaster outlet.

Don't wait until day of show to purchase! Ticket prices will increase $7.

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  • Venue Information
Lucas Oil Stadium
500 S. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225
  • Performing Corps
Lineup not available at this time.
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Event Times
Box Office: 9:00am
Gates Open: 10:00am
First Corps Steps Off 10:30am
Spectator Entrance Gate
East Plaza - East gates
Parking Location
Limited parking is available at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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