DCI Hall of Fame member David Kampschroer
presents the John Brazale Visual Performance Award to
Carolina Crown and the Blue Devils.
Since 2001, caption awards at the Drum Corps International World Championships have been determined by averaging the scores from all three nights of the World Championship competition. According to the DCI rulebook: At the World Championships, World Class caption awards will be determined by averaging scores at Prelims, Semifinals, and Finals. BEST BRASS – based on Music Brass score BEST PERCUSSION – based on Music Percussion score BEST VISUAL – based on Visual Proficiency score BEST COLOR GUARD – based on Visual Color Guard score BEST OVERALL GENERAL EFFECT – based on combining General Effect Music and General Effect Visual scores The average for each double-paneled caption will be used in determining caption awards.

2012 World Class Caption Award Winners


Cavaliers Founder Don Warren presents the
Don Angelica Best General Effect Award.
Donald Angelica Best General Effect Award Blue Devils Fred Sanford Best Percussion Performance Award Blue Devils John Brazale Best Visual Performance Award TIE: Blue Devils and Carolina Crown George Zingali Best Color Guard Award Blue Devils Jim Ott Best Brass Performance Award Carolina Crown

2012 Open Class Caption Award Winners

Caption awards for Open Class corps are determined by scores earned during the Open Class World Championship Finals competition. The Most Improved Corps award is determined by a vote of Open Class corps directors.

Spartans receive the 2012 Best Color Guard Award
at the Open Class World Championship Finals.
Best Brass Performance Oregon Crusaders Best General Effect Oregon Crusaders Best Visual Performance Oregon Crusaders Best Percussion Performance Blue Devils B Best Color Guard Spartans Most Improved Corps Legends View all scores from the 2012 DCI World Championships.