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2018 DCI Tour by the numbers
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2018 DCI Tour by the numbers

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108 — Number of events that will make up the 2018 DCI Summer Tour schedule.

 

52 — The 2018 DCI Tour will span 52 days, kicking off on June 21 in Detroit and wrapping up on August 11 at the DCI World Championship Finals in Indianapolis.

 

2 — Just two days during that 52-day timeframe will not have any events scheduled, giving corps members days off from competition on the Fourth of July and July 18.

 

37 — Number of states that corps will perform in as part of their 2018 tour schedules.

 

10 — Including the 2018 DCI Tour, the number of consecutive years that DCI has held its World Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Ahead of Madison, Wisconsin (7) and Orlando (4), Indianapolis has played host to the DCI Finals more than any other city.

 

60,000,000 — Completed this fall, the cost of renovations made to the San Antonio Alamodome including the installation of a new sound system, lighting, video boards, and more. The familiar venue will be the site of the DCI Southwestern Championship presented by Fred J. Miller, Inc. on Saturday, July 21.

 

15 — 2018 will mark the 15th anniversary of the “Big, Loud & Live” broadcast of the DCI World Championship Prelims in movie theaters nationwide. Kicking off the summer, the DCI Tour Premiere will also be showcased live in theaters.

 

0 — Prior to 2018, the number of times a competitive DCI Tour event has been hosted in Detroit. The DCI Tour Premiere presented by DeMoulin Bros. & Co. will take place at Ford Field in the heart of the city's downtown on June 21.

 

75+ — Number of World, Open, All-Age and International Class corps and SoundSport teams that will compete and perform at 2018 DCI Tour events across the country.

 

63,000 — The square footage of video boards inside the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, the most of any NFL venue. The state-of-the-art facility will host the DCI Southeastern Championship presented by Lone Star Percussion for the first time on Saturday, July 28.

 

20 — Friday, July 20, in Katy, Texas, will be the very first time on the 2018 DCI Tour that 2017’s top-three medalist drum corps — Blue Devils, Santa Clara Vanguard and Carolina Crown — will go head-to-head in the same lineup.

 

1 — 2018 will be the very first time that Bakersfield, California’s Golden Empire will compete at the DCI World Championships in Michigan City, Indiana and Indianapolis.

 

2820 — Number of miles The Cadets will clock on the odometer from Allentown, Pennsylvania to Clovis, California, in the corps’ first trip to the Golden State since 2011.

 

19 — Number of corps that will head to St. Louis to compete at the new DCI Midwestern Championship presented by DeMoulin Bros. & Co. on Sunday, July 15.

 

545 — Average distance spectators will travel to attend the DCI World Championship Finals in Indianapolis.

 

3 — Number of years the SoundSport International Music & Food Festival has kicked off the day of the DCI World Championship Finals in Indianapolis.

 

36 — Number of 2018 DCI Tour events with tickets now on sale through the DCI Box Office and Ticketmaster.

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