Drum Corps International
42 years of DCI World Champions in the moment

42 years of DCI World Champions in the moment

by Drum Corps International

From the Anaheim Kingsmen to the Blue Devils, a total of nine drum corps have won Drum Corps International's top prize over more than four decades of competition. Stretching all the way back to 1972, we take a look back over those 42 exciting years in this supercut of the moments during the DCI Finals that these elite groups were named Champions.

DCI World Champions by the numbers

Blue Devils: 16 titles 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 The Cadets: 10 titles 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2011 The Cavaliers: 7 titles 1992, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006 Santa Clara Vanguard: 6 titles 1973, 1974, 1978, 1981, 1989, 1999 Madison Scouts: 2 titles 1975, 1988 Phantom Regiment: 2 titles 1996, 2008 Anaheim Kingsmen: 1 title 1972 Star of Indiana: 1 title 1991 Carolina Crown:1 title 2013 World Champion ties: 3 (1996, 1999, 2000) Highest World Champion score: 99.650 (Blue Devils, 2014) Lowest World Champion score: 88.100 (Anaheim Kingsmen, 1972) Longest title streak: The Cadets (1983-1985), The Cavaliers (2000-2002) Venue to host the most World Championships: Camp Randall Stadium — Madison, Wisconsin (7 years)

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