The Beanpot Invitational, a New England drum corps staple since 1982, will be held at Endicott College Stadium in Beverly, Mass., on July 5 at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time. "This year's Beanpot competition will really excite everyone, and we are extremely honored to move our event to the latest of Endicott's College new facilities," said famed DCI contest coordinator Tony DiCarlo, a tour event partner of this event. Located in Beverly, Massachusetts on 244 acres of oceanfront property, Endicott College's Multipurpose Stadium seats 2,200 spectators and features Field Turf, the leader in the synthetic grass industry. "Endicott is an amazing place, It will allow our fans to enjoy the show under the lights in a beautiful campus setting," DiCarlo said. "The Beanpot is always a great time, and this year with this new facility, our show is going to be even better. The corps will love the new stadium and it will provide more parking and warmup area is right on the ocean." The competition at the Beanpot this year includes the Cadets, Boston Crusaders, Carolina Crown, The Magic, Crossmen, Spirit of JSU, the Spartans and the East Coast Jazz. For more information, go to http://www.nesba.org/beanpot .