An official website for Drum Corps International's newest program offering, DrumLine Battle has been launched. Announced in January, DrumLine Battle events will provide marching percussion ensembles from across the globe with powerful opportunities to compete against each other, showcasing their talents in exciting new ways in a fun and engaging "battleground" environment. is a fountain of information about the DrumLine Battle program, from the latest news, participating units, schedules, rules, videos and more. Among the highlights of content posted with the launch of the site is a preliminary schedule of live DrumLine Battle events taking place throughout the coming summer. With battles planned in a number of locations from Denver to Texas to Pennsylvania and many stops in between, including an international battle in Shanghai, opportunities are emerging for drum lines around the world to get involved. Also on the site, DrumLine Battle units can sign up to express their interest in participating in upcoming events. Those interested in hosting their own DrumLine Battle events also can fill out a form to receive additional information. "As our plans for DrumLine Battle continue to come together, we're looking forward to adding additional info and resources to the site," Drum Corps International's John DeNovi said. "Keep an eye out for how-to videos on preparing for your drum line for battle, as well as how to set up and host an event." Visit the DrumLine Battle website. Twitter: @DrumLineBattle