This year marked the very first time that World Championship events were split between different cities, and not just neighboring municipalities, but cross-state locations. Before heading to Indiana University in Bloomington, Open Class corps kicked off the '08 World Championships on Aug. 5 with their Quarterfinals event held in northern Indiana at Michigan City's Ames Field. From the parking lots to inside the stadium gates, the following photo gallery takes a look at all of the action that took place around the performances taking place on the football field.

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Photos by Johnny Gilbert.