Drum Corps International
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona - DCI Desert Classic comes to Tempe this August

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona - DCI Desert Classic comes to Tempe this August

by Drum Corps International

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona joins Drum Corps International's growing team of corporate partners as the title sponsor of the DCI Desert Classic, scheduled for Saturday, August 4, 2007 at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.



The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona - DCI Desert Classic will feature 12 of the world's top drum and bugle corps just days prior to the DCI World Championships at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif.







Competing corps include:
Spirit from JSU – Jacksonville, AL
Southwind - Lexington, KY
Colts - Dubuque, IA

Madison Scouts - Madison, WI

Pacific Crest - Diamond Bar, CA

Pioneer - Milwaukee, WI

Phantom Regiment - Rockford, IL
Boston Crusaders - Boston, MA
Blue Stars - LaCrosse, WI

Carolina Crown - Ft. Mill, SC

The Cavaliers - Rosemont, IL

The Academy - Tempe, AZ





"We're thrilled to have Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona as part of this exciting event leading into the week of the 2007 World Championships," said Dan Acheson, executive director and CEO for Drum Corps International. "With the area's growing support of marching music activities, we are very pleased to have partners like Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona to assist us in our mission of celebrating excellence through the outstanding performances of these exceptional young performers."



View additional Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona - DCI Desert Classic event information.



About Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest Arizona-based health insurance company. The not-for-profit company was founded in 1939 and provides health insurance products, services or networks to more than 1.1 million individuals. With offices in Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tempe and Tucson, the company employs more than 1,500 Arizonans. For information about Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and its community programs such as Walk On!, please visit azblue.com.