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Top headlines of the 2016 DCI World Championships
The Academy made headlines this past week advancing to the DCI World Championship Finals for the very first time.Photo by: T. McCourt, DCI.org

Top headlines of the 2016 DCI World Championships

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The 2016 Drum Corps International Tour reached its peak Aug. 8-13, with a week-long celebration of the very best in marching music at the DCI World Championships in Indiana.

From the start of Open Class competition Monday in Michigan City, to the Bluecoats’ historic first Championship win late Saturday night, DCI.org was on the scene reporting on events as they happened.

Take a look back at who was making headlines last week in this recap of World Championship highlights you may have missed along the way.

Monday, August 8

Top 12 set after Open Class Prelims

PHOTOS: Open Class World Championship Prelims

VIDEO: DCI World Championships Week has begun

Tuesday, August 9

Blue Devils B over the moon with fifth Open Class title

PODCAST: One of the best shows of the season happened last night

PHOTOS: Open Class World Championship Finals

VIDEO: Blue Devils B: 2016 Open Class World Champions

Wednesday, August 10

VIDEO: Highlights: 2016 DCI Performers Showcase

2016 DCI Performers Showcase scores

PHOTOS: DCI Performers Showcase presented by System Blue

VIDEO: Highlights: 2016 DCI Hall of Fame induction

Thursday, August 11

Less than one point separates top three at Prelims

Live Blog: 2016 DCI World Championship Prelims

PHOTOS: 2016 DCI World Championship Prelims

Friday, August 12

First-ever for the Academy after unpredictable Semis

PODCAST: Popular composer in the stands for first DCI Finals

Live Blog: 2016 DCI World Championship Semifinals

PHOTOS: 2016 DCI World Championship Semifinals

Saturday, August 13

VIDEO: Highlights: SoundSport International Music & Food Festival

A new 'Bloo' champion is born

Recap Roundup: 2016 DCI World Championship Finals

Live Blog: 2016 DCI World Championship Finals

PHOTOS: 2016 DCI World Championship Finals

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