The 2023 Drum Corps International Tour reached its peak August 7-12, 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 World Championship events Monday in Marion, to Blue Devils taking home theird third-consecutive and 21st-ever gold medal Saturday night in Indianapolis, "Finals Week" was full of memorable moments to close out the 2023 DCI Tour on a high note. 

Take a look back at who was making headlines last week in this recap of World Championship highlights.

Monday, August 8

📰: Spartans turn heads as Open Class Prelims kick off Indiana Championships Week

📹: HIGHLIGHTS: 2023 Open Class World Championship Prelims

📹: Columbians make historic first World Championship performance

📸: 2023 DCI Open Class World Championships Prelims

Tuesday, August 9

📰: Spartans return to glory, earn 2023 Open Class title

📹: REACTION: Spartans win gold in 2023

📹: SCORES: 2023 DCI Open Class World Championship Finals

📸: 2023 DCI Open Class World Championship Finals

Thursday, August 11

📰: Drum Corps International and Visit Indy announce multi-year contract extension

📰: Pacific Northwest corps grab final two Top 25 spots at highly-competitive Indianapolis Prelims

📹: Seattle Cascades their make triumphant return to the DCI World Championships

📸: 2023 DCI World Championship Prelims

Friday, August 12

📰: Blue Knights break back into Top 12 at Friday Semifinals

📹: Southwind's "special" summer of 2023

📹: HIGHLIGHTS: Shining a Light on Music Education

📸: 2023 DCI World Championship Semifinals

Saturday, August 12

📰: 2023 Blue Devils cut out place in history with third-consecutive gold medal

📰: Worldwide performers dazzle at the '23 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival

📰: 2023 DCI World Championship caption award winners

📹: Highlights: 2023 SoundSport International Music & Food Festival

📹: 2023 DCI World Championship awards ceremony

📹: 2023 DCI World Championships montage

📹: 2023 World Champion Blue Devils in the moment

📹: #DCI2023 Finals Scores

📸: 2023 DCI World Championship Finals

Sunday, August 14

🎟: Super 3 ticket packages to the 2024 DCI World Championships

🏨: Book your Indianapolis hotel for the 2024 DCI World Championships

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