The following order of appearance for the 2009 Drum Corps International World Championship World Class Finals was determined by the scores earned by each corps at the World Class Semifinals on Friday, Aug. 7 in Indianapolis, Ind. Twelve World Class corps will compete in the World Championship Finals event for their chance to be called champions this Saturday, Aug. 8 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
World Class World Championship Finals Saturday, Aug. 8—Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind. All times Eastern time zone Gates open—4:30 p.m. Welcome—5:25 p.m. U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps—5:28 p.m. National Anthem—5:55 p.m. Volunteer of the Year Awards—6:00 p.m. World Class Director of the Year Award—6:03 p.m Local Sponsor and Dignitary Recognition—6:05 p.m. Open Class Champion Exhibition—6:08 p.m. Sponsor Recognition—6:22 p.m. Troopers—6:40 p.m. Blue Knights—6:57 p.m. Glassmen—7:14 p.m. Blue Stars—7:31 p.m. Phantom Regiment—7:48 p.m. Boston Crusaders—8:05 p.m. Intermission (17 minutes) Bluecoats—8:39 p.m. Santa Clara Vanguard—8:56 p.m. The Cavaliers—9:13 p.m. Holy Name Cadets—9:30 p.m. Carolina Crown—9:47 p.m. Blue Devils—10:04 p.m. Awards Ceremony—10:30 p.m. World Champion Encore—11:20 p.m. Times subject to change View a complete schedule of 2009 World Championship events.