Drum Corps International

Group Experiences

Bring a Group and Share the Fun!

Bringing your group to a Drum Corps International Tour event is the perfect way to entertain students, promote teamwork and camaraderie, strengthen relationships and boost morale; all while experiencing an unforgettable outing!

Marching bands, alumni groups, associations and others, can all enjoy our special group benefits when bringing 20 or more people to select DCI Premier Events this summer, including:

  • Discounted and complimentary tickets
  • Access to special events and other incentives
  • Exclusive group leader benefits
  • Streamlined ordering: Your DCI Representative will do all the work!

The excitement of the Drum Corps International Tour is waiting for you! Find the event right for your group, and then give us a call—we'll walk you through the entire process to make sure you and your entire group have an unforgettable experience this summer!

Special Group Pricing

Here's how it works:

  • Buy 20–49 tickets, receive a special discounted ticket rate PLUS 2 complimentary tickets
  • Buy 50–79 tickets, receive the discounted ticket rate PLUS 5 complimentary tickets
  • Buy 80–124 tickets, receive the discounted ticket rate PLUS 10 complimentary tickets
  • BEST VALUE! Buy 125+ tickets, receive the discounted ticket rate PLUS 15 complimentary tickets


Easy Ways to Place Your Order

1) CALL the DCI Box Office at (317) 275-1212.
2) CLICK to order online. Look for the "Groups" order links.


Get Even More Out of Your Group Experience

Get the most out of bringing your group to a DCI Tour event by taking advantage of these FREE programs offered in conjunction with select shows.

Kick Start Leadership Events
Kick Start your fall marching band season with these interactive leadership workshops for students led by motivational speaker Fran Kick.
Performance Opportunities
Enter the spotlight of Marching Music's Major League™ as your group takes the stage as part of DrumLine Battle™ or SoundSport®.

We're Here to Help

Questions about bringing your group to a DCI Tour event?
Contact: Scott Dixon, Senior Manager, Fan Experience
Email: groups@dci.org 
Phone: (317) 275-1212


Frequently Asked Questions

What forms of payment are accepted?
We can accept payment by school check or credit card (please check that your card has a daily limit that will cover your order). We unfortunately cannot accept school purchase orders for tickets.

What is the minimum order to be counted as a group?
You must purchase 20 tickets to qualify as a group.

Can I order more tickets after I place my initial order?
Once you place an order, you can always add tickets to it and receive the group rate. We would prefer that you don't add on one ticket at a time, but we know that there will always be that "one more ticket" to add and will do everything we can to accommodate. If you need to purchase a group ticket the day before or the day of the event, have the group leader go to the box office and give them your order number. The box office representatives will be able to sell you a ticket at the group rate. Please keep in mind, the tickets that you add on may not be in the same location as your original ticket order, but we will get them as close to the original location as available.

Can I purchase tickets the day of the show?
Yes, however we don't recommend this due to long lines at the box office. If you need to purchase the day of the event, you will still need to purchase a minimum of 20 tickets to qualify for the group rate. If you are adding tickets to an existing order, give the box office representative your order number and they will add to it. We can accept cash, credit card and school check at the event. Personal checks will not be taken.

Do I need to buy a ticket for my bus driver?
We do not offer a complimentary ticket that is specific to bus drivers, but DCI provides a certain number of complimentary tickets with every group order at select events. You can allot those tickets however you would like.

Can I add the parking fee onto my order?
We regret that we cannot accept parking fees in advance for any stadium. Parking fees are charged separately by the stadium management and Drum Corps International does not handle those fees.

When will I receive my tickets?
We aim to mail your tickets to you within 2 weeks after you have placed your order. If you place your order WITHIN 2 weeks of the event date, your tickets will be held at the will call window of the stadium box office under the name of the person who placed the order.

Can I order group tickets through Ticketmaster?
All group ticket sales are handled directly through Drum Corps International. Order online through DCI's "group tickets" page, mail in the group ticket order form with payment, or call the DCI office to place your order.

When should I place my order?
As soon as possible! The sooner you order, the closer to the 50-yard line you will be. Group tickets are issued on a first come first served basis. If you would like to have your tickets prior to the day of the show, you will need to place your order at least 2 WEEKS BEFORE the event date. Orders placed within 2 weeks of the event date will be held at the will call window at the stadium box office.

Is there a group discount in sections closer to the 50-yard line?
Yes, you can purchase tickets outside of the designated "group sections." Groups of 20 or more will receive a $5 discount off the regular ticket price outside of the group seating sections. Groups choosing to sit in other sections will receive the equivalent complimentary tickets in those sections as well.

What should I do about tickets for parents?
We encourage you to bring your band parents along on the trip. It is a great way to get your boosters excited for the upcoming marching band season! To receive the group discount, parents will need to purchase their tickets as part of your group order. If they are driving separately and there is a parking fee at the stadium, they will have to pay the fee.

How do I get an invoice/receipt for my order?
If you are ordering more than 2 days out (not at the stadium) you will receive an electronic receipt from our ticketing system. This will have the amount of tickets purchased and how much was paid. It will not always have your seat location. Always refer to the ticket for your seat location. Often times the e-mail receipts are filtered into a spam folder when going to school e-mail addresses. If you haven't received an e-mail receipt within 48 hours of your order, please call the DCI office to have them fax a copy. If you need an invoice from DCI, please call at least 48 hours (during regular business hours) before you will need the invoice and one will be created and sent to you via e-mail.

Can I place seats on hold and pay later?
Yes, you may place your seats on hold for any event not in a Ticketmaster Venue. Tickets for DCI Premier Events can be held for a maximum of three (3) weeks but not longer that seven (7) days prior to the event, whichever comes first. All seats on hold 7 days before an event will be released back to general sale.

Can I go to the stadium box office to buy/pick up tickets BEFORE the event date?
Drum Corps International tickets are only available the day of the event at any stadium box office.

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