Drum Corps International in McKinney

US map with logos of drum corps on their appropriate statesJuly 23, 2024 at McKinney ISD Stadium

Check out the line-up below!

Make plans NOW to attend the 2024 DCI competition event in McKinney taking place on Tuesday, July 23, 2024, at McKinney ISD Stadium. Below is the line-up, announced in mid-November 2023, of the musician-athletes that will be competing for points on their way to the DCI Championships taking place August 8-10 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Blue Knights (Denver, CO)
  • Blue Stars (La Crosse, WI)
  • Genesis (Austin, TX)
  • Jersey Surf (West Berlin, NJ)
  • Mandarins (Sacramento, CA)
  • Santa Clara Vanguard (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Seattle Cascades, WA 
  • Troopers, Casper, WY
  • Zephyrus (Tulsa, OK)

Click the image below to watch a terrific news piece about McKinney's 2023 DCI event from McKinney's own Katy Blakey at NBC-5 in Dallas:

Screen shot of DCI brass musicians from NBC news piece









Drumline Expo - Monday, July 22 - Location TBD

Start the DCI excitement a day before the competition event watching a drumline expo of DCI corps members. Location and event details to be announced closer to the event date. All proceeds are donated to support the local high school band boosters. 

And the top five finisher's from the 2023 McKinney event were:

  • 1st - Carolina Crown (Fort Sill, SC)
  • 2nd - The Cadets (Allentown, PA)
  • 3rd - The Mandarins (Seattle, WA)
  • 4th - The Troopers (Casper, WY)
  • 5th - The Crossmen (San Antonio, TX)