Drum Corps International in McKinney

2024 DCI line up - 8 corps - in McKinney on a mapJuly 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 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

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









Drum Line Expo logo 2024Drumline Expo - Monday, July 22 - TUPPS Brewery

Start the DCI excitement a day before the competition event watching a drumline expo of DCI corps members. The event will take place at TUPPS Brewery's new venue and feature drum lines from Santa Clara Vanguard, Blue Stars, and The Troopers. Tickets for the Drum Line Expo event go on sales June 1 for $15; tickets are $20 day of the event.) All proceeds from this event will be donated to support the local high school band boosters. (If you book a room at host hotel Hilton Home2, get up to four Drum Line Expo tickets free.)

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)