August 5, 2019
Following strong performances at the Tour of Champions - Drums Along The Waterfront in Buffalo, New York for the Colts and the East Troy Showcase in East Troy, Wisconsin for the Colt Cadets, both corps are heading into the last days of their season. Colt Cadets have already arrived at their finals week housing while the Colts will head towards Erie, Pennsylvania, for the Lake Erie Fanfare. The Colts will perform at 8:25 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday will find the Colt Cadets in Marion, Indiana, for the Open Class Championships. Colt Cadets will be staying at Ball State University. Colt Cadets will perform Monday night, and Tuesday's performance time will be based on the results from Monday night. Be sure to check colts.org for the most up to date performance times.
Tuesday through Saturday, the Colts and Colt Cadets will be housing at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Tuesday will be a full rehearsal day for the corps, with evening ensemble in Scheumann Stadium. Wednesday will also be a rehearsal day, with the 2019 Annual Banquet in the evening. Different from previous years, both corps will be staying in the Emens Auditorium on campus. If you plan on visiting either corps throughout the week, please be sure you have read our information packet about our stay. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
Thursday through Saturday will be the "loudest nights of the summer" as the drum corps activity descends on Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Colt Cadets will perform Thursday morning between 9:00 a.m and 10:30 a.m. The Colts will perform Thursday evening at 6:37 p.m. Thursday evening will also feature the 16th annual Big, Loud, and Live cinecast in theaters around the country. Purchase your tickets today to see the top 15 corps live! Colts will be the first corps to perform in Big, Loud, and Live.
On Friday, the Colts will perform between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday evening will also feature the annual age out ceremony on the field of Lucas Oil Stadium at 11:02 p.m.
Saturday's schedule is to be determind based on the Colts placement on Friday night. All details will be released as soon as they become available.
You can click here to view our itinerary for finals week. Updates will be posted regularly on the website throughout the week.
To read more about all the events organized by Drum Corps International during Finals Week, you can click here.
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