Tournament Of Drums | Cedar Rapids, IA

Show Information

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2018 | 7:00 pm

Kingston Stadium, Cedar Rapids, IA \ Google Map to the stadium.
Stadium box office opens at 4:00 p.m. Gates open to the public at 5:30 p.m.

IN COMPETITION (order of appearance)

Jubal \ Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Heat Wave \ Inverness, Florida
Golden Empire \ Bakersfield, California
Colt Cadets \ Dubuque, Iowa
River City Rhythm \ Anoka, Minnesota
Gold \ Oceanside, California
Spartans \ Nashua, New Hampshire
Louisiana Stars \ Lafayette, Louisiana
Vanguard Cadets \ Santa Clara, California \ Five-Time DCI Open Class Champion

Tournament Of Drums celebrates its fourth year as a Colts-sponsored event in partnership with the Iowa Music & Arts Association. In 2018, Tournament Of Drums is one of the final events leading into the DCI Open Class championships. The results of the show will determine the corps order of performance in Michigan City. All sections are General Admission seating.

Tournament Of Drums was voted Best Drum Corps International Open Class Tour Event in 2016 and 2017!

Tickets are ON SALE NOW and begin mailing on April 15. Tickets ordered after Friday, July 27, will be held at will call at the stadium box office. Advance ticket sales close on Wednesday, August 1, so the ticket operation can be transferred to the show site. Group ticket sales are available through Friday, July 27.

For more information or to inquire about Group Sales, contact the Colts Ticket Desk via email at

Due to the strict travel schedule of the corps, no rain date or refund is available. However, the corps respect the importance of giving their fans a show and will do everything possible to reach that goal.

Ticket Prices


General Admission | $15


All sections are open seating and available first-come, first-served on the day of the show.

Tickets also available at West Music and Hills Bank locations throughout Cedar Rapids. Local ticket sales in the Cedar Rapids area begin May 1.

A processing fee of $3.75 is applied to each order.