Tournament of Drums | Cedar Rapids, IA

Tournament of Drums, hosted by the Colt Cadets and the Iowa Music & Arts Association

Show Information


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


Listed in alphabetical order
  • Chops Inc. \ Minneapolis, Minnesota (All Age)
  • Colt Cadets \ Dubuque, Iowa
  • Gold \ Bakersfield, California
  • Guardians \ Houston, Texas
  • Les Stentors \ Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
  • River City Rhythm \ Anoka, Minnesota
  • The Battalion \ Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Vanguard Cadets \ Santa Clara, California (Five-Time Open Class Champion)
  • Plus one DCI SoundSport team in exhibition!

Tournament Of Drums celebrates its sixth year as a Colts-sponsored event in partnership with the Iowa Music & Arts Association. In 2022, 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 at the DCI Open Class Prelims in Marion, Indiana.

Tournament Of Drums is a three-time receipient of the Best Drum Corps International Open Class Tour Event award!

Advanced ticket sales have ended so the ticket operation can be prepared for the stadium box office. Tickets ordered after Friday, July 22, will be held at Will Call at the stadium box office. Advance ticket sales closed on Tuesday, August 2. Tickets are available in the Cedar Rapids area at West Music and Hills Bank locations beginning May 1.

Group ticket sales are available through Friday, July 22. 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.

General Admission | $20

Tickets Available At The Stadium Box Office Friday Afternoon

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

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

Tickets Available At The Stadium Beginning At 4:00 PM