As a part of the growing family of activities under the Drum Corps International umbrella, teams participating in SoundSport® events will benefit from more than 40 years of world-class event production experience which has introduced millions of fans to the unmatched legacy of excellence synonymous with the DCI brand.
Exclusive SoundSport® participation benefits include:
- Your members will gain exciting performance opportunities on the greatest stages in marching music—in some of the world’s most prestigious venues—including: the Alamodome, Alabama A&M Stadium, the Georgia Dome and the Indiana Convention Center/Lucas Oil Stadium
- Your members will perform in front of ready-made audiences of thousands of passionate, knowledgeable and supportive fans of the marching arts, sharing the very same stage with members of Marching Music’s Major League™.
- Your members will receive professional adjudication and recorded constructive feedback to help your team grow and thrive.
- Your team members will receive a reserved ticket to a DCI Premier Event (up to a $55 value!).
- Participating teams receive access to our professional event management expertise, along with day-of-event services such as EMT/medical, special team parking and stadium entrance, warm-up area, dedicated event staff liaisons and more.
- Your team will harness the power of Drum Corps International’s enormous worldwide marketing and promotions outreach with recognition/promotion on the SoundSport® website and social media outlets.
- Your team will have the opportunity to gain tremendous local exposure and support with a recruitment and information table at the event location (where available).
- Your team name will announced on the public address system during the event.
- Your team name and contact information will be displayed on stadium video boards (where available).
- Directors and their guest will receive an invitation to the DCI Hall of Fame Kickoff Party in Indianapolis during DCI World Championships Week festivities.
- Directors and their guest will receive an invitation to the exclusive DCI Friday Night Party at the DCI World Championships in Indianapolis.
- Teams will have members-only access to exclusive SoundSport® merchandise, hats, collectible patches and commemorative pins.
- Special team awards
- And more!
Perhaps most importantly, your members will become a part of the exciting and remarkable world of Drum Corps International, as they gain first-hand insight into the dedication, commitment and motivation necessary to achieve excellence on stage and in life. We’re looking forward to welcoming you into this exciting world, and to helping inspire your SoundSport® team to achieve great things.
Welcome to SoundSport®, and welcome to Marching Music’s Major League™!