On Thursday, August 10th, the 2023 DCI World Championships preliminaries were held at Lucas Oil Stadium. The final scores of the competition have been released by Drum Corps International. Throughout the three-day championship competition, more than thirty judges evaluated more than sixty corps performances.
On August 10th, thirty-two Open and World Class corps affiliated with DCI competed head-to-head at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Band Today presented the event. Lucas Oil Stadium will serve as the venue for DCI World Championships from August 10th to August 12th, 2023.
The preliminary scores are crucial as they decide which corps will proceed to the competition's semifinals and finals. The semifinals will consist of the top 25 corps from the prelims and will take place on August 11th. The finals are scheduled for August 12th.
The following are the results of the 2023 DCI World Championships prelims:
- 1st place: The Blue Devils scored 97.200.
- 2nd place: The Santa Clara Vanguard scored 96.900.
- They came in third place. Carolina Crown received a score of 95.700.
- They came in fourth place. The Cavaliers achieved a score of 94.800.
- They came in fifth place. The Bluecoats scored 94.300.
- They ranked 6th. The Boston Crusaders scored 93.500.
- They ranked 7th. The Cadets scored 92.400.
- They ranked 8th. Phantom Regiment received a score of 91.900.
- They placed ninth in the competition. The Blue Stars received a score of 90.700 in the championships.
- They secured the tenth position in the rankings. Another participating corps, Mandarins, earned a score of 89.900.
We extend our congratulations to all the participating corps of the 2023 DCI World Championships prelims, and we wish good luck to the top 25 corps as they proceed to the semifinals.