Indianapolis beckons - Cheer on The Cadets on Aug. 12-14!

What you need to know: Tickets, lodging, events and banquet

  1. Order your DCI World Championship show tickets.
  2. Reserve your lodging within the Cadets hotel blocks.
  3. RSVP for The Cadets Championship Breakfast. Email
  4. Purchase your tickets to Cadets Annual Awards Banquet.


DCI World Championships – the final and grandest event of the season – is rapidly approaching and The Cadets hope to see their alumni, fans, supporters and family members there to cheer them on during their last three performances of 2010! 

World Championships are returning to the heart of Indianapolis, Ind., as the spectacular Lucas Oil Stadium hosts three nights of marching excitement. The Cadets have your tickets to Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Finals. Also, we’ve got lodging information in the center of all the action and social events nobody should miss. 

We’ve gathered the information in one place to help you plan your World Championship trip! 


SHOW TICKETS: (Purchasing through The Cadets, supports The Cadets!)

  • Aug. 12 - DCI Championships Quarter-Finals, Lucas Oil Stadium
    Premium Seats: $55
  • Aug. 13 - DCI Championships Semi-Finals, Lucas Oil Stadium
    Premium seats: $75
  • Aug. 14 - DCI Championship Finals, Lucas Oil Stadium
    Premium seats: $75
    Super Premium seats: $125



Why not stay in the heart of it all, with your Cadets family? Many have already booked to lodge in the Westin Indianapolis and the Hyatt Indianapolis - both within walking distance of Lucas Oil Stadium. They are also in the heart of the Circle City which offers a variety of dining, entertainment, shopping and cultural activities.  

The Westin Indianapolis

  • The official headquarters hotel for Drum Corps International during World Championships
  • Also the location of the Cadets Annual Banquet on Sunday, Aug. 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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The Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

  • Just next door to the Westin, the Hyatt will also be a hub of activity during Championship Week
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Go to to make your reservation, or call (317) 684-2573. 

Use the following code when booking rooms within the Cadets’ block at the Westin Indianapolis and Hyatt Regency: CADDCI0809BJD



Cadets Alumni & Friends Pre-Semis Social
Friday, Aug. 13, 4-6 p.m.
Palomino Restaurant, Indianapolis, Ind.

On Friday, Aug. 13, before The Cadets perform in Semi-Finals, we’ve put together a little gathering at one of the Indy hotspots. This social is free, just come and by, catch up with good friends before you head over to the stadium just blocks away. No RSVP needed.

The Cadets Championship Breakfast
Saturday, Aug.14,  8:30 am
Pendleton Heights High School
1 Arabian Drive, Pendleton, Indiana

This annual fun-loving, emotional morning is one you don’t want to miss! 

On the most bittersweet day of Summer Tour, the Cadets rise for the last time together to the ‘soothing’ sound of revelry, courtesy of the Holy Bass line, then join family, fans and alumni for a delicious breakfast at the corps’ housing site.  

But there’s more… 

Following breakfast, members, staff and family share their thoughts on the Cadets’ experience and age-outs hold their unofficial send off ceremony. Seldom is there a dry eye to be found! No ticket needed, but for planning purposes, let us know you’re coming.

Contact Caryn Goebel at or (610) 821-0345, Ext. 121 

The 2010 Cadets Annual Awards Banquet
Sunday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Westin Indianapolis

The morning after the final note for 2010 is played, The Cadets gather one more time to celebrate the season, and say goodbye. All are welcome as The Cadets return for a third year to the lovely Westin Indianapolis for their annual awards banquet.This fun, casual and relaxed event includes a large brunch, member and staff awards, memories and plenty of emotional moments!

Following the Banquet, members and staff will be transported to the airport and transportation hubs to make their trip home. Storage for luggage and personal belongings will be made available. 

Banquet Tickets:  

2010 Cadets - $65 (Included in Summer Tour Fee)
Staff and Guests - $85
Children 12 and under free



Questions or need help?

For assistance or more information on Indianapolis-related events, contact Caryn Goebel at, or by telephone at (610) 821-0345, Ext. 121.



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