Drum Corps International


Join A Drum Corps!

With the 2021 Drum Corps International Celebration Tour now in the history books, drum corps throughout the country are preparing for a wave of new recruits for the 2022 DCI 50th Anniversary season, which means one thing—auditions.

For those wishing to join a corps, preparation is essential. Fortunately, most corps offer materials online detailing all of their technical requirements and explaining their respective audition processes.

Use this page as a resource to get your drum corps search and audition preparations underway. Always be sure to contact the organization of your choice directly to confirm dates, locations and other audition requirements. Good luck!

Guide To Auditions

Each season, thousands of performers take their first steps with a Drum Corps International group. Here’s how you can be one of them.

Audition Dates & Locations

Listed below are audition links for many drum corps across the country. As groups finalize plans for their audition camps, posted information will be added, updated and changed periodically.

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Age Calculator

Are you age-eligible to join a DCI drum corps? Enter your birthday in this calcluator to do the math.

Drum Corps International's age limit is 21 years of age with one exception. Corps members who turn 22 on or after June 1 are eligible to march during that year. Minimum age limits may vary from corps to corps.

Audition Tips

Prepare for your audition with these tips and tricks.