Drum Corps International and USBands is proud to announce a three-year strategic partnership agreement teaming the two organizations on the promotion and creation of special events for the DCI Texas Series which features eight shows in 2024.

As part of this comprehensive partnership, USBands will be presenting several new DCI Day of Event Clinics with The Cavaliers in Central Texas on July 18 and in Mesquite on July 22, and with the Mandarins in McKinney on July 23, as well as a two-day workshop and DCI Day of Clinic with the Blue Devils in the Houston area on July 19. USBands will also be hosting annual Adjudication Training Workshops at the Alamodome in San Antonio alongside the DCI Southwestern Championship.

Learn  more about USBands' educational summer events

USBands is working closely with DCI to create special access for music educators and students to see the world’s finest marching music ensembles throughout the stops on the DCI Texas Series Presented by USBands.

July 15 – Canyon | West Texas Drums
July 16 – Abilene | DCI Abilene 
July 18 – Central TX | DCI Central Texas 
July 18 – Denton | DCI Denton Presented by Stanbury Uniforms 
July 19 – Houston | DCI Houston
July 20 – San Antonio | DCI Southwestern Championship Presented by Fred J. Miller Inc.
July 22 – Mesquite | DCI Mesquite Presented by Fruhauf Uniforms 
July 23 – McKinney | DCI McKinney Presented by WeScanFiles

Additionally, as part of the partnership, DCI will leverage the USBands Texas Fall Marching Band Schedule, providing recruiting opportunities at the 18 USBands hosted contests throughout the Lone Star State. 

Learn more about the USBands 2024 schedule

For bands and fans throughout Texas, look for additional exciting news and details on the 2024 DCI Texas Series presented by USBands coming soon.