Drum Corps Associates (DCA) will return to Rochester in 2017* for the World Championship Weekend, taking place over Labor Day Weekend at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and Capelli Stadium. This family-friendly event is open to everyone. Watch the best Drum Corps from all over the U.S and beyond compete for the title of World Champions. Don't delay, tickets are on sale now!


To get you excited for this year's Championship Weekend we're sharing some of our favorite photos that capture the spirit and excitement of DCA! 


This is the biggest DCA event of the year. Called the “Big Game” of competitive drum and bugle corps. DCA drums

Put your Game Face on -- this is a serious competition.

DCA Game Face

Practice makes perfect! You will see corps practicing all over the Rochester region during the weekend.DCA Practice

The competitor's costumes are unique in design as each individual corps' performance. 

Costumed dancer for DCA Drum Corps Associates

Let your flags fly high!

DCA Throw (not Rhinos)

It's a fun event to share with your friends.

DCA jumping

Now this is what we call a Drum Line!

DCA Drum fun

Come for the spectacle.

DCA flags

Come for the music.

DCA March

Come for the colors.

DCA Color

Bonus: Where else can you show off all those DCA patches?

DCA Patches


*this post has been updated from 2016