DCI Kalamazoo Moves To Battle Creek

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In late April, officials at Western Michigan University (WMU) informed Drum Corps International of the need to install new artificial turf in their stadium, conflicting with the July 15 DCI Kalamazoo major event in Kalamazoo, Mich. As a result, DCI is unable to use WMU’s stadium on the scheduled date and will move the event 20 miles east to Battle Creek Central High School in Battle Creek, Mich.

“While we are surprised and disappointed in the timing and the circumstances involved with WMU’s decision, we are thrilled with the enthusiastic reception we have received by the school administration in Battle Creek,” said DCI executive director Dan Acheson. “We think you will find the stadium a great venue to see and hear drum corps.”

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Posted by on Wednesday, May 10th, 2006. Filed under DCI World.