Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association On 2008 DCI Relocation

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To everyone involved with Drum Corps International:

All of us in Indianapolis were disappointed to learn that the 2008 Drum Corps International World Championships were relocating to Bloomington, Ind. Our goal in Indianapolis has always been for the World Championships to be the very first event in the new Lucas Oil Stadium, the future home of the Indianapolis Colts, which has been under construction since September, 2005. The targeted completion date was originally set for Aug. 15, 2008. Indianapolis and Drum Corps International officials agreed to allow for the possibility of an earlier completion of the stadium to accommodate the Aug. 6-9 championships – while having a solid back-up plan for Bloomington. Unfortunately, we learned over the weekend as you did that those dates just won’t line up for 2008.

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Posted by on Thursday, April 10th, 2008. Filed under DCI World.