The show, which had been traditionally slotted in the third week of July was moved up in the DCA calendar year to the first Saturday in July following the show’s hiatus last year.
The Cavalcade of Champions drums began in 1949 and ran for 24 uninterrupted years by the Keystoners Drum and Bugle Corps, Wallace W. Fetzer American Legion Post 71 in Milton.
Over the years, the likes of the New York Skyliners, Archer-Epler Musketeers and Jersey Joes were among the list of who’s-who of drum corps that has performed at the competition.
Tickets go on sale beginning June 17. Reserved seats are $20 and general admission is $17. For more information, call 523-3237.
Fans can also learn more about the competition by visiting the web site at www.cavalcadeofchampions.com.