Tour of Champions – DeKalb, IL

What: Tour of Champions DeKalb
When: Saturday July 15, 2017 7:00pm (Gates open at 5:30pm)
Where: NIU Huskie Stadium
1245 Stadium Drive South
DeKalb, IL 60115
Price: $25 to $75
SAVE $3 per ticket by purchasing in advance! (Please note: NIU adds a $2 facility fee on all tickets)
Buy: Tickets will be available to the general public Wednesday May 3rd at 10 am.


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Event Info

Tour of Champions DeKalb

presented by the Phantom Regiment


Phantom Regiment is proud to present the Tour of Champions, an event series. Once the home of Drum Corps Midwest Championships, Huskie Stadium on the campus of Northern Illinois University will again host this fantastic night of family entertainment! See the top drum & bugle corps in the world in one of the Midwest’s finest & largest stadiums!

The Tour of Champions event series is an exciting live entertainment format featuring the top groups in the world, giving fans the opportunity to immerse themselves in the drum corps experience.

Note that you will need a few minutes to get to your seats in Huskie Stadium, so be sure to show up early enough so that you don’t miss out on any of the action!


National Anthem by the NIU Huskie Marching Band

Academy The AcademyTempe, AZ

BS Blue StarsLa Crosse, WI

Cadets The CadetsAllentown, PA

Cavies The CavaliersRosemont, IL

Colts ColtsDubuque, IA

Crossmen Crossmen San Antonio, TX

PR Phantom RegimentRockford, IL

SCV Santa Clara VanguardSanta Clara, CA

Instant Encore by Phantom Regiment immediately following their performance!

Saturday July 15 at 7:00pm (Gates open at 5:30pm)

Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium
1245 Stadium Drive South
DeKalb, IL 60115

SAVE $3 off each ticket by purchasing in advance and avoid the lines at the box office! All seats are reserved so you can pick your seat when you purchase online! (Please note: NIU adds a $2 facility fee on all tickets).

VIP ticket includes: The best & highest seats in the center of the stadium; access to the lower level of the pressbox where plush seats & restrooms are available along with light refreshments. (Please note: windows in the lower level pressbox do not open and seats inside are not guaranteed to be available for all).

Group rates & accessible seating are available!

Are you a local band director? Get free tickets by hosting a corps at your school! Contact us for more info.

Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one’s ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them. – Harriet Naylor

We need volunteers in a variety of areas. All positions are performed the day of the show and some are completed before the evening’s performances. We can use assistance with:

  • day of show set-up
  • ticket sales
  • fan parking attendants
  • program sellers
  • ushers
  • judge tape runners – press box to field
  • concession sales

If you would like to volunteer contact John Baumgartner at our office 815-261-1956 or

Ticket Prices

TOC Stadium Chart

$75 VIP Center benches; rows 57-61; access to inside Skybox with restrooms & light refreshments
$50 Center Benchback Center benches with backrests; extra legroom; rows 25-35
$47 Center Center benches; rows 45-56
$45 Premium Benchback Benches with backrests outside the 40 yardline; extra legroom; rows 20-35
$40 Center Chairback Center seats with arm & backrests; extra legroom; rows 1-24
$35 Premium Chairback Seats w/arm & backrests outside the 40 yardline; extra legroom; rows 1-19
$33 Upper Benches from 40 yardline to 20 yardline; rows 45-74
$30 Select Benches outside the 30 yardline; rows 25-44
$25 Choice Benches outside the 35 yardline; rows 1-24

TOC Seat Types

Tickets for Tour of Champions are only available through Ticketmaster, as NIU’s Huskie Stadium is a Ticketmaster venue. We’re offering a $3 discount on advance ticket purchases to help offset the NIU & Ticketmaster fees.

All seats are reserved seating.

Receive a $3 discount per ticket if purchased in advance.

GROUPS of 20 or more receive a $5 discount off the face value per ticket (not valid on VIP tickets). Order online or by calling the ticket number above.

Discount & Group pricing expires when tickets are no longer available online – approximately 3-5 days before the event.

ADA WheelchairAccessible seating is available – call the ticket number above for more information or to purchase.

Children ages 3 and under are free, but do not get a ticket nor a seat. They must sit in the lap of a ticket holder.

All orders taken within 14 days of the event will be held at WILL CALL. Will Call tickets will be available beginning at 3pm on the day of the event at the stadium.

The use of audio or video recording devices is strictly prohibited.



NIU Huskie Stadium
1245 Stadium Drive South

Follow I-88 Partial toll road

Take the Annie Glidden Rd exit in DeKalb

Head North on Annie Glidden Rd 2 mi

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Thanks to

Our event is made possible in part to the generous support from:

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As well as from our volunteers, including

  • Northern Illinois University Color Guard

Lastly, thanks to the following schools for hosting one of the performing groups:


Participating schools will be shown here once they are secured.Are you a local band director? Get free tickets by hosting a corps at your school! Contact us for more info.

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