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What: Tour of Champions DeKalb
When: Saturday July 13, 2019 7:00pm (Gates open at 5:30pm)
Where: NIU Huskie Stadium
1245 Stadium Drive South
DeKalb, IL 60115
Price: $27 to $75
SAVE $3 per ticket by purchasing in advance! (Please note: NIU adds a $2 facility fee on all tickets)
Call Ticketmaster at:
(800) 745-3000
Or order online at:

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Tour of Champions DeKalb

presented by the Phantom Regiment


Phantom Regiment is proud to present the Tour of Champions at Northern Illinois University. Once the home of Drum Corps Midwest Championships, Huskie Stadium 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 it will take a few minutes to get to your seats in Huskie Stadium. Be sure to show up early so you don’t miss out on any of the action!


7:00 pm Welcome & National Anthem by the NIU Huskie Marching Band

7:08 pm  Madison ScoutsMadison, WI

7:25 pm  ColtsDubuque, IA

7:42 pm  The AcademyTempe, AZ

7:59 pm  MandarinsSacramento, CA


8:46 pm  Blue StarsLa Crosse, WI

9:03 pm  The CavaliersRosemont, IL

9:20 pm  BluecoatsCanton, OH

9:37 pm  Phantom RegimentRockford, IL

Instant Encore by Phantom Regiment immediately following their performance!

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

SAVE $3 off each ticket and avoid the lines at the box office by purchasing in advance! 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 press box 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).

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

Your help is needed in a variety of areas. All volunteer positions are performed the day of the show and some are completed before the evening’s performances. You can help with:

  • day of show set-up
  • ticket sales
  • fan parking
  • selling programs
  • ushering guests to their seats
  • judge tape running – press box to field
  • concession sales

If you would like to volunteer contact John Baumgartner at 815-261-1956 or [email protected].

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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
$27 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 offer 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 3 pm on the day of the event at the stadium.

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


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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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Our event is made possible in part to the generous support 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.