The sounds of brass and beating drums return to DeKalb and NIU Huskie Stadium on July 13, 2024, promising to bring excitement and pageantry to the campus of Northern Illinois University.

Phantom Regiment proudly presents the Midwest Classic (formerly Tour of Champions – Northern Illinois). 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!

Saturday, July 13, 2024
Northern Illinois

The show starts at 7:00 pm CDT. Gates open at 5:30 pm CDT

2024 performing corps include:

Blue Stars – La Crosse, WI
Bluecoats – Canton, OH
The Cavaliers – Rosemont, IL
Colts – Dubuque, IA
Conquest Drum & Bugle Corps – Geneseo, IL
Madison Scouts – Madison, WI
Phantom Regiment – Rockford, IL
Spartans – Nashua, NH


Please note this venue has a clear bag policy for anyone entering the stadium.
Clear Chevron Totes will be available for purchase outside the stadium at the Phan Shop trailer.


Tickets start at $32
Group tickets as low as $22!

For groups of 15 or more, please call the box office at 815-752-6800

$90 VIP tickets include

Best seats in the house!
Premium parking close to the stadium
VIP badges with access to the elevator and press box
Light refreshments during the show