The Vikingland Drum Corps Classic was a wonderful addition to the excitement of the Vikingland Band Festival weekend in Alexandria, Minnesota. The Classic featured nationally ranked drum and bugle corps in field show competition. Groups such as the Madison Scouts, Phantom Regiment, Cavaliers, Troopers, Glassmen, Minnesota Brass and many others drew standing ovations year after year. The event was held in Alexandria from 1991-2003 but was discontinued when Drum Corps Midwest and Drum Corps International changed the way they scheduled the summer tour. It became nearly impossible logistically and financially to obtain the top-ranked corps that the event had traditionally included.

This website remains online as an archive of photographs, scores and a list of the 30 different corps that performed during the Classic's 13-year history.

The Vikingland Band Festival parade continues and is held each year on the last Sunday in June.

Vikingland Drum Corps Classic

13th Annual
Saturday, June 28, 2003, 6:00 PM
Jefferson High School Field
Alexandria, Minnesota, USA

72.15 Spirit from JSU
66.10 Minnesota Brass
63.25 Southwind      
51.60 Blue Stars     
47.80 Govenaires     
41.40 Americanos     
37.90 Chops, Inc.    

2003 Photos - Part 1 | 2003 Photos - Part 2

The Classic brings nationally ranked drum and bugle corps to Central Minnesota for an exciting field competition.

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