Contest Schedule

DCUK Event - British Drum Corps Championships

Saturday 23rd September

2017 British Drum Corps Championships
Select Security Stadium, Widnes, Cheshire
Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, Cheshire. WA8 7DZ


(Home to Widnes Vikings Rugby League team and Liverpool Ladies FC)


Doors open: 12:00
Prelim starts: 12:45
DrumLine Battle: 16:15
Exhibitions: 16:45
Junior Class Finals: 17:45
Open Class Finals: 18:12
DrumLine Battle Final: 21:00
All Results: 21:15
Please note all times when posted are approximate 


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Ticket sales - available here

Timetable for the day - available here

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Junior Class Corps

Concord AllStars
Thurrock Marching Brass



Open Class Corps

Dymanic Vibe
East Coast Elite
Kidsgrove Scouts
The Company
The Pacemakers



Ticket Information Prices: 
- Gold (padded seats) (Same price in advance)
- Silver (£13 in advance)
£10.00 -
Bronze (£8 in advance)
- Bronze Under 13

Ticket sales from 10.30am at the Stadium on the day



Judge Information




Field Visual

Cosima Steglich Helen Bassett

Ensemble Visual

Edwin Beens Russell Malley

Visual Effect

Ivan Balchin Barry Davis

Colour Guard

Tony Lees Ivan Balchin




Field Music

Elmar Zwart Elmar Zwart

Ensemble Music

Twan Trienekens Twan Trienekens

Music Effect

Douglas Caldwell Marco Harder

Field Percussion

Marco Harder Malte Steiner




Chief Judge

Marco Harder Douglas Caldwell


Travel Information

PLEASE NOTE: It is possible the new bridge across the River Mersey linking Runcorn & Widnes could be open by 23rd September and if so a Toll Charge is payable to cross this bridge or the old existing one - more details can be found at

How to get to the Select Security Stadium Halton

From the M62
* Exit at Junction 7
* Take A568 dual carriageway towards Widnes (Following brown signs to Halton Stadium)
* Keep right after junction onto Ashley Way (A562)
* Take 2nd exit off roundabout (McDonald’s on the right)
* Take 2nd exit off mini-roundabout into Lowerhouse Lane.

From Runcorn & the South
* Cross Widnes/Runcorn Bridge (A533)
* Follow signs to Widnes (A562)
* At roundabout take 3rd exit towards Widnes Town Centre
* Take first left following brown signs to Halton Stadium (McDonald’s on the right)
* Take 2nd exit off mini-roundabout into Lowerhouse Lane.

Spectator Parking

Unfortunately DCUK cannot offer entry to the on-site car park on the day due to usage by coaches, contest staff and equipment trucks.

However, the Municipal Car Park situated on Caldwell Road is only a five minute walk from the Select Security Stadium and offers free parking as an added bonus. 

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