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NIU Convocation

Huskie Stadium

Phantom Regiment Presents: Tour of Champions

Phantom Regiment 50 years

The sounds of brass and beating drums return to DeKalb and NIU Huskie Stadium on July 9, 2022, promising to bring excitement and pageantry to the campus of Northern Illinois University.

Phantom Regiment is proud to present the 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!


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


2022 performing corps include:

Blue Stars – La Crosse, WI
Bluecoats – Canton, OH
Colt Cadets – Dubuque, IA
Colts – Dubuque, IA
Madison Scouts – Madison, WI
Phantom Regiment – Rockford, IL
River City Rhythm – Anoka, MN
The Cavaliers – Rosemont, IL

Ticket Pricing

Super Value $25 

Value $35 

Upper $40 

Premium $45 

Super Premium $55 

VIP $75, includes:

·         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

Groups of 15 or more receive a $10 discount on the advance price in the Super Value section, or $5 discount in all other sections. Discount & Group pricing not available on the day of the show. 

ADA Wheelchair

Accessible Seating is $15 in advance / $18 the day of the show and located on the field. Companions are provided a folding chair to sit with the Accessible guest. Companions may bring their own folding chairs as well.

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 tickets are mobile with the exception of those purchased in-person on the day of the event and will call. Will Call tickets will be available beginning at 3:30 pm on the day of the event at the stadium.

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


Clear Bag Policy

NIU Athletics has implemented a clear bag policy to provide a safer environment to the public and to expedite guest entry into the Convocation Center and Huskie Stadium.

Guests will be able to carry the following style and size bag into the venue

  • Bags that are clear plastic or vinyl and do not exceed 12”x12”x6”.
  • One-Gallon clear plastic freezer bag
  • Small clutch bag/purse no larger than 5.5”x8.5”x3”
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection of the bag.

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Prohibited bags include but are not limited to backpacks, clear backpacks, computer bags, coolers, duffel bags, camera bags, purses larger than clutch or any bag larger than the permissible size.  All bags are subject to inspection.


Prohibited Items

The Convocation Center performs bag searches on all guests. These searches are intended to detect prohibited items including:

  • Alcoholic Beverages or controlled substances
  • Bags, backpacks, duffels, large purses, camera bags (small purses okay)
  • Laser pointers of any kind
  • Coolers, bottles, cans, containers, or projectiles
  • Weapons, flammables, or other potentially dangerous items
  • Aerosol containers or any pressurized container
  • Food or beverages
  • Horns, noisemakers, whistles or banners
  • Large cameras, large video cameras
  • Any illegal substances
  • Posters, signs, or banners on sticks
  • Helium balloons
  • Umbrellas
  • Mono-pods or tri-pods
  • Selfie sticks
  • Posters, signs or banners
  • Strollers


Please save your mobile ticket to your phone prior to arrival.