Tates Creek Indoor Ensemble is a 501(c)(3) non-profit youth performance ensemble based out of Lexington, KY. Founded in 2004, TCIE started as a Scholastic Open Unit and quickly ascended to competing in the Independent World division. Tates Creek competes in the Winter Guard International (WGI) Percussion Independent World Class as well as Mid-East Performance Association (MEPA).  Members of the ensemble typically range between the ages of 17-22 and travel from Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, and West Virginia.