They say things are BIGGER in Texas and it doesn't get much bigger than the Drum Corps International Southwestern Championships at San Antonio's Alamodome on July 20. Featuring all 19 Division I corps, this full day of drum corps is the first true showdown of the 2002 season.If you haven't already booked your travel here's you chance to save BIG!Southwest Airlines is offering a 10 percent discount on most of its already low fares for air travel to and from San Antonio. You or your travel agent may call Southwest Airlines Group and Meetings Reservations at 1-800-433-5368 and refer to ID Code J5310.Reservation Sales agents are available 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, or 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, central standard time. Reservations must be made five or more days prior to travel to take advantage of this offer.While we also know some fans will do anything to get to a show like this (including sleeping on the dirt floor of the actual Alamo), the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau has hotel specials just for you. For more information visit them online at They can also tell you about cool things to do and the best places to hang out on San Antonio's famed Riverwalk, the ultimate drum corps party spot.Haven't gotten your tickets for the Drum Corps International Southwestern Championships? Order them online at or by calling 1-800-495-7469. Local and International calls use (630) 628-7888.The Drum Corps International Southwestern Championships are as BIG as it gets!