Tickets for the Spirit of America (July 18 in Oxford, Ala.), the Southwest Corps Connection (July 10 in Mesa, Ariz.) and the Esperanza Experience (July 8 in San Diego) are on sale NOW! The Spirit of America show begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 18, 2005 at Oxford Stadium in Oxford, Ala.. This is DCI's first year at this venue. Reserved seats are $25, general admission seats are $12, and group seats for groups of 20 or more people are $10. There is also a $2.50 per ticket fee and a $10 group fee. The Southwest Corps Connection in Mesa, Ariz., begins at 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, 2005 at Red Mountain H.S. Stadium. Gold reserve VIP tickets ($35) include a dinner reception catered by Carrabba's, VIP parking and a program. Premium reserve seats are $18, reserve seats are $15, group seats for groups of 20 or more people are $10. There is also a $2.50 per ticket fee The Esperanza Experience in San Diego begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 8 at Westview High School Stadium. Reserved tickets are $18, group seats for groups of 20 or more people are $15. There is a $2.50 per ticket fee and a $10 per group fee. The 2005 Great Lakes Open will be hosted at Ames Field in Michigan City, Ind. A great venue for drum corps, it also hosts the Pageant of Drums on July 2.