HOUSTON – Tickets for the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl will go on sale to the general public Thursday at 10 a.m. CDT. The 2014 game is the first of a six-year agreement to showcase teams from the Big 12 and SEC at NRG Stadium.
AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl ticket prices range from $35-150 and may be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com, on the phone at 832-667-2390 or in person at the NRG Stadium box office inside Budweiser Plaza. Fans can call 832-667-2160 for more information on suites and premium hospitality. Special group packages are also available by calling (832) 667-2390.
The 2014 AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl will be played on Monday, Dec. 29, at 8 p.m. CDT. The game will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, and will be televised nationally on ESPN. The AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl is one of 11 bowl games owned and operated by ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN.
Last year's Texas Bowl pitted Syracuse against Minnesota. Syracuse scored with 1:14 remaining to pull out a 21-17 victory against the Golden Gophers. Current bowl projections for this year's game on ESPN.com and other sites feature potential matchups including Oklahoma, Kansas State and West Virginia from the Big 12 and Texas A&M, LSU and Ole Miss from the SEC.
Bowl officials have also announced a six-year partnership with CBS Radio Houston to serve as the official local radio partner of the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl. The deal is a cluster-wide agreement with KILT-AM, KILT-FM, KKHH, KHMX, KLOL and KIKK. Games will air on SportsRadio610 (KILT-AM).
CBS Radio Houston will also partner with Lone Star Sports & Entertainment on the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff and Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP as the official radio partner and will support the Bowl's charity efforts with DePelchin Children's Center, Gridiron Legends Golf Tournament and the annual team luncheon.
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ABOUT THE ADVOCARE V100 TEXAS BOWL
The AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl is owned and operated by ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, and managed locally by Lone Star Sports & Entertainment. The bowl will showcase teams from the Big 12 and the SEC, two of the country's premier conferences, for the next six years. The AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl has been a tremendous success both on and off the field over its first eight years. The bowl has generated an average of $30 million per year for the Houston economy and has donated over $700,000 and over $13 million in promotional support and publicity to DePelchin Children's Center, the bowl's official charitable beneficiary.
ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, owns and operates a large portfolio of collegiate sporting events worldwide. The roster includes two Labor Day weekend college football games; 11 college bowl games and eight college basketball events, which accounts for approximately 200 hours of programming, reaches almost 64 million viewers and attracts over a half a million attendees each year. With satellite offices in Boca Raton, Boise, Birmingham, Dallas-Fort Worth, Albuquerque, St. Petersburg and Las Vegas, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.
ESPN Events also manages the Big 12 Corporate Partner Program.