(Saturday, July 21 , 2012)
Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl Tickets On Sale Monday
HONOLULU – Individual game tickets for the 11th annual Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl will go on sale Monday, July 23. The game, which begins its second decade as Hawai‘i’s holiday tradition, will be played at Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium on Monday, Dec. 24, at 3 p.m. local time and televised on ESPN.
“With the NFL not playing on December 24, the Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl, with an 8 p.m. (ET), kick-off, will in effect, be Monday Night Football for the nation. This is a great opportunity to showcase our game to a larger audience,” said David Matlin, Sheraton Hawai’I Bowl executive director.
Fans can purchase individual game tickets online at www.eTicketHawaii.com and print them on their home computer. They can also visit the Stan Sheriff Center Box Office (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium Box Office (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., starting August 20) or call 808-944-2697 during the same hours. Additional outlets consist of the Campus Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and the Rainbowtique Ward Centre.
A variety of group and corporate packages are also available by calling 808-523-3688. For travel packages, fans may check out Pleasant Holidays’ website at www.pleasantholidays.com/bowl.
For the first time in the bowl’s history, the game will feature a team from the Mountain West against a team from Conference USA. The University of Hawai‘i qualifies for the Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowl with six wins. A Conference USA team has won the past three Sheraton Hawai‘i Bowls.
ESPN Regional Television/Event Ownership
The nation’s largest syndicator of collegiate sports programming, ESPN Regional Television (ERT) annually produces more than 1,200 sporting events. Content includes action from NCAA football, basketball and Olympic sports, NHRA and professional and amateur golf, accounting for more than 3,400 live and/or original hours of programming. ERT’s owned and operated events reach over a million fans a year and provides more than 200 additional hours of programming.
In addition to event ownership, ERT is the production headquarters for ESPNU; syndication rights-holder and producer of national, regional and local shows for college conferences (SEC, BIG EAST, Big 12, Mid-American, WAC) and manages the Big 12 Corporate Partner Program.
ESPN Regional Television markets and/or owns several sporting events:
BBVA Compass Bowl (Birmingham, Ala.); Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg; Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); MAACO Bowl Las Vegas; Gildan New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque); MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney (Orlando, Fla.); Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas (Houston); Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl (Honolulu) and The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards
Anaheim Classic (Anaheim, Calif.); Charleston Classic presented by Foster Grant (S.C.); Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu); Jimmy V Classic (Madison Square Garden); Old Spice Classic (Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.); Puerto Rico Tip-Off (San Juan); BracketBusters and State Farm Champions Classic (Georgia Dome, Atlanta)
ESPNU Warrior Classic
ESPN National Golf Challenge
For more information, visit ESPNPlus.com.