Friday, December 30, 2016


Price’s Give ’Em Five Sun Bowl Punt, Pass & Kick (Sectional Competition)
Tuesday, October 20 • 5:00 p.m. (arrive at 4:30 p.m. to register)
Sun Bowl Stadium, UTEP
Local competitions were held throughout the month of September
Contact: Andrea Schiechl, 351-1320

Sun Bowl Art Exhibit
Awards & Opening: Thursday, November 12 • 4:30-7 p.m.
Public Exhibit: November – January • International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Street
The Sun Bowl is the Southwest’s longest running art exhibit. Originally dubbed the Sun Carnival Art Exhibit at its inception in 1949, the International Museum of Art continues the long El Paso tradition of the integration of artistic and athletic excellence.
Contact: Mitzi Quirarte, 543-6747

41st Annual Western Refining Sun Bowl College All-America Golf Classic
Friday, November 6: Titleist Long Drive Contest and PING Putting Contest • 9:00 a.m. – noon
Saturday, November 7: College Tournament / 36 holes • 7:00 a.m.
Sunday, November 8: College Tournament / 18 holes • 7:00 a.m.
El Paso Country Club, 5000 Country Club Pl, 584-0511
The nation’s top golfers compete for one of golf’s premier event titles. Over the years, previous winners have included Jerry Pate, Billy Mayfair, Davis Love III, Notah Begay, Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar, Jordan Spieth and Chris Kirk.
Contact: Sun Bowl Association, 533-4416

79th Annual FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade
Thursday, November 26 • Thanksgiving Day • 10 a.m. • Open to Public
Begins at Montana and Ochoa streets; ends at Montana and Copia streets
Tickets: $5 at the Sun Bowl Office beginning in early November
Theme: “Extraordinary Inventions”
Over one million people have attended the parade over the last four years. It is the region’s most attended event annually.
Contact: Joe Daubach, 533-4416 ext. 207

Selection Sunday
Sunday, December 6 • 2:00 p.m.
Frankie’s Sports Bar & Grille • 5850 Onix Dr, El Paso, TX 79912
Enjoy the festivities and celebrate the announcement of the two participating University teams who will play in this year’s Hyundai Sun Bowl game.
Contact: Jay Pritchard, 533-4416 ext. 206

Rotary Club Coach’s Kick Off Luncheon
Monday, December 14 • 11:00 a.m. – Open to Rotary Club members and media
Doubletree Hotel • 600 N El Paso St, El Paso, TX 79901 • (915) 532-8733
The competing team coaches for the annual Sun Bowl game meet with the press and Sun Bowl officials.
Contact: Sun Bowl Association, 533-4416

Hyundai Sun Bowl Fan Golf Challenge
Sunday, December 20 • 12 p.m. (NOON) – Shotgun Start
Vista Hills Country Club • 2210 Trawood Dr, El Paso TX 79935
Representatives (Fans) from the participating ACC University and Pac-12 University will be pitted against each other in an 18 Hole Two-Person-Scramble Match Play Format Tournament.
Open to anyone who wants to play a fun round of golf. The Vista Hills Country Club will host the 2015 Sun Bowl Golf Challenge. Representatives (fans) from the participating ACC and Pac-12 universities will be pitted against each other in an 18-hole two-person scramble match play format tournament. The winning university will be determined by the number of matches a university wins. Two-person teams will be formed from each university, and they will go head-to-head against a two-person team from the other university. You can sign up as a two-person team or you can sign up as an individual, and we will place you on a team. You also have the option of playing with an El Pasoan who knows the golf course.
Teams must be entered and paid in full no later than noon on Wednesday, December 16. Click here for entry form: 2015 Hyundai Sun Bowl Fan Golf Challenge
Contact: Bill Greenawald, 915-443-5589 /

54th Annual WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Basketball Invitational
Monday, December 21 • 5:00 p.m. UC Irvine vs. Sam Houston State, 7:00 p.m. UTEP vs. Norfolk State
Tuesday, December 22 • 5:00 p.m. Consolation Game, 7:00 p.m. Championship Game
Don Haskins Center • Contact: Sun Bowl Association, 533-4416
Tickets available beginning Monday, December 1: Sun Bowl Association, Ellen Hughes, 533-4416 ext. 200, UTEP Ticket Center (747-5234) and TicketMaster locations
4-game, 2-night package, – $40 (Rows 1 -34) and $20 (Rows 35-39)
$20 Military, up to four tickets per active military ID
$20 UTEP Students, plus one guest ticket for same price – purchased at the UTEP Ticket Center
2-game, 1-night package beginning Monday, December 15 – $22 Rows 1 – 34, $12 Rows 35-39
$12 Military, up to four tickets per active military ID
$12 UTEP Students, plus one guest ticket for same price – purchased at the UTEP Ticket Center only

17th Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta
Friday, December 25 • 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Downtown El Paso • William F. Judson Convention Center
Admission: FREE • Open to the public; food and drinks available• Featuring a fireworks display, musical performances by local bands, university pep rallies and a battle of the bands.
Contact: Joe Daubach, 533-4416 ext. 207

Third Annual Sun Bowl Sky Party
Saturday, December 27 • 9:00 -11:30 a.m.
Top of UTEP’s South Stadium Parking garage
Admission: FREE Open to the public; food and drinks available • Live music, games, giveaways, both university bands
Contact: Jay Pritchard, 533-4416 ext.206; Rave Marketing, 351-5258

82nd Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl Game
Saturday, December 26 • Noon
Sun Bowl Stadium
Teams: ACC (West side – Visitors) Pac-12 (East side – Home)
Teams Announced: Sunday, December 6
The nation’s second oldest bowl game • 47th year nationally televised on CBS__
Ticket prices: $22 $32 $47 $57 and $62
Captain’s Club tickets, $652, available only through the Sun Bowl Association office
Contact: Ellen Hughes, 533-4416 ext. 200 or 800-915-BOWL ext. 200
Tickets also available at TicketMaster outlets beginning August 1, 800-745-3000, or