Friday, December 29, 2017


Celebration 2016 – President’s Installation Cocktail Party
Thursday, April 28 • 5:00– 7:00 p.m.
Judson F. Williams Convention Center Foyer
The 2016 Board of Directors and Board of Advisors are installed.

Helen of Troy Sun Court Charm Camp
Thursday, May 19 • 3-6 p.m.
Helen of Troy Plaza, Redd Road Exit
Over 150 girls from 8th-10th grade will attend the free camp, which focuses on self-esteem, academic and career success, appearance and etiquette.
Contact: Jay Pritchard, 533-4416 ext.206

2016 Sun Bowl Volunteer Party
Date: Sunday, June 26, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Western Playland
*The 2015 Volunteer Awards are given out at the event; Food served at 4 p.m.; Awards handed out at 4:30 p.m.
Free admission & rides before & after the ceremony.

17th Annual Academy Sports + Outdoors Sun Bowl International Soccer Tournament
Matches Friday, June 3 • TBD • Westside Sports Complex
Matches Saturday, June 4 • 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. & Sunday, June 5 • 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. • Westside Sports Complex
Early Bird Team Entry Fee: Paid by Thursday, May 12 ($25 Discount) – U6-$175; U8, U10, U11 & U12 – $300;
U13 to U19 – $350
Final Team Entry Deadline: Thursday, May 19 – U6 – $200; U8, U10, U11 & U12 – $325; U13 to U19 – $375
Check In (El Paso Area, Las Cruces, Juarez): Sunday, May 22 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. @ Academy Sports + Outdoors’ west side store • 801 S Mesa Hills Dr.
Check In (Out -of-Town Teams): Friday, June 3 • 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. @ Sun Bowl Association Office • 4150 Pinnacle St, Ste 100
Open to boys and girls competitive & non-competitive teams, from U6-U19 age groups for boys and U6-U14 for girls
Contact: Joe Daubach, 533-4416 ext. 207

Sun Bowl Sun Court
Application Deadline: Due in SBA office by Friday, June 17 • 5 p.m.
Interviews: Saturday, July 9 • 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Screened applicants will be interviewed for selection
Sun Court Orientation: Friday, August 5 • Sun Bowl Association Office (4150 Pinnacle St. Suite 100)
Coronation: Friday, August 5 • 6 – 8 p.m. • El Paso Country Club
The Sun Queen, Lady-in-Waiting and a Sun Court of numerous princesses serve as El Paso’s ambassadors at various events throughout the year.
Contact: Bernie Olivas, 533-4416 ext. 200

Price’s Give ‘Em Five Sun Bowl Punt, Pass & Kick (Sectional Competition)
Tuesday, October 18 • 5 p.m.
Sun Bowl Stadium, UTEP
Local competitions will be held throughout the month of September
Contact: Martin Chacon, 757-2743 and Sun Bowl Association, 533-4416

Sun Bowl Art Exhibit
Awards & Opening: Wednesday, November 9 • 4:30-7 p.m.
Public Exhibit: November – January • Free Admission
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

42nd Annual Western Refining Sun Bowl College All-America Golf Classic
Thursday, November 10: Welcome Dinner • 6 p.m. • El Paso Country Club
Friday, November 11: Titleist Long Drive Contest and PING Putting Contest • 9 a.m. – noon
Friday, November 11: Awards Dinner • 6 p.m. • Larry K. Durham Center
Saturday, November 12: College Tournament / 36 holes • 7 a.m.
Saturday, November 12: Sheriff’s Posse Dinner • 6 p.m.
Sunday, November 13: College Tournament / 18 holes • 7 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, Nicholas Thompson and Chris Kirk.
Contact: Eddie Morelos, Media Relations Director, 533-4416 ext. 205

80th Annual FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade
Thursday, November 24 • 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: “Around the World in Eighty Years”
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 4 • 2 p.m.
Location: TBD
Enjoy the festivities and celebrate the announcement of the two participating University teams who will play in this year’s 2016 Hyundai Sun Bowl game.
Contact: Jay Pritchard, 533-4416 ext. 206

55th Annual WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Basketball Invitational
Wednesday, December 21 • 5 p.m. TBA vs. TBA, 7 p.m. UTEP vs. TBA
Thursday, December 22 • 5 p.m. Consolation Game, 7 p.m. Championship Game
Don Haskins Center • Contact: Eddie Morelos, Media Relations, 533-4416 ext. 205
Tickets available beginning Thursday, 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

Hyundai Sun Bowl Fan Golf Challenge
Date: Wednesday, December 28 • 11 a.m.
Vista Hills Country Club • 2210 Trawood Dr, El Paso TX 79935 • 915-592-6565
Open to anyone who wants to play a fun round of golf! 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. The winning university will be determined by the number of matches a university wins. Two-person teams will be formed from fans 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 Monday, December 26th.
Contact: Terry Jennings or Danny Lopez, 915-592-6565

Click here for registration form: 2016 Fan Golf Challenge _ Registration Form

Price’s Give ‘Em Five Sun Bowl Cheer Camp
Thursday, December 29 • 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Downtown El Paso • Judson F. Williams Convention Center
Groups of selected youth from throughout El Paso go through drills with instructors and cheerleaders
Contact: Wayne Thornton, 541-4331

Rotary Sun Bowl Football Team Luncheon
Thursday, December 29 (Doors open at 11 a.m.; starting lineup introduced at 11:30 a.m.)
Downtown El Paso • Judson F. Williams Convention Center
Individual tickets $50, Corporate Tables $450 (8 guests or 6 guests & 2 non-starting players), Starting Player Tables $600
Both competing teams will introduce their starting lineups and the 2016 Legend of the Sun Bowl will be featured along with the broadcast crew from CBS Sports.
Contact: Arlene Carrion with the Rotary Club, 504-9013

18th Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta
Thursday, December 29 • 4 – 9 p.m.
Downtown El Paso • Judson F. Williams 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

Sun Bowl Fan Party
Friday, December 30 • 9 -11:30 a.m.
Location TBA
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

83rd Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl Game
Friday, December 30 • Noon
Sun Bowl Stadium
Teams: Pac-12 (West side – Visitors) ACC (East side – Home)
Teams Announced: Sunday, December 4th
The nation’s second oldest bowl game • 49th 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