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To all of our guests:

Thank you for being a part of this tradition


80th Anniversary

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Cattleman’s Steakhouse @ Indian Cliffs Ranch 5 miles north of Fabens, Exit 49, Fabens, TX.


Cielo Vista Mall I-10 @ Hawkins Blvd., El Paso, TX.


Circle K Stores 2200 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX.


El Paso Convention and Visitors Bureau 1 Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, TX.


The Fountains at Farah 8889 Gateway West, El Paso, TX.


Hyundai of El Paso 8500 Montana Ave., El Paso, TX.


Mesa Street Grill 2525 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX.


Radisson Hotel El Paso Airport 1770 Airway Blvd., El Paso, TX.


Sunland Park Holiday Inn Hotel 900 Sunland Park Dr., El Paso, TX.


Sunland Park Mall I-10 @ Sunland Park Drive, El Paso, TX. Sun Bowl Staduim 2701Sun Bowl Drive, El Paso, TX. El Paso International Airport 6701 Convair Drive, El Paso, TX.


Table of Contents Welcome Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Important Phone Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Sun Bowl History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Sun Bowl Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 75th Anniversary All-Sun Bowl Team . . . . . . . . 12 Legends of the Sun Bowl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Sun Bowl Game Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Directions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Sun Bowl Parking Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Sun Bowl Parking Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Game Day Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Sun Bowl Sun Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Dining. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Lodging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Shopping & Specialty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42


Dear Visitors, On behalf of the Sun Bowl Association and the great city of El Paso, I would like to welcome you to the Hyundai Sun Bowl football game. We are proud of our rich history and tradition of serving as hosts of this important game for the past 79 years. Our goal is to improve the experience each year for fans, teams and media. The Association and our community are pleased to share the wealth of culture, activities and festivities planned during our annual celebration. The Sun Bowl Association plays host to the second oldest bowl game in the United States. The game and related events bring national attention and spotlight to the region and are a tremendous stage to showcase our local attractions and activities. El Paso is truly the gateway to the Americas and features restaurants second to none. We welcome you to the area and hope you enjoy the beauty of our mountains, golf courses, delicious food, charming culture and magnificent weather. Our staff is dedicated to providing our guests with a once-in-a-lifetime experience that surpasses all expectations. We intend for all of our guests to leave with an appreciation of our region; the beautiful southwest that genuinely offers something for everyone. Several activities surround the game that demonstrate what we have to offer and will encompass football, culture, community, youth groups and will build upon our rich Sun Bowl tradition. As President of the Sun Bowl Association, I am confident that your time here in El Paso will be an experience of a lifetime! I know that your Bowl experience will be cherished for years to come and will be something we hope you will share with others. I invite you to return to El Paso for business or pleasure, and we look forward to you joining us for future Hyundai Sun Bowl games! Sincerely,

Walker Crowson President Sun Bowl Association


Are You Ready? It’s that time of year again, where all the sweat and tears have paid off; where two teams stand head to head for one final showdown. It’s time for the Hyundai Sun Bowl. It is a true honor for Hyundai to be the title sponsor of the Sun Bowl. There could not be a better place other than El Paso. El Paso truly has everything from diverse cuisines, beautiful weather and one of a kind shopping. Where else can you be miles away from home, but still feel like you are at home? This is Hyundai’s fourth year of sponsorship of the Hyundai Sun Bowl, and we are looking forward to many more years. We have come to expect from the Sun Bowl a great game that every patron and player will never forget; where in those sixty minutes everything is left on the field. Last minute touchdowns, hard-hitting plays and fourth down conversions are just some of the exciting plays that await this year’s Hyundai Sun Bowl. Hyundai of El Paso was established in 2001 as a family run business, and now welcomes the Hyundai Sun Bowl into its family. So sit back, and enjoy great food, exciting entertainment and an even better game. Welcome to the Hyundai Sun Bowl. Sincerely

Oscar Leeser President Hyundai of El Paso


Important numbers Sun Bowl Association (SBA) .....................(915) 533-4416 SBA Toll Free ............................................ (800) 915-BOWL El Paso International Airport ................... (915) 780-4700 Sun Metro Mass Transit ............................ (915) 533-1220 Convention & Visitors Bureau.................. (915) 534-0600 (800) 351-0624 Time & Temperature ................................. (915) 533-7744 Emergency .........................................................................911 Non-Emergency Police ............................. (915) 564-6900


Sun Bowl History This year marks the 80th anniversary of the nation’s second oldest bowl game – the Hyundai Sun Bowl. Since the first Sun Bowl played on January 1, 1935, as a fund-raising event for a local service club, the game has grown into El Paso’s number one national attraction. On October 18, 1934, at a meeting of the El Paso Kiwanis Club, Dr. Brice Schuller suggested that the club sponsor a football game on New Year’s Day matching an El Paso High School All-Star Team against a worthy opponent. The motion was passed unanimously. It was then decided to ask for public suggestions as to the name of this annual game, and the name “Sun Bowl” was submitted by Doctor C. M. Hendricks, who became the first Sun Bowl Association President. The following year a weeklong schedule of events was added to the Sun Bowl festivities, and four other local service clubs (Rotary, Lions, Optimist and Active 20-30) joined the Kiwanis in coordinating the entire “Sun Carnival” calendar. The Sun Bowl Association was founded in 1934 with a threefold purpose: 1) to present a football attraction of national importance, 2) to promote El Paso and the Southwest and 3) to generate tourist income for the area. Last year’s economic impact studies done by Texas Perspectives Inc. revealed that the direct economic impact to this area from the bowl game is over 24 million dollars. In 1936, New Mexico State and Hardin-Simmons Universities were invited to play, and the Sun Bowl has been a college game ever since. During the early years of the Sun Bowl it was a tradition to match the Border Conference Champion against the best available opponent. Today, the Sun Bowl matches the Pacific-12 Conference versus the Atlantic Coast Conference. With the rising costs needed to maintain the game, the Sun Bowl, in 1986, attracted John Hancock Financial Services, as its first bowl title sponsor, becoming the John Hancock Sun Bowl. This marked the country’s first ever corporate sponsorship of a college bowl game. After a two-year hiatus with no title sponsor, Norwest Bank


Sun Bowl History became the game’s title sponsor in 1996. Norwest merged with Wells Fargo Bank in 1999 and the game was renamed the Wells Fargo Sun Bowl until 2003. In 2004, the publicly-traded El Paso based company Helen of Troy became the game’s fourth ever title sponsor and the Sun Bowl was renamed the Vitalis Sun Bowl. After extending the sponsorship contract in 2006, Helen of Troy opted to promote another product in Brut, making the game the Brut Sun Bowl. In June of 2010 Hyundai Motor America signed a four-year contract to become the current title sponsor of the Sun Bowl game. For the last 79 years, the Sun Bowl has featured the color and pageantry that is college football. Seven of the top 10 winningest programs of all-time have participated in the Sun Bowl, and 27 college football championship programs have appeared here as well. Through the years, 37 Sun Bowls have been decided by a touchdown or less, including eight of the last thirteen games. In its first 79 years, the Hyundai Sun Bowl has featured 77 different programs including Notre Dame, Alabama, Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Florida, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Miami (FL), and USC, totaling up to more teams than any other bowl in the nation. The Sun Bowl has hosted some of the greats of the game including Tony Dorsett, Barry Sanders, Don Maynard, James Lofton and more recently Carson Palmer, Kellen Clemons, LaDainian Tomlinson, Jonathan Stewart, Chase Daniel, and Joey Harrington. The gridiron generals have loomed large on the sidelines; Sammy Baugh, Tom Osborne, Barry Switzer, Grant Teaff and Don

8 Nehlen just to name a few. Hall of Famers from across the nation have traveled to far West Texas in late December and early January to leave their mark on this great tradition. The Sun Bowl has produced some exciting and somewhat strange moments as well. In 1974, a freak winter storm the night before the game left a thick layer of frost on the field. The warmth of the morning sun created a rising steam from the field giving that game it’s nickname – “The Fog Bowl.” Seven years ago, Oregon State converted a two-point conversion with 23 seconds left capturing a thrilling 39-38 victory over Missouri. In 2011, the game between Georgia Tech and Utah, led to the first ever overtime Sun Bowl game in history. Fans may also recall Priest Holmes’ four touchdowns in 1994 that lifted Texas over North Carolina 35-31 in what was voted the greatest Sun Bowl ever played. There have been eight times since 1984 that the Sun Bowl has eclipsed 50,000 fans including the 2010 game featuring Notre Dame vs. Miami (FL) (54,021) that took only 22 hours after the teams were announced to sell out. At the end of the 80th edition of the Hyundai Sun Bowl, fans will file out of Sun Bowl Stadium and head home, leaving with another set of lasting memories. There have been many unforgettable moments over the years, but none of them would have ever have been possible if it had not been for the vision of the El Paso Kiwanis Club.


Sun Bowl Events 52nd Annual WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Basketball Invitational Saturday, December 28 • Don Haskins Center 5 p.m. Denver vs. Alcorn State 7 p.m. UTEP vs. Western Illinois University Sunday, December 29 • Don Haskins Center 5 p.m. Western Illinois University vs. Alcorn State 7 p.m. Denver vs. UTEP Tickets available 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) 2-game, 1-night package On sale one week before the event - $22 (Rows 1-34) and $12 (Rows 35-39), Military & UTEP Student pricing available. Call Sun Bowl Association for information.

Rotary Sun Bowl Football Team Luncheon Monday, December 30 (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, Tables $450 (8 guests or 6 guests & 2 players) Both competing teams will introduce their starting lineups and the 2012 Legends of the Sun Bowl will be featured along with the broadcast crew from CBS Sports. Contact: Ellen Hughes, 533-4416 ext. 200 or Arlene Carrion with the Rotary Club, 504-9013

Hyundai Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta Monday, December 30 • 4 – 8:30 p.m. Downtown El Paso • William F. Judson Convention Center Admission: FREE • Open to the public; food and drinks available Featured Performance by 3 Dog Night as well as Battle of the University Bands, Fungi Mungle, the Las Palmas Del Sol Fun Zone for the kids, followed by a firework display. Contact: Joe Daubach, 533-4416 ext. 207

Second Annual Sun Bowl Sky Party

Tuesday, December 31 • 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. On top of UTEP’s Sun Bowl Drive Parking Garage Admission: FREE Open to the public; food and drinks available Live music, games, giveaways, both university bands!

80th Annual Hyundai Sun Bowl Game and pregame activities

Tuesday, December 31 • Gates open at 9:00 a.m • Beginning at 11:30 a.m. Introduction of 2013 Legends of the Sun Bowl Game, Introduction of the 2013 Sun Court, Performances by the university bands.

Kick-off ACC vs. Pac-12

Tuesday, December 31 • Noon • Sun Bowl Stadium


75th Anniversary All-Sun Bowl Team Player Charles Alexander Jason Baker Cornelius Bennett Joe Biggs Matt Blair Tony Brackens Blake Brockermeyer Rick Bryan Tom Brzoza Oscar Cabrera Fred Carr Chris Carter Tyrone Carter Tommy Casanova Harry Clarke Jerod DeVries Paul Dietzel Glenn Dobbs Tony Dorsett Drew Dunning Ronnie Estay Raymond Evans Jamar Fletcher Gus Forniciari Tony Franklin Bob Gaiters Ben Hamilton Wayne Hansen Ken Heineman Haskell Henshaw Priest Holmes Ken Huff Chuck Hughes Charley Johnson Johnnie Johnson Bert Jones Saxon Judd Ernest Keily


School LSU Iowa Alabama Hardin-Simmons Iowa State Texas Texas Oklahoma Pittsburgh UCLA UTEP Texas Minnesota LSU West Virginia Iowa Miami (Ohio) Tulsa Pittsburgh Washington State LSU UTEP Wisconsin Georgetown Texas A&M New Mexico State Minnesota UTEP El Paso Arizona State Texas North Carolina UTEP New Mexico State Texas LSU Tulsa UTEP


Sun Bowl 1977 1997 1983 & 1986 1958 1971 1994 1994 1981 1975 2000 1965 & 1967 1994 1999 1971 1938 1995 & 1997 1948 1942 1975 2001 1971 1949 2000 1950 1977 1959 & 1960 1999 1949 & 1950 1935 1940 & 1941 1994 1972 & 1974 1965 1959 & 1960 1978 & 1979 1971 1942 1949 & 1950 Player Len Kuczewski Buddy McClinton Dana Moore John Moseley Merlin Olsen Kyle Orton Samie Parker Rock Perdoni Wayne Pitts Duane Putnam Red Ramsay Dave Rimington Ron Sellers J.T. Shepard Ed Sprinkle Bill Stevens Jonathan Stewart Taylor Stubblefield Terry Tausch Derrick Thomas Thurman Thomas Zach Thomas Lamont Thompson Pat Tillman LaDainian Tomlinson Mark Tucker Fenuki Tupou Alex Van Pelt Terry Vitrano Jimmy Webb Fred Wendt Charlie West Jesse Whittenton Camp Wilson Jim Wilson Kailee Wong Carl Zander

School Wyoming Auburn Mississippi State Missouri Utah State Purdue Oregon Georgia Tech Arizona State Pacific Texas Tech Nebraska Florida State Southern Miss Hardin-Simmons UTEP Oregon Purdue Texas Alabama Oklahoma State Texas Tech Washington State Arizona State TCU USC Oregon Pittsburgh Mississippi State Mississippi State UTEP UTEP UTEP Hardin-Simmons Georgia Stanford Tennessee

Pos. Sun Bowl G 1958 DB 1968 P/PK 1980 KR 1973 T 1960 QB 2001, ’02 & ’04 WR 2003 DT 1970 FB 1940 & 1941 G 1952 E 1938 C 1980 FL 1966 T 1953 & 1954 T 1943 QB 1965 & 1967 RB 2007 WR 2001, ’02 & ’04 OT 1978 & 1979 LB 1986 & 1988 RB 1987 LB 1993 DB 2001 LB 1997 KR 1998 OG 1990 OT 2007 QB 1989 FB 1974 DT 1974 FB 1949 DB 1965 & 1967 QB 1954 & 1955 HB 1943 OT 1964 DE 1996 LB 1984


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Legends of the Sun Bowl In 1994, the Sun Bowl Association and the Rotary Club of El Paso commenced Legends of the Sun Bowl to honor individuals whose exemplary accomplishments have enhanced the bowl throughout its 79-year history. Legends are honored at the annual Rotary Sun Bowl Team Luncheon held the week of the game. 1994 Harrison Kohl – Administrator Bill Stevens – Player, UTEP (1965,1967) Charley Johnson – Player, New Mexico State (1959 &1960) 1995 Johnny Majors – Coach, Iowa St. (1971), Pitt (1975) and Tennessee (1984) 1996 Tony Dorsett – Player, Pittsburgh (1975) 1997 Tom Brookshier – CBS Sports (1973, 1977-1981) Pat Summerall – CBS Sports (1971, 1977-1980) 1998 Jesse Whittenton – Player, UTEP 1954 & 1955) 1999 Hayden Fry – Coach, SMU (1963 and Iowa (1995 &1997) Jimmy Rogers, Jr. – Administrator 2000 Vince Dooley – Coach, Georgia (1964, 1969 & 1985) Derrick Thomas (posthumously) – Player, Alabama (1986 & 1988) Barry Switzer – Inductee of the College Football Hall of Fame. He led the University of Oklahoma to a victory over Houston in the 1981 Sun Bowl. During 16 years at OU (197388) he compiled a 157-29-4 record, which ranks as the 4th best winning percentage in NCAA Division I history. Switzer also led OU to 3 national titles. He was head coach of the Dallas Cowbows, where he won the 1996 Super Bowl against the Pittsburg Steelers.

16 Vince Dooley – Inductee of the College Football Hall of Fame. He led Georgia to the Sun Bowl three times in 1964, 1969, and 1985. He led his teams to twenty bowl games, six SEC titles and one national championship. He compiled 201 victories, making him the third highest ranked coach in the nation among active coaches at the time of his retirement in 1988. Dooley served as Georgia Athletic Director from 1979-2004. Under his direction, Georgia won 15 national championships and 64 SEC team championships among all sports. 2001 John H. Folmer – Administrator Barry Switzer – Coach, Oklahoma (1981) 2002 Thurman Thomas – Player, Oklahoma State (1987) 2003 Ken Heineman – Player, El Paso All-Stars (1935) 2004 Pat Tillman (posthumously) – Player, Arizona State (1997) Alex Van Pelt – Player, Pittsburgh (1989) 2005 Terry Donahue – Coach, UCLA (1991); CBS Sports (1995) Verne Lundquist – CBS Sports (1988, 1992, 200-05) 2006 Tony Franklin – Player, Texas A&M (1977) Grant Teaff – Coach, Baylor (1992) 2007 Cornelius Bennett – Player, Alabama (1983 & 1986) Don James – Coach, Washington (1979 & 1986) 2008 Priest Holmes - Player, Texas (1994) Craig Silver - CBS Sports (1983-2005) 2009 Gerald Rubin - CEO, President and Chairman of the Board, Helen of Troy Title Sponsor Sun Bowl Game 2004-2009) 2010 Major Harris - Player, West Virginia (1987) 2011-2012 No inductee


Sun Bowl Results There were two games played in 1958 (Jan. 1 and Dec. 31), no game played in 1976, and two games played in 1977 (Jan. 2 and Dec. 31). Date Result 1935 El Paso All-Stars 25, Ranger (Texas) High School 21 1936 Hardin-Simmons 14, New Mexico State 14 1937 Hardin-Simmons 34, UTEP 6 1938 West Virginia 7, Texas Tech 6 1939 Utah 26, New Mexico 0 1940 Catholic 0, Arizona State 0 1941 Western Reserve 26, Arizona State 13 1942 Tulsa 6, Texas Tech 0 1943 Second Air Force 13, Hardin-Simmons 7 1944 Southwestern 7, New Mexico 0 1945 Southwestern 35, University of Mexico 0 1946 New Mexico 34, Denver 24 1947 Cincinnati 18, Virginia Tech 6 1948 Miami of Ohio 13, Texas Tech 12 1949 West Virginia 21, UTEP 12 1950 UTEP 33, Georgetown 20 1951 West Texas State 14, Cincinnati 13 1952 Texas Tech 25, Pacific 14 1953 Pacific 26, Southern Mississippi 7 1954 UTEP 37, Southern Mississippi 14 1955 UTEP 47, Florida State 20 1956 Wyoming 21, Texas Tech 14 1957 George Washington 13, UTEP 0 1958 Louisville 34, Drake 20 1958 Wyoming 14, Hardin-Simmons 6 1959 New Mexico State 28, North Texas State 8 1960 New Mexico State 20, Utah State 13 1961 Villanova 17, Wichita State 9 1962 West Texas State 15, Ohio University 14 1963 Oregon 21, SMU 14 1964 Georgia 7, Texas Tech 0 1965 UTEP 13, TCU 12 1966 Wyoming 28, Florida State 20 1967 UTEP 14, Mississippi 7 1968 Auburn 34, Arizona 10 1969 Nebraska 45, Georgia 6 1970 Georgia Tech 17, Texas Tech 9 1971 LSU 33, Iowa State 15

18 Date 1972 1973 1974 1975 1977 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Result North Carolina 32, Texas Tech 28 Missouri 34, Auburn 17 Mississippi State 26, North Carolina 24 Pittsburgh 33, Kansas 19 Texas A&M 37, Florida 14 Stanford 24, LSU 14 Texas 42, Maryland 0 Washington 14, Texas 7 Nebraska 31, Mississippi State 17 Oklahoma 40, Houston 14 North Carolina 26, Texas 10 Alabama 28, SMU 7 Maryland 28, Tennessee 27 Arizona 13, Georgia 13 Alabama 28, Washington 6 Oklahoma State 35, West Virginia 33 Alabama 29, Army 28 Pittsburgh 31, Texas A&M 28 Michigan State 17, USC 16 UCLA 6, Illinois 3 Baylor 20, Arizona 15 Oklahoma 41, Texas Tech 10 Texas 35, North Carolina 31 Iowa 38, Washington 18 Stanford 38, Michigan State 0 Arizona State 17, Iowa 7 TCU 28, USC 19 Oregon 24, Minnesota 20 Wisconsin 21, UCLA 20 Washington State 33, Purdue 27 Purdue 34, Washington 24 Minnesota 31, Oregon 30 Arizona State 27, Purdue 23 UCLA 50, Northwestern 38 Oregon State 39, Missouri 38 Oregon 56, USF 21 Oregon State 3, Pittsburgh 0 Oklahoma 31, Stanford 27 Notre Dame 33, Miami (FL) 17 Utah 30, Georgia Tech 27 (OT) Georgia Tech 21, USC 7


Directions LOCATION The Sun Bowl Stadium is on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Seating capacity: 50,426 - All seats reserved.

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DIRECTIONS TO THE STADIUM FROM THE EL PASO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR EL PASO’S EAST SIDE: • Driving from the airport, go south on Airway Blvd. to I-10. • From Airway Blvd. or other eastside locations, enter I-10 West • Exit Schuster Ave./University of Texas at El Paso (Exit 18A). • You may also exit at Mesa St. (Exit 19A) or Downtown (Exit 19B) and turn right on Mesa St., and then left on Schuster Ave. or Sun Bowl Dr. to reach the Stadium. • If you’re familiar with the area, you may find that Porfirio Diaz (Exit 18B) or Executive Center Blvd. (Exit 16) are less congested. FROM 1-10 HEADING EAST (OR FROM LAS CRUCES): • Take I-10 East and exit at Schuster Ave./University of Texas at El Paso (Exit 18A). • Or take I-10 East to Executive Center Blvd. (Exit 16). Turn left on Executive Center Blvd. Turn right on Mesa St. followed by a right onto Sun Bowl Dr.


Transportation TRANSPORTATION TO THE HYUNDAI SUN BOWL Sun Metro, El Paso’s public transit system, will provide round-trip shuttle service from various areas in El Paso to and from the Sun Bowl Stadium. The locations are listed below. Return trips begin at the end of the third quarter. The drop-off and pick-up point at the Sun Bowl Stadium is in the north end of the parking lot at Robinson and Randolph. (EXACT FARE IS REQUIRED! THE FARE IS $3 ROUND TRIP) Fare boxes can issue change cards only, not currency. Shuttle service also will be available for disabled patrons. For more information, call Sun Metro at (915)533-1220 or visit DOWNTOWN Location: Union Plaza Transit Terminal (400 W. San Antonio) and the El Paso Convention Center, across from the Camino Real Hotel Pick-up time: 9:00 a.m. - noon • Frequency: Every 25 minutes • Cost: $3 round-trip bus fare; $6 per vehicle for parking AIRPORT AREA Location: Designated areas outside the following hotels: Courtyard, El Paso Suites Hotel, Hampton Inn, Hawthorn Suites, Holiday Inn, Homewood Suites, Hyatt Place, La Quinta Inn, Marriott, Microtel Inn, Radisson, Residence Inn, Wingate, and Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel &Waterpark. Pick-up time: 9:00-11:30 a.m. • Frequency: Every 35 minutes • Cost: $3 round-trip fare NORTHEAST Location: Sun Metro Northeast Transit Terminal, at the intersection of Diana and Dyer Pick-up Times: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. • Cost: $3 round-trip fare MISSION VALLEY Location: Sun Metro Nestor A. Valencia Mission Valley Transfer Center, 9065 Alameda Pick-up Time: 9:30 a.m. • Cost: $3 round-trip fare EDGEMERE AT R.C. POE PARK+RIDE Location: Edgemere Blvd. near R.C. Poe Rd. (one block west of Rich Beem Blvd) Pick-up Time: 9:30 a.m. • Cost: $3 round-trip fare EASTSIDE Location: Sun Metro Eastside Transit Terminal, 1165 Sunmount Pick-up Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. • Frequency: Every 30 minutes • Cost: $3 round-trip fare WESTSIDE Location: Al Jefferson Westside Transfer Center, 7535 Remcon Pick-up Times: 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. • Cost: $3 round-trip fare NOTE: Times and frequencies may vary depending on traffic and demand. CAR RENTAL, TAXI, SHUTTLE AND LIMOUSINE SERVICES From the El Paso International Airport, Sun Bowl Stadium is approximately a 20 minute drive. Most transportation services are either located at the airport or provide shuttles to their lots. Visit the following website for detailed shuttle information visit:


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Parking is very limited around Sun Bowl Stadium. Please consider carpooling or using park-and-ride city-bus shuttle service through Sun Metro. If you do drive, be sure to arrive early to navigate through traffic, walk to the stadium and pass through security. Limited vehicle parking & party passes can be purchased at the Sun Bowl Association office on or before 5 p.m. on December 30, 2013. • Lots open at 6 a.m. • No parking or tailgating in fire or driving lanes. • No refunds.


Parking permits for lots surrounding the stadium are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parking passes can be purchased for $10 each on or before December 30, 2013 at the Sun Bowl Association office. Vehicle parking pass must be displayed when entering university property.


Reserved parking for the parking garage located at the south end of the Sun Bowl Stadium can be purchased in advance at the Sun Bowl Association office for $10. Please note: Tailgating is prohibited in the parking garage.


• Oversized-vehicle parking for RV’s, limos, campers and trailers is located in lot R-5 (formerly the Rudolph lot) between Mesa St. and Sun Bowl Dr. Access to this lot can be gained from both roadways. • A parking fee of $20 will be assessed for each RV, camper, trailer, limousine and over-sized vehicle using this lot. • Parking passes may be purchased in advance at the Sun Bowl Association office or, if available, on game day for $20 (cash only) starting at 6 a.m. • A tow vehicle or fifth wheel may accompany the RV, but once detached it must be parked outside of this lot. No golf carts, 4-wheelers, quads, etc., may move through this parking lot. • Overnight parking is allowed in the parking lot beginning at 3 p.m., Monday, December 30. No facilities or hookups are available. • Information for local RV parks is available at and


• Premium disabled parking at the north (P-9) lot requires a designated $10 parking permit purchased in advance (based on availability) through the Sun Bowl Association office at 915-5334416, until 5 p.m., December 30. NO PASSES WILL BE SOLD FOR THIS LOT ON GAME DAY • An official state-issued parking tag and Sun Bowl parking permit are mandatory for admission to these lots. • The disabled person is required to be in the vehicle with corresponding state issued ID when the disabled placard or vehicle tag is being used. • Misuse of disabled parking placards are subject to state fines. • No party passes or tailgating in adjacent parking spaces will be allowed in this lot.


• Free ADA parking is available in the R-6 parking lot off of north Sun Bowl Dr., in the Helen of Troy Softball Complex parking lot. • Vehicles entering this lot must display a valid state-issued disabled vehicle tag or Sun Bowl Association issued disabled parking pass. • Round trip complimentary shuttle service will be available through First Transit to the north end (P-9 ) lot and west side (P-7) press box parking lot drop off points between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. • Sun Bowl volunteers will be available outside the north and south ends of the stadium in the information/shuttle tents to provide wheelchair and transportation assistance.

PUBLIC PARKING IS LOCATED IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS • Off Schuster Avenue, south of Sun Bowl Stadium between Hawthorne St. and I-10. • On Sun Bowl Drive, north of Don Haskins Center lots. • On the inner campus of the University of Texas at El Paso. • In the Rudolph parking lot on Mesa St., north of the Don Haskins Center. • On limited side streets and in neighborhoods adjacent to the university campus. Please note posted parking signs. • The parking garage on Shuster Avenue.


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• On game day, Tuesday, December 31, tickets will be available beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the north and south Sun Bowl Stadium ticket offices. No phone orders will be accepted on game day. • Children ages 2 and younger are admitted free. (Child must sit on the lap of ticketed patron accompanying the child.)


ATM banking units are located inside the gate at the north end of the Sun Bowl Stadium in front of section 13 on the east side concourse area of section 23.


A variety of food and beverages can be purchased with cash or credit card. Beer will be sold until the end of the third quarter.


Guest information tables are located near the north and south entrances, below the press box on the west side and throughout the concourse level of the stadium. Information/shuttle tents are located outside of the north and south ends of the stadium.


Containers (thermal flasks, cans, bottles etc.), coolers, signs, banners, flags, umbrellas, food, beverages, alcohol, narcotics, pets (other than service animals), laser pointers, weapons, fireworks, strollers, whistles, and seatbacks wider than 18”. There is no area to store or check prohibited items. Please leave them in your vehicles.


This service is located on the east side of the stadium in the volunteer tent, on the concourse outside of section 23. Weekdays after the game, call 915.533.4416 or 800.915.BOWL.


Medical personnel are on duty throughout the stadium. Please contact the nearest usher or security personnel for assistance. The first aid office is on the concourse outside section 10 and on the east side by section 23.


You may take still photographs of the game from your seat. Video and movie cameras are not permitted inside the stadium.


There is no general admission seating in Sun Bowl Stadium. All seats are reserved. Pac-12 fan seating sections are on the east side (home) of the stadium, while ACC sections are located on the west side (visitors).


Bags of reasonable size (as determined by event staff) will be allowed into the stadium; however all bags, including purses, will be subject to search upon entrance to the stadium. Fans who leave the stadium will have their bags searched upon reentry. All patrons are subject to search and/or wanding by security personnel.


Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the stadium.


Stadium seats 18 inches in width and smaller will be allowed into the stadium. A limited number of stadium cushions will be available for rent for the game at all entrances to the stadium.


• Tailgating or picnicking in the parking lot is permitted only in front of or behind your vehicle. • Tailgate space will be limited so that traffic will not be obstructed. • Vehicles must be parked in only one space and have the appropriate lot parking pass displayed. • A $25 Party Pass to tailgate in an adjacent space may be purchased from the Sun Bowl Association office through December 30, 5 p.m. • No party passes will be sold on the day of the game. • No overnight tailgating will be allowed on the university property, with the exception of the oversized-vehicle parking lot on Schuster Ave. • Tailgating is prohibited in the parking garage. • Party Passes MUST BE DISPLAYED. Vehicle parking passes cannot be used for parties


Stadium gates open at 9:30 a.m. Ticketed fans may walk through the stadium between 9:30 a.m. and the noon kickoff. A ticket and stamp will be necessary in order to re-enter the stadium. No re-entry will be allowed if a patron leaves the stadium after kickoff.


Shuttles will be available from the upper south parking lot to take guests from the south end guest services tent to the west side media gate or the north end Will Call.

General Will Call

For tickets purchased through the Sun Bowl Association or TicketMaster, Will Call is located at both the north and south ticket offices outside the stadium beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please present the ticket account number, credit card used to purchase tickets and a photo ID to obtain tickets.

University Will Call and Player Will Call

Player Will Call and Will Call for tickets purchased through participating universities is located in the tent outside of section 13, next to the ticket office at the north end stadium gates.


El Paso Convention and Visitors Bureau: 800.351.6024 or 915.534.0601


Due to the current atmosphere in Mexico, travel across the border is not encouraged. For those who choose to visit Mexico during their stay in El Paso, please visit the following website for necessary information and legal paperwork required for crossing the U.S. border.


2013 Sun Court The Sun court has been a royal tradition for over 77 years. These young ladies serve as ambassadors for the city of El Paso. They volunteer at various community events and make appearances at all of the Sun Bowl Association events throughout the year.

2013 SUN QUEEN Madeline Clark, the daughter of Charles and Susan Clark, is a junior marketing major at the University of Texas at Austin.

LADY-IN-WAITING Bhriannon Tiscare単o,

the daughter of Rosario Tiscare単o, is a senior mechanical engineering major at the versity of Texas at El Paso.

2013 Sun Princesses Aria Borunda, the daughter of Chris Marie Borunda, is a sophomore mechanical engineering major at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Winter De La Cruz, the daughter of Jose and Michelle De La Cruz, is a junior organizational and corporate communications major at the University of Texas at El Paso

Rebecca Gutierrez, the daughter of Raul and Diana Gutierrez, is a senior elementary education major at University of Texas at El Paso.

Hannah Hartshorn, the daughter of David and Kim Hartshorn, is a sophomore political science major at Howard Payne University.

Savannah Lewis, the daughter of Sergio and Irene Lewis, is senior corporate financial management major at St. Mary’s University.

Elizabeth Marquez, the daughter of Leo and Rebecca Marquez, is a senior microbiology major at the University of Texas at El Paso

Melissa Moya, the daughter of Rodolfo and Maria Luisa Duran, is a senior accounting major at Texas A&M University.

Bianca Salas, the daughter of Jorge and Cathy Salas, is a senior biomedical science major with a minor in chemistry at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Perla Salcedo, the daughter of Jorge Rubio and Araceli Salcedo, is a senior mechanical engineer major at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Elizabeth Vicencio, the daughter of Roy and Irma Vicencio, is a sophomore biological science major at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Audrey Westcott, the daughter of Glenn and Maria Westcott is a multimedia journalism major minoring in polical science at the University of Texas at El Paso.

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DINING Cattleman’s Steakhouse at Indian Cliffs Ranch

5 miles north of Fabens exit 49, Fabens, TX. 915.544.3200 Cattleman’s Steakhouse at Indian Cliffs Ranch. Nothing fancy, nothing extra-ordinary, except the food. Ask any El Pasoan. Featured on the Travel Channel in 2008.


1421 Airway, El Paso, TX., 915.772.2778 Chili’s is a Southwest bar & grill serving up all of America’s favorites from juicy steaks and Big Mouth® burgers to fresh salads. Come by and enjoy a delicious dinner for 2 for only $20! Bring in this Fan Guide and get free chips and queso that you’ll be sure to love!

Mesa Street Grill

2525 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX. 915.532.1881 Walking distance from the Sun Bowl. World-class cuisine and wine collection along with outstanding service in a comfortable, elegant atmosphere. Locally owned and operated since 1998. Winner of the DiRoNA award for excellence and Wine Spectator Award.

Peter Piper Pizza

119 Balboa 915.581.4423 • 1800 N. Zaragoza 915.921.0606 5230 E Paisano 915. 778.3777 • 5700 N. Desert Blvd. 915.833.3000 700 N. Zaragoza 915. 858.0941 • 6640 Montana 915. 772.3000 9450 Dyer 915. 751.7701 • 1840 Lee Trevino 915. 591.3344 10870 N. Loop 915. 790.1200 • 11791 Gateway W. 915. 594.9252 10501 Gateway W. 915. 593.3198 • 12120 Montana 915. 921.1803 An El Paso tradition for 30 years, Peter Piper Pizza is the ultimate food and fun destination for friends and family. Twelve convenient El Paso locations serve quality pizzas on made-from-scratch dough while providing the hottest games at a reliable value every day.

Rudy’s Country Store & Bar-B-Q

7970 Gateway Blvd. East, El Paso, TX. 915.591.4877 6401 S. Desert Blvd., El Paso, TX. 915.587.8397 Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q serves up Real Texas Bar-B-Q favorites: brisket, turkey, ribs, even breakfast tacos! Using oak, Rudy’s pits are 100% wood-fired, offers great service and terrific Bar-B-Q. Open every day at 7 a.m.

39 Lodging Holiday Inn-Sunland Park

900 Sunland Park Dr., El Paso, TX. 915.833.2900 “The Award winning Holiday Inn Sunland Park located 6 miles from the Sun Bowl Stadium. Complimentary airport shuttle, on site restaurant & bar and 24 hr. state of the art fitness center.”

Radisson Hotel El Paso Airport

1770 Airway Blvd., El Paso, TX. 915.772.3333 Think “Radisson” for your next visit to El Paso, Texas. The President’s awardwinning Radisson Hotel El Paso Airport offers the kind of personal and attentive service that makes it the ideal choice for business and leisure travelers.

Wyndham El Paso Airport

2027 Airway Blvd. · El Paso, TX. 915.778.4241 Just steps from The El Paso International Airport the Wyndham offers 272 spacious guest rooms including two-room suites. Guests enjoy Magnim’s Restaurant & Bar, an exercise room, hair salon & gift shop. The 17,000 sq. feet conference center includes 12 meeting rooms, grand ballroom and the only tiered audio visual theatre. Have a blast in El Paso’s largest hotel swimming pool, kiddie mushroom waterfall pool & the 200” Texas Twister Waterslide.

Shopping & Specialty ABC Party World

5044 Doniphan Dr., El Paso, TX. 915.581.0206 9861 Dyer St. Suite 11-14, El Paso, TX., 915.757.2212 8280 Gateway Blvd. E., El Paso, TX., 915.594.1422 3434 Nort Mesa, El Paso, TX., 915. 533.4001 1021 East Amador Ave., Las Cruces, NM., 505.524.7600

Rio Grande’s Buck Rogers Travel

1760 Airway Blvd., El Paso, TX, 915.772.3200 Rio Grande’s Buck Rogers Travel has proudly provided business and vacation travel services to El Paso community for 50 years, and has supported the Sun Bowl for over 20 years, with an Eastside office located adjacent to the airport and Ft. Bliss, and a Westside office on Mesa.

Cielo Vista Mall

8401 Gateway Boulevard West., El Paso, TX. 915.779.7070 Situated on the east side of El Paso, is El Paso’s super regional mall with four major department stores, including Dillard’s, Sears, Macy’s, and JCPenney. It’s also home to over 140 specialty shops: Apple, Banana Republic, bebe, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Coach, abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Brighton Collectibles, Cache, Charming Charlie, Fossil, Gap, Guess, Hollister Co., Hot Topic, Michael Kors, The Limited, Justice, Old Navy, Papaya, P.S. by Aeropostale, Skechers, Starbucks Coffee, Vans and Zumiez. The mall also features several eateries, plus you can catch the latest movie releases at the multi-screen theater complex located in the west outer parking lot. Simon Gift Cards are the perfect answer to any gift-giving dilemma. Visit Simon Guest Services on the lower level. Open Mon–Sat 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Sunday noon–6:00 p.m. Easily accessible off I-10 and Hawkins Blvd (exit 26),

Circle K Stores

2200 N. Mesa St., El Paso, TX. 915.532.4705 Visit this, and many other Circle K locations in the El Paso area.

El Paso Convention and Visitors Bureau One Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, TX. 915.534.0601

42 The Fountains at Farah

8889 Gateway West Blvd., El Paso, TX. The Fountains at Farah is a regional, lifestyle-shopping venue featuring fresh name-brand boutiques in addition to on-trend and mid-range department stores. The Fountains is a refreshing open-air promenade with numerous cascading water displays, entertainment avenues, patio dining and covered parking. This destination offers internatinal shoppers the most unique combination of retailers, restuarants, events, and entertainment in a convinient outdoor setting.

Sunland Park Mall

750 Sunland Park Dr., El Paso, TX. 915.833.5595 Located on the west side of El Paso, features Dillard’s, Macy’s, Sears and Forever 21. Great specialty stores include Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Best Buy Mobile, Bath & Body Works, Champs, Christopher & Banks, Express/Express Men, Finish Line, fye, Hollister Co., Hot Topic, New York & Company, Nestle Tollhouse, Old Navy, PacSun, P.S. by Aeropostale, Victoria’s Secret and Zumiez. The Food Court hosts a variety of eateries. The Greenery Restaurant Market on the lower level is an award-winning, full-service restaurant and a gourmet market offering a large selection of fine wines, unique foods and baked items. Simon gift cards are available at Simon Guest Services next to the Food Court. Open Mon–Sat 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Sunday noon–6:00 p.m. Easily accessible off I-10 and Sunland Park Drive (exit 13).

The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso

7051 South Desert Boulevard Canutillo, TX 79835 915.877.3208 As El Paso’s premier outdoor shopping center, The Outlet Shoppes is the place to bag a bargain. With over 90 famous name-brand stores, including Nike, Coach, Brooks Brothers, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, BCBG, Vans, Kenneth Cole, and Nine West just to name a few, this outlet mall’s vast selection of retailers offer a wide array of merchandise at 20% to 70% off department store prices. Along with incredible gifts and savings, the outlet center provides several amenities such as dancing water fountain area, strollers, a children’s play area, wheel chairs, Tax Free Shopping, and gift certificates to make your shopping experience convenient and enjoyable. There’s also a food court where you can recharge your batteries and then resume your all-day shopping spree. Open Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Conveniently located off I-10 at Exit 6, Transmountain Road.



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