Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013

presented by Jani-King
Bowl Championship Series

  Sooner Fan Primer

Thousands of Sooner fans will invade Phoenix and the Valley in advance of Oklahoma's game with West Virginia in the 2008 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on January 2. The Sooners have faced the Mountaineers three times, with OU holding a 2-1 advantage in the series. This will be the first postseason meeting between the two schools.
 University of Phoenix Stadium Seating Chart (PDF) | Game Day Policies
  University of Phoenix Stadium Tours

Go behind-the-scenes for a breathtaking view of the one-of-a-kind University of Phoenix Stadium, the site of the Fiesta Bowl A marvel of design, engineering and technology, the facility has set the standard for multi-purpose sports and entertainment complexes and features the only rollout field in North America. Read More About It
Public tours are available the week leading up to the Fiesta Bowl for fans who want to check out stadium before the big game. Tours will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 26-27, and Saturday, Dec. 29. Learn More and Purchase Tickets
  Insight Fiesta Bowl Block Party

Arizona's biggest and most exciting New Year's Eve bash, the Insight Fiesta Bowl Block Party is a jam-packed evening of fun and entertainment for the entire family. Ring in the New Year near Tempe's Beach Park and Mill Avenue District amidst spectacular fireworks displays and Arizona's official midnight countdown drop.
With more than 40 local bands and entertainers, a national headlining music act, dueling pianos, freestyle motor cross jumpers and more, this is one fantastic celebration you won't want to miss! Learn More and Purchase Tickets
  More Than Just the Game

While the showdown between OU and West Virgnina is the headliner, a number of other events organized by the Fiesta Bowl offers fans a variety of entertainment options leading up to the game. Check out a complete schedule of events taking place in Phoenix and the surrounding area.
  Things to Do

What else do Glendale, Phoenix and the surrounding area have to offer? You can find everything from world-class hotels and resorts and fine dining to exhilarating adventure, breath-taking golf courses, trendy shopping, modern nightlife and enriching culture. Visit the following links to explore more options as you plan your trip to the Valley of the Sun.
Welcome to Glendale, Ariz. | Welcome to Phoenix
Accomodations | Dining | Attractions | Phoenix Maps
  Radio Special

The Sooner Sports Talk Fiesta Bowl Special will be live from Fox Sports Grill (16203 N. Scottsdale Rd). Air time will be 6:05-7 p.m. (MST). The show will be hosted by Bob Barry Sr., Merv Johnson, Jimbo Elrod and will air on Sooner Sports Network affiliates. Oklahoma City flagship station KOKC will be broadcasting live from Fox Sports Grill on Dec. 28 and then again on Jan. 1 from 3:00-6:00 MST. Show is hosted by James Hale and Jimbo Elrod.
  Boomer Bash

Once game day rolls around, Sooner fans can join in all the excitement of the Official Pre-game OU Boomer Bash at the the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Wednesday, Jan. 2, from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
The Official Pre-game OU Boomer Bash will include appearances by Sooner greats Greg Pruitt and Joe Washington. The event will include a complete lunch buffet with appetizers, entrees and desserts. Learn More and Purchase Tickets
  College Football's Biggest Party

Annually attracting tens of thousands of fans, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl presents College Football's Biggest Party, a five-hour action packed celebration full of the ultimate tailgate experience.
OU fans can gear-up for the big game right outside University of Phoenix Stadium while enjoying pep rallies and a performance by the Pride of Oklahoma and OU's spirit squads. Partygoers will also be able to catch all the early afternoon sports action on jumbotrons while visiting a variety of food and beverage booths. Ticket prices include a plated meal.
  Wear Crimson

As always, Oklahoma fans are encouraged to wear the school colors to support the Sooners from the stands -- the nation will be watching. Be loud, be respectful and cheer the Sooners on to victory over the Mountaineers.
Boomer and Sooner IV will make their farewell appearance on the sidelines with the Sooner Schooner, while the Pride of Oklahoma will play on the field and from the stands during the game.

A limited number of tickets remain in the official OU sections. Check availability online through the OU Athletics Ticket Office or call (800) 456-GoOU or (405) 325-2424.
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Additional information on other events will be added to this page as it becomes available.



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