Bowl Events, Tickets and Packages

Monday, December 8, 2003 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 10:23 a.m. CDT, Friday, July 18, 2008

Bowl Events

Dec. 27: Teams arrive

Dec. 29: Autograph party, Pierre Bossier Mall, 5 p.m.

Dec. 30: Minuteman Luncheon, Expo Hall, noon. Cost: $25. Pep rally at Expo Hall, 6 p.m. Cost: $6

Dec. 31: Tailgating in the northeast lot of Independence Stadium at noon. Tickets: $25. FanFest at Hirsch Coliseum: $5

6:30 p.m. kickoff at Independence Stadium


The MU Athletic Department will receive 12,000 tickets. The cost is $25 to $35 . Call 884-7297 beginning at 8 a.m. today or online at

Tickets also are available through the official bowl Web site at:

Tickets Packages

The MU Alumni Association will offer ticket and travel packages through Dodd’s Athletic Travel. Packages are $505 for two-night double occupancy or $935 including airfare from Columbia Regional Airport. Student packages are $351 for two-night quadruple occupancy or $425 with bus fare. For further information, call the MU bowl hot line at (888) 373-5067 or

Tickets also are available through package hotel deals in Shreveport and nearby Bossier City. The hotel hot line — (800) 551-8682 was scheduled to be in service at 8 a.m. today.

Travel Packages

Local travel agencies offering special packages include:

  • Canterbury Travel is offering air and land packages. Call 443-1625 beginning at 8 or check
  • Summit Travel is offering a two-night air package for $499 that includes some ground transportation in Shreveport. Call 445-4969 or
  • — Compiled by Beth Androuais

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