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 MUTigers.com.
Tickets also are available through the official bowl Web site at: www.independencebowl.org.
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 www.mutigers.com.
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.
Local travel agencies offering special packages include:
— Compiled by Beth Androuais