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National University Holiday Bowl

9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108

Region: Mission Valley and Old Town

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Date: December 30 - December 30, 2015

Time: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
7:30 PM Kickoff

Price: $45-$145

Venue: Qualcomm Stadium

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The University of Southern California Trojans and the Nebraska Cornhuskers have accepted invitations to play in the 37th annual National University Holiday Bowl. It marks the first appearance in the San Diego bowl game for the Trojans and fourth appearance for the Cornhuskers.

The National University Holiday Bowl kicks off at 5:00 PM, Saturday, December 27 at Qualcomm Stadium and will be televised on ESPN.

This is the 17th consecutive appearance by a Pac-12 school in the National University Holiday Bowl. A Big Ten Conference team returns for the first time since 1994 and Nebraska, as a member of the Big 12, was here most recently in 2010 when the Huskers lost to Washington, 19-7. The Huskers shutout Arizona, 33-0 in 2009 and lost to the Wildcats, 23-20 in 1998.

The Huskers will head to the West Coast with a 9-3 overall record, including a 5-3 mark in Big Ten Conference play. The Trojans are 8-4 overall and finished tied for second in the Pac-12 South Division at 6-3 under first-year head coach Steve Sarkisian.

Parking and Tailgating

  • Stadium Parking
    $20 for cars and $60 for RV's
    If you decide to drive, plan to come early as the parking lot surrounding the stadium fills quickly due to the numerous tailgate parties and the halftime show fireworks. The city of San Diego controls the stadium parking lot and parking fees for the National University Holiday Bowl are $20 for cars and $60 for RV's (vehicles 20' and over). You must tailgate only in your designated parking space. Because of limited total space, fans are encouraged to carpool, use the San Diego Trolley or bus transportation.
  • VIP Preferred Parking $75
    A limited number of VIP parking passes are available for $75 each. VIP parking includes a space in the secure, fenced-in C1/D1 lot, just inside the main gates of the stadium. You have a guaranteed spot in this lot, no matter what time you plan to arrive, along with a dedicated in and out lane for easy access and egress from the stadium. Supplies are limited, so order yours today by calling 619-283-5808.
  • Purchase Deadline
    If you are planning on having your parking pass mailed, you must purchase the pass by December 17. If you wish to purchase a pass after December 17, you will need to come to the bowl office and buy it in person prior to game-day. Parking passes will not be available for purchase on game day.
  • Game Day Parking Advisory
    With only 14,000 spaces for 66,000 seats at Qualcomm Stadium, the stadium parking lot is expected to be full two hours before game time. If you are planning on driving to the stadium, we strongly urge you to carpool with four people or more and to arrive two or three hours before game time.

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