Tickets for the 34th annual Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl go on sale to the general public Friday, August 19 at 10 a.m. Ticket prices range from $60 to $75 and can be purchased through the ticket office at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium or by calling 619.283.5808. Tickets may also be purchased online at http://www.holidaybowl.com, through TicketMaster at 800.745.3000 or at any TicketMaster outlet.
Each ticket sold for this year’s Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl will help support San Diego’s Freedom Station. Bridgepoint has designated Freedom Station as the beneficiary for the 2011 Holiday Bowl and has pledged $1 from each game ticket sold to the organization. The Bridgepoint Education donation will assist Freedom Station in its mission to help U.S. service members who have been medically retired or discharged make the difficult transition to civilian life. The Freedom Station facility in San Diego provides temporary lodging, education, counseling, physical therapy and career opportunities to injured and disabled heroes from all branches of the armed forces.
The Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl game kicks off at 5 p.m., Wednesday, December 28 at Qualcomm Stadium. The college bowl game matches teams from the Pac-12 and Big 12 Conferences. The 2010 game featured a 19-7 upset victory by the Washington Huskies over the Nebraska Cornhuskers in front of 57,921 fans and an ESPN national television audience. Six of the last eight games have sold out.
About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education’s postsecondary education services focus on offering associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in such disciplines as business, education, psychology, social sciences and health sciences. Bridgepoint Education’s regionally accredited academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies – deliver their programs online as well as at traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa, and Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.