Phoenix: Insight Fiesta Bowl

2007-2008 Insight Fiesta Bowl

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please note that dates and times are subject to change.  For future changes to the Fiesta Bowl Calendar, please check the Festival of College Football section at www.fiestabowl.org or call 480-350-0921.

Tucson Fiesta Bowl Fall Golf Invitational
Noon
Omni Tucson National Resort
Tucson, AZ
Friday, October 26, 2007
 Two-man best ball play.  Cost is $200.  Please call (520) 327-BOWL for more information.
 
 Wells Fargo Fiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-In-One presented by NetPro
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. daily, 9:00 a.m. – Noon on November 18
Arizona Biltmore Country Club
Phoenix, AZ
Thursday, November 8, 2007 – Sunday, November 18, 2007
 The Wells Fargo Fiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-In-One presented by NetPro continues to be one of the nation’s top amateur hole-in-one tournaments.  For just $1 a shot, more than 1,000 golfers of varying skill levels aim for a hole-in-one on a 125-yard hole.  The top ten finishers each day receive fabulous prizes, including PING irons and golf bags, and certificates for complimentary foursomes at the Valley’s best golf courses and some of Arizona’s finest restaurants. The top three daily finishers, including anyone who nails a hole-in-one, advance to the finals for a shot at the $1 million hole.  A portion of the proceeds benefits The 0100 Club, supporting families of police officers and firefighters when tragedy strikes.
 
 27th Annual Fiesta Bowl Twirl-Pom-Cheer & Tall Flag Championships
TBD
Sunnyslope High School
Phoenix, AZ
Saturday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9, 2007
 For more information on this event, please call 602-997-0522 or visit www.arizonatwirlingathletes.com.
 
 
Runner’s Den Fiesta Bowl Half Marathon/5K

6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Scottsdale Amphitheatre
Scottsdale, AZ
Sunday, December 9, 2007
In the 20th year of this event, 1500 people will participate in a half marathon run/walk or a 5K run/walk through downtown Scottsdale.  For more information please contact the Runner’s Den at (602) 277-4333.
 
 
Tucson Fiesta Bowl Middle School Spot Shot
Noon on December 9th; halftime of basketball game on December 22nd
McKale Center, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Sunday, December 9, 2007 & Saturday, December 22, 2007
This ‘spot shot’ basketball competition is open to all Southern Arizona middle school students who form two-person teams and compete for a spot in the finals.  Entry is free.  Winners receive computers for their school and other great prizes.  Please call (520) 327-BOWL for more information.
 
 
Tucson Fiesta Bowl Western Classic Tip Off
5:30 p.m.
Westin La Paloma
Tucson, AZ
Friday, December 21, 2007
Meet the coaches and players from the University of Arizona and San Diego State as they “Tip Off” the Fiesta Bowl SHOWCASE Classic.  Guests will enjoy autograph opportunities, cocktails, dinner, games, an old time dance show and charro ropers.  For tickets or more information, please call (520) 327-BOWL. 
 
Tucson Fiesta Bowl SHOWCASE Classic Pre-Game Party
TBD
Hall of Champions Pavilion, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Saturday, December 22, 2007
This pre-game party features entertainment, games, raffle prizes, food and beverages.  For tickets or more information, please call (520) 327-BOWL. 
 
 
Tucson Fiesta Bowl SHOWCASE Classic
TBD
McKale Center, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Saturday, December 22, 2007
In its 23rd year, the Fiesta Bowl and the University of Arizona present a showcase game featuring a match-up between the San Diego State Aztecs and the Arizona Wildcats.  For tickets or more information, please call (520) 327-BOWL. 
 
 
30th Annual Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship
Preliminaries – 1:00 p.m.
Finals – 6:00 p.m.
University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale, AZ
Friday, December 28, 2007
As a long-standing Fiesta Bowl tradition, the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship has distinguished itself as one of the most prestigious high school marching band competitions in the country.  Featuring the nation’s most highly decorated bands, the Band Championship welcomes participants to present their best 10-minute field presentations in front of a panel of judges who critique them on musical performance, visual performance, auxiliary techniques, percussion, drum majors and general overall effect.  The top bands from the preliminary competition are invited to compete for the coveted Grand Master’s Trophy in the event finals.  This exquisite musical experience also features special performances by the marching bands of the universities participating in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
Fiesta Bowl Youth Football Clinic
10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Glendale Youth Sports Complex
Glendale, AZ
Saturday, December 29, 2007
As one of the Valley’s most exhilarating experiences in youth football, the Select 1 Transport Fiesta Bowl Youth Football Clinic presented by FSN Arizona promotes more than just the fundamentals of the game.  Boys and girls, ages nine through 14, are invited to participate in this free, non-contact clinic led by trained athletes and experienced coaches.  Young competitors walk away with the perseverance, discipline and determination necessary to achieve their maximum potential both on and off the field. 
 
37th Annual Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
11:00 a.m.
Central Phoenix, AZ
Saturday, December 29, 2007
The Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation remains a time-honored Valley tradition and Arizona’s largest single-day spectator event.  Noted as one of the top six parades in the nation by USA Today, the Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade features a dazzling array of colorful floats, magnificent helium balloons, harmonious marching bands and spirited specialty and equestrian units.  Thousands of spectators annually line the two-mile parade route in central Phoenix to witness this spectacular celebration, making the Parade a holiday custom known and loved by locals as well as fans traveling to celebrate the Festival of College Football. 
 
10th Annual Fiesta Bowl Scottsdale Art Walk
Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Downtown Scottsdale, AZ
Saturday, December 29, 2007
 Set in the heart of the gallery and shopping districts of downtown Scottsdale, this magnificent arts festival is the perfect place to experience the unique culture of the Arizona art community, with special receptions hosted by galleries. 
 
 
19th Annual Insight Bowl
3:30 p.m.
Sun Devil Stadium
Tempe, AZ
Monday, December 31, 2007
This New Year’s Eve bowl game is an electrifying experience in college football that you won’t want to miss!  The Big Ten and Big 12 conferences face-off with hard-hitting on-field action and rambunctious fans in attendance to support their teams.  Annually held at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, the Insight Bowl is just steps away from the excitement of Mill Avenue and the Insight Fiesta Bowl Block Party – Arizona’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration.  Ticket price includes free admission to the Block Party.
 
 
Insight Fiesta Bowl Block Party
4:00 p.m. – 12:15 a.m.
Mill Avenue District & Tempe Beach Park
Tempe, AZ
Monday, December 31, 2007
As 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.  More than 100,000 party-goers annually celebrate in 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, beer gardens, dueling pianos, freestyle motorcross jumpers and more, this is one fantastic celebration you won’t want to miss! 
 
 
Fiesta Bowl Invitational
6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The Phoenician
Scottsdale, AZ
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
 
The Fiesta Bowl Invitational is an elegant evening of live entertainment, dinner and dancing.  Distinguished guests traveling with the teams participating in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, as well as some of the Valley’s top business leaders dance the night away at the enchanting Phoenician Resort.  Guests also enjoy a special silent auction featuring outstanding items including travel and entertainment packages, sports memorabilia and fine jewelry.  Proceeds from the silent auction benefit Fiesta Bowl charities such as The 100 Club, established to assist the surviving families of fallen police officers and firefighters.    
 
 
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Brings You College Football’s Biggest Party
Noon
Glendale Youth Sports Complex
Glendale, AZ
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
 Annually attracting tens of thousands of fans, College Football’s Biggest Party is an action-packed celebration full of the ultimate tailgate experience.  Crazed sports fanatics gear-up for the big game while enjoying pep rallies, performances by the university marching bands and cheerleaders, Jumbotrons to watch the preceding bowl games, interactive games and food and beverage booths.  Ticket price includes a plated meal.
 
 
Stadium Club presented by Bar-S Foods
2:00 p.m.
Jobing.com Arena - Lot G South
Glendale, AZ
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
 On game day, VIP guests are invited to enjoy the college football festivities from an exclusive area located outside University of Phoenix Stadium.  This upgraded tailgate features big screen televisions and musical entertainment as well as a wonderful pre-game meal.  Stadium Club creates a game-day atmosphere with team spirited décor and a flair for which the Fiesta Bowl is known.
 
 
37th Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
5:30 p.m.
University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale, AZ
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
 As a member of the Bowl Championship Series, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl has the opportunity to host the champion of the Big 12 Conference as well as another one of the nation’s top college football teams.  The 37th Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium and telecast on Fox.
 
 
Fiesta Bowl Women’s Gymnastics Competition
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, February 8, 2008 & Saturday, February 9, 2008
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 10, 2008
Rawhide Western Town
Chandler, AZ
 
This gymnastics meet is the longest running competition in the state of Arizona.  Competitors from across the nation perform their strength and flexibility routines.

For more information, contact Megan Toohey [email protected] or call 480-350-0921

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