Tuesday, December 31, 2024

Schedule of Events

Sun Bowl Sun Court
Application Deadline: Due in Sun Bowl Association office by Friday, June 28, 2024 • 3 p.m.
email applications to office@sunbowl.org and bolivas@sunbowl.org

CLICK LINK TO APPLY: COMING SOON

Interviews: Saturday, July 6, 2024 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Screened applicants will be interviewed for selection. The young women with the top eight scores will be selected to serve as princesses on the 2024-25 Sun Court.

Sun Court Orientation: Friday, August 9, 2024 • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. • Sun Bowl Association Office (4150 Pinnacle St. Suite 100)
Coronation: Friday, Aug. 9, 2024 • 6 – 8 p.m. • El Paso Country Club

The Sun Queen, Lady-in-Waiting and a Sun Court of numerous princesses serve as El Paso’s ambassadors at various events throughout the year.
Contact: Bernie Olivas, 915-533-4416 ext. 201

Sun Bowl Adult Flag Football Tournament
Date: Friday-Sunday, Aug. 23-25, 2024
Place: Westside Sports Complex
The tournament features 18 years and older men’s (recreational, intermediate, competitive), women’s (competitive), and coed (recreational) divisions. Rosters will consist of 14 members to compete in this 8-on-8 flag football tournament.
Contact: Adrian Morales 915-253-9853 Email: swflagfootball@yahoo.com Website: southwestflagfootball.com

Peter Piper Pizza Sun Bowl Punt, Pass & Kick
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2024
Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Place: Sun Bowl Stadium (Campus of UTEP)
Sign up at any Peter Piper Pizza located in El Paso throughout the month of September for this local competition that is held for both boys and girls.
Contact: Sun Bowl Association, 915-533-4416 (Jay Pritchard ext. 206)

Peter Piper Pizza Sun Bowl Punt, Pass & Kick

Peter Piper Pizza Sun Bowl Punt, Pass & Kick

Sun Bowl Art Exhibit • Awards & Opening
Date: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2024
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Public Exhibit: November – January • FREE ADMISSION
Place: International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Ave.
The Sun Bowl is the Southwest’s longest running art exhibit. Originally dubbed the Sun Carnival Art Exhibit at its inception in 1949, the International Museum of Art continues the long El Paso tradition of the integration of artistic and athletic excellence.
Contact: Emily Leedom, 915-543-6747, imoadirector@gmail.com; www.internationalmuseumofart.org

88th Annual Glasheen, Valles & Inderman Injury Lawyers Sun Bowl Parade
Date: Thursday, Nov. 28, 2024 • Thanksgiving Day
Time: 10 a.m.
Place: Begins at Montana and Ochoa streets; ends at Montana and Copia streets
Tickets for Review Stand: Tickets can be purchased for $10 at the Sun Bowl Office Association office beginning in early November. Review stands are located at Emergence Health Network (1600 Montana)
Theme: TBD
Over one million people have attended the parade over the last four years. It is the region’s most attended event annually.
Open to Public
Contact: Joe Daubach, 915-533-4416 ext. 207

Bernie Olivas (Excutive Director of Sun Bowl Association), Tuff Hedeman (Grand Marshal) Noe Valles of GLASHEEN, VALLES & INDERMAN INJURY LAWYERS and Travis Hughes (2023 SBA Board President)

Bernie Olivas (Excutive Director of Sun Bowl Association), Tuff Hedeman (Grand Marshal) Noe Valles of GLASHEEN, VALLES & INDERMAN INJURY LAWYERS and Travis Hughes (2023 SBA Board President)

Selection Sunday
Date: Sunday, Dec. 8, 2024
Time: 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Announcement made at approximately 1:30 p.m.
Location: Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino
Enjoy the festivities and celebrate the announcement of the two participating University teams who will play in the 2024 Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl game.
Contact: Jay Pritchard, 915-533-4416 ext. 206

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Sun Bowl Basketball Skills Camp Sponsored by Marathon
Date: Thursday, Dec. 19, 2024
Time: 9 a.m. – Noon
Location: Memorial Gym, UTEP
Youth from throughout El Paso go through drills with coaches and players. Must be pre-registered to attend.
Contact: Wayne Thornton, 915-373-6708

63rd Annual WestStar Don Haskins Sun Bowl Basketball Invitational
Dates: Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20-21, 2024
Participating Teams: TBA and the UTEP Miners

Friday, Dec. 20, 2024
Time:
5 p.m. – TBA (visitor) vs. TBA (home)
7 p.m. – TBA (visitor) vs. UTEP (home)

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2024
Time:
5 p.m. Consolation Game
7 p.m. Championship Game

Place: Don Haskins Center

Ticket Information:
Tickets available beginning Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2024
Through UTEP Athletics
• Website: UTEPMiners.com/tickets
• Phone: (915) 747-UTEP (8837)
• Email: tickets@utep.edu

In-Person: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eisenberg Family Ticket Office (201 Glory Road, Brumbelow Building on UTEP campus)

4-game, 2-night package – $45 (Rows 1 -34) and $25 (Rows 35-39)
$10 Military; up to four tickets with active military ID.
$10 UTEP Students, plus one guest ticket for same price

2-game, 1-night package – $24 Rows 1 – 34, $13 Rows 35-39
$6 Military; up to four tickets with active military ID
$6 UTEP Students, plus one guest ticket for same price

For more information call: Sun Bowl Association, David Brown, 915-533-4416 ext. 200

UTEP Miners; winners of the 2023 WestStar Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational

UTEP Miners; winners of the 2023 WestStar Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational

Sun Bowl Cheer Camp
Date: Monday, Dec. 30, 2024
Time: 2-4 p.m. (registration: 1:30-2 p.m.)
Place: Downtown El Paso • Convention Center
Groups of selected youth from throughout El Paso go through drills with instructors and cheerleaders
Contact: Wayne Thornton, 915-373-6708

26th Annual Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta presented by El Paso Live
Date: Monday, Dec. 30, 2024
Time: 4 – 9 p.m.
Place: Downtown El Paso – Judson F. Williams Convention Center
Admission: FREE
Open to the public; food and drinks available • Featuring musical performances by local bands, university pep rallies and a battle of the bands.

Sun Bowl Pregame Fan Party
Date: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Glory Field
Admission: FREE Open to the public
Food and drinks available • music, games, giveaways, both university bands
Contact: Jay Pritchard, 915-533-4416 ext.206; Rave Marketing, 915-351-5258

90th Annual Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl Game
Date: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2024
Time: 12 p.m. (MT)
Place: Sun Bowl Stadium
Teams: Pac-12 (Home) West Side vs. ACC (Visitors) East Side
The nation’s second oldest bowl game • Nationally televised on CBS for 56th year
Ticket prices: $22, $25, $32, $45, $50, $60, $65 (Military discounted price $5 off on tickets with military ID. Limit four tickets.)
Premium seating options also available ranging from $150 – $800.
Contact:David Brown, 915-533-4416 ext. 200 or 800-915-BOWL ext. 200
Tickets also available at the UTEP ticket center, TicketMaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000 beginning Oct. 1, 2024

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Contact Us!

Sun Bowl Association
4150 Pinnacle Street
Suite 100
El Paso, Texas 79902

Phone: (915) 533-4416
Toll Free: (800) 915-BOWL