Nov. 25, 2003
The Las Vegas Bowl is Dec. 24, with kickoff slated for 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. The game will be televised live nationally by ESPN and matches the Lobos against Oregon State.
TICKETS AND TAILGATE Tickets for the Las Vegas Bowl are currently available at the ticket office at The Pit and on-line at www.golobos.com. Phone orders will not be accepted. Ticket office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Just like last year, tickets for Lobo fans are half-price. A 50-dollar ticket will be available for just 25 dollars, but only at The Pit and on-line at golobos.com. Seats for Lobo fans at Sam Boyd Stadium are located between the 10- and 50-yard lines.
Lobo Club/UNM Alumni Tailgate Party *Dec. 24 from 2-4 p.m. under the Lobo tent at Sam Boyd Stadium *BBQ, salads and drinks provided *$20 per person, $10 for ages 10 and under *Tickets available at the Lobo Club or the ticket office at The Pit *Call (505) 925-5014 for more information
UNM STUDENTS - UNM students with a current ID may receive one free ticket per person. The ticket must be picked up in Las Vegas Dec. 22-24 in the South Tower lobby at the Golden Nugget Hotel between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets will not be available at Sam Boyd Stadium the day of the game. No advance reservation is necessary to receive the free ticket.
TRANSPORTATION FOR UNM STUDENTS - Students interested in taking a bus to Las Vegas should call the UNM Athletics Department at 925-5014. The cost is 50 dollars round-trip. The bus departs Albuquerque the night of Dec. 21 and returns immediately after the game. The price does not include lodging.
Special Rate at the Golden Nugget Hotel - UNM fans can take advantage of a limited-time offer of 49 dollars a night at the Golden Nugget Hotel, the official hotel of the Lobos. The rate is based on double occupancy. Call (800) 634-3454 and mention the "Lobo Special Rate."
Bus, Hotel and Game Ticket *Round-trip transportation departing Albuquerque Dec. 22 at 7:30 a.m. and returning Dec. 25 at approximately 11 p.m. *Ground transportation in Las Vegas *Three nights lodging at the Golden Nugget *Tailgate meal *Game ticket to the Las Vegas Bowl *Cost is $295 based on double occupancy, $390 for a single *Call (505) 925-5014 for more information
Charter Air, Hotel and Game Ticket *Round-trip transportation departing Albuquerque the morning of Dec. 23 and returning immediately after the game *Ground transportation in Las Vegas *One night lodging at the Golden Nugget *Tailgate meal *Game ticket to the Las Vegas Bowl *Cost is $480 based on double occupancy; $510 for a single *Call (505) 925-5014 for more information
Bowl Events Open to the Public *Dec. 21 - 5:30 p.m. - Blue Man Group at the Luxor Hotel: Call 1-800-557-7428 for tickets *Dec. 22 - 7 p.m. - Fremont Street Experience Pep Rally (free) *Dec. 23 - Noon-2 p.m. - Kickoff Luncheon at the Las Vegas Convention Center: Contact Jennifer Logan at (702) 228-0222 for tickets
New Mexico is playing in consecutive bowl games for the first time in 57 years. The Lobos finished the season with seven wins in their last eight games.