Valero Alamo Bowl Tickets on Sale Tonight
Nov. 30, 2007
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - Nittany Lion Club members and 2007 season football tickets holders will be able to purchase tickets for Penn State's appearance in the Valero Alamo Bowl beginning today at 6:00 p.m. ET.
The 15th Valero Alamo Bowl will be played in the 65,000-seat Alamodome in San Antonio on Saturday, December 29. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m. CT and the contest will air on ESPN, the Penn State Sports Network and GoPSUsports.com, the official website of Penn State Athletics. The Nittany Lions will face a Big 12 Conference opponent to be announced on Sunday.
The Valero Alamo Bowl will be Joe Paterno's 500th game as head coach of the Nittany Lions.
Tickets will be on sale online only at www.GoPSUsports.com starting tonight. In order to purchase tickets online, buyers will need to have their account number and password.
Nittany Lion Club members and 2007 season football tickets holders also can purchase tickets by phone starting Monday, Dec. 3 at 10:00 a.m. by calling (814) 865-5555 or (800) 863-3336.
There is a limit of ten (10) tickets per person and seat location will be allocated by Nittany Lion Club point totals. Tickets will be mailed the week of December 10.
Nittany Lion Club members with a minimum of 250 points will be eligible to apply for a limited number of club level seats, based on availability.
The general public can purchase Valero Alamo Bowl tickets over the phone beginning Monday, Dec. 3 at 10:00 a.m. ET by calling (814) 865-5555 or (800) 863-3336. There is a limit of ten (10) tickets per person. Tickets will be mailed the week of December 10.
Student bowl tickets will be available via a walk-up sale from on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Beaver Stadium ticket office adjacent to Gate E. Student Nittany Lion Club members will receive priority for ticket purchase and location. SNLC members are encouraged to present their membership card to expedite the buying process. There will be a two (2) ticket limit per student ID and tickets can be purchased with cash only.
Penn State's official bowl tour reservations are also being taken starting today at: www.alumni.psu.edu/bowl.
Penn State will be making its 40th bowl appearance all-time. The Nittany Lions are No. 3 in the nation with 25 post-season victories and first nationally in bowl winning percentage (66.7, 25-12-2) among schools with at least 10 bowl wins. Coach Joe Paterno is the all-time leader in bowl appearances (34th) and bowl victories (22-10-1 record).
Penn State will be making its second appearance in the Valero Alamo Bowl, defeating Texas A&M, 24-0, in the 1999 contest to finish 10-3. The Nittany Lions will be making their 34th post-season trip under Paterno, who is the all-time leader in bowl wins (22-10-1) and appearances.