Bowl events open to the whole family.
TEAM WELCOME RECEPTION - SUNDANCE SQUARE PLAZA
Monday, December 29 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Join us to welcome both teams to Fort Worth with this family friendly event in Sundance Square. The program will feature a welcome from bowl and Lockheed Martin officials. The past few years have seen Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and other city officials join in the fun.
TEAM KICKOFF LUNCHEON - OMNI HOTEL FORT WORTH
Tuesday, December 30 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Bring your family to the Omni Hotel Fort Worth for a luncheon to kickoff our game and honor our armed forces members. Both teams will be on hand to see our keynote speaker, Super Bowl XII MVP Randy White, as well as interact with fans and other Fort Worth dignitaries.
PEP RALLY - SUNDANCE SQUARE PLAZA
Wednesday, December 31 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Two nights before the game both teams and bands will face off in Sundance Square to see who can support their school the most. Coaches and players from both teams will speak to their fans and both bands will perform. Spend your New Year's Eve enjoying the restaurants and nightlife in Downtown Fort Worth before meeting right in the middle of it all, Sundance Square.
ARMED FORCES ADVENTURE AREA - OUTSIDE AMON G. CARTER STADIUM
Friday, January 2 8:00 - 10:30 a.m. and again after the game
A full exhibition area featuring interactive displays, military hardware, games, prizes and more. Fun for all ages, the Adventure Area will feature a pre-game performance and a post-game concert that is free to everyone. The Adventure Area will be open before the game until kickoff, and re-open after the game.
LOCKHEED MARTIN ARMED FORCES BOWL - AMON G. CARTER STADIUM
Friday, January 2 11:00 a.m.
Game time! See the Houston Cougars square off against the Pittsburgh Panthers on the gridiron in the newly renovated Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of TCU.
GARY SINISE AND THE LT. DAN BAND CONCERT - ARMED FORCES ADVENTURE AREA (POSTGAME)
Friday, January 2 Immediately Following Trophy Presentation
Wrap up a great day of football with a fun, family friendly concert as Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band perform immediately following the trophy presentation in the Armed Forces Adventure Area outside the stadium.