The Full Bowl Schedule.
F-35 Lightning II - Full Scale Model: Downtown Fort Worth
Monday, December 19 - Thursday, December 22
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II full-scale model will be on display and open to the public in downtown Fort Worth Dec. 19 –22 on Main Street between 8th Street and 9th Street. The canopy will be open for photos each day from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. All are welcome to attend this free event. Bring your friends and family to see the aircraft, take photos in the cockpit, and learn more about the most advanced multirole fighter jet in the world!
Each day the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Trophy will also be on hand to join you in your photo. Pilots and other special guests from each team and local government will stop by the model throughout the week.
Monday, Dec. 19 --- Salute a Veteran Day
Show the veterans in your life and around the world you appreciate them. Visit the F-35 with service member family and friends, wear your service gear or bring a photo of a veteran for a photo opportunity.
Tuesday, Dec. 20 --- Holiday Attire
Bring your holiday spirit to the F-35 Lightning II and say “Cheese!” Wear your favorite holiday sweater, shirt, hat, scarf, etc. for your photo in the cockpit.
Wednesday, Dec. 21 --- Fort Worth Day
Texas born or Texan by choice, come out and show your Cowtown pride! Wear or bring your favorite item that represents Fort Worth and hop in the F-35 Lightning II cockpit for a photo opp.
Thursday, Dec. 22 --- Team Spirit Day
We have spirit, yes we do! We have spirit, how about you? It’s game time in Cowtown and we want to see your best game day gear next to the F-35. Find your foam finger and join the celebration!
KICKOFF LUNCHEON - OMNI FORT WORTH HOTEL-TEXAS BALLROOM
Thursday, December 22 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
U.S. Army Green Beret and former Texas Longhorns long snapper Nate Boyer will be this year's keynote speaker for the 2016 annual Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Luncheon presented by American Airlines and the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. Teams, coaches and fans will gather to kick off what will be a memorable bowl game as we honor our nations armed forces members.
Click here to purchase tickets to the luncheon.
*Limited tickets available
TAILGATE OUTPOST - OUTSIDE AMON G. CARTER STADIUM, LOT 3
Friday, December 23 11:30 - 3:00 p.m. and again after the game
A full exhibition area featuring interactive displays, military hardware, games, prizes and more. Fun for all ages, the Tailgate Outpost will feature a pre-game performance and a post-game concert that is free to everyone. Also located inside the Tailgate Outpost, is the Veterans Village presented by the American Red Cross.
The Tailgate Outpost will be open before the game until kickoff, and re-open after the game.
LOCKHEED MARTIN ARMED FORCES BOWL -
AMON G. CARTER STADIUM
Friday, December 23 3:30 p.m.
Game time! See the U.S. Naval Academy take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in the newly renovated Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of TCU.
BACK IN BLACK CONCERT-TAILGATE OUTPOST
Friday, December 23 Immediately following the game
Come and enjoy a free concert featuring the ACDC tribute band, Back in Black, immediately following the game! The concert will take place on the American Airlines Stage in the Tailgate Outpost.