Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl Announces 2019 Date and Time
LAS VEGAS – The 2019 Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl will be played Saturday, Dec. 21, at 4:30 p.m. PT (7:30 p.m. ET) at Sam Boyd Stadium. The game will be televised nationally during primetime on ABC, featuring the top choice from the Mountain West against a team from the Pac-12 Conference.
Tickets go on sale to the general public July 8. Prices, depending on location, range from $35-$250. Visit www.lvbowl.com for more ticket information.
This will mark the seventh consecutive year and eighth time overall that the Las Vegas Bowl will appear on ABC. It will be the eighth consecutive Saturday kickoff and 13th in the event’s 28-year history.
“We are on the first Saturday of bowl season again this year, which has been a great spot for us,” said Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl Executive Director John Saccenti. “Moving to the late afternoon will put us in the coveted ABC primetime slot on the East Coast, which shows the attractiveness of our game being played in the Entertainment Capital of the World.”
Last year’s edition saw No. 19 Fresno State defeat Arizona State 31-20 in front of the ninth-largest crowd in Las Vegas Bowl history.
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