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The 26th edition of the Las Vegas Bowl will be played Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. (PT).
Sam Boyd Stadium will be the host of The Las Vegas Bowl for 12th consecutive year.
The 2017 Las Vegas Bowl will feature Pac-12 vs. Mountain West.
Held every December since 1992, the Las Vegas Bowl has boasted sold-out attendance for eight of the last 12 years at Sam Boyd Stadium, including the second-largest team sporting event crowd in state history of 42,213 people in 2015.
2017 will mark the fifth consecutive year that the Las Vegas Bowl has appeared on ABC. It will be the sixth consecutive Saturday kickoff and 11th in the event’s history. It will also be the 11th time the bowl has been played in the daytime.
The Las Vegas Bowl will be broadcast throughout the country and overseas by Sports USA and American Forces Radio Network.
In May of 2001, the Las Vegas Bowl was acquired by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), which is now known as ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, Inc. As part of the agreement, ESPN Events assumed responsibility for the Las Vegas Bowl’s organization, operation, sponsorship, marketing efforts and more.
In 2014, the Bowl announced that it had agreed to extend its contract with both the Pac-12 Conference (sixth selection) and Mountain West (first selection) through the 2019 season. The two regional rival leagues have been facing each other in the game on an annual basis since 2001.