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Visit the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Central page for all the information on the details, events and game day activities surrounding bowl weekend.
CLICK HERE to go to the Bowl Central page.
A partial list of events surrounding the bowl game are listed below:
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Events
Welcome Home a Hero
Wed, Dec. 28
DFW Airport, between 7 am & 9 am (subject to change)
Hello, heroes! Greet troops returning from duty overseas and thank them for their sacrifices.
Call the USO recorded line for updated flight information 24 hours prior at 972-574-0392.
Team Kickoff Luncheon
Thurs, Dec. 29
Omni Fort Worth Hotel | 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Featuring 3x Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl Champion, Russell Maryland
Presented by the Omni Fort Worth Hotel & American Airlines
$50 tickets available here
Fri, Dec. 30
ARMED FORCES ADVENTURE AREA – PREGAME
8 am – 10:30 am | Ford Stadium, Westcott Parking Lot
Ù Pregame concert by Professor D
BELL HELICOPTER ARMED FORCES BOWL GAME
10:30 am – Pregame Ceremonies
Ù Flyovers & skydivers
Ù Joint military color guard
11 am – Kickoff
Ù Each quarter honors a different service branch
Ù Great American Patriot Award presented by Armed Forces Insurance presented at halftime
Ù Military induction ceremonies
Ù Postgame awards ceremony
ARMED FORCES ADVENTURE AREA* – POSTGAME
Re-opens in Westcott Parking Lot immediately following the awards ceremony until 5 pm
Featuring postgame concert by Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band, presented by Armed Forces Insurance
*The Armed Forces Adventure Area is an exhibition of military hardware, interactive displays, games, prizes and more. The Adventure Area will feature concerts by Professor D (pregame) and Gary Sinise & The Lt. Dan Band (postgame). Both the Adventure Area and the concerts are FREE to the public.
BYU Ticket Information — Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl
Tickets may be ordered online at byutickets.com or by calling the ticket office at 801-422-2981.
Tickets are $45, which includes a $5 ticket fee.
Orders will be sent via FedEx overnight on or before December 21st.
Children age 24 months and older require a ticket.
No refunds or exchanges.
BYU Alumni Tailgate
Date: Friday, December 30
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: SMU Campus, Bishop Blvd (Click here for map)
What: Food, Games, Music, Pep Rally with the Cheer Squad and BYU Marching Band
Meal Cost: $12 in advance, $15 on site (breakfast tacos, fruit, breakfast breads, country hash browns, juice or milk)
Contact: Heather Hawkins, 801-422-4954 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to make breakfast reservation
BYU Football Fireside
Date: Thursday, December 29
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Richardson Stake Center, 900 S. Bowser (Click here for map)
What: An inspirational fireside with members of the BYU Football Team including talks from players and Bronco and Holly Mendenhall