FAQ's

Q: When is the bowl game?
A: The game will be televised nationally on ESPN December 19, 2009 at 8 pm at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Q: How can I get tickets, and what will they cost?
A: Tickets are on sale now for $30 each. To purchase, visit www.ticketmaster.com, call 727-898-7297 or visit the Tropicana Field Box Office.

Q: Why aren't there many seats available for sale on the first level?
A: Each team is allotted a specific amount of seats on the first level to sell to their respective fan base. If the allotment isn't completely utilized, we will release these tickets for sale at a date to be determined. Fans who purchase seats before this release date may be able to upgrade to a better seat location for no extra cost depending on availability. Please check back for the date of release and how to upgrade tickets.

Q: What teams might meet in this bowl game?
A: The sixth pick from the BIG EAST and the fourth pick from Conference USA will play in this game.

Q: Are there any activities planned outside of the stadium on game day?
A: The St. Petersburg Bowl has planned for a "Fan Tailgate Extravaganza” to be located in lot 7A outside of Tropicana Field. Here fans will enjoy live music, games, contests and will have an opportunity to purchase food and official bowl merchandise. Both team bands will also

Q: Where will they put a football field at Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team?
A: The field will be in the home plate corner of the stadium, extending down the first-base line into right field.

Q: What about parking?
A: Parking is available at Tropicana Field for $15 per vehicle. RV parking is $30.

Q: Where can I stay in St. Petersburg, Fla.? 
A: The TradeWinds Beach Resort is the official beach resort. They will also host two fun-filled events, the Beach Bash, December 17, and Battle of the Bands, December 18. These events are open to the public. For the complete list of Bowl Week events, visit http://stpetersburgbowl.com/bowl_week_schedule.php.

Q: How can I sign up to volunteer during bowl week?
A: Go to https://secure.sportssystems.com/events2/?eventKey=2705734d-6231-4b46-9e3a-83964b687826 and complete the volunteer application. Volunteer opportunities include hospitality, media, game day operations, bowl week activities and more!

 

Tropicana Field Box Office Hours:

Now- November 7:

Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 3 pm
Sunday: 12 – 4 pm

November 8 - December 6 the box office will be closed

December 7 – December 18:

Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 3 pm
Sunday: 12 – 4 pm

Game day- December 19, box office will open at 9 am

 

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