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2013 Las Vegas Bowl Travel, Team Host Hotels, Tickets and Pep Rally Information

The USC Trojans are headed to Las Vegas, to participate in their second ever Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, against the 11-1 Mountain West champion Fresno State Bulldogs.

The game will take place at 12:30 p.m. Pacific, on Saturday, December 21st at Sam Boyd Stadium, the home of the UNLV Rebels. USC is 0-1 all-time at Sam Boyd, having lost Pete Carroll’s first bowl game 10-6 to Utah in the 2001 Las Vegas Bowl. Fresno State has a 5-3 in Las Vegas, which also includes a Las Bowl loss to Utah, which came in 1999.

Team Hotels:

Both USC and Fresno State will be staying on the strip. The Trojans, as the Pac-12 representative, will stay at the Manadalay Bay Resort on the south end of the strip, while Fresno State’s host hotel is the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in the heart of the strip. For more information on hotels, visit the official Las Vegas Bowl website.

Las Vegas Bowl Week Events Schedule:

Wednesday, December 18th: Team Welcome Reception at 5 p.m. on Fremont Street (free admission)
Thursday, December 19th: Show Night in Vegas
Friday, December 20th: Kick Off Luncheon
Friday, December 20th: Fremont Street Experience Pep Rally at 6 p.m. (free admission)
Saturday, December 21st: Xbox One Tailgaming Party at 9:00 a.m. at Sam Boyd Stadium (free admission)

Bowl Tickets:

Both USC and Fresno State have a limited allotment of tickets allocated to them for the Vegas Bowl, and have begun selling their share. For tickets from the USC ticket office, they will be available beginning at 6:00 p.m. Pacific tonight by clicking here. If you’re looking for Fresno State tickets, click here.

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