SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiesta Bowl Executive Director Mike Nealy and Motel 6 announced today the continued partnership with Motel 6 as the title sponsor of the 2016-2017 Cactus Bowl. The 28th Annual Motel 6 Cactus Bowl will be played at Chase Field on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at 8:15 p.m. MST.
"We're excited and honored to kick off our second season as the title sponsor of the Cactus Bowl. This is a continuation of a terrific partnership between our brands, and the team is already hard at work preparing another truly unique bowl game experience for the fans in the heart of downtown Phoenix," said Lance Miceli, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at G6 Hospitality, parent company of Motel 6.
Fans looking to get in on the action don't need to wait long. Tickets for the upcoming Motel 6 Cactus Bowl will be on sale starting Tuesday, September 20, 2016, and start as low as $30. Operated by the Fiesta Bowl organization, the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl will be carried on ESPN and feature teams from the Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences.
"The Cactus Bowl made history last year as it is only the fourth bowl game to ever be held at a major league baseball stadium,'" Nealy said. "The thrill of the event, the passion of our fans and volunteers, and the dedication from organizations such as Motel 6 are what make the Cactus Bowl one of the most desirable bowl games to be part of."
Tickets to the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl are available by visiting www.CactusBowl.com or by calling 480-350-0911. Fans can also start their game day early by purchasing passes to the Oasis Pregame Party, presented by Desert Schools Federal Credit Union. Starting at 4:30 p.m., the pregame festivities combine fun and convenience for the ultimate tailgating experience. The pregame party is conveniently located south of the Chase Field parking garage, between Buchanan and Lincoln. In addition to the activities and entertainment, the price of admission also includes a plated meal.
ABOUT FIESTA BOWL
The Fiesta Bowl's vision is to be a world-class community organization that executes innovative experiences, drives economic growth and champions charitable causes, inspiring pride in all Arizonans. As a nonprofit organization, it believes in the importance of community outreach and service. Through charitable giving, the organization strives to enhance Arizona nonprofit organizations that contribute to the success of communities through youth, sports, education, and human services. Since 1971, Fiesta Bowl Charities has worked to increase its footprint across the state and work to benefit Arizonans year round, during and outside of bowl season. For more information about its local impact and how to get involved, visit FiestaBowl.org.
ABOUT MOTEL 6
Motel 6 offers the lowest price of any national chain at its 1,350 company-owned and franchised locations throughout the United States and Canada. Growing faster than any of its competitors, Motel 6 has used the tagline, "We'll leave the light on for you®" for more than 29 years, earning the chain the highest brand recognition in the economy lodging segment. Motel 6 offers standard amenities including Wi-Fi Internet access, free local calls, no long distance access charges, free morning coffee and expanded cable channel line-up. Most locations offer swimming pools and guest laundry facilities. Motel 6 is managed and operated by G6 Hospitality LLC. For more information, visit www.motel6.com
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SOURCE G6 Hospitality