Dec. 10, 2013
HOUSTON - The University of Houston Athletics Department announced student packages Tuesday for UH’s trip to the BBVA Compass Bowl as the Cougars take on Vanderbilt on Jan. 4 in Birmingham, Ala. Students will have two options with travel and lodging provided in one option and students providing their own travel and lodging in the other.
Packages will be on sale beginning Thursday, Dec. 12, and will be available online and in person at the Houston Athletics Ticket Office in the Athletics/Alumni Center at 3100 Cullen Blvd. The online link will be made available via UHCougars.com on Thursday.
UH students can purchase the official student Travel Package for just $50. The travel package includes one student ticket, bus transportation to and from Birmingham, one night hotel accommodation in downtown Birmingham, access to the UHAA pregame party with a gift and the ability to purchase one additional travel package for $260 for a guest.
Buses will to depart from Houston at 11 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, and return from Birmingham following the game on Saturday, Jan. 4. Students will be roomed four to a room for the one night in Birmingham. The deadline to sign up for the Travel Package is Friday, Dec. 20.
The Hospitality Package is priced at just $25 and will include one student ticket, access to the UHAA pregame party with a gift and the ability to purchase one additional Hospitality Package for $75 for a guest. The deadline to sign up for the Hospitality Package is Tuesday, Dec. 31.
Packages are valid for UH students only and are unavailable for non-UH students unless purchased as an official guest by a UH student.
Houston faces Vanderbilt from the SEC at noon Saturday, Jan. 4, at Legion Field in Birmingham. The game will be televised by ESPN and carried nationally on ESPN Radio and locally on SportsTalk 790 AM.
Houston fans can purchase BBVA Compass Bowl tickets for just $50 here.
For more information on BBVA Compass Bowl tickets, fans can call 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or 877-COUGAR-5 (268-4275) or visit the Athletics Ticket Office, located on the first floor of the Athletics/Alumni Center from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Non-UH students can purchase travel packages for the BBVA Compass Bowl as well through the University of Houston Alumni Association. Those travel packages can be found here.
Travel packages may include hotel accommodations at an official Houston hotel, ground transportation to and from the game and other package events, admission to official Houston bowl events, bowl game eve reception, pregame tailgate party, BBVA Compass Bowl ticket and more!