The 30th annual Valero Alamo Bowl will be played at the 65,000 seat Alamodome in San Antonio on Thursday, December 29. Kickoff time will be 8 p.m. CST.
Matching up the top teams from the Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences after the CFP selections, this is the third straight year and 14th time in bowl history the game will be played on December 29.
“The Valero Alamo Bowl is excited to celebrate our 30th anniversary season and recognize everyone who helped us grow our historical economic impact to San Antonio over $1 billion and our annual local scholarship giving total to #1 among all the bowls,” said Randy Cain, Chair of the 2022 Valero Alamo Bowl. “We thank our title sponsor Valero along with ESPN and Visit San Antonio as well as loyal corporate partners and long-time ticket buyers as we strive to make this the most impactful year yet.”
The 2021 Valero Alamo Bowl featuring #12 Oregon and #16 Oklahoma delivered San Antonio a total economic impact of $45.4 million, 4.7 million viewers on ESPN, and 59,121 fans to the Alamodome. Additionally, 160 San Antonio area high school seniors and college students split $1 million in Valero Alamo Bowl scholarship awards.
As part of the 30th anniversary celebration, the Valero Alamo Bowl will award over $1.1 million in scholarships this season bringing the historical total to over $9.5 million split between 1,500+ winners representing every area high school and university.
Tickets for the 2022 Valero Alamo Bowl will go on sale this summer. Those interested in game tickets can go to www.alamobowl.com to join the Bowl’s priority ticket list to sign up for early access.
About the Valero Alamo Bowl
The Valero Alamo Bowl was created in 1993 to bring enjoyment to San Antonians, South Texans, and visitors alike while creating positive economic impact, experiences, and national attention for our community and participating universities.
The organization has produced 29 bowl games and served as the local host for 11 neutral site games. The 29 Valero Alamo Bowl games have combined to deliver over $1 billion in total economic impact to San Antonio, 156 million viewers on ESPN, 1.7 million attendees to the Alamodome, and $143 million to higher education through team payouts ($134.6 million) and local scholarships ($8.4 million).
After paying each team $720,515 to play in the inaugural Builders Square Alamo Bowl in 1993, the Valero Alamo Bowl’s combined team payout to the Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences for the 30th annual game in 2022 will be $9.4 million.
This year’s Bowl matchups will be revealed on Sunday, December 4, following the regular season and conference championship games. The first event on the 2022 Valero Alamo Bowl calendar is the PNC Pigskin Preview on August 31.
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