BOISE, Idaho — Tickets for the 2016 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl are now available for purchase to the general public at www.ticketmaster.com. The 20th edition of the northernmost college bowl game, featuring the Mountain West Conference (MW) against the Mid-American Conference (MAC), will kick off at 5 p.m. MT (7 p.m. ET) on Thursday, Dec. 22 at Albertsons Stadium on the campus of Boise State University, and will be aired by ESPN.
In celebration of the 20th annual bowl game, ticket will start at $20 for reserved seating in the South End Zone. Tickets for reserved seating in the upper curves are on sale for $30, while main stadium seating is priced at $50 and Stadium Club seats are priced at $90. A limited number of suites, club seats and loge boxes are available by contacting the Boise State Athletic Ticket Office at (208) 426-4737. Tickets for those areas start at $100.
The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl proceeds provide tickets and/or contributions to Idaho Charities that include the United Way, Optimist Youth Football, Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Boise School District, Treasure Valley YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs, Girls Scouts and Armed Forces personnel.
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