TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR 2018 MILITARY BOWL PRESENTED BY NORTHROP GRUMMAN, BENEFITING USO-METRO
The perfect way to close out the year as teams from the ACC and The American meet on New Year’s Eve at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tickets are on sale now for the 2018 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO. This year’s game will be played on Monday, Dec. 31. Starting at $30, tickets can be purchased online at militarybowl.org/tickets or by calling Ticket Alternative at 877-725-8849.
For the fifth consecutive season, the Military Bowl will match teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the American Athletic Conference. Kickoff is set for noon ET at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The game will be televised on ESPN.
“We can’t wait for this year’s Military Bowl, what a great way to send out 2018 and get ready to ring in the new year!” Military Bowl Foundation President & Executive Director Steve Beck said. “We hope that fans will join us for another terrific gameday and then stay in Annapolis to celebrate New Year’s Eve.”
For the ninth consecutive year, the Military Bowl will provide at least $100,000 to the USO and complimentary tickets will be available for active-duty service members and their families. Ticket vouchers will be distributed through the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore in early December.
Stadium seating is priced at $30, $45, $60, $70 and $80. Visit militarybowl.org/tickets for information on available suites and hospitality packages.
In 2017, which was the 10th anniversary of the Military Bowl, Navy defeated Virginia, 49-7, before a capacity crowd of 35,921. It was the Bowl’s third sellout in five years. The Military Bowl has generated more than $87 million in direct economic impact since 2013, according to figures provided by Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County.
Proceeds from the Bowl also benefit Patriot Point, the Military Bowl Foundation’s 290-acre retreat for recovering service members, their families and caregivers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
For the latest updates, visit militarybowl.org, download the Military Bowl app, follow on Twitter and Instagram @MilitaryBowl or like the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman on Facebook.
About the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman kicks off for the 11th time on Dec. 31 at noon ET at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, featuring a matchup between representatives from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the American Athletic Conference. Organized by the Military Bowl Foundation, the Military Bowl serves as a premier regional event benefiting the USO and other organizations supporting members of the Armed Forces and their families. Since its inception in 2008, the Bowl has donated more than $800,000 to the USO and provided more than 25,000 complimentary tickets for troops and their families. For the latest updates and to keep up to date on when tickets and parking will go on sale, visit http://www.militarybowl.org, follow us @MilitaryBowl on Twitter and Instagram or like Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman on Facebook.
About the Military Bowl Foundation The Military Bowl Foundation is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization that operates premier events in the National Capital Region to benefit our nation’s current and former service members. Originally formed in 2008 as the DC Bowl Committee, Inc., to operate the region’s first-ever college football postseason bowl game, the organization was renamed in 2018 to represent its growing role. In addition to running the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman college football game each December, the Foundation also operates the DC Touchdown Club and Patriot Point, a 290-acre retreat for recovering service members, their families and caregivers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
About USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore Dedicated to “serving those who serve, and their families” in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia, USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro) is a nonprofit 501©(3) organization chartered by Congress and trusted by the community since 1941. USO-Metro consistently earns the highest rating on Charity Navigator for outperforming most charities in its cause and exceeding industry standards. As a non-government-funded organization, it is only through the generous financial, in-kind and volunteer support of individuals and corporate partners that USO-Metro is able to succeed in its mission: to strengthen America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. USO-Metro constantly adapts its programs and services at area military hospitals, through its Mobile USO, five USO Centers and four USO airport lounges to meet the needs of our military. Signature programs and services include holiday programs, career transition programs, and caring for our wounded, ill and injured troops and their caregivers. Designate CFC #63343 or United Way National Capital Area #8202 to contribute. For more information or to get involved, please visit usometro.org or connect online @USOMetroDC.
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