2016 ZHODB Tickets On Sale Now
September 15, 2016
Tickets for the 2016 Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl are now available to the general public at www.heartofdallasbowl.com, event organizers announced today. This year’s bowl game is slated to kick off at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 27, and will feature a team from Conference USA against a team from the Big Ten Conference at historic Cotton Bowl Stadium.
Tickets range from $25 for a general admission seat, to a $125 chair back reserved seat in the lower bowl. Tickets can be purchased through the bowls website, www.heartofdallasbowl.com.
“This year, Dallas was unfortunately reminded again what a brave sacrifice our First Responders make for our community each day” said Brant Ringler, Executive Director of the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl. “We are proud to be the only bowl game to thank our First Responders, and are looking forward to putting on a great game this December.”
Fans will again be able to help thank first responders by “Sponsoring a Responder”. Fans can choose to purchase “additional” tickets for $15 that will then be distributed to first responder members and their families. These generous ticket sponsors will be recognized during the game on December 27.
The Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl is the first bowl game in the country to honor First Responders. Groups honored during the game include firefighters, police and EMS personnel; with tributes during each quarter, and presentations throughout the event. The pre-game fan fest also brings together first responder groups from all over North Texas, with a tailgate outside Cotton Bowl Stadium, showcasing hardware from participating units and community organizations.
The 2016 Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl starts the 87th year of games being played at Cotton Bowl Stadium on the grounds of Fair Park, which features 227 acres of museums, attractions, history, art and performances located in the “heart” of the ninth largest city in the United States.
The Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl is one of 13 owned and operated bowl games by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN.