The New Era Pinstripe Bowl will hold an official kickoff event for the inaugural Bowl Week tomorrow, Tuesday, December 28, at 3:00 p.m.
with a special event at the Times Square Visitor Center. The event was rescheduled from Monday due to inclement weather.
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, Kansas State Director of Athletics John Currie and representatives from Syracuse University will join New Era Pinstripe Bowl executives to officially launch the Bowl Week. Also on hand will be cast members from the five-time Tony-nominated musical Rock of Ages, as well as Kansas State band members and the school's mascot, Willie the Wildcat. Festivities will also include the unveiling of the George M. Steinbrenner championship trophy, which will be presented to the bowl game's winning team.
All this week, fans will be able to purchase tickets for the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at the Times Square Visitor Center, where they will remain on sale leading up to the game. Fans may also purchase tickets at www.pinstripebowl.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets.
During the New Era Pinstripe Bowl Week, both participating schools' players, coaches and staff will take part in events, showcasing their respective universities to the New York-metropolitan area. Special events, promotions and community outreach will take place throughout New York City during the week of the bowl game to create an unforgettable experience for fans, families and visitors to New York City.
In addition, leading up to the New Era Pinstripe Bowl Game, businesses throughout Manhattan and the Bronx are participating in the inaugural Bowl Week by offering a special discount to all New Yorkers and visitors in celebration of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. For a listing of all participating businesses, visit http://web.pinstripebowl.com/visitors/index (certain restrictions apply).