2011 Poinsettia Bowl – Texas Christian & Louisiana Tech, Dec 21

Are you fond of football bowl games? 7 days from today will be an action-packed day as the much-awaited Poinsettia Bowl will take place on 21st December at 5 p.m. at the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. On this day, the TCU Horned Frogs from the Mountain West Conference will clash head to head against the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will be making their first bowl appearance since 2008.

Presented by the San Diego County Credit Union, the Poinsettia Bowl is taking place for the seventh year in a row. The game will be telecast on ESPN. But what is the fun of watching it on television? Instead be a part of the madness, cheer your team and have fun. The event will kick off with a parade of marching bands, and children from the Make-a-Wish Foundation will sing the national anthem.

Tailgating at the Poinsettia Bowl is an option you can try out. But keep in mind that tailgating is allowed only in the area you are parked in. Come a few hours early before the games start. Being early gives you the chance to catch up with other fans and enjoy a good time. Beer is served in the stadium. You can go hoarse cheering for your favorite players and enjoy your drinks too!

You can reach Qualcomm Stadium either by bus, trolley or drive your own car. Getting parking at the stadium can be a bit tedious. Try to reach as early as possible. You can buy tickets from the official website of Poinsettia Bowl.

As mentioned before, getting parking can be a difficult at the stadium. To avoid heavy traffic and parking hassles, stay in a San Diego lodging from where Qualcomm Stadium is nearby.

California Suites Hotel is a leading budget San Diego hotel which is centrally located in San Diego. Most of the tourist hotspots such as beaches, Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter, Old Town, Seaport Village and including Qualcomm Stadium are nearby. Convenient location of the hotel will save you time and help avoid parking hassles of the New Year peak tourist season.

Approved by AAA, California Suites Hotel provides excellent services to make the stay of the guests comfortable such as continental breakfast, heated outdoor spa and pool, high speed Internet, cable with HBO, free parking, 24-hour front desk, safe deposit box and more.

Both are strong teams and the match between the two is expected to be something to watch out for. Don’t miss this evening of fun on your San Diego vacation! Besides, $1 out of each ticket sold will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. So this event combines fun and charity both.

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