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December 9, 2016

K-State Alumni Association announces plans for Texas Bowl travel packages, pregame party and pep rally

Submitted by Tim Schrag

K-State's football team is headed to the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl in Houston, where they will play the Texas A&M Aggies on Wednesday, Dec. 28.

The K-State Alumni Association has been busy planning the official university bowl travel packages and activities for K-State fans and announces the following plans:

Official university travel packages: In partnership with Sports & Entertainment Travel, the K-State Alumni Association has planned another top-quality bowl experience in Houston. Official university travel packages will include deluxe hotel accommodations, game transfers, pep rally, exclusive souvenir, Pregame Party and more. 

For specific information about the official travel packages, please visit k-statesportstours.com. Fans also may call the toll-free bowl hotline at 888-402-8055 Dec. 5-9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.   

Pregame Party: Join the K-State Alumni Association for a Pregame Party from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, at the NRG Center, 1 NRG Park, Houston, Texas. 

• Menu: Texas smokehouse beef brisket, smoked chicken legs and thighs, BLT salad; chipotle potato salad, baked beans, roasted corn, jalapeno cheese bread, assorted cookies and traditional brownies, beer, wine, soda, iced tea and water

• Cost: Adults, $65; youth ages 13-20, $45; and children ages 4-12, $25. Tickets for the Pregame Party can be purchased by calling 800-600-2586 or online at k-state.com/bowl. Space is limited. The deadline to RSVP is noon, Wednesday, Dec. 21. The Pregame Party is included in the K-State Alumni Association's travel packages.

Pep rally: One of the highlights of K-State's bowl experience is the pep rally. It's open and free to all Wildcat fans who attend the game in Houston. Details are still being set for the date, time and location for this event sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association, K-State Athletics, KSU Foundation and the president's office. The team, coaches, band, cheerleaders, university dignitaries and Willie the Wildcat will participate. Transportation to and from the pep rally is included in the K-State Alumni Association's travel packages.

Game tickets: Tickets to the bowl game are not included in the official travel packages. K-Staters may purchase game tickets through the K-State Athletics website kstatesports.com/bowlgame or by calling 800-221-CATS (2287). Fans who pre-ordered tickets through the K-State Athletics Ticket Office will receive an email regarding tickets.      

For all the event details, visit the K-State Alumni Association website k-state.com/bowl or call the K-State Alumni Association at 800-600-ALUM (2586).