Bowl Game Week & Day of Info

Press Conference

Media Guide

Click here to view a copy of the 2014 National University Holiday Bowl Media Guide.

To request a hard copy of the media guide, please contact Susan Reid at sreid@holidaybowl.com.

Credentials

If you did not receive your credential prior to game day, it will be available on game day at Media Will Call, located at Qualcomm Stadium, Gate H. Media Will Call will open 3.5 hours prior to kickoff (1:30 p.m.)

Parking

YOUR CREDENTIAL IS YOUR PARKING PASS. To gain access to the stadium parking lot, present your game credential at the Mission Village Drive entrance ONLY. Parking for the media is located outside Gate H. Present your credential to the attendant for priority parking. To reach the Press Box, enter the stadium through Gate H and take elevator #4 to Level 2A.

Food and Beverage Service

A buffet dinner will be provided to credentialed media in the press box beginning at 2.5 hours prior to kickoff (2:30 p.m.) Hot and cold beverages will be available pregame through postgame. Popcorn will be available at halftime.

Phone Lines

The press box at Qualcomm Stadium is equipped with wireless internet. Two courtesy phone lines for pool use are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. These lines are toll-restricted. If you prefer a private line, contact Gary Brashear of San Diego Sports Communications at 619-281-1500.

Statistical Information

The statbroadcast.com system will be in place to provide a live stats feed during the game. Game statistics will be provided in the press box at the end of each quarter.

Fax Service

Fax services are available in the press box. Members of the media must sign up for fax services prior to kickoff.

Photo Room

Still photographers have access to a high-speed wireless work room at Qualcomm Stadium. The room is located adjacent to the field, at the top of Ramp A.

Trophy Presentation

After the game, the winning team will remain on the field for the presentation of the most valuable offensive and defensive player trophies, and for the presentation of the National University Holiday Bowl Championship Trophy. The presentations will be staged along the press box sideline near the 50-yard line.

Postgame Interviews

The postgame interview room is located adjacent to the team locker rooms, at Ramp C. Following a 10-minute cooling off period, the losing coach and selected players will be escorted to the interview room and begin their press conference. The head coach will make opening statements, followed by a question-and-answer period.

The winning head coach and selected players will follow. The format for this press conference is identical to that of the losing team.

The postgame interviews will be fed to press box monitors via a closed-circuit feed from the interview area.

Postgame Quotes

Player and coaches quotes will be made available to the media after the game and will be distributed in the press box. An ASAP Sports transcript will be available shortly after the conclusion of interviews.