Poinsettia Bowl Media

Press Conference

There will be one press conference during bowl week and will include the head coach from each school. Each coach will make opening statements, followed by a question-and-answer period.

Team Interview Availability

The availability of players, coaches and other team personnel are at the discretion of each school’s media relations department.

Media Work Room

A media work room will be located at The Omni Hotel. Check back here for available hours.

Team Hotels

San Diego Sheraton Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 291-2900

Manchester Grand Hyatt
1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-1234

Media Event Calendar

(Calendar subject to change)

Team Day at the San Diego Zoo

December 20

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego

Teams are allowed three to four hours to enjoy the park. Upon each team’s arrival at the park, there will be a staged photo opportunity.

Team Day at SeaWorld

December 21

SeaWorld Adventure Park

500 SeaWorld Drive, San Diego, CA 92109

Teams are allowed three to four hours to enjoy the park. Upon each team’s arrival at the park, there will be a staged photo opportunity.

Carrier Johnson + Culture Gaslamp March

December 21, 6:00 p.m.

5th Avenue and Market Street, Downtown San Diego

Marching bands and spirit squads from the participating universities will parade from each end of 5th Avenue performing holiday classics, and meeting up at Market Street for a heart-pounding Battle of the Bands! After the dust has settled at Market Street, bands will continue on with the parade of holiday favorites.

Make-A-Wish Night

December 21, 4:00 p.m.

675 L Street

San Diego, CA 92101

Head Coaches’ Press Conference

December 22, 10:30 a.m.

Omni Hotel

675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Landmark Aviation Team Luncheon

December 22

USS Midway Museum

Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

This high energy luncheon is attended by 1,000 fans and features the university marching bands, team highlights, presentations, interviews and more. Battle of the Bands takes place at 11 a.m. on the flight deck.

10th Annual San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

Date – Dec. 23, 6:30 p.m.

Qualcomm Stadium
9449 Friars Road, San Diego, CA 92108