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Dec. 21, 2010
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Location: Tropicana Field



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2010 Beef 'O' Brady Bowl Information

Please note that additional information will be added when it becomes available

December 6 - Central MS (Jackson) Bowl Luncheon
1001 East County Line Road
Jackson, MS 39211-1817
(601) 957-1515

December 7 - Gulf Coast Bowl Luncheon - location MUGSHOTS, Biloxi
2650 Beach Blvd
Biloxi, MS 39531-4517
(228) 385-4626

Beef O Brady's Bowl Schedule of Events
Wednesday, December 8th
Team Announcement Press Conference
St. Petersburg Pier, 2 p.m.

Sunday, December 12
Bowl Extra
Turtle Creek Mall
Players and Coaches
1-3 p.m.

Sunday, December 19th
Beach Bash
Tradewinds Island Resort, 3-6pm

Monday, December 20th
Battle of the Bands
Dress: Fans, band, cheerleaders & mascot in beach attire
Transportation: Beach shuttles provided from each hotel
Admission: The event is open and free to the public
Pep bands will be required to play for a short period of time beginning at 3 p.m

Bowl Block Party
Fergs Sports Bar and Grill, 5 p.m.
Dress: Fans, band, cheerleaders & mascot in uniform
Transportation: Provided by the institution
Admission: The event is open and free to the public

Tuesday, December 21st
Fan Tailgate Extravaganza
Tropicana Field- Lot 2A, 2-8pm

ESPN VIP Tailgate
Corona Beach Bar, 6-8pm

Tropicana Field, 8pm ET

Stadium Parking
RV/Motor Homes
  • Anyone interested in RV parking can call or email our Parking Manager - Sammy Arena - at 727-825-3368 or sarena@parking.com
  • We will open Lot 8 beginning 9am on Sunday December 19th for RV parking... if we need addition parking we will move over to Lot 9
  • Hours of operation: 9am to 5pm ... .Sunday thru Wed
  • Maximum number of days is 4... the 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd
  • Cost: $30 per day per spot
  • Once they park they are in... if they exit there is no re-entry. They will have to pay again
  • Any special accommodations would need to be worked out with Sammy

Public Parking - Parking will be available for $15 per vehicle. Lots open at 2 pm on December 21.

Tickets/Will Call

The Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl will be played at the 28,000-seat Tropicana Field on December 21, 2010, beginning at 8 pm (eastern)

Stadium Ticket Office opens at 9 a.m.
Will Call opens at 4 p.m.
Parking Lots open at 2 p.m.
Stadium Gates open at 6 p.m.

Ticket Outlets
Tickets available online via the Southern Miss Ticket Office or by calling (800) 844-TICK(8425) (or (601) 266-5418).

Handicapped Seating
Tickets for physically challenged individuals may be purchased by calling Ticketmaster
Wheel chair/physically challenged seating is available; all special access seating is subject to availability

Will Call
Will Call is located at Tropicana Field's gates 1 and 4
Will Call will be open at 4 pm on game day and remain open until the end of the first quarter

Player Pass Gate
Player Will Call is located at Tropicana Field's Gate 4
Each institution's ticket office must provide their own staffing for the Player Will Call
Player Will Call will be open two hours prior to kickoff on game day and remain open until the end of the first quarter

Facility Policies

    1) Spectators may bring single serving food and an unsealed bottle of water less than one liter into Tropicana Field.

    2) Cans, bottles, hard coolers, fireworks, horns, whistles, or other hard objects that can be used as missiles or projectiles are prohibited. These items can create a serious hazard and a threat to personal well being and the comfort of others. For this reason, the concession stand operators are required to serve beverages in plastic or paper containers.

    3) Cameras with lenses 12" or smaller will be permitted; however, camera cases are prohibited.

    4) Binoculars are permitted; however binocular cases are prohibited.

    5) Video cameras and camcorders are prohibited for this game.

    6) Headphone radios and cell phones are permitted.

    7) Small back packs, purses and small diaper bags are permitted. Size limit is 16x16x8

    8) Umbrellas are prohibited.

    9) Metal poles on flags are prohibited.

Seating Policies
    1) See next page for a Tropicana Field seating schematic.

    2) No one is allowed on the playing field without proper credentials.

    3) All seating is reserved. Children under the age of 2 are admitted free of charge and do not require a ticket if they intend to sit on a parent's lap and not utilize a seat.

    4) Should guests experience any discomfort because of the actions of others, please report any incident to the nearest security guard

Tropicana Field

1 Tropicana Field
St. Petersburg, Fla. 33705

Tropicana Field is the site of the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl. This facility also serves as the home playing field for the Tampa Bay Rays' Major League Baseball team.

Stadium Information

  • Field turf playing surface
  • Fully equipped with convenient and unobstructed radio and television remote broadcasting locations, service rooms, storage rooms, and concession stands
  • Press Box and VIP Suite Areas
  • Climate-controlled team rooms, dressing rooms, coaches' and officials' quarters
  • Fully equipped with convenient and unobstructed radio and television remote broadcasting locations, service rooms, storage
  • Climate-controlled team rooms, dressing rooms, coaches' and officials' quarters
Directions to Tropicana Field
Tropicana Field is located directly east of I-275 in St. Petersburg. The dome is visible from the highway. I-375 and I-175 both veer off of interstate 275 and feed into Tropican Field.

Fans traveling southbound on I-275 from North Pinellas or Tampa are encouraged to take exit 23B (5th Avenue North), and continue south on 20th Street to 1st Ave.

Fans traveling northbound on I-275 are encouraged to take exit 21 (31st Street) and follow 31st Street to 5th Avenue South.

Here are some traffic routes from various Tampa Bay area locations
From Tampa
Take I-275 South to Exit 23B (5th Avenue North) and continue south on 20th Street to 1st Avenue South or 3rd Avenue South

From St. Petersburg
Take I-275 North to Exit 21 (31st Street) and follow 31st Street to 5th Avenue South

From Clearwater/N. Pinellas
South on McMullen Booth Road or US 19, proceed East to I-275 South

From South Pinellas Beaches
Take Treasure Island or Pasadena Avenue to 1st Avenue South or take the Pinellas Bayway to I-275 North

Florida 511 Provides Time-saving Traffic Information for the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

Don't get tackled by traffic! Before hitting the road on game day, call the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) 511 Traveler Information System or visit the 511 Web site at www.FL511.com.

The free, bilingual Florida 511 Traveler Information System provides traffic information for the whole state through one phone and Internet system. The system is updated with information, including commuter travel times, congestion, lane closures, severe weather, construction and emergency evacuation information on all interstate highways, toll roads, including Florida's Turnpike, and many other metropolitan roadways. 511 is available in English and Spanish on the phone by dialing 511, or on the Web at FL511.com.

With My Florida 511 personalized services at FL511.com, travelers can register their custom routes to hear travel information on their routes first when calling 511. Additionally, users can register to receive traffic alerts on these routes via a phone call, e-mail and/or text message. Travelers can customize their alerts by choosing the time of day, day of week and type or severity of incidents.

The 511 system is available from cell phones and landlines; however, standard cell phone minutes may apply.

Florida 511 Features

  • Traffic information on all interstate highways, toll roads including Florida's Turnpike and many other major metropolitan roadways
  • Commuter travel times and reports on crashes, lane closures, construction and severe weather affecting travel
  • Access public transit, airport and seaport information
  • AMBER, Silver and LEO alerts, and emergency evacuation information (Silver Alerts notify the public when law enforcement agencies are searching for missing adults or citizens with cognitive impairments, including Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. Law Enforcement Officer LEO) Alerts notify the public when law enforcement officers are searching for an offender(s) who has seriously injured or killed a law enforcement officer.)
  • Visit FL511.com for travel information, traffic camera views and free personalized services, including customized travel routes and e-mail, text and phone call alerts
  • Voice-activated and touch-tone navigation available
  • 511 call and FL511.com Web site available in English and Spanish
  • A free resource of the Florida Department of Transportation; standard cell phone minutes or text charges may apply Florida 511 Benefits
  • Helps drivers avoid traffic congestion and road construction
  • Reduces frustration and relieves stress for travelers
  • Helps users make informed travel choices
  • Allows users to change their travel behavior including altering their routes and departure times
  • Reduces time spent idling in traffic which reduces emissions
  • Information available on the Web and mobile Web (mobile.FL511.com)
  • Increases driver convenience by delivering traffic information to users when they want it

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