The Sun Bowl average ticket prices for college football has seen significant changes over the last four years. In 2013 the Sun Bowl was at an all-time low ticket average of $40, which was a decrease of 11% from the $45 average price for the 2012 Sun Bowl. In 2014, the CFP Championship Game was introduced and ticket averages for the Sun Bowl saw a steep rise to a $48 ticket price average. The following Sun Bowl in 2015 saw a small drop of 4% moving down to an average ticket price of $46 for the December game.
(Data updated 11/10/2016)
How to Buy Hyundai Sun Bowl Tickets
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2018 Hyundai Sun Bowl Preview
The 2017 edition of the Sun Bowl will be the 84th playing of the historic game. The 2017 Hyundai Sun Bowl is being played on Friday, December 29th at the Sun Bowl stadium in El Paso, Texas. The nearby Arizona State Sun Devils, finished 2nd (7-5 overall) in the Pac-12 Conference South division, will face the North Carolina State Wolfpack, who finished 2nd (8-4 overall) in the ACC Atlantic division. Arizona State, will be on the East side in-front of sections 18-26, while NC State will be on West side in-front of sections 1-9. The Sun Bowl will kick off at 2pm.
Hyundai Sun Bowl at Sun Bowl Stadium Address: 2701 Sun Bowl Dr, El Paso, Texas, 79902
Sun Bowl Stadium is located in the heart of the University of Texas El Paso campus right off interstate 10 and is snuggled into the foothills of the Franklin Mountains. The stadium has a rich heritage and has undergone many updates since originally opening. These upgrades have increased the capacity and comfort for spectators as well as increasing the quality of the field surface. Capacity of Sun Bowl Stadium for the Hyundai Sun Bowl is approximately 52,000 and with the sound reverberating off the mountains gets seriously loud. The sun Bowl sports a horseshoe-shaped design with 3 main areas; West Sideline, East Sideline and the North End Zone. There is also a premium seating section.
The West Sideline
This area is comprised of the sections 1 through 9. Sections 5 - 9 are 67 rows deep while sections 1 – 4 are 65 rows deep. The most popular sections are 4, 5 and 6 as they are close to the visiting team sideline and provide close proximity to the 50 yard-line. There is handicap access behind section 1 through 4.
The East Sideline
This area is comprised of the sections 18 through 26. All sections are 84 rows deep with rows 70-84 named the “Sun Seats”. The most sought after sections are 21, 22 and 23 as they are close to the home team sideline and provide close proximity to the 50 yard-line.
The North End Zone
This area is comprised of the sections 10 through 17. All sections are 49 rows deep. These are the perfect sections for great views of high flying touchdown passes as well as the chance to be part of an end zone celebration or two. Sections 12, 13 and 14 are in the center of the end zone and provide the widest view.
The Captain's Club is located on the east side of the Sun Bowl and provides a spectacular view of the entire field and also boasts two bars and catering. Bonus, if you have tickets to the Captain's Club you also get a reserved parking which is close to the stadium. Capacity within the Captain’s Club is 390.
Hyundai Sun Bowl Event Guide
Where are the best places to eat in El Paso for the Sun Bowl?
There are a number of great spots close to the stadium and Mesa Street Bar & Grill is a great spot pre or post game. Aroma Resturant is also a great choice for a more formal post game dinner. Toms Folk Café is a local favorite catering to a more down home southern taste and also offer a decent wine selection.
Which matchups has the Sun Bowl seen over the years?
The Sun Bowl is one of the oldest bowl games in college football and has put together some unforgettable matchups over the years. Team that have played in the Sun Bowl include, Texas, Texas Tech, Miami, Georgia Tech, Nebraska, Georgia, Alabama, and many more. For a complete look at former Sun Bowl matchups, visit our Sun Bowl Champions page.