Game Facts

Date & Time:

The Las Vegas Bowl will be played Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at 12:30 p.m. (PST). It will be the 24th edition of the game, which is now the 16th-oldest bowl in the FBS lineup.


Sam Boyd Stadium will again serve as the venue for the Las Vegas Bowl.


Owned and operated by ESPN Events, the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl has been held each December since 1992 and boasted sold-out attendance in seven of the last 10 years at Sam Boyd Stadium. The game has enjoyed 10 straight years of crowds counting more than 32,000.


The 2015 Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl will feature either the champion or first selection from the Mountain West (MW) or BYU against the sixth selection from the Pacific-12 Conference (Pac-12).


This will mark the third consecutive year and fourth time overall that the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl will appear on ABC. It will be the fourth consecutive Saturday kickoff and ninth in the event’s history. It will also be the bowl's ninth day game.


The Las Vegas Bowl will be heard throughout the country and overseas by Sports USA and along the American Forces Radio Network.

ESPN Events:

In May of 2001, the Las Vegas Bowl was acquired by ESPN Regional Television (ERT) -- now known as ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, Inc. As part of the agreement, ESPN Events assumed responsibility for the Las Vegas Bowl's organization, operation, sponsorship, marketing efforts and more.

Conference Affiliations:

In 2014, the bowl announced that it had agreed to extend its contract with both the Pac-12 Conference (sixth selection) and Mountain West (first selection) through the 2019 season. The two regional rival leagues have been facing each other in the game on an annual basis since 2001.

Bowl Events:

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Host Hotels:

Mandalay Bay Resort (Pac-12)

Hard Rock Hotel (Mountain West/BYU)


Tickets for this year's Las Vegas Bowl go on sale to the public June 1st, 2015, and were priced at $25, $35, $45, $65, $75 and $110  until Dec. 1, when prices will increase by $10 each. For more information on tickets or sponsorship opportunities call (702) 732-3912 .